Weekly Fintech & Crypto Analysis: EY Blockchain strategy, Goldman Marcus $72B deposits, SoFi in Asia, Magic Leap lays off 800

Hi Fintech Architects --

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

  1. SoFi acquires mobile investing fintech 8 Securities in Hong Kong (link here)

  2. Goldman’s Marcus at $72B in deposits (link here)

  3. Health insurance startup Alan raises €50 million (link here)

  4. Goldman Sachs-backed fintech Even Financial just bought a life insurance startup. (link here)

  5. Lendio facilitates more than $5.5 Billion in relief funds to over 50,000 small businesses through the Paycheck Protection Program (link here)

  6. Orange partners with Zurich Seguros (link here)

  7. Digits raises $22 million (link here)

  8. Zerion Introduces DeFi SDKs (link here)

  9. Dharma brings DAI stablecoin payments to Twitter (link here)

  10. Big Four Accounting Firm Wants To Empower Enterprises With Ethereum (link here) and EY Global Blockchain Summit: Day 1 - Blockchain Business Applications (link here)

  11. Magic Leap lays off half of staff, seeks funding amid economic decline (link here)

  12. China’s Pony.ai rolls out US self-drivi…

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