Fintech: Southeast News

Fintech Southeast News curated each weekday for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee


January 28, 2022
Source: Refresh Miami
Posted: Miami FL: ApexEdge works with institutions including NerdWallet and, most recently, MetLife, Intuit and a top 3 US bank on the runway to offer subscription management solutions.

January 27, 2022
Source: Blockworks
Posted Atlanta GA: Cryptocurrency loans, lending and exchange platform Nexo has tapped Bakkt’s custodial services to safeguard its customer’s ether and bitcoin holdings.

January 26, 2022
Source: Yahoo
Posted Raleigh NC: Prometheus Group has made another acquisition, buying RiskPoynt, a provider of risk management software.

January 25, 2022
Posted Birmingham AL: The company plans to open a new office and support hub downtown. Fetch Rewards is a mobile shopping network that rewards users for purchasing from brands.

January 24, 2022
Posted Tampa FL: Homeowners and real estate agents who are NFT-ing real estate, can learn how it works, be part of history and be entitled to receive royalty fees from secondary sales.

January 21, 2022
Source: WRALtechWire
Posted: Charlotte NC: Quartix provides out-of-the-box solutions for industrial buyers to pay vendor invoices later and optimize cash by combining technology and institutional capital.

January 20, 2022
Source: Tech Crunch
Posted Miami FL: The funding will be used to build out its infrastructure (going from 24,000 customers to 150,000 is no small feat); to add new lending products and more customers.

January 19, 2022
Source: Businesswire
Posted Birmingham AL: The new platform will deliver both financing and leasing options with a focus on maximizing efficient operations through technology while building long-term growth.

January 18, 2022
Source: Valdosta Daily Times
Posted Greenville SC: GEM Mining, a bitcoin mining company, saw a monthly increase in bitcoin mined, hash rate, number of active miners deployed, reported revenue, and net income.

January 17, 2022
Source: Spectrum News 1
Posted Lexington KY: Kentucky has become a haven for the industry in recent months because of its lower-than-average energy costs and recent crypto-specific bills.

January 14, 2022
Source: WFXR TV
Posted: Greenville NC: The Greenville ENC Alliance has been working on a $55 million modular data processing project investment, and some residents are pushing back.

January 13, 2022
Source: Axios Atlanta
Posted Georgia: Georgia candidates can accept cryptocurrency if the donation is immediately converted into U.S. dollars to ensure the value doesn’t shift over legal limits.

January 12, 2022
Source: Creative Loafing Tampa
Posted Tampa FL: The restaurant post said it finally accepted its first Bitcoin transaction back in November, and it has menu dishes named “Crypto Cuban” and “Blockchain Club.”

January 11, 2022
Source: Business NC
Posted Charlotte NC: A new “regulatory sandbox” program for financial technology, with members of a council appointed in December, will likely accept applications in early 2022.

January 10, 2022
Source: Forbes
Posted Atlanta GA: The Players’ Lounge, a digital collaborative space for college fanbases, will launch its first NFT collection called DGD Mafia to benefit current UGA football players.

January 07, 2022
Source: Best US Casinos
Posted: Atmore AL: Wind Creek Hospitality, the gaming branch of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, will now be able to take advantage of states that allow online gaming as they expand.

January 06, 2022
Posted Perry County KY: A Republican senator intends to enact legal protections for virtual currencies and investments as well as establish special purpose banks serving those markets.

January 05, 2022
Posted Atlanta GA: Bakkt Holdings added the community bank to its early adopter program, which will give retail clients the chance to buy, sell and hold crypto in the bank’s mobile app.

January 04, 2022
Source: Refresh Miami
Posted Miami FL: TradeStation Group is going public through a SPAC deal with Quantum FinTech and will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “TRDE.”

January 03, 2022
Source: The Bit Times
Posted Montgomery AL: The securities regulator of Alabama has issued a Cease and Desist order against Acoin Trading and 96 other crypto websites that promise “excessive returns.”

December 31, 2021
Source: Forbes
Posted: Nashville TN: Project Admission’s technology is integrated into SeatGeek and, two popular platforms professional franchises, college teams and venues use.

December 30, 2021
Source: SBC Americas
Posted Miami FL: Virtual sports exchange ASX Sports, a purveyor of live in-game ‘trading’, will bring NFT-enabled fantasy gaming to rugby fans for the first time after signing the agreement.

December 29, 2021
Source: PR Newswire
Posted Greenville SC: A team of seasoned South Carolina business leaders announced the launch of a new Bitcoin mining company which raised over $200 million in institutional capital.

December 28, 2021
Source: Yahoo
Posted Nashville TN: With the acquisition, Celero, a top ten non-bank payment processor in the US, will serve over 45,000 merchants processing more than $18 billion in annual card volume.

December 27, 2021
Posted Atlanta GA: Over 350 Fiserv-owned Clover point-of-sale (POS) terminals will be located throughout the arena and will run on Bypass, which is Fiserv’s POS software.

December 24, 2021
Source: Tech Story
Posted: Jackson TN: Jackson will soon be the first city in the country to offer cryptocurrencies as a payroll conversion option for public workers.

December 23, 2021
Source: Buy Bitcoin Worldwide
Posted Alabama: There are 8 popular exchanges to buy crypto and bitcoin plus there are 29 Bitcoin ATMs, most in Birmingham, including Bitcoin Depot, RockItCoin, and ByteFederal.

December 22, 2021
Source: Globe Newswire
Posted Winston Salem NC: The transaction included a paperless mortgage eClosing, and it was the first eClosing where the buyer, notary and attorney were in different physical locations.

December 21, 2021
Source: Republic World
Posted Palm Beach FL: Melania Trump revealed that people will be able to buy the first NFT, “Melania’s Vision,” at about $150 with a portion of the proceeds to economically assist children.

December 20, 2021
Posted Nashville TN: Construction finance platform Built Technologies debuted Built Pay, a digital payment solution that streamlines construction payment processes and method.

December 17, 2021
Source: Refresh Miami
Posted: Miami FL: Venture capital firm Borderless Capital launched its $500 million ALGO Fund II which will invest in companies and projects that leverage the Algorand blockchain.

December 16, 2021
Posted Memphis TN: Cryptocurrency donations support our lifesaving research and treatment. We accept Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH) and other cryptocurrencies.

December 15, 2021
Source: Debanked
Posted Atlanta GA: Kabbage announced: “With Kabbage Funding, small businesses can apply in minutes to access working capital 24/7 to help manage their company’s cash flow.”

December 14, 2021
Source: INFLCR
Posted Birmingham AL: There are new opportunities and complexities from legislation for student athletes who want to participate in monetization from their (name, image, likeness) NIL.

December 13, 2021
Posted Charleston SC: Charleston’s Beeple is making headlines again after he sold another multi-million dollar non-fungible token (NFT) at Christie’s 21st Century Evening Sale.

December 10, 2021
Source: Refresh Miami
Posted: Miami FL: The sponsorship comes as Miami aims to become a crypto hub, and strengthens its commitment to Miami and Latin America.

December 09, 2021
Source: ATDC
Posted Atlanta GA: Financial technology (FinTech) company FilmHedge automates syndication of secured, short-term, high-yield lending opportunities to film and television producers.

December 08, 2021
Source: Regions Bank
Posted Birmingham AL: Sabal Capital Partners is a diversified financial services firm that leverages an innovative, tech-driven commercial real estate origination and servicing platform.

December 07, 2021
Source: 17 Blogs
Posted Homestead FL: Homestead is in talks to host a $15 million Redivider bitcoin mining plant with thousands of computers that would consume massive amounts of power.

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