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How COVID-19 Is Shaking up the Fintech Industry

How COVID-19 Is Shaking up the Fintech Industry

COVID-19 has completely reframed the way we consume and interact. Extensive social distancing measures being taken across the globe and countries going under complete lockdowns have significantly impacted the world economy. Businesses are undergoing a severe shortage of capital and are struggling for survival. 

The Fintech sector, in particular, has taken the impact both ways. It has faced some serious risks due to the global decrease in financial transactions and, at the same time, has acted as an enabler by providing digital solutions to industries on the verge of bankruptcy. Here is a detailed analysis of how COVID-19 has affected the fintech industry across the world.

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Cash in on the Crash: Increase Stakes in Your Companies

Cash in on the Crash: Increase Stakes in Your Companies

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a massive wave or uncertainty in the venture capital (VC) industry. With practically everything now on pause, both startups and investors have been launched into a state of uneasiness, and we are seeing the consequences across...

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Investors are Selling Shares for Less – Here’s Why

Investors are Selling Shares for Less – Here’s Why

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a massive wave or uncertainty in the venture capital (VC) industry. With practically everything now on pause, both startups and investors have been launched into a state of uneasiness, and we are seeing the consequences across...

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VC 101: What You Need to Know About Due Diligence

VC 101: What You Need to Know About Due Diligence

A great deal of investors tend to lose out on their investments, which begs the question: how many investors really do commit due diligence to their full capacity?  Due diligence, in the simplest of terms, is the process of gathering information and insights that...

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5 Ways to Mitigate Inherent Risks in Early Stage Investing

5 Ways to Mitigate Inherent Risks in Early Stage Investing

Investing in early stage businesses can be risky; after all, 90 percent of all startups do fail. Moreover, a startup can take anywhere between 4 and 16 years to provide its investors with an exit; thus, it is safe to assume that the investor money will be locked up...

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Real Talk: All About Valuation

Real Talk: All About Valuation

Valuation of early stage startups is one of the most important areas of discussion and negotiation between the founders and investors. While the situation is less tricky for later-stage startups with steady revenues and projections, determining valuation is more of an...

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