Fintech & Crypto Short Takes: Lemonade seeks $100MM IPO, $3B marketcap of DeFi tokens, $1T in robo AUM

Hi Fintech Architects --

Welcome back to the subscribers-only letter! Here are the top updates hitting our radar:

  1. Shariah-compliant robo advisor Wahed secures $25mln funding (link here)

  2. Robo Advisors Industry Expected to Reach Nearly $1 Trillion AUM this Year: Report (link here)

  3. Klarna partners with Raisin to open savings accounts in Germany (link here)

  4. Insurtech Lemonade Files For IPO; Seeks To Raise $100 Million (link here and filing here)

  5. Can SmartAsset succeed where other advisor-client matchmakers failed? (link here)

  6. Amazon unveils small business credit line with Goldman in latest tie-up between tech and Wall Street (link here)

  7. Number of Ethereum addresses crosses 100 million (link here)

  8. Maker token surges following billion-dollar growth in DeFi (link here) and Compound’s New Token Tops DeFi Rankings on First Day (link here) and Balancer Lab's growth shows tokens are steroids for DeFi (link here)

  9. Ghana’s Central Bank Confirms It’s Still Looking to Pilot a Digital Currency (link here)

  10. Deepfa…

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