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Congressional testimony reveals some faults in Facebook’s digital currency plans – TechCrunch

As Facebook continues to lay the foundation for getting some of the world’s largest payment processing and technology companies a…

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Flybits nabs $35M to build consumer recommendation engines for the financial sector – TechCrunch

Financial service companies like banks have seen some of their business cannibalised over the years with the rise of digital-based…

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Remitly raises $220M to expand from money transfers to financial services, now at ~$1B valuation – TechCrunch

When it comes to financial services in emerging markets, remittances — people sending money to each other across international borders,…

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PayU, Naspers’ global fintech firm, enters Southeast Asia with acquisition of Red Dot Payment – TechCrunch

PayU, the Naspers owned fintech firm that specializes in emerging markets, is broadening its global reach into Southeast Asia after…

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Yamaha backs MAX, Founders Factory and Norrsken support startups, inside Ethiopia’s tech scene – TechCrunch

Competition in Africa’s two-wheel ride-hail market is accelerating. Nigerian motorcycle transit startup MAX.ng was the latest startup to add funding,…