This week on Finovate Global we’re taking a look at some recent fintech developments in Canada. On the fundraising front, embedded wealth management platform OneVest announced a $3.9 million (CAD $5 million) seed funding round this week. The investment was led by Luge Capital and takes the Canadian fintech’s total funding to $5.5 million (CAD Read more...
China launched three more space missions in recent weeks, debuting the country's first rocket to be fitted with strap-on solid-fueled boosters and deploying satellites to image planet Earth and calibrate orbit prediction models, according to Chinese state media.
Next week, the House of Representatives plans to vote on a bill that would effectively decriminalize and deschedule cannabis, marking only the second time in over 50 years that a chamber of Congress has voted to reclassify cannabis from its existing status as a federally prohibited substance. What can we expect as far as timetables and anticipated […]
Bet365 believes in Stoke City FC, the English Football League Championship soccer team it purchased through a subsidiary 16 years ago. The gaming operator stands behind the club so much that it just reduced a huge amount of its debt. In 2006, through one of its subsidiaries, Bet365 bought Stoke City FC after the club […]
The CEO of the world’s largest asset manager, Blackrock, says the Russia-Ukraine war has a “potential impact on accelerating digital currencies.” He confirms that Blackrock “is studying digital currencies, stablecoins and the underlying technologies to understand how they can help us serve our clients.” Blackrock on the Acceleration of Digital Currencies Blackrock CEO Larry Fink […]
MONTREAL, March 24, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – Transat A.T. Inc., its employees and customers will be supporting the humanitarian efforts of SOS Children’s Villages in Ukraine. The company is launching a fundraising campaign to assist SOS Children’s Villages, its long-time partner that has…
Coinweb, a layer-2 blockchain interoperability protocol, announced today the addition of the Ethereum underlying chain to its expandable blockchain infrastructure. This integration lays the groundwork for protocol-level unification of the Bitcoin-derived chains and the Ethereum family of chains. Bitcoin and Ethereum hold the largest portions of capital in the cryptocurrency market. By integrating and unifying […]