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Government Wakes up to Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 2:53pm

Language in this bill suggests that $28 Billion in funding will come from enforcing tax-reporting requirements on cryptocurrency brokers.

Key Points: 
  • Language in this bill suggests that $28 Billion in funding will come from enforcing tax-reporting requirements on cryptocurrency brokers.
  • A cryptocurrency broker is anyone who buys or sells cryptocurrency.
  • This fall, the Government Blockchain Association (GBA) (www.gbaglobal.org) has partnered with a coalition of blockchain associations to present Blockchain & Infrastructure, a two-day hybrid event coupling an educational seminar with a networking reception.
  • As the debate over blockchain and cryptocurrency torches through Congress, one thing is crystal clear: government regulation of this technology is on the table NOW.

The Sale of Taxi.com Could Help Drive Ark Invest’s $10 Trillion Forecast

Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 3:14pm

Ive built a successful company on Taxi.com, so selling the domain name hasnt been a priority, reports Laskow.

Key Points: 
  • Ive built a successful company on Taxi.com, so selling the domain name hasnt been a priority, reports Laskow.
  • A $6 Million offer forced him to re-think that strategy.
  • He hired the domain name brokers responsible for the recent multi-million-dollar sales of Christmas.com and California.com.
  • They predict Taxi.com could be one of the biggest domain sales of all time.

KingsCrowd Launches Series A Campaign on Republic to Revolutionize Startup Investing for All

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 12:07pm

This Series A round will enable KingsCrowd to increase coverage, develop more investment tools, expand internal teams, and scale geographically.

Key Points: 
  • This Series A round will enable KingsCrowd to increase coverage, develop more investment tools, expand internal teams, and scale geographically.
  • Startup investing recently became accessible to retail investors through action by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to adopt Regulation Crowdfunding in 2016 and enhance Regulation A in 2015.
  • Since its founding in 2018, KingsCrowd has grown to have more than 350,000 subscribers who trust it for discovery, insight, research, and education on online startup investing.
  • To learn more about how KingsCrowd empowers investors by bringing transparency and data-driven insights to the private markets, visit kingscrowd.com .

The Motley Fool And UserWay Team Up To Make Financial Choices More Accessible

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 2:00pm

The Motley Fool has long been devoted to ensuring accessibility and tending to the needs of its diverse users.

Key Points: 
  • The Motley Fool has long been devoted to ensuring accessibility and tending to the needs of its diverse users.
  • "We made a commitment to accessibility some years ago and completely updated the code on The Motley Fool website accordingly," Chris Harris, Director of Accessibility at The Motley Fool, said.
  • Yet many common health considerations present difficulties to users in navigating websites even if they are coded in an accessible manner.
  • "The Motley Fool platform allows investors to make data-driven financial decisions by providing investment information and analysis," Chris explained.

WorkRamp and BambooHR Partner to Automate HR Workflows and Streamline LMS Employee Data Management

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

WorkRamp customers can now leverage employee data from BambooHR to help automate and streamline employee onboarding and training development programs.

Key Points: 
  • WorkRamp customers can now leverage employee data from BambooHR to help automate and streamline employee onboarding and training development programs.
  • "With this new WorkRamp integration, we can automate employee onboarding and stay on top of organizational changes by allowing BambooHR to manage and modify employee data in both systems.
  • This new integration will enable customers to save countless hours of manual work uploading new and existing employee data to the WorkRamp platform.
  • Now, customers can easily sync all BambooHR employee data directly onto the WorkRamp platform in just a few clicks.

Millionacres Announces Second Virtual Millionacres Real Wealth Summit

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 3:12pm

Millionacres , the top real estate investor information portal, created by The Motley Fool, today announced confirmed speakers and the list of topics for its Millionacres Real Wealth Summit being held virtually for the second time.

