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FinTech Startup Revolut Eyes Entry in U.S. Market and Plans to Shift Base to Ireland

Having moved its operations to Dublin due to Brexit issues, Europe’s popular fintech startup is planning to join Monzo and N26 in the competitive U.S. market. In the U.S., Revolut will specifically target exchange students and business travelers.London-based fintech firm Revolut is now planning to move its operations to Ireland’s capital city Dublin and Lithuania. This decision from the startup comes as the UK moves out of the European Union with Brexit.In the last few years, Revolut has...

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GE Healthcare IPO Expected to Overtake Airbnb and Be the Largest in 2020 with $60B Valuation

The initial public offering (IPO) market for 2020 is widely-anticipated in the finance industry. This is because more than a few companies last year, expressed intentions to go public sometime this year. While last year was a somewhat disappointing year for IPOs, 2020 is expected to be better. Top of the list is the GE Healthcare IPO and that of Airbnb as well.GE Healthcare IPO 2020American multinational healthcare manufacturing conglomerate GE Healthcare will go for an IPO this year. The...

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Visa Is Acquiring Fintech Startup Plaid in $5.3 Billion Deal

Credit card giant Visa is acquiring Plaid, San Francisco-based company that focuses on democratizing financial services through technology. The sum of the acquisition made up $5.3 billion, which is twice as much as Plaid’s valuation in 2018.We’re incredibly excited to share that Plaid is joining @Visa!Together, we’re looking forward to expanding our products for developers and connecting consumers with the fintech services that are making money easier for everyone. More details...

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Airbnb, DoorDash and 16 other Companies Are Set for IPO in 2020

Airbnb, DoorDash, and GitLab are among 18 unicorn companies that are set to run an initial public offering (IPO) sometime in 2020. The expectation for a more definite announcement at some point this year, already means that there is more than enough to anticipate in the financial clime. While there will most likely still be more public announcements, these 18 are already making the rounds.The market for initial public offerings in 2019 was a little disappointing, to say the least. Compared to...

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Robinhood Introduces Fractional Stock Trading to Wide Audience

The most lucrative stocks in the market today seem to lock out the less-wealthy investors. For instance, one share of Amazon stock costs over $1,700 and that of Google is over $1,300. However, a solution came up in the form of fractional stock-trading.To continue its quest to democratize the world of stock trading, Robinhood has announced that it is launching fractional share trading this week. If anyone has $1 to spare, they have no excuse for not investing.The new strategy enables users to...

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Have a Look at the Most Valuable Companies in Crypto Space

Many things have been said about the champions who have been at the forefront of making things happen in the crypto space but not much has been known about them. The list below and the descriptions indicate the biggest companies in the industry not only by valuation and capitalization but also by goodwill and corporate presence both online and offline as well. They shall be listed in no particular order of preference. Ripple (Valuation of about $5 Billion)Many people have heard one way or the...

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Robinhood Stock-Trading Startup Officially Abandons Plan to Become a Full Bank

Popular stock-trading startup Robinhood has decided that it is no longer interested in becoming a federally insured bank. Months ago, the company applied for a bank charter with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), in an effort to become a fully-fledged bank but has now decided to shelve said plans.According to the statement, the company has taken this step to shift its attention away from banking to its own core business directed at improving the efficiency of the financial...

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Horrible Bug in Robinhood App Enriches Traders with Excess Funds

The Wall Street Bets, a Reddit branch dedicated to stock trading, is full of hot discussions around Robinhood. Traders were using the broken leverage system in the app to gain unbelievable profits. During his trade session, one of the traders had managed to turn $4,000 to one million thanks to the app’s code flaw that is still not fixed.The glitch allowed several other traders to access large amounts of illusive margin. A trader wrote that he had gained access to $50,000 of the funds while...

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Bitcoin-Preis: Kommt jetzt der Robinhood-Effekt?

RobinHood: Das US-Start-up ermöglicht mit seiner App den kostenloses Trading und treibt damit die Digitalisierung des Börsenhanels voran. In Zeiten von Negativzinsen steht die Finanzwelt vor der Aufgabe, ihre Geschäftsmodelle fundamental zu verändern. Denn auch der gesellschaftliche Wandel kommt mittlerweile bei den Banken an. So sind gerade jüngere Kunden nicht mehr bereit, für Standardtransaktionen Geld zu bezahlen. Konstanter Wandel...

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Robinhood Expands Commission-Free Crypto Trading to 8 Additional U.S. States

The Robinhood investment app platform has just announced that its Robinhood Crypto feature has just added more U.S. states to its platform. Previously servicing 39 states, the 8 new additions now mean that Robinhood Crypto is now available to a total of 47 states.With Robinhood Crypto, users can trade seven digital assets including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin SV (BSV) Ethereum Classic (ETC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Dogecoin (DOGE) all free of charge. The new state...

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