The United States Of Artificial Intelligence Startups

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Artificial Intelligence Geographies United StatesDeals to AI startups reached a record high last year, from 160 deals in 2012 to 658 in 2016. Although non-US deal share has been increasing over the time period, well over a majority of deals, around 70%, went to … Continued.

Alternative Payments, In A United State, For US Merchants

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So many payment methods, so little time for merchants to find the right one to offer to (sometimes fickle) consumers. Especially when it comes to doing business in far-flung markets. And especially if you are a U.S.-based based firm looking to do business in those far-flung markets. Understanding the preferred, locally sourced alternative payment methods (APMs) can make or break a merchant’s eCommerce initiative, and credit cards do not always pass muster.

The United States May License Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Exchanges

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The Acting Comptroller of the Currency of the United States, Keith Noreika, has stated that he is considering imposing a nationwide licensing program for cryptocurrency exchanges, similar to the licensing program recently enacted in Japan.

The United States Of Startups: The Most Well-Funded Tech Startup In Every US State

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The tech boom has diffused beyond the traditional hotbeds of California, New York, and Massachusetts, across the the entire United States. Other states are home to well-funded and well-known startups, including Magic Leap (Florida), Draft Kings (Massachusetts), and the satellite … Continued. Funding & Dealflow United States

Top FinTech Influencers in the United States of America

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These are exciting times for financial services. On one hand, several FinTech startups are providing solutions for specific problems and on the other, incumbents are bringing more digitization and tech-enabled. Banking Commerce Fintech Insights Mobile Wallet Payments insights US

The United States Of Cannabis: Visualizing The Rise Of An Industry

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Cannabis Financing & Exits United StatesFunding to cannabis startups surged between 2013-2015, capped off by $225M in equity financing invested over 106 deals in 2015. But 2016 has seen investors pulling back, with year-end financing down from 2015. Nonetheless, the past three years have been … Continued.

The United States Of Unicorns: Every US Company Worth $1B+ In One Map

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The United States is home to 105 unicorn companies valued at $1B+. California has the highest unicorn “population” of any US state by far, with 62 billion-dollar startups inside its borders. The United States of Unicorns: Private US Companies Valued at $1B+.

The United States Of Startups: The Most Well-Funded Tech Startup In Every US State

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The tech boom has diffused beyond the traditional hotbeds of California, New York, and Massachusetts, across the entire United States. In our latest map of the most well-funded American tech startup in each state, some companies with the deepest pockets were found in Florida ( Magic Leap , $1.89B), Virginia ( OneWeb , $2.2B), Utah ( Domo , $698M), and Illinois ( Avant , $655M). The Most Well-Funded Tech Startups By US State (2015 – 1/8/2018). State.

The United States Of Fintech: The Most Well-Funded Fintech Startup In Each State

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Following our previous mapping of the most well funded startups in each state and most well funded food & beverage startups in each state , we used CB Insights database to identify the most well-funded private fintech startup in each state. Out of the 50 US states, 39 are home to fintech startups that have raised equity funding since 2015 and have more than $100,000 in funding. The Most Well-Funded Fintech Startup in Each State (October 2017). State.

The United States of Startups

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Print this email Hi there, If you’d like to nominate speakers for The Future of Fin Tech Conference, please do so here. They should be senior and opinionated. No service providers for speaking slots at this time (sorry). Wicked large … Continued. Newsletter Archive

US Regulators Lead Pack In Penalties On Firms And Individuals

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In the rundown of how individual countries rank, in terms of regulators levying fines on people and corporations, the United States tops the list. europe News penalties regulations regulatory fines United Kingdom united states

The United States Of Unicorns: Every US Company Worth $1B+ In One Map

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The United States is home to 98 unicorn companies that are each valued at $1B+. As of 12/19/2016, nine private US companies are worth over $10B. The three most valuable unicorns in the US are Uber ($68B), Airbnb ($30B), and … Continued. Valuations

The United States Of Food: The Most Well-Funded Food & Beverage Startups In Each State

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While tech startups have always been concentrated in Silicon Valley, new food and beverage companies are a little more diffused. Alternative hotspots have sprung up — Colorado, for example, due in part to the influence of Colorado-based food investors such … Continued. CPG Food Tech

Blockchain, Energy Use Draws Senate Attention

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Blockchain gets scrutiny on all sides, and in one looming examination, the United States Senate will examine the impact blockchain has on the energy ecosystem — specifically, how it affects the use of electricity. Blockchain blockchain efficiency cryptocurrency cryptos electricity prices energy energy ecosystem initial coin offerings IoT News United States Senate

NEW REPORT: In The U.S. Cash Remains King

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According to research revealed inside the new PYMNTS.com Global Cash Index™ United States Analysis, while there may be a recent onslaught of payment cards, digital wallets and contactless payments, nothing has come close to replacing cash in the U.S.

