Amazon will pay you $10 in credit for your palm print biometrics – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 6 minutes How much is your palm print worth? If you ask Amazon, it’s about $10 in promotional credit if you enroll your palm prints in its checkout-free stores and link it to your Amazon account. Last year, Amazon introduced its new biometric palm print scanners, Amazon One, so customers can pay for goods in some stores … Read more

Child Tax Credit Update: FAQs |

Reading Time: 4 minutes Since the money provided under the child tax credit system is much higher, the families have the option of receiving half the sum in monthly payments. These monthly payments will be divided into six installments from the months of July to December. The other half comes in as a single payout after the tax season … Read more

Stimulus Check- How To Trace The Child Tax Credit? |

Reading Time: 4 minutes To those parents who have not received the child tax credit stimulus check, there might be certain reasons behind it. It is to be noted that the financial aid was already generated by the IRS department on the 15th of July. In order to figure out what went wrong with the money that one was … Read more

Upgrade launches a credit card with bitcoin rewards – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 6 minutes Fintech startup Upgrade is launching a new credit card today. The Upgrade Bitcoin Rewards Card is a classic Visa credit card that works across the Visa network. But you get 1.5% in bitcoin rewards when you make payments. Upgrade isn’t the first company to announce a credit card with bitcoin rewards — but it’s the … Read more

i80 Group has quietly committed $1B in credit to the fintech and proptech worlds – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 7 minutes Not every startup wants to raise venture capital. And then there are those that do want to raise VC money but don’t want to use it for specific things. In recent years, a number of firms have emerged looking to meet the credit needs of such venture-backed and growth startups: i80 Group is one of … Read more

How to build your credit score in the U.S. as an international student | MBA Crystal Ball

Reading Time: 14 minutes It is imperative for every international student in the United States to be aware of their credit score, how it works and why it is so important for their financial life in the short & long term. Below, we share everything you need to understand U.S. credit scores and how you can build and improve … Read more

Credit Suisse leads $20M Series A in data extraction startup Daloopa – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 5 minutes Daloopa closed on a $20 million Series A round, led by Credit Suisse Asset Management’s NEXT Investors, to continue developing its data extraction technology for financial institutions, which is now being expanded globally. When company co-founder and CEO Thomas Li worked as a hedge fund analyst, he often performed repetitive data extraction in order to … Read more

Cardless raises $40M to help more brands launch custom credit cards – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 7 minutes Many consumers use their credit cards to rack up rewards to be used toward travel.  But what if you’re a sports fan, and using your credit card could lead to a virtual conversation with a player on your favorite team? Thanks to San Francisco-based Cardless, that opportunity may be less of a stretch than you … Read more

Ramp adds merchant ‘blocking’ to corporate credit card – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 6 minutes Ask any employee and they’ll tell you one of their least favorite things to do is file expenses. And for companies, the process of managing corporate spend is one of their biggest challenges. Corporate credit cards help ease that pain, so it’s no surprise that the competition between startups in the space is heating up … Read more

Younited Credit raises $170 million for its data-driven credit offering – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 5 minutes French startup Younited Credit has raised a $170 million funding round. Goldman Sachs is leading the round with existing investors Eurazeo, Bpifrance and AG2R La Mondiale also participating. The company offers several credit products to European consumers. It also has a diversified distribution strategy. Consumer credit in Europe is completely different from consumer credit in … Read more