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Global Factoring Services Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis and Forecasts, 2021-2028 - Rise in Cross-border Factoring and the Rapid Development of Factoring Services Across the European Union - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 10:07am

Moreover, the increasing need for an alternative source of financing for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) has also been driving the market growth.

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  • Moreover, the increasing need for an alternative source of financing for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) has also been driving the market growth.
  • Additionally, the implementation of blockchain technology in factoring solutions is likely to help improve the overall supply chain by reducing operational costs for businesses.
  • However, the development of receivables registries is increasing to safeguard from fraud/scam or factoring rules that can guard the industry against unfair regulations.
  • However, the factoring market is expected to rebound gradually in the short as well as the long term.

CREALOGIX appoints two new Managing Directors for Central and Northern Europe

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 10:02am

John Ennis will manage the Sales and Business Development teams in the UK, the Benelux countries and Northern Europe with immediate effect.

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  • John Ennis will manage the Sales and Business Development teams in the UK, the Benelux countries and Northern Europe with immediate effect.
  • As Managing Directors, they are part of CREALOGIX's extended Executive Management team.
  • As Managing Director Northern Europe, John Ennis is taking over responsibility for sales and business development in the UK, Ireland, the Benelux countries and Northern Europe.
  • Thanks to his strong sales skills and his international network, John Ennis will further enhance the presence of CREALOGIX in northern growth markets.

TELUS International’s Digital First Responders Contribute To Making the Internet Safer for All

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 10:57pm

We are so pleased to welcome Dr. Rattrie to our dedicated and globally diverse Wellness Team, said Jeff Puritt, president and CEO, TELUS International.

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  • We are so pleased to welcome Dr. Rattrie to our dedicated and globally diverse Wellness Team, said Jeff Puritt, president and CEO, TELUS International.
  • Content moderators and the companies that perform this important and valuable work play a critical role in ensuring safer digital spaces and more reliable online experiences in todays age.
  • This is why content moderators, whom we respectfully refer to as digital first responders are at the core of what we do.
  • TELUS International (NYSE & TSX: TIXT) designs, builds and delivers next-generation digital solutions to enhance the customer experience (CX) for global and disruptive brands.

CrossTower launches G-Coin® Digital Gold in the US

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NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CrossTower Inc. ("CrossTower") , one of the world's fastest-growing crypto and digital asset exchanges, has introduced the G-Coin digital gold token (GCOIN) for its U.S. customers.

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  • NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CrossTower Inc. ("CrossTower") , one of the world's fastest-growing crypto and digital asset exchanges, has introduced the G-Coin digital gold token (GCOIN) for its U.S. customers.
  • Unlike cryptocurrencies, the G-Coin token is a digital title of ownership to 99.99% pure physical gold that is stored in secured vaults.
  • Tokenization enables users to purchase a digital title of ownership to gold conveniently and in smaller quantities than is typical in the physical gold market.
  • Moreover, the physical gold Responsible Gold - is produced by miners and refiners who conform to the highest environmental, social, and governance standards.

Celsius Announces the Appointment of Traditional Finance Executives Aslihan Denizkurdu & Frank van Etten

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 2:38pm

HOBOKEN, N.J., Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsius Network , the leading cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, announced today that it has appointed Aslihan Denizkurdu as Chief Operating Officer and Frank van Etten as Chief Investment Officer.

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  • HOBOKEN, N.J., Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsius Network , the leading cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, announced today that it has appointed Aslihan Denizkurdu as Chief Operating Officer and Frank van Etten as Chief Investment Officer.
  • "We are seeing a migration of talent from traditional finance to decentralized finance and crypto companies," said Alex Mashinsky, CEO of Celsius.
  • Bringing in practices from traditional finance and applying them with the innovative mindset and approaches of fintech will be a part of this journey."
  • Before joining Celsius, van Etten was in asset management for two decades in global leadership roles at ING, Voya, UBS and Nuveen.

Revenue-based financing platform a55 receives R$92.8 million Series B investment led by Movile to accelerate growth

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 2:30pm

With the new Series B investment, a55 will dedicate more resources to advance its technology and recruit more talent, with the goal of accelerating its expansion in Brazil and Mexico.