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United States Senate FCU 60-Month CD Earns Up To 2.76% APY

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Offers & Promotions United States Senate Federal Credit Union Credit Union Information Page | Receive Alerts for this Credit Union. Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, United States Senate Federal Credit Union offers membership “via sponsorship or contribution.”.

How to Fix the United States’ Debt Problems & Reduce Federal Deficits

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If the CBO projections are accurate,… How to Fix the United States’ Debt Problems & Reduce Federal Deficits is a post from the Money Crashers personal finance blog. According to projections by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), America will continue to spend more than it receives in revenues from 2016 to 2026, and perhaps beyond. The budget deficit is projected to be slightly below 3% of gross domestic product (GDP) through 2018, then rise to 4.9% by 2026.

PHH and United States respond to CFPB’s petition for rehearing en banc; PHH seeks leave to file supplemental response

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PHH and the United States have filed responses with the D.C. Circuit invited the Solicitor General to file a response expressing the views of the United States and entered an order requiring both PHH and the SG to file their responses by December 22. ” The United States, in its response filed by the Department of Justice, does not address the D.C. Barbara S. Mishkin. Circuit to the CFPB’s petition for rehearing en banc. The D.C.

VST Enterprises Expands Development Arm and Strategic Partnerships in the United States

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Payment authentication company adds industry heavyweights to business development team and focuses on strategic partnerships growth as part of North American expansion 14th October 2016: In a decisive move, UK-based. Fintech News Payments news US

UK Black Friday Growth Predicted to Surpass United States, Reveals Global Online Retail Analysis

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Ingenico ePayments global data anticipates a Black Friday rise in UK ecommerce spending, while US shoppers migrate to Cyber Monday The UK is set for higher online Black Friday retail. Commerce News Payments Europe news US

Why Technology Is Actually Helping Cash Thrive

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The report found that 32 percent of transactions used cash in 2015 and that demand for cash remains strong in the United States. Cash Cardtronics Global Cash Index Index Series News payments united states What's Trending

US Considers Restricting China AI Investment

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There’s been a simmering spat between the United States and China centered on national security and technology investments and where the two intersect. One upshot is that there may be an increased presence, and oversight, from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, commonly known as CFIUS, which in turn looks at cross-border acquisitions of assets in the U.S.

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5th Circuit Decision Highlights Importance Of New York Insurance Law Proposal

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A recent decision by the Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit – Chamber of Commerce of United States of Am. United States Dep’t of Labor, No. 15, 2018) – highlights the importance of a New York State proposal initiative to expand the fiduciary obligations of insurance […]. Legal Watch New York State Regulatory Chamber of Commerce of United States of Am.

Trade War’s Ripple Effect Means Currency, Commerce, Payments Waves

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Amid the swirl of headlines that focus on the back and forth between China and the United States, and the continuing escalation of tariffs, the ripple effects and casualties will be far-reaching. All of this may augur well for economies that are not the United States — at least when it comes to finding final markets for finished goods.

Today in Data: U.K. Lender Prodigy’s U.S. Expansion Funding

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In the United States alone, student loan debt has surpassed a very large amount that was once not thought possible and is likely going to continue to climb. Given the tremendous student loan debt here in the United States, Prodigy Finance’s most recent news announcement makes sense. The United Kingdom based online lender has announced its latest round of venture capital funding led by multiple investors to expand into the U.S.

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Today in Data: Cyber Risks and Secrets

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Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve in the United States conducted its annual stress test and has revealed credit cards came in as the top area for bank losses. united statesWhile data security these days is at a much higher scrutiny than possibly any time in the past, thanks to connected devices, some companies are unlocking their secrets.

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While Global Retail Expansion Cools, U.S. Remains Leader Of The Pack

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A new study has found that retail global expansion has lost some steam, and while the United States remains the most active, Europe is now the preferred spot for expanding retailers, according to Chain Store Age. United States retailers were the most active by a wide margin, most likely due to the strength of the dollar compared to other currencies. Retail CBRE Group ecommerce europe Global Expansion Hong Kong new york city study Toronto united states What's Hot

Blockchain Tracker: How Blockchain Technology Could Impact Voting in U.S. Elections

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This isn’t the first time that there have been issues with voting in the United States — or wild claims of voter fraud. While some to this day believe Gore should have won, Bush ultimately won electoral votes for the state of Florida by a very slim amount of 537 votes. As these countries have yet to test out blockchain in voting, it’s likely that the United States will wait until there are a few solid use cases to consider whether or not it would use the technology.

