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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

Canadian tech firm Coconut Software secures $22m Series B funding

Canadian tech firm Coconut Software has raised $22 million (CAD 28 million) in Series B funding. Coconut CEO Katherine Regnier The round was led by Toronto-based growth equity firm Klass Capital, with participation from Coconut’s entire roster of existing investors including Information Venture Partners, ScaleUp Ventures, Conexus Venture Capital Fund and Bay Partners. Coconut provides appointment scheduling and lobby management software for financial institutions which it claims reduces “no shows” and wait times for customer appointments and boosts conversion rates. The Saskatoon firm, whose clients include RBC Royal Bank, Arvest Bank,

Grayscale Adds Solana and Uniswap to Crypto Investment Fund – Finance Bitcoin News

Grayscale Investments has added solana and uniswap to its large-cap funding fund. This is the primary time solana has been added to a Grayscale fund. The firm now provides 15 funds, two of that are diversified portfolios. Solana and Uniswap Added to Grayscale Fund Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital currency asset supervisor, introduced Friday the quarterly rebalancing of its two diversified portfolios: the large-cap fund and the defi (decentralized finance) fund. For the Grayscale Digital Large Cap Fund (OTCQX: GDLC), the corporate bought a number of the present elements

Bitcoin worth surge to $49K prompts a number of altcoins to hit new all-time highs

On Sunday bulls made their intentions clear by briefly pushing Bitcoin (BTC) worth above the $49,000 degree, a transfer that prompted many merchants on crypto Twitter to name for the top-ranked digital asset to knock down the psychological resistance at $50,000. Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView exhibits that after trading in a spread with an higher restrict close to $48,200 for a number of days, bulls managed to interrupt larger and climb to an intraday excessive at $49,242, capping a 20% rally since trading at a low of

Bitcoin Price Blasts Off With 10% Move, But Is This The Start Of More?

Bitcoin price in a flash is close to $50,000 as soon as once more, after a number of retests of $40,000 rounded help holding sturdy. Extreme bearish sentiment attributable to Evergrande, a rising greenback, and extra left the market in excessive concern, and anticipating the worst. The sudden surge took Bitcoin value greater than 10% intraday from wick to wick, however technicals might recommend it’s the begin of one thing extra. But earlier than bulls are within the clear, there’s a lingering bearish counter-signal that must be invalidated earlier than

Episode #338: Startup Series – Will Matthews, Fellow, “Semen Quality Is The Canary In The Coal Mine To Overall Health”

Episode #338: Startup Series – Will Matthews, Fellow, “Semen Quality Is The Canary In The Coal Mine To Overall Health” Guest: William Matthews is the founder and CEO of Fellow, which offers the only lab-certified, mail-in semen analysis that exceeds all standards for FDA validated semen analysis methods. Date Recorded: 7/15/2021     |     Run-Time: 49:21 Summary: In today’s episode, we’re covering the topic that men like to shy away from – sperm health! We start by discussing the decline in fertility rates in the West and the possible reasons why –

Work starts on new Pets at Home DC

Leading commercial property developer Stoford has broken ground on the site of Pets at Home’s new state-of-the-art national storage and distribution centre in Staffordshire. The UK’s leading pet care business has signed a 20-year lease on the purpose-built facility at Stafford North Business Park, close to Jct 14 of the M6. Tesco Pension Fund is forward funding the new development, which is expected to employ more than 750 people when it opens in the summer of 2022. The BREEAM ‘Excellent’-rated building will deliver a gross internal floor area of 670,000