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Financial Wellness Platform Kashable Raises $25.6 Million

A FinTech that helps employees access lower-cost credit options has announced a significant funding raise. About the round: Kashable has revealed a new $25.6 million funding round. The Series B was co-led by Revolution Ventures and Moneta Ventures, while EJF Capital and Krillion Ventures also participated. The company indicates that the capital will help fuel the platform's expansion as well as the development of additional features and services. It also...
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Current Partners with Column Tax for Free Tax Filing Feature

This tax season, users of the app Current will have the option to file their returns for free thanks to a new partnership. About the offering: The neobank Current has announced a partnership with Column Tax. As a result, users will be able to file their taxes using the app. This feature will be available to "members with a payroll" and will allow them to file both federal and state...
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Investment Property FinTech Downpayments Raises $32.8 Million

A FinTech that allows property investors to finance their down payments has announced a new funding round. About the round: This week, Florida-based startup Downpayments announced that it had raised $32.8 million via a mix of debt and equity. According to Crunchbase, the debt financing portion of the round totaled $31.8 million, while the equity seed round accounted for the other $1 million. Partners for Growth facilitated the debt financing,...
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Intuit Announces TurboTax Integration in Credit Karma

With Tax Season ramping up, Intuit has announced a new TurboTax integration for the popular Credit Karma platform. About the integration: Intuit is bringing TurboTax into Credit Karma. As a result, customers will be able to file their 2023 taxes using the TurboTax platform via the Credit Karma interface. In some cases, this includes the ability to file for free. Additionally, those who do file with TurboTax and are due...
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FinTech Brokerage Webull Launches in Canada

The popular brokerage app Webull is expanding up north. About Webull's entry into Canada: Kicking off the new year, Webull has announced its official launch in Canada. This comes after the firm initially gained operating authorization in November of last year. Now, Canadian customers can trade both Canadian and U.S. stocks and ETFs. According to Webull's site, the ability to trade U.S. options is also "coming soon." Although the U.S....
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Impact Karma Raises $5.5 Million Seed Round

Another environmentally-focused FinTech has raised a new round of funding. About the round: Impact Karma has announced a $5.5 million seed round. As Triangle Inno reports, the round included investments from 37 firms — although they were not specified. The site also notes that, according to a securities filing, the startup anticipates that the round will reach $7.2 million. Prior to this round, Impact Karma had raised capital via three...
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Claim App Announces $4 Million Seed Round

A FinTech that combines cashback and social media has raised a new round of funding. About the round: Startup Claim has announced that it raised $4 million. The seed round was led by Sequoia Capital and joins a previously unannounced $2 million pre-seed round led by Susa Ventures and BoxGroup. Other Claim investors include 6th Man Venture, Reflexive Capital, A* Capital, GSW Ventures, The Kraft Group, Theia, Luke deWilde, and...
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Future Raises $6.5 Million, Acquires Fan Rewards

A FinTech focused on helping the environment while rewarding customers has announced two big developments: a fresh round of venture capital and an acquisition. About the round and acquisition: This week, the climate-centric startup Future announced it had raised $6.5 million. The Series A funding came from new and returning investors — although participants were not specified. To date, the company has now raised $11.8 million including its 2022 seed...
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FedEx Announces Winners of 11th Annual 2023 Small Business Grant Contest

Nearly three months after the entry period ended, FedEx has announced the winners of its 11th annual Small Business Grant Content. This year's event saw more than $300,000 in funds going to a variety of small businesses across the nation. Last month, the company revealed 100 finalists, with that list now being narrowed down to just 10 winners. This year's grand prize winners included KindVR, The Cupcake Collection, Up In...
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Imprint Launches Credit Cards from H-E-B and Central Market 

The FinTech Imprint is partnering with the popular Texas-based grocery chain H-E-B for a pair of new rewards credit cards. This week saw the launch of the H-E-B Visa Signature Credit Card as well as the Central Market Visa Signature Credit Card. With these two (nearly identical) options, customers will be able to earn rewards on groceries and beyond. First, both versions of the card earn up to 5% back on select...
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Student Loan Benefit FinTech Summer Raises $6 Million

For years, student debt has been one of the most talked about financial topics. What's more, while the debt itself has become a major part of many Americans' lives, discussion of student loans has become political due to efforts to forgive certain loan repayments. However, while we wait for resolution on that front, a FinTech that brings student debt benefit solutions to employers and consumers has raised a new round...
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Choice Hotels, Wells Fargo Debut Choice Privileges Select Card

With spring well underway and the summer travel season now just around the corner, Choice Hotels and Wells Fargo have unveiled their latest co-branded credit card offering. Today, the two companies announced the Choice Privileges Select Mastercard. Carrying an annual fee of $95, this card will serve as the premium option in the hotel brand's new lineup. Looking at the Choice Privileges Select, it offers a mix of rewards categories....
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Health and Wellness Rewards Card Ness Partners with Whole30

In recent years, several unique rewards cards have come to market. These include offerings from FinTech startups as well as brands looking to do something special for their loyal fans. On that note, a recently-announced rewards credit card offering is now working with a popular brand to introduce new benefits for customers. This week, the Ness Card (which is issued by The Bank of Missouri) unveiled a new partnership with...