Lambda School aims to cash in by upskilling untapped talent

Lambda School aims to cash in by upskilling untapped talent

 As the saying goes, the future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed. Also not evenly distributed: Access to the expensive education typically needed to stand a chance of obtaining one of the jobs of the future. Y Combinator backed Lambda School is hoping to change this, with a new approach to funding higher education. Read More

PAYFAZZ wants to build a network of distributed bank agents in Indonesia

PAYFAZZ wants to build a network of distributed bank agents in Indonesia

 Hendra Kwik is hoping to tap into the excitement of on-demand companies like Uber and distributed workforces — except instead of ridesharing, he’s hoping it will work for banking. That’s the theory behind PAYFAZZ, which coordinates with banks to create a distributed network of bank agents that can operate from wherever — even their own homes. Once that person is… Read More

N26 partners with Auxmoney to offer credit to more customers

N26 partners with Auxmoney to offer credit to more customers

 Fintech startup N26 is trying to build the bank of the future. It is slowly but surely adding features to provide everything you’d expect from a bank. N26 already offers consumer credit loans in Germany if you’re a creditworthy employee. And starting today, N26 users who are self-employed, freelancers, students and more can also request a loan thanks to Auxmoney. If you’re… Read More

Revolut’s $5.3 million crowdfunding campaign is oversubscribed

Revolut’s $5.3 million crowdfunding campaign is oversubscribed

 Fintech startup Revolut just raised a ton of money. But grabbing $66 million from respected VC firms wasn’t enough (£50 million). For the second time, Revolut asked its user base to invest in the startup. Revolut was looking for $5.3 million on Seedrs (£4 million), but 40,000 customers said that they were interested in the investment opportunity. If Revolut took all the money, it… Read More




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