Insurance On Chinese Buyouts Of US Firms Gains Ground

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In an age where international commerce and trade deals may be under a regulatory microscope as never before, Reuters reported that a number of insurers have started to offer up protection that covers cross-border deals, focusing on Chinese companies that are looking to expand in the United States. Partnerships / Acquisitions china Insurance united states What's Hot

Flywire Offers Tuition Discounts For Using A Mastercard

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In a press release, Flywire said the offer is available now to international students originating from 11 countries (including Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Mexico, Malaysia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and the United States) and attending any school around the world that offers Flywire as a preferred method for international tuition payments. Flywire, the cross-border payment company, announced news on Tuesday (Aug.

Snap, Crackle, Pop! Fourth Of July Retail Trends

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At this time about 240 years ago, the United States officially signed the Declaration of Independence, stating the 13 colonies at war with Britain had separated themselves to form their own country. Stemming from the creation of this brand new country that we today call the United States of America, we’ve developed our own identity. Penney Katie Smith Macy’s National Retail Federation News patriotism shopping united states Whole Foods

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Could The IRS Put Marijuana Companies Out Of Business?

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United States These are the best of times and the worst of times for marijuana banking depending on if you want to view the glass half empty or half full. I’m definitely going with half empty. For you optimistic types, we have the news that a credit union is proudly proclaiming itself the first to offer marijuana […]. Compliance Legal Watch Regulatory Alpenglow Botanicals IRS LLC v.

Tech, Private Markets, And A Trump Presidency: How The US Election Will Impact The Global VC Ecosystem

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Cybersecurity Geographies Life Sciences/Healthcare United StatesThe US is the center of the global venture capital and startup ecosystem, and US-based investors have become increasingly global in terms of their reach into private markets in Asia, Europe, and elsewhere.

MEDICI now! The ItsPayd Story

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Insights Payments Asia Canada Europe insights ItsPayd United states USMEDICI now! Startup Stories highlights the companies that are shaping the new Financial Technology industry. Keep an eye out each week for new stories! If you or someone you know.

Tech’s Backyard: The Most Well-Funded Bay Area Tech Startups By City In One Map

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Silicon Valley United StatesThe Bay Area, a collection of cities stretching from the area around San Rafael, in the North, to Los Gatos, down South, is home to the world’s most valuable private companies. Startups like Uber, in San Francisco, and Palantir Technologies, … Continued.

Will contactless payment cards catch on in the United States?

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In the United Kingdom, for example, 88 million contactless cards have been issued and 187.7 The post Will contactless payment cards catch on in the United States?

VC Nation: The Most Active Tech Venture Capital Firm Into Each US State

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Startups based in California, New York, and Massachusetts account for most of the VC tech funding in the United States. United States Venture CapitalHowever, hotbeds of innovation are being spurred by VCs across the country. With that in mind, we used CB Insights … Continued.

VC Nation: The Most Active Tech Venture Capital Firm Into Each US State

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Startups based in California, New York, and Massachusetts account for most of the VC tech funding in the United States. United States Venture CapitalHowever, hotbeds of innovation are being spurred by VCs across the country. With that in mind, we used CB Insights … Continued.

Analyzing Trump’s ‘Tech Summit’: The Attendees Ranked By Valuation And Post-Summit Stock Performance

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Technology United States ValuationsWhen president-elect Donald Trump held a meeting with founders and executive officers from the technology industry on Dec. 14, the roster of the companies included — and excluded — from the meeting was a matter of intense scrutiny. We examined … Continued.

US VS. EU Start-ups: Does Silicon Valley Hold All the Cards?

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FinTech Startups europe fintech Funding Silicon Valley startups United StatesStart-up admiration and entrepreneurship are alive and well outside of Silicon Valley.

Where Regtech Deals Are Going In the US And Around The World

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Canada Europe Geographies Massachusetts New York RegTech Silicon Valley United StatesRegtech startups have raised roughly $2.99B across 405 deals since 2012. Companies around the world are tasked with complying with a wide array of existing and new regulations and are worried their existing technology can’t keep up. This concern has helped … Continued.

US Commands Majority Of Deals To Cannabis Startups

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Cannabis Geographies United StatesGlobal funding to cannabis startups has skyrocketed since 2013, with 2015 and 2016 seeing over $200M in equity financing to private cannabis companies, up from only $13M in 2013. While recreational and medicinal cannabis are legal in some other countries, … Continued.

European Tech Startups See A Bump In Deals As North America, Asia Slump

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Asia Europe Geographies Technology United StatesWhile tech chatter tends to focus on companies and investors around Silicon Valley, using CB Insights’ data tools we found that Europe’s tech scene is on the rise, even as other regions have seen a pull back in activity. This … Continued.