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Botkeeper Collaborates with Vic.ai to Advance Accounting Automation

Botkeeper | July 29, 2021

Clients of Botkeeper will soon be able to use a new functionality powered by Vic.ai that is built in the Botkeeper Operating System. This new module will offer accountants and firms a unified, faster, more intelligent, and advanced autonomous Accounts Payable (AP) solution coupled with their general ledger (GL) and bill pay systems, all from within the Botkeeper Operating System. The incorporation of Vic.ai into the Botkeeper Operating System provides accountants with improved autonomous invoice processing and real-time analytics. The combination of Botkeeper and Vic.ai will bring together the most comprehensive source of data in a continually smarter platform, removing onerou...

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Mastercard Introduces A New Cryptocurrency And Blockchain Program For Startups

Mastercard | July 28, 2021

Mastercard today unveiled a new Start Path global startup engagement programme aimed at assisting fast-growing digital assets, blockchain, and cryptocurrency businesses. As part of Mastercard's digital assets work, seven startups have joined the programme, including GK8, Domain Money, Mintable, SupraOracles, STACS, Taurus, and Uphold, with the goal of expanding and accelerating innovation in digital asset technology and making it safer and easier for people and institutions to buy, spend, and hold cryptocurrencies and digital assets. Mastercard today unveiled a new Start Path global startup engagement programme aimed at assisting fast-growing digital assets, blockchain, an...

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Nium Raises Over $200 Million in Series D Funding

Nium | July 27, 2021

Nium, a leading worldwide B2B payments platform, today announced it has raised a US$200+ million Series D round led by Riverwood Capital – a U.S.- based high-development tech investor. Temasek, Visa, Vertex Ventures, Atinum Group of Funds, Beacon Venture Capital, Rocket Capital Investment, and other notable angel investors, including DoorDash executive, Gokul Rajaram; Chief Product Officer at FIS, Vicky Bindra; and, Co-Founder of Tribe Capital, Arjun Sethi, also contributed to the round. Nium's present valuation is above US$1 billion, making it the main B2B payments unicorn from Southeast Asia. The funding will be used to expand Nium's payments network framework, drive innovati...

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Paystand Raises $50 Million in Series C Funding to Build The Future of Commercial Finance

Paystand | July 26, 2021

Paystand, a blockchain-enabled payment network for businesses, announced today a $50 million Series C round of fundraising led by NewView Capital, with participation from SoftBank's Opportunity Fund, King River Capital, Industrious Ventures, and Transform Capital. This latest round nearly twice Paystand's previous fundraising and reflects the company's triple-digit growth as it leads the fight for an open commercial finance system. Paystand will invest this new cash in reinventing B2B payments in order to expedite the transition to a more business-centric payment infrastructure. Jazmin Medina of NewView Capital will join the board as a result of the funding. Paysta...

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