Saving, not spending, is the new hotness in fintech

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private firms, public markets and the grey-haired opening in between. Yesterday news broke that Robinhood is on the hunt for brand-new fund at a approximately flat valuation, per friend of…

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Here’s Who Should Really Be Advising Trump on the Economy

It’s me again, from self-isolation. The only way I know that it’s Friday is that this newsletter get out and my weekly food transmission arrives. The gap is that with the newsletter, there’s no note that some of the items…

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American stocks rally sharply on COVID-19 optimism as earnings loom

Stocks rallied Monday, with all major indices snapping back into positive domains as investors hijacked on any positive developments in the fight to mitigate the spread of COVID-1 9, the disease caused by coronavirus. The stock market is, of course…

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How to Get Our Economy Out of the Coronavirus Deep Freeze

It took too long, but the political organisation ultimately appears to be grasping the urgency of this president indicated an initial, scaled-down Disney World. A recession is unavoidable and is surely underway, but its length and extent are an open…

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The Coronavirus Stock Market Rollercoaster Isnt Stopping Anytime Soon

It may get a lot worse before it gets any better. Sales of face concealments, side sanitizer, and disinfectant may be spiking worldwide due to the cascading spread of 346 companionships set to announce earnings was the outcome of 2019′…

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AWS partners with Kenyas Safaricom on cloud and consulting services

Amazon Web Business has entered a partnership with Safaricom — Kenya’s largest telco, ISP and mobile fee provider — in a collaboration that could spell competition between American shadow providers in Africa. In a statement to TechCrunch, the East African…

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Startups Weekly: Oyo has issues + A farewell

Welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last-place week I wrote about the startups we lost in…

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When Donald Trump Brags About the Economy, Heres What Democrats Should Say

Donald Trump affections to over 80 percentage of the benefits of the Trump/ GOP 2017 excise trimmed. But for most of us, the economy is anywhere from middling to a daily struggle to make ends meet. People are working two…

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Payment startup Chipper Cash raises $6M for Southern Africa expansion

African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has raised a$ 6 million seed round led by Deciens Capital. The San Francisco-based company offers mobile-based , no reward, P2P payment business in six countries: Ghana, Uganda, Nigeria, Tanzania, Rwanda and Kenya. Chipper…

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Warren’s Brain Trust: Revive the Tradition of Tax Justice

A couple of weeks ago, The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make Them Pay by two Warren advisers, University of California, Berkeley, economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman. The proposal for a charge on…

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