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  • With the new Series B investment, a55 will dedicate more resources to advance its technology and recruit more talent, with the goal of accelerating its expansion in Brazil and Mexico.
  • a55 plans to enhance its existing open-finance platform, develop new data-science and blockchain-based technologies, and continue its international expansion.
  • According to Mathecowitsch, a55 is still in the beginning of its journey to address the huge opportunity in Latin America.
  • With the investment in a55, Movile expands its portfolio in the fintech sector, which already includes Zoop and MovilePay.

Celsius Announces the Appointment of Traditional Finance Executives Aslihan Denizkurdu & Frank van Etten

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 2:30pm

HOBOKEN, N.J., Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsius Network , the leading cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, announced today that it has appointed Aslihan Denizkurdu as Chief Operating Officer and Frank van Etten as Chief Investment Officer.

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  • HOBOKEN, N.J., Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsius Network , the leading cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, announced today that it has appointed Aslihan Denizkurdu as Chief Operating Officer and Frank van Etten as Chief Investment Officer.
  • "We are seeing a migration of talent from traditional finance to decentralized finance and crypto companies," said Alex Mashinsky, CEO of Celsius.
  • Bringing in practices from traditional finance and applying them with the innovative mindset and approaches of fintech will be a part of this journey."
  • Before joining Celsius, van Etten was in asset management for two decades in global leadership roles at ING, Voya, UBS and Nuveen.

TradeStation Securities Named a Recipient of NerdWallet's 2022 Best-Of Awards

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 2:30pm

NerdWallet has recognized TradeStation Securities as awinner of the 2022 Best Online Broker for Stock Trading Platform and Research.

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  • NerdWallet has recognized TradeStation Securities as awinner of the 2022 Best Online Broker for Stock Trading Platform and Research.
  • TradeStation has, for decades, been a fintech pioneer in its support of self-directed traders and investors drawn to the company's trusted, reliable and versatile platforms for equities, options and futures for TradeStation Securities, as well as for cryptocurrencies for TradeStation Crypto.
  • TradeStation has shown tremendous growth in the past few years and we are looking forward to what's ahead in 2022."
  • "TradeStation Securities deserves recognition for their stock trading platform and research," said Kevin Yuann, Chief Business Officer at NerdWallet.

FTX launches $2 billion Ventures fund, hires former Lightspeed Partner Amy Wu

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We strive to do the same at FTX Ventures and are excited to find the brightest minds and disruptive innovation in tech," says Sam Bankman-Fried.

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  • We strive to do the same at FTX Ventures and are excited to find the brightest minds and disruptive innovation in tech," says Sam Bankman-Fried.
  • Alongside the Fund's launch, crypto investor Amy Wu joined FTX to lead Ventures, gaming, M&A and commercial initiatives.
  • Amy was most recently a Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, a $10B+ multi-stage venture fund, where she led crypto and gaming investments, including the fund's investment in FTX.
  • FTX Ventures will launch with a team of eight, including General Partner Ramnik Arora, Advisor Armani Ferrante, and others.

Apex Fintech Solutions Data Shows Gen Z’s Growing Support for the Metaverse and Climate Forward Initiatives in Fourth Quarter 2021

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 2:00pm

Apex Fintech Solutions (Apex), the fintech for fintechs powering innovation and the future of digital wealth management, today released its Q4 2021 Apex Next Investor Outlook.

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  • Apex Fintech Solutions (Apex), the fintech for fintechs powering innovation and the future of digital wealth management, today released its Q4 2021 Apex Next Investor Outlook.
  • Consistent with the third quarter 2021, the stocks held within the Gen Z top 10 included Tesla, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft.
  • Moreover, an exciting year-end development emerged when electric vehicle startup Rivian significantly climbed the rankings, suggesting Gen Zs increasing propensity towards supporting environmentally conscious and climate forward initiatives.
  • We offer cryptocurrency trading and custody services through Apex Crypto LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Apex Fintech Solutions.