Varo Money raises $45 million for mobile banking without fees

Varo Money raises $45 million for mobile banking without fees

There are a number of startups looking to disrupt traditional banking. We’ve covered Chime, Zero and Jiko, just to name a few.

Another one of those is Varo Money and they’ve raised $45 million led by private equity giant, Warburg Pincus and The Rise Fund, a global impact fund that’s part of another private equity firm, TPG. (That’s the one U2’s Bono

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Arkadium brings its interactive content to the Associated Press

Arkadium brings its interactive content to the Associated Press

The Associated Press is partnering with Arkadium to use InHabit, an interactive content tool launched last year.

Arkadium’s goal for InHabit is to automatically add interactive polls, quizzes and games into relevant stories, hopefully making those stories more engaging in the process. The technology was initially designed for sports content, so the

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Natural home products startup Grove Collaborative bets niche wins over the Amazonization of everything

Natural home products startup Grove Collaborative bets niche wins over the Amazonization of everything

Who needs Amazon when you can make your own online distribution channel? At least, that’s the idea behind Grove Collaborative, a natural home care products company that ships natural cleaning brands like Method and Mrs. Meyer’s.

Co-founder Stuart Landesberg started the company in 2014 after working with retail brands during his time as an investor

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ISRO Releases First Image Captured By Cartosat-2 Series

ISRO Releases First Image Captured By Cartosat-2 Series

ISRO released an image of a part of Indore with Holkar Cricket Stadium in the centre. The image was captured by the satellite on Monday. Cartosat-2 series is the primary satellite carried by PSLV-C40 on Jan 12

CHENNAI: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Tuesday released the first image captured by Cartosat-2 series satellite, four

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Dutch trawlers may face pulse fishing ban as EU parliament says no

Dutch trawlers may face pulse fishing ban as EU parliament says noA pulse fishing net. Photo: Ecomare/Pam Lindeboom via Wikimedia Commons

The European parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of a ban on pulse fishing, a decision which it will use in negotiations with the European Commission and which will have a major impact on the Dutch fishing industry, if implemented.

Opponents of the system say it is a cruel and

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MirraViz is a startup that wants to change split-screen gaming

MirraViz wants to bring an end to gamers screen-peeking. The startup’s display technology lets different people watch different things on the same projector screen depending on where they’re sitting. The best part of this is that only you can see what’s happening on your screen.

The technology is definitely still in its early stages, but it’s so, s

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