Bitcoin Daily: Lindsay Lohan To Sell NFTs On Tron; Oakland Athletics Nears Sale Of Luxury $64,000 Suite For One Bitcoin

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In other news, the Oakland Athletics baseball team plans to sell its first luxury suite using bitcoin, according to CNBC. Bitcoin Bottlepay cryptocurrency entertainment Fireblocks funding Investments Lindsay Lohan News OAKLAND ATHLETICS TRON twitter What's Hot

Top 5 Fintech: Silicon Valley Might Meets South Korean Finesse

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E-Commerce Lending Mobile Payments Startups Wealth Management Affirm e-commerce Even Korea lending oakland P2P San Francisco search Ticket Monster Toss Twiggle Viva RepublicaLast week we observed an upsurge in collaborations between startups and financial institutions, but this week is all startup glory. There are some old pros still doing us proud with 9-figure rounds, like Affirm, but a major Korean vital force is not far behind, in the form of e-commerce and seriously chill Read More.

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MLB Pilots NFC Ticketing For Stadiums

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Some baseball fans should have an easier time seeing their favorite teams next season: Major League Baseball (MLB) announced that the Oakland Athletics participated in a new NFC ticketing solution that allowed fans to enter stadium payments by simply tapping their phone (or Apple Watch) to a ticket scanner. The pilot program with the Oakland A’s lasted for a six-game homestand starting Sept.

Ripple can’t escape XRP lawsuit it says could topple market

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A federal judge in Oakland, California, on Wednesday somewhat narrowed the claims against Ripple but left largely intact a complaint by investors accusing […]. Ripple Labs Inc.

Marqeta rolls out instant card-tokenization service

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The Oakland, Calif.-based based startup’s Marqeta Tokenization-as-a-Service enables banks or fintechs to instantly add credit, debit or prepaid cards to a digital wallet by directly managing tokens instead of going through a third party, Marqeta announced on Tuesday.

Ripple can’t escape XRP lawsuit it says could topple market

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A federal judge in Oakland, California, on Wednesday somewhat narrowed the claims against Ripple but left largely intact a complaint by investors accusing […]. Ripple Labs Inc.

Afterpay partners with Marqeta to expand payment features

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apparel sector, has partnered with Oakland, Calif.-based Afterpay, whose online installment loans are seeing strong growth in the U.S. based processor Marqeta to develop additional payment products and services. Online payments Point-of-sale Australia

Marqeta Sees Opportunity in Europe Thanks to $45 Million in Funding

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Card-issuing platform Marqeta sees a lot of potential in working with challenger banks across Europe, and to fuel this opportunity, the Oakland, Calif.-based based company took in $45 million in funding, Jason Gardner, founder and CEO, told Bank Innovation. Investors in this funding round include VC firm ICONIQ Capital and Goldman Sachs. The new round, announced today, […]. Capital Commerce Exclusive Open Fintech Payments Premium Marqeta Mastercard Monzo N26 revolut Visa

Payments processor Marqeta climbs after $1.23 billion IPO

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Shares of the Oakland, California-based company were up 11.4% Marqeta Inc., an online card and payment processing company, rose as much as 21% in its trading debut after raising $1.23 billion in an initial public offering priced above a marketed range.

Payment Processor Platform Marqeta to Launch in Canada Next Month

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Based in Oakland, Calif., EXCLUSIVE -Payment card issuing platform Marqeta will be launched in Canada next month and Europe in 2018, Marqeta’s CEO, Jason Gardner told Bank Innovation. Marqeta uses open API technology to process payment cards, virtual cards and mobile authorization products. Its platform allows developers to issue digital cards, load and lock them, […]. Cards Commerce Exclusive Innovations Mobile Online Payments credit card Marqeta payments Visa

Podcast: How One Community Bank Opens Opportunities for Career Growth

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Now, she's at the same bank, as chairman, president and CEO of Oakland, Maryland-based First United Bank and Trust. As an early-career CPA, Carissa Rodeheaver began her community banking career as a trust administrator nearly three decades ago.

Goldman Sachs To Acquire Credit Card Company Final

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Oakland-based Final is a credit card service, which announced that it would close its card portfolio back in December. Goldman Sachs has agreed to purchase fintech startup firm Final, as a part of its efforts to expand in retail-banking products. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. As a part of the deal, Goldman will […]. Cards Exclusive Lending Mobile Payments Retail digital creditcard Final Goldman Sachs Marcus Retail Banking

Blue Shield of California, Walgreens Partner on Personalized Healthcare Solution

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The company is based in Oakland, California. Some Golden State residents covered by Blue Shield of California will be offered limited healthcare services at Walgreens locations under a newly announced arrangement between the two companies, according to a press release.

Marqeta eyes credit products on the heels of $150M funding

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The Oakland, Calif.-based Fresh off a $150 million funding round announced Thursday, Marqeta is developing a credit card product. based startup raised the funds as an extension of its Series E from an undisclosed investor, more than doubling its valuation to $4.3 billion, up from $1.9

Marqeta Offers Card Solutions for Crypto Leaders 

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The Oakland, California, company said Tuesday (Oct. The card issuing platform Marqeta is powering cryptocurrency products for platforms that include Coinbase, Fold, Shakepay and Bakkt. . 19) the launch is in response to a rising interest in new cards for the crypto sector. .