Key Points: 
  • Millionacres , the top real estate investor information portal, created by The Motley Fool, today announced confirmed speakers and the list of topics for its Millionacres Real Wealth Summit being held virtually for the second time.
  • The Summit will feature industry-leading speakers exploring topics from across the real estate investing space:
    "The landscape for real estate investment is seeing radical change during the post-pandemic economic recovery, and we are excited to be hosting the second annual Millionacres Real Wealth Summit for all active investors interested about the latest, emerging investment trends in real estate," said Matt Argersinger, lead advisor at Millionacres.
  • If you're a current or budding investor interested in attending this premier real estate investing event, and want to learn more go to Millionacres Real Wealth Summit Tickets, Thu, Jun 24, 2021 at 1:00 PM | Eventbrite .
  • The website covers a wide range of real estate investing topics, such as REITs, real estate crowdfunding, rental properties, fix-and-flips, and property taxes.

SteelSky Ventures Wins Investment From Motley Fool Ventures

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 2:30pm

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --SteelSky Ventures, a women's health tech fund, announced today that it has received investment from Motley Fool Ventures.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --SteelSky Ventures, a women's health tech fund, announced today that it has received investment from Motley Fool Ventures.
  • We believe that SteelSky Ventures will be a great partner aligned with that mission and vision to improve the world while creating strong returns for investors," Ollen Douglass, Managing Director of Motley Fool Ventures, said.
  • We are excited to partner with Motley Fool Ventures to help us introduce these companies to the world," said Maria Velissaris, Founding Partner of SteelSky Ventures.
  • Based in Alexandria, Virginia, Motley Fool Ventures brings The Motley Fool's investing principles and member community to venture capital.Launched in 2018,Motley Fool Ventures is a $150 million venture fund that invests in early-stage companies leveraging technology to create a clear competitive advantage in their industry.

WSGF - Vaycaychella Target Market Boom Potential Highlighted by the Motley Fool

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 7:50pm

Today, The Motley Fool published an article highlighting the potential for the short-term vacation rental market to boom next year in 2021 after the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Key Points: 
  • Today, The Motley Fool published an article highlighting the potential for the short-term vacation rental market to boom next year in 2021 after the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • The article indicates now could be a good time to buy short-term vacation rental properties in advance of the potential boom.
  • WSGF management plans to position Vaycacychella for the potential boom in demand for short-term vacation rental property purchasing.
  • See the The Motley Fool article published today:
    Can the Post-Vaccine Market Make Short-Term Rental Landlords Rich?

Roundtrip hauls in a $4M strategic capital raise

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 2:00pm

Ultimately, the strategic raise will enable Roundtrip to expand its "category of one" position as the most experienced and comprehensive solution for non-emergency medical transportation in the United States.

Key Points: 
  • Ultimately, the strategic raise will enable Roundtrip to expand its "category of one" position as the most experienced and comprehensive solution for non-emergency medical transportation in the United States.
  • Founded in 2016, Roundtrip has built impactful partnerships in over 40 states, and is currently used across the healthcare landscape.
  • "In the midst of an ongoing pandemic, this funding is continued validation of our focus," said Roundtrip CEO and Founder Mark Switaj.
  • To learn more about Roundtrip, please visit http://www.roundtriphealth.com
    Based in Alexandria, Va., Motley Fool Ventures brings The Motley Fool's investing principles and member community to venture capital.

The Motley Fool Taps Kong to Accelerate Journey to Microservices and Kubernetes

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 1:59pm

Kong's service control platform powered by intelligent automation will enable The Motley Fool to seamlessly proxy hundreds of services and billions of API calls annually across its organization.

Key Points: 
  • Kong's service control platform powered by intelligent automation will enable The Motley Fool to seamlessly proxy hundreds of services and billions of API calls annually across its organization.
  • By adopting a modern API management approach, the company will be able to reduce latency, accelerate development cycles, automate API documentation and improve the developer experience.
  • "Kong helps innovators like The Motley Fool modernize their digital efforts, stay ahead of the curve and drive business impact that matters."
  • Kong creates software that connects APIs and microservices natively across and within clouds, Kubernetes, data centers and more using intelligent automation.