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The sticky fingers of finance fraud continue to pluck untold billions from companies worldwide. The World Economic Forum estimates $2.4 trillion in illicit funds circulate throughout the global financial markets each year.

London-based ComplyAdvantage has set its sights on a grand mission “solving financial crime”. Their API-based uber-smart tech along with some razor-sharp talent susses out the bad actors. Just remember: Everybody runs. The company is addressing ...

 

What’s your favorite thing about working where you do?

We have a bright future. The products that we are building are only the beginning of what we have planned. My favorite thing about ComplyAdvantage is its potential. From the team, to the product road map, collectively we have the capacity to disrupt the compliance industry and eliminate financial crime.

 

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NOVEMBER 15TH REPORT: TOP FINTECH FUNDING ROUNDS

"Esports infrastructure platform Vindex launches with $60 million Series A"

 

We begin this week with a Series A breakout by Vindex. Power up your gaming gear, because this NYC-based eSports platform is sporting a $60M raise. With a market CAGR of 22.3% and estimated revenue of $1.79B by 2022, the world of sports is on a headlong rush into the digital realm.

Next up: Tel Aviv-based Papaya Global. This global payroll management platform garnered $45M in Series A funding. Among their VC support is Bessemer Venture Partners – you may have heard of some of their early investments: Pinterest, Skype, Yelp, LinkedIn, just to name a few.

For those who’ve lost their way in the fintech funding bonanza this week, Reckon Point’s indoor navigation and wayfinding solutions will set you back on track. A $1.5M Seed is just...

 

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FEATURED PODCASTS SECTION

What's one of the easiest ways to stay up on FinTech trends? Here's a short list of a few of close friends of Empire who just happen to have :fire: podcasts.

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MAOR AMAR FROM IMPRESSION VENTURES

Every week the show host John Siracusa talks with amazing fintech leaders and entrepreneurs, through conversation uncovers the amazing stories behind them, their creations and the most important topics in fintech today.

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FOR FINTECH'S SAKE

DEAL FLOW: TONY AGUILAR, CEO @ CHIPPER

For Fintech’s Sake is a broad look at the world of fintech. Host, Zach Anderson Pettet, explores the stories at the intersection of finance and technology from the perspectives of Founders, Investors, and Incumbents.

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FINTECH INSIDER BY 11:FS

THE IMPORTANCE OF CASHFLOW FOR SMES

Fintech Insider is a bi-weekly podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. Hosted by a rotation of experts and joined weekly by fantastic guests, they discuss the latest news within the industry.

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