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Monthly report: March 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 174 influencers like FintechBot and Alex Jiménez, discussing hashtags such as #FinTech , #in and #finserv.
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140 FinTech Investments: The Barclays Accelerator powered by Techstars

On Mar 5, 2019
@techstars shared
RT @ThinkRiseNY: Applications are now open for the fifth Barclays Accelerator powered by Techstars in New York! Over the last 6 years, @techstars and Barclays have become two of the most active #FinTech investors in the World. https://t.co/Y6irLgdiQe https://t.co/rrRtBmEdyj
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Applications now open for the fifth Barclays Accelerator powered by Techstars in New York. Over the last 6 years, Techstars and Barclays have become two of the most active FinTech investors in the World. So what’s behind the success? Because let’s be honest… FinTech is really (really) ...

www.techstars.com
On Mar 5, 2019
@techstars shared
RT @ThinkRiseNY: Applications are now open for the fifth Barclays Accelerator powered by Techstars in New York! Over the last 6 years, @techstars and Barclays have become two of the most active #FinTech investors in the World. https://t.co/Y6irLgdiQe https://t.co/rrRtBmEdyj
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140 FinTech Investments: The Barclays Accelerator powered by Techstars

Applications now open for the fifth Barclays Accelerator powered by Techstars in New York. Over the last 6 years, Techstars and Barclays have become two of the most active FinTech investors ...

Binance: JP Morgan’s Crypto Unlikely To Pose Immediate Threat To SWIFT Or XRP

On Mar 3, 2019
@RAlexJimenez shared
[email protected]: @jpmorgan‘s #Crypto Unlikely To Pose Immediate Threat To @swiftcommunity Or @Ripple https://t.co/96sfveRPY8 #XRP #cryptocurrency #payments #fintech #finserv #banking #in
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Binance claims that JP Morgan's crypto asset, JPM Coin, doesn't pose an immediate threat to either SWIFT or the XRP Ledger and Ripple.

www.newsbtc.com
On Mar 3, 2019
@RAlexJimenez shared
[email protected]: @jpmorgan‘s #Crypto Unlikely To Pose Immediate Threat To @swiftcommunity Or @Ripple https://t.co/96sfveRPY8 #XRP #cryptocurrency #payments #fintech #finserv #banking #in
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Binance: JP Morgan’s Crypto Unlikely To Pose Immediate Threat To SWIFT Or XRP

Binance claims that JP Morgan's crypto asset, JPM Coin, doesn't pose an immediate threat to either SWIFT or the XRP Ledger and Ripple.

Careers

On Mar 2, 2019
@FintechBot shared
RT @AnneBoden: On a mission to build the best business bank! I am incredibly proud of all at @StarlingBank but having raised £175m in recent weeks, we now need more Starlings. Our standards are high - skill, integrity and passion. ( Is it rude to ask you to RT?) https://t.co/LVcHdzmHJn
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Would you like to work for a new mobile banking app? Browse our job openings. Startup life is a creative and exciting way to work. Start your career today.

www.starlingbank.com
On Mar 2, 2019
@FintechBot shared
RT @AnneBoden: On a mission to build the best business bank! I am incredibly proud of all at @StarlingBank but having raised £175m in recent weeks, we now need more Starlings. Our standards are high - skill, integrity and passion. ( Is it rude to ask you to RT?) https://t.co/LVcHdzmHJn
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Careers

Would you like to work for a new mobile banking app? Browse our job openings. Startup life is a creative and exciting way to work. Start your career today.

How far are you willing to go for growth?

On Mar 2, 2019
@LizLum shared
"Boards don’t ask tough questions in periods of high growth, they double down..." <==THIS. https://t.co/rHapzS70wO
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There is a deep dilemma facing startup founders that I think just isn’t brought to light often enough. On one hand, almost all (and I do mean almost all) founders are reasonably ethical people. They can be over-optimistic, they can over-promise, they can be inexperienced around ...

techcrunch.com
On Mar 2, 2019
@LizLum shared
"Boards don’t ask tough questions in periods of high growth, they double down..." <==THIS. https://t.co/rHapzS70wO
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How far are you willing to go for growth?

There is a deep dilemma facing startup founders that I think just isn’t brought to light often enough. On one hand, almost all (and I do mean almost all) founders are reasonably ethical ...

Digital banking startup Chime valued at $1.5 billion in new $200 million round

On Mar 5, 2019
@annairrera shared
Digital banking startup Chime valued at $1.5 billion in new $200 mln round https://t.co/RtiDxhoWkG
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Digital-only banking startup Chime has raised $200 million from investors in a n...

www.reuters.com
On Mar 5, 2019
@annairrera shared
Digital banking startup Chime valued at $1.5 billion in new $200 mln round https://t.co/RtiDxhoWkG
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Digital banking startup Chime valued at $1.5 billion in new $200 million round

Digital-only banking startup Chime has raised $200 million from investors in a n...

