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What I Talk About When I Talk About Money

by Lisa Wong, WAM UK

“Money is never just about money” argues a leading financial services designer, James Moed, over a dinner attended by financial inclusion professionals hosted by… 1,258 more words


Why Overstock Accepting International Payments in Bitcoin is a Pretty Big Deal

Yesterday, Overstock announced that it would now accept Bitcoin in over 100 countries worldwide. This is a pretty big deal in validating a potentially compelling use case of bitcoin — international payments. 472 more words


Oak HC/FT raises largest-ever VC fund led by women

Back in March we reported that major changes were coming to Oak Investment Partners, the bi-coastal venture capital giant that was in the midst of investing its thirteenth fund. 349 more words


Web banking service Holvi tests API for integrating other services with its platform

The Finland-based web “bank” Holvi, which recently gained a license to operate across Europe, is testing an application programming interface (API) that will make it possible to integrate with other services such as Dropbox and Mailchimp. 427 more words

TransferWise’s Smart Branding Strategy

In the course of due diligence work I was doing for a client in the remittance space, I stumbled across TransferWise’s Board of Shame. TransferWise is one of the more notable… 553 more words

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Marketing Advice for Start-ups: Know your customer first

An e-commerce start-up asked for my thoughts on how the company should be thinking about marketing and what could be done with almost no marketing budget to drive acquisition and purchasing activity. 678 more words

Eric Dunstan

A Closer Look at P2P Business Lending in the US

Last week, Funding Circle announced that it had raised $65M in venture capital, only nine months after its last $37M round. Funding Circle is a British peer-to-peer (P2P) lending site that allows individuals to lend money directly to UK small and medium businesses. 491 more words

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