Top news in Fintech and beyond for March 9, 2022

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FinTech Sandbox Announces Lineup. ½ Kenya’s GDP traded on app. Better.com is firing another 3K employees. BAAS fintech Q2 has added the Helix brand. WSB introduces a conference tracker fund. SocialGood app adds $14.2 million round. Fiserv adds former UnionPay chief. Bain Capital launches a crypto fund. Eventus has announced a new CTO. Long-awaited Biden crypto measure. RBC has rolled out the ‘Split w/Friends’ tool. FINOS, Linux Foundation work together. Dollar General goes to BNPL. Airtel, Axis partner in fintech service. Glean AI secures another $10.8 million round. ACI Worldwide adds PayPal, Venmo. Dash taps $32.8 million for portfolio offerings. Egyptian banks introduce fintech fund Cega adds $4.3 million at a valuation of $60 million. Propel has raised $50 million to continue growing. BNPL is the newest form of shadow debt. PPRO has bought Alpha Fintech. Stax achieves unicorn status when raised. Stellar taps $7 million to fix the credit system. Gridline has added a $9 million raise for growth. WalletConnect raises $11 million. Finextra, Finastra work together. NCR wants to promote open banking. AvidXchange aims for growth after the IPO. Sovos & Comply Exchange work together. Kueski now reaches 1 million consumers. Paysend supports real-time wire transfers.

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McDonald’s closes Russian stores. Pump: Insiders gave warning signs. Could be looking at a liquidity crisis. Spotify is investigating outages. Aircraft owners lose jets to Russia. The US and UK are banning Russian oil imports.

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