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What’s the ‘secret sauce’ behind Croatian EV maker Rimac?

The startup, valued at $2.2B, has sights set on an IPO — but certainly not a SPAC Jaclyn Trop 8 hours Rimac Group made headlines in June after it raised […]




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Apple enters the BNPL market as regulation, competition intensify

During its WWDC keynote, Apple announced a bevy of changes and updates to its hardware and software. In the mix were anticipated improvements to its various operating systems and computers […]




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Why web3 companies get hacked so often, according to crypto VC Grace Isford

On the Chain Reaction podcast this week, Lux Capital’s newest investor, Grace Isford, joined us to talk about the opaque but crucial world of web3 infrastructure. At Lux, Isford invests in […]




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Coinbase’s lost momentum

Hey everyone, and welcome back to Chain Reaction. In our Chain Reaction podcast this week, Anita and I chatted with Mercedes Bent of Lightspeed Venture Partners on backing blockchain startups […]







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European micromobility startup Reby acquired by PE player House of Lithium for $100M

Founded in 2018, European micromobility startup Reby took an interesting path. It deployed e-scooters in the city of Zaragoza (Spain), during the COVID-19 pandemic, but also created a SaaS-oriented ‘MaaS’ […]




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Fintech Roundup: Goldman Sachs buys another startup, Fast hits a speed bump and BaaS gets hotter

Welcome to my weekly fintech-focused column. I’ll be publishing this every Sunday, so in between posts, be sure to listen to the Equity podcast and hear Alex Wilhelm, Natasha Mascarenhas […]




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Selina raises $150M to dish out flexible loans that leverage home equity

For many of us, our home is by far our biggest asset, and in the world of fintech, that’s led to a logical extension: when you need money, borrow against […]




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What are the ‘jobs to be done’ of an investment manager?

David Teten Contributor More posts by this contributor The investment manager of the future The macro trends forcing change on the investment management industry Katina Stefanova Contributor Katina Stefanova is […]




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H2O.ai raises $100M at a $1.6B pre-money valuation for tools to make AI usable by any kind of enterprise

H2O.ai — a startup that has developed an open-source framework as well as proprietary apps that make it easier for any kind of enterprise to build and operate artificial intelligence-based […]