2019

First Women’s Bank launches in US with focus on fixing gender lending gap

A new commercial bank in the US is aiming to be the first and only women-led and women-focused lender operating in the country. First Women’s Bank CEO, Marianne Markowitz First Women’s Bank, founded in 2019 and headquartered in Chicago, opened its first branch last month after gaining final approval from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in July. It is the first new bank to be chartered in Illinois since 2010 and raised an initial $30 million through a group of 200 investors, including Tennis star Billie Jean King. The

‘First-ever’ Catholic NFT to be Released as Mosaic of Pope Francis

Share some Bitpinas love:By Nathaniel CajudayBangkok, THAILAND – The very first non-fungible token (NFT) minted officially by the Catholic Church was set to be released to the public this week, The Roman Catholic Mission of Bangkok announced, in the form of a photo mosaic of Pope Francis’ image.“Youths today use technology, not only for practical purposes, but to also express their faith and identity,” said Francis X. Cardinal Kriengsak Kovithavanij, Archbishop of Bangkok.The NFT to be released is a 149-megapixels photo mosaic of an image of Pope Francis during the

Netflix to Premiere a Documentary Themed on the Deceased QuadrigaCX CEO

Netflix, one of the most popular video streaming platforms in the world, released a trailer of an upcoming documentary about Gerald Cotten, the CEO of the now-defunct crypto exchange QuadrigaCX who passed away under suspicious circumstances.The documentary, titled ‘Trust No One: The Hunt For The Crypto King,’ will premiere on the platform in 2022. “Follow a group of investors turned sleuths as they try to unlock the suspicious death of cryptocurrency multimillionaire Gerry Cotten and the missing $250 million they believe he stole from them. Premieres in 2022,” Netflix commented

How to Sell More with Walmart Marketplace: Your Guide to Success

Walmart has grown into a globally recognized brand and dramatically changed the retail landscape since opening its first store in 1962. In fact, because 90% of Americans live within 10 miles of a Walmart store, it has become the go-to retailer for in-store shopping. Walmart launched its online marketplace in 2009 to create a trusted and transparent platform to ensure customer and brand loyalty. Its presence in ecommerce has made it the world’s largest omnichannel retailer and provided merchants the opportunity to sell their products on their marketplace in front

Class Ltd announces company-wide time off to support employee mental health

Australian wealth accounting technology business Class Limited (ASX:CL1) has announced that it is introducing paid leave days for its staff to provide time for them to recharge away from work and avoid burnout.Class puts its employees’ mental health first, recognising the role it plays in personal well-being. As part of that effort, Class will close its offices for a day at a time, so employees can rest, recover, and recharge. These collective days off will help ensure staff are in the best possible place to continue to deliver exceptional services

Supernatural Superfan Chesney Mariani Talks VR Fitness

Supernatural superfan Chesney Mariani recently became a part of the VR app she uses everyday.The makers of the Supernatural subscription-based VR exercise service brought her out to California to record a workout session and along the way she got to meet coaches like Leanne Pedante. Pedante is one of several Supernatural coaches Mariani works out with virtually, and for more than a year she’s met up with them at least daily. Now, she’s passing along a message of self love in a medium intensity workout lasting 23 minutes with songs

‘Beat Saber’ Announces Billie Eilish Music Pack

Beat Saber is back with yet another downloadable music pack, this time featuring the music of the GRAMMY award-winning singer-songwriter Billie Eilish. Available later this month on major VR headsets, the Billie Eilish music pack includes ten tracks from both her 2019 debut album, WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?, as well as her latest sophomore release, Happier Than Ever. Similar to past Beat Saber DLC, you can purchase the entire music pack for $12.99 or each track individually for $1.99. No word yet on which tracks