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The nascent financial technology industry has seen rapid growth over the last few years. Nearly all the major banks and financial services firms are either actively incubating or facilitating the development of startups and their technology in the FinTech space.

Fintech Firm Plaid Acquires Its Rival Quovo to Build the New Full-Service API Platform
January 9th, 2019

San Francisco-based fintech app provider Plaid has announced its first major acquisition. The startup allegedly spends $200M to acquire its rival company Quovo.

Robinhood Disrupts Traditional Banking Offering 3% Interest on Saving Services
December 14th, 2018

The traditional banking system has ‘fleeced’ their unsuspecting customers through hidden charges on most services. Robinhood has intervened to salvage the deteriorating situation.

VC Mary Meeker, Andreessen Horowitz and Goldman Sachs Drive Startup Plaid Hit $2.65B Valuation
December 12th, 2018

The latest Series C funding round worth $250 million was led by popular venture capitalist Mary Meeker through her Kleiner Perkins’ growth fund.

Mobile Investment App Robinhood Prepares to Go Public
September 7th, 2018

Mobile investment app Robinhood is now looking for a chief financial officer as a part of preparation for an initial public offering (IPO), which could help the startup pitch itself as the cheaper youthful alternative to E*Trade and traditional stock brokers.

Robinhood Releases New Tool to Help Investors Better Understand Price Movements
September 5th, 2018

The well-known commission free trading app Robinhood has updated platform’s customer service with a number of analyst tools for better research and trading experience.

Swarm Launches Robinhood Equity Token Having No Robinhood’s Permission
August 16th, 2018

Ahead of traditional public listing, the Swarm platform enables institutional investors to reserve their stake in a fund created for the purpose of holding equity in Robinhood.

Ethereum Classic Makes the Top 10 Cryptos, Goes Live on Robinhood Crypto App
August 7th, 2018

Now crypto trading app Robinhood offers its clients an opportunity to invest in Ethereum Classic without paying any commission.

Crypto Asset Brokerage Voyager to Offer No-Fee Cryptocurrency Trading Platform
July 26th, 2018

Voyager, a startup backed by an Uber co-founder, has announced its plans to launch a new zero-fee mobile trading app by the end of this year.

Robinhood Continues to Broaden Its Crypto Offering Adding Support for Dogecoin
July 17th, 2018

Financial services mobile app Robinhood has added support for a peer-to-peer digital currency called Dogecoin (DOGE) on its Robinhood Crypto Platform.

Investing App Robinhood Broadens Crypto Offering with Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin
July 12th, 2018

U.S.-based mobile stock trading app Robinhood has added two new cryptocurrencies to the growing stable of digital assets that users can trade free of charge.