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Stockpile raises $30m to boost millennial stock ownership


Millennial-focused brokerage firm Stockpile has pulled in $30 million this week in a Series B funding round led by Fidelity.

Hawk Incentives launches Mastercard prepaid incentive card for mobile wallets

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Hawk Incentives, a Blackhawk Network business that provides rewards and incentive solutions, has unveiled a new open-loop Mastercard prepaid card that can be added to major mobile wallets.

Blackhawk Network acquires CashStar for $175m

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Blackhawk Network keeps getting bigger. The California-based global technology company, has acquired digital gifting specialist CashStar for approximately $175 million in cash, reports Paybefore (Banking Technology‘s sister publication). Blackhawk, which has been on an acquisition spree over the last several years, says the acquisition strengthens its position in the emerging digital gift card market, particularly […]

Fintech earnings round-up: 24 July 2017

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It’s been a busy time for second- and fiscal third-quarter earnings reports. Features Bank of America, Amex, Blackhawk Network and Visa. Banking Technology’s sister publication Paybefore reports. Bank of America (BofA) has beaten analyst expectations with earnings per share of 46 cents on revenue of $22.829 billion for the second quarter ended 30 June 2017. […]