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Crypto Trading Pioneer Rana Yared Leaves Goldman Sachs

Veteran investor and crypto pioneer Rana Yared leaves Goldman Sachs for VC firm. Financial service powerhouse Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lost another one of its top brass on February 5 after two other executives expressed departure plans several days prior.Goldman Sachs partner Rana Yared plans to exit her position at Goldman Sachs for a VC […]

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Canadian Venture Capital Firm Secured $320 Million to Invest in Fintech Startups

Canadian venture capital firm secured $320 million to make investments in promising fintech startups around the world, with a particular focus on Canada. Portag3 Ventures, a Canadian venture capital (VC) firm, has closed a second fund with around $320 million to invest in fintech startup companies globally.On Dec. 3, TechCrunch reported that the VC company […]

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Report: Blockchain Home Equity Loan Platform Raises $65 Million

Fintech startup Figure, which was founded by SoFi founder Mike Cagney, has reportedly raised $65 million from major venture capital funds. A blockchain-based home equity loan platform, Figure, has raised $65 million from various major financial and venture capital firms, tech news site TechCrunch reports on Feb. 27.The firm, which was founded by SoFi founder […]