Category: money

NRA Raised More Money in August 2020 Than in Any Month of 2016
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NRA Raised More Money in August 2020 Than in Any Month of 2016

The National Rifle Association (NRA) raised more money in August 2020 than during any month of 2016. Fox News reports that the NRA’s Political Victory Fund raised $1,725,700 million in August 2020 alone, which is roughly $300,000 more than it raised in August 2016. Moreover, the $1,725,700 million raised in August 2020 is $240,000 higher…

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‘The money is still there,’ says APX managing director Jörg Rheinboldt
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‘The money is still there,’ says APX managing director Jörg Rheinboldt

‘I think that if you want to start a company, corona doesn’t change that’ APX is an early-stage accelerator in Berlin, but it’s not quite your average accelerator — it’s essentially a joint venture between giant European publishing house Axel Springer and Porsche, the German automaker. Earlier this month, we sat down with APX managing…

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For more equitable startup funding, the “money behind the money” needs to be accountable, too
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For more equitable startup funding, the “money behind the money” needs to be accountable, too

As protests continue across the U.S. and beyond, there has been chatter this week in Silicon Valley and the venture industry more broadly about race and which venture firms have done a better job of diversifying their ranks and founder bets. There have been mea culpas, promises by firms to hold themselves more accountable, vows…

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Pelosi: We Want to Get More Money for Voting by Mail in Next Coronavirus Bill, We’ll Need at Least $2 Billion for Elections
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Pelosi: We Want to Get More Money for Voting by Mail in Next Coronavirus Bill, We’ll Need at Least $2 Billion for Elections

On Thursday’s broadcast of CBS’ “Late Show,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that Democrats hope to get more funding for voting by mail into the coronavirus funding bill, and that Democrats want at least $2 billion “to protect the integrity of our election-critical infrastructure as well as to promote voting by mail.” Pelosi said,…

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Money transfer service Azimo partners with Siam Commercial Bank for faster payments to Thailand
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Money transfer service Azimo partners with Siam Commercial Bank for faster payments to Thailand

Azimo, the London-headquartered international money transfer service, has partnered with Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) to deliver instant payments for its customers from Europe to SCB bank accounts in Thailand. According to the World Bank, Thailand is one of the top remittance destinations globally, with $6.7 billion received from abroad each year, and Azimo says…

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Making money from games: the future of virtual economies
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Making money from games: the future of virtual economies

In Part 6 of our multiverse series, we discuss the business opportunities and compliance challenges of virtual economies Fictional portrayals of virtual worlds such as “Ready Player One” and “The Matrix” typically portray the physical and virtual worlds as distinct realms siloed from each other. Characters escape a dystopian, impoverished physical realm and enter a…

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