4 lessons we learnt raising money for our VR adtech startup

On Mar 3, 2019
@VentureBeat shared
4 lessons we learnt raising money for our VR adtech startup https://t.co/VBx1aYbPM7
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So it's fair to say that knocking on VCs doors in 2017 trying to raise money for Admix was a diffuclt pitch. This is what we learnt through 60 pitches.

venturebeat.com
On Mar 3, 2019
@VentureBeat shared
4 lessons we learnt raising money for our VR adtech startup https://t.co/VBx1aYbPM7
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4 lessons we learnt raising money for our VR adtech startup

So it's fair to say that knocking on VCs doors in 2017 trying to raise money for Admix was a diffuclt pitch. This is what we learnt through 60 pitches.

KFC taps London fintech startup Flux for paperless payments

On Mar 4, 2019
@cgledhill shared
KFC taps London #fintech startup Flux for paperless payments with digital itemised receipts in Monzo and Starling Bank 🍗🍟📲 | City A.M. https://t.co/3snpO31hFY https://t.co/D8Osecn8zu
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KFC has launched a partnership with London fintech startup Flux which will see the US fried chicken chain go paperless.

www.cityam.com
On Mar 4, 2019
@cgledhill shared
KFC taps London #fintech startup Flux for paperless payments with digital itemised receipts in Monzo and Starling Bank 🍗🍟📲 | City A.M. https://t.co/3snpO31hFY https://t.co/D8Osecn8zu
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KFC taps London fintech startup Flux for paperless payments

KFC has launched a partnership with London fintech startup Flux which will see the US fried chicken chain go paperless.

Voi Technology bags another $30 million to expand its electric scooters across Europe

On Mar 3, 2019
@VentureBeat shared
Voi Technology bags another $30 million to expand its electric scooters across Europe https://t.co/Ka3SqkeUIM by @psawers
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Voi Technology, a Sweden-based electric scooter startup, has raised a fresh $30 million, taking its total money raised to $83 million in 7 months.

venturebeat.com
On Mar 3, 2019
@VentureBeat shared
Voi Technology bags another $30 million to expand its electric scooters across Europe https://t.co/Ka3SqkeUIM by @psawers
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Voi Technology bags another $30 million to expand its electric scooters across Europe

Voi Technology, a Sweden-based electric scooter startup, has raised a fresh $30 million, taking its total money raised to $83 million in 7 months.

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A little twitter bot for fintech news by @Aden_76. Hire my maker https://t.co/kQernCkDdv

Follow 4.8k Followers

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#Fintech Strategist. Following #Payments, #DigitalBanking, #InsurTech, #DigitalMarketing, #Innovation, and #Morrissey. Member of @fintechmafia. Views my own!

Follow 2.8k Followers

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Accelerating Fintech Entrepreneurship Organizer @FINNOSUMMIT and #FSChallenge

Follow 2.2k Followers

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Bringing to life digital disruption & innovation at LBG, co-author of a research report at MIT on Digital Transformation (2011). Views are my own.

Follow 5.7k Followers

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Co-Publisher, The Financial Brand Owner, The Digital Banking Report Keynote Speaker, Author and Advisor Top 10 #Fintech Influencer @FintechMafia member

Follow 15.8k Followers

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Tech news that matters.

Follow 611.7k Followers

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CEO & Co-founder @SeccoBank #FinTech #FinServ #Technologist #Futurist #Innovator #Speaker #Writer

Follow 28.4k Followers

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Europe’s Largest Accelerator for Technology Businesses Innovating in the Finance, Retail and Future Cities Sectors. 200+ Member Companies.

Follow 14.1k Followers

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AlleyWatch is a news, culture and technology property dedicated to the creation and fostering of startups and related organizations.

Follow 13.5k Followers

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Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to build their business.

Follow 231.4k Followers

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Passionate about sharing and inspiring people of latest trends in business transformation through digitalization and innovation. Opinions are mine.

Follow 16.1k Followers

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#Fintech #Finserv investor w/affinity for #rugby #chess & #burgundy #wine. Swears in #French if upset. Venture Partner w/@SanInnoventures - All views are my own

Follow 3.3k Followers

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Director of Global Ecosystem Development @sbcFinTech & @sbcInsurTech Frequent guest host of Breaking Banks @Breakingbanks1 Global FinTech Diva for Life!

Follow 6.5k Followers

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Early-stage tech VC and recovering work- and tech- aholic. Online identity full circle: Eileen Tso, Eileen Broch, Eileen Burbidge

Follow 60.8k Followers

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Trading and tech reporter at Financial News (part of @wsj)| Lots of FINTECH, blockchain + other fun things | https://t.co/ChxvC5mc4R [email protected]

Follow 8.6k Followers

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Strategist, speaker & Chief Engagement Officer helping #leaders use social networks to build #personalbrand, #influence & #socialcapital in #finserv & #fintech.

Follow 4.6k Followers

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Head of Innovation, Fintech Strategy, Curator, Connector, Advisor, Writer, Speaker [San Francisco, Boston, New York, London, Madrid, 35K]

Follow 18.4k Followers

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Skating to where the puck will be. Also @anthemis.

Follow 2.6k Followers

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Co-founder of @button, building an amazing company with a team I love. Formerly at Braintree/Venmo, Google and PayPal. Write at http://t.co/sOKRZiyaYP.

Follow 8.6k Followers

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Network of innovative entrepreneurs, angels and companies in financial services technology & senior thought leaders and financiers in UK's City and Canary Wharf

Follow 11.4k Followers