Top 5 VC Deals of the Week in the Digital Wealth Sector (2/10/21)

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This past week saw a bit of a slowdown in the massive deals we've been seeing since the...

2020’s Rise Of Digital Retail Presaged The January Frenzy

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The roar of retail was amplified and crescendoed by emerging and established fintech long before it caught hedge fund managers in a short squeeze, according to a recent report from DriveWealth.

Top 5 VC Deals of the Week in the Digital Wealth Sector (2/3/21)

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More big money passed hands this past week as we were driving across America from Atlanta to our new home in Bozeman, MT, including an $800M USD deal for a POS retail loan processor and a $400M USD for a Brazilian challenger bank serving South America.

A Quick Synopsis on How and Why Bitcoin is in the News

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Bitcoin IS in the news and probably everyone knows roughly where the price is, too (the ones that don't probably DO know all Tom Brady's career statistics, though).

Canadian Invasion: Toronto-Based FinTech Wealth Management Platform Continues Expansion in America

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In the United States fintech wealth management space, it’s easy to forget about our neighbors to the north, but recent expansion in America among certain Canada-based firms are starting to get more attention.

Tips for Selecting Essential Tools to Optimize Your Tech Stack

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A fully integrated tech stack is the backbone of any financial services firm that wants to effectively communicate with clients and grow AUM. Unlike spreadsheets of the past, an integrated tech stack enables efficiencies, automate processes and eliminate duplication of efforts.

Top 5 VC Deals of the Week in the Digital Wealth Sector (1/27/21)

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The fintech VC spigot continues to burst, with all five deals in our listing this week, again continuing to exceed $100M. This seems to be an ongoing trend for the sector, as the money continues to flow.

Technology’s Evolving Role in Financial Advisor Transitions

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As the recruiting wars among independent wealth management firms continue to heat up, Digital Wealth News caught up with Jeff Nash, Founder and CEO of BridgeMark Strategies, to discuss the evolving role of technology in financial advisor transitions from one firm to the other.

Top 5 VC Deals of the Week in the Digital Wealth Sector (1/20/21)

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This week, we had some MAMMOTH deals in VC in the fintech sector, with three of the five based in the US, and the other two in London and Vietnam. Also, this week saw some VERY big funding rounds. If this is indicative of what 2021 holds in the fintech VC arena, now that we are officially back at work post-holiday season, we're in for some whopper deals. I wouldn't be surprised if we something at $1B or more at this point.

Visa Abandons Plaid Deal After Antitrust Concerns

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The $5.3 billion deal between Visa and Plaid collapsed due to a government antitrust lawsuit. The U.S. Justice Department called Visa a "monopolist in online debit transactions."