First United in Md. Seeking $9.3M in Rights Offering

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First United in Oakland, Md., is looking to raise up to $9.3 million through a rights offering. breaking_news capital strategic-alternatives md community-banking

AAA’s Gig Car Sharing Service Now Live In Bay Area

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According to a report in TechCrunch , Gig comes out of A3 Ventures, AAA’s venture capital unit with the car sharing service which takes users one way and is now open in Oakland and Berkley. Once the person is done with the car they can leave it at any public parking lot or metered parking space in Oakland and Berkley, noted TechCrunch. In the future, Gig plans to have parking stalls near the BART stations in Oakland and Berkley.

Executives, Directors Resign at Community Bank of the Bay in Calif.

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Two executives and two directors have resigned from Community Bank of the Bay in Oakland, Calif. breaking_news people recruitment ca community-banking

Bay Commercial to Buy United Business Bank in Calif.

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has agreed to buy First ULB in Oakland, Calif. Bay Commercial Bank in Walnut Creek, Calif., breaking_news community-banking m-a ca dealmaking-strategy

Bitcoin Daily: Bitcoin Addresses Rise 30 Pct; Hall of Fame, Dolphin Team On Athlete NFTs

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The total number of Bitcoin addresses is up 30 percent as the most popular cryptocurrency has seen a network activity boost over the past week, FinanceMagnates.com reported.

Marqeta Files With SEC, Could IPO In April

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Marqeta is based in Oakland, California and works to help companies issue credit and debit cards to staff. Marqeta , the U.S.-based

Marqeta, Figure Team on BNPL POS Solution

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states and eventually will be available nationwide, Oakland-based Marqeta stated in a press release.

Digital Billing Firm Paymentus Aims To Raise $210 Million In IPO

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Based in Oakland, California, Marqeta specializes in helping companies issue debit and credit cards to employees or contract workers and has customers that include Instacart , DoorDash and Square. Paymentus Holdings Inc. is seeking a valuation of up to $2.4 billion in its U.S.

10.3.17 Your morning briefing

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Today: Shake Shack opens a cashless location; Revolut CEO apologizes for glitch; Consumers may not trust PSD2's data sharing; Oakland As test NFC stadium entry. The information you need to start your day, from PaymentsSource and around the Web. Briefing

Lending Platform Peach Raises $20M to Grow Loan Management

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The Oakland, California-based Peach bills itself as “the first all-in-one SaaS platform addressing the full range of evolving needs of FinTech companies and established financial institutions.

Clothing Reseller ThredUp Files For IPO

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The company, based in Oakland, California, is one of the growing numbers of eCommerce sites trafficking in used goods, competing with old stalwarts like Salvation Army Thrift Stores. Online clothing retailer ThredUP has filed confidentially for an initial public offering (IPO) in the U.S.,

02.13.17: Your morning briefing

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Today: PayPal halts Canadian media payment after Syrian story; WeChat and Starbucks extend their partnership; Pepper the Robot arrives in Oakland; Russians arrest more suspects in hacking scheme. Welcome to the new PaymentsSource Morning Briefing, delivered daily. The information you need to start your day, including top headlines from PaymentsSource and around the Web.

Marqeta Files For IPO

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Marqeta , an Oakland, California-based firm that specializes in helping companies issue debit and credit cards to employees or contract workers, has filed with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to go public.

Marqeta Preps For IPO, Had $4.3B Valuation In May

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Oakland, California-based issuer processor Marqeta , which is backed by Goldman Sachs , is preparing for an initial public offering (IPO) and seeking out investment banks for advice, Reuters reported.

Workforce Management Platform Zira Notches $3.1M Investment

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The Oakland, California upstart seeks to facilitate food deliveries for nearby eateries that get many orders from delivery firms such as Uber Eats. Cloud-based workforce management platform Zira Technologies Inc. has landed $3.1

Marqeta Introduces Tokenization-as-a-Service For Card Issuers

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Marqeta , the global card issuing platform, debuted its new Tokenization-as-a-Service (TaaS) product, which allows card issuers to access its tokenization technology, the Oakland, California-based company announced on Tuesday (Sept.

With Curfews Descending, Uber And Others Suspend Services

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Now, Uber has suspended its operations in Los Angeles, Oakland, San Francisco and parts of Minneapolis during the curfew hours for the time being.

Judge Lets XRP Lawsuit Proceed Against Ripple

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Ripple failed to persuade a judge in Oakland, California to dismiss the entire lawsuit, called Zakinov v.

Ripple Asks Court To Dismiss XRP Securities Lawsuit

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The class-action suit was filed in Oakland by investors who feel they lost money after Ripple prompted them to buy XRP, which is important to Ripple’s business model. Cryptocurrency exchange and remittance company Ripple has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit against it on procedural grounds, according to a report by Fortune.

New Facial Recognition Policy Signed Into Law In Washington State

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Other cities following suit include Berkeley and Oakland, California and Sommerville, Massachusetts.