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Acorns’ Micro-Investment Video Game Startup Snags $7M
Acorns’ Micro-Investment Video Game Startup Snags $7M
July 18, 2018  |  Investments

Video game startup Blast has raised another $7 million in funding. The company, founded by Walter Cruttenden, the founder of Roth Capital Partners and co-founder of...

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Acorns Takes 10K Pre-Orders For New Payment Card
Acorns Takes 10K Pre-Orders For New Payment Card
June 06, 2018  |  Payment Methods

Acorns, the mobile investing platform that takes spare change and invests it on behalf of its customers, has generated 10,000 pre-orders for its new rewards...

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Five At Five: Walmart’s Plans For Drones And Inventory
Five At Five: Walmart’s Plans For Drones And Inventory
May 30, 2018  |  News

Welcome to Five at Five, your late look at payments and commerce news that you might have missed. Today we take a look at what...

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Acorns Has More Than 3.5M Customers, 100,000 For Retirement
Acorns Has More Than 3.5M Customers, 100,000 For Retirement
May 29, 2018  |  Investments

Acorns, the mobile investing platform that takes spare change and invests it on behalf of its customers, has reached more than 3.5 million customers, with...

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Data Shows Financial Services Has Unrealized Opportunities in Subscriptions
Data Shows Financial Services Has Unrealized Opportunities in Subscriptions
April 26, 2018  |  Subscriptions

Subscription services are hot, yet some industries have embraced subscriptions better than others. One of the segments facing more of a challenge is consulting and...

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Acorn Uses Vault Acquisition To Launch Retirement Fund Services
Acorn Uses Vault Acquisition To Launch Retirement Fund Services
April 25, 2018  |  Consumer Finance

Following its acquisition of Vault, Acorns has rolled out a simple way to open and fund a retirement account through Acorns Later. The launch marks...

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PayPal Integrates With Acorns
PayPal Integrates With Acorns
November 21, 2017  |  Investments

PayPal announced Monday (Nov. 20) it has inked a deal with Acorns, the investing platform, in which customers can use PayPal to fund their investment...

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Acorns Can Now Offer Retirement Accounts Through Vault Acquisition
Acorns Can Now Offer Retirement Accounts Through Vault Acquisition
November 08, 2017  |  Partnerships / Acquisitions

Acorns, a micro-investment service that automatically invests small amounts from its customers’ bank accounts into investment funds, has acquired Vault, a developer of retirement fund...

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Prosper Gets Rid Of App Designed To Protect Identities
Prosper Gets Rid Of App Designed To Protect Identities
August 01, 2017  |  Fraud Prevention

Prosper Marketplace, the online lender, is reportedly getting rid of its Prosper Daily mobile app, which enabled customers to monitor their personal finances, like credit...

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