NYDIG Completes $100M Growth Capital Funding Round

Andreas Milano

Bitcoin-focused financial service firm, NYDIG, has raised $100 million and made new hires to lead the insurance solutions arm

The New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG) yesterday announced it had raised $100 million with the help of property & casualty insurers Starr and Liberty Mutual Insurance. It is now officially associated with two different branches of the insurance industry. The investment and technology services provider previously sealed partnerships with life insurance providers in New York Life and MassMutual.

The company also revealed it was diving into the insurance market with its “Bitcoin-powered solutions for US-based life insurance and annuity

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‘Growth in this sector will continue to go up’

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BlockFi Co-Founder Flori Marquez joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss the future of cryptocurrency.

Video Transcript

ZACK GUZMAN: Welcome back to Yahoo Finance Live. In this week’s Crypto Corner, it’s hard to overlook the extreme enthusiasm right now in the crypto space, given what we just got in terms of revenue growth from Coinbase with that nearly nine-fold increase year over year for Q1 pointing to the adoption cycle we’re in here in this boom. And not just Bitcoin, but increasingly, assets beyond it in the crypto space.

But that’s just Coinbase. So what about the market writ large? For

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How lending companies can go digital seamlessly

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Since the new millennium, technology has revolutionized all industries worldwide, including financial services. In India, this trend has accelerated in the past few years after Demonetisation and the introduction of GST, as well as the Digital India mission.

The rise of digital offerings has spawned a seminal shift in customer habits. As they moved from offline to online transactions, consumer expectations have soared. Given their enhanced expectations, lending entities are being nudged into offering better products and reliable services together with lower TAT (turnaround time) when providing loans.

Digital vs Legacy Models

Digital Lenders are also ensuring all their services

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Use Brand Storytelling to Develop a Personal Connection With Your Audience

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What is a brand? When we are introduced to someone in real life, we seek to learn more about them. We ask questions that give us a brief overview of their lives and the type of person they are. We listen to their stories, ideas, and opinions. It’s a part of getting to know someone and becoming a part of their personal brand as we perceive it in our personal lives and business.

Brands go through the same steps when customers evaluate and get to know them. A prospect might find your website and become intrigued. Maybe your messaging really

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Binance CEO Has Nearly 100% Net Worth Invested in Crypto

Andreas Milano

Changpeng Zhao has revealed that nearly all of his net worth is invested in cryptocurrency. His net worth is reportedly $1.9 billion as of February 2021.

The 44-year-old CEO of Binance, the largest crypto exchange in the world, stated in a recent interview that he does not own any fiat holdings. And that his cryptocurrency investments will not be used to buy fiat holdings or for converting to cash in the future.

Also, as per a tweet back in February, CZ said that he would only convert his cryptocurrency to fiat holdings when absolutely necessary.

Furthermore, he said he values

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10 Personal Development Tips to Help You Love Your Small Business Life

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Running a small business is hard work. But it can also be fun if you love what you do. Personal development is an important element of creating a successful, sustainable business. Use these tips from the online small business community to learn, grow, and love what you do.



Find Joy in Your Business

Lots of entrepreneurs get into business because they love it. However, that feeling can sometimes fade through the years. If you want to build a sustainable company, it’s important to

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