Category: money

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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Why VCs are dumping money into insurance marketplaces
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Why VCs are dumping money into insurance marketplaces

Following our look at why so many startups are building OKR-focused software and why venture capitalists are pouring capital into their efforts, today we’re asking a similar question about insurance marketplace startups. This month, Insurify raised a $23 million Series A that TechCrunch covered here. And even more recently, Gabi, a competitor, raised $27 million.…

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Institutional Money May Be Igniting the Current Bitcoin Rally
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Institutional Money May Be Igniting the Current Bitcoin Rally

There are several theories that can explain the current bitcoin pump. The revelation that Grayscale raked in close to $200 million in Q4 investments may explain why the cryptocurrency bottomed out in December. New investments must keep flowing in or there’s a chance that BTC drops all the way down to $5,000. Bitcoin recorded another…

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More Money in 2020: Analysts Recommend 3 Simple Resolutions to Increase Net Worth in Uncertain Times
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More Money in 2020: Analysts Recommend 3 Simple Resolutions to Increase Net Worth in Uncertain Times

According to analysts, you can get control of your finances with a purposeful budget that focuses on eliminating debt. Invest as much as possible in a diversified portfolio. Shop around to know your worth and discuss a pay raise with your superiors. When it comes to achieving financial independence, most agree that taking small, measured…

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Finding free money for your social impact startup
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Finding free money for your social impact startup

David Teten is an advisor to emerging investment managers and a Venture Partner with HOF Capital. He was previously a partner for 8 years with HOF Capital and ff Venture Capital. David writes regularly at teten.com and @dteten. More posts by this contributor Congratulations; you’ve decided to launch a technology-enabled startup with a positive social…

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