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A Peter Thiel-backed credit card company that caters to people with little to no credit just raised $30 million
New companies like Petal that are trying to make financial services available at more affordable costs have started to emerge in the last year or so.
N26, a German fin-tech startup backed by venture capitalist Peter Thiel, is raising $300 million in a series D funding round that values the company at $2.7 billion.
16 of the biggest leaders in Silicon Valley reveal the one thing they would tell their teenage selves
Here's how Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, Bill Gates, and other leaders have responded to the question, "What would you tell your younger self?"
Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and 12 more successful people reveal their favorite places to ‘think big’
Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and 12 other successful entrepreneurs revealed their favorite places to "think big" on the podcast "Masters of Scale."
A Peter Thiel-backed fintech that aims to be ‘a mixture of Venmo, Zelle, Mint and Chase’ is launching next year in the US
A so-called challenger bank, N26 doesn't operate brick-and-mortar branches because its customers "prefer to minimize interactions with their banks.
Mysterious big data company Palantir is reportedly looking at an IPO — and could see a valuation of $41 billion
Palantir is in talks with Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley to go public as soon as the second half of 2019, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
N26 plans to run a 'beta' testing phase before rolling out to its 50,000-strong UK waiting list in the coming weeks. The app-only bank was founded in Berlin, Germany, but currently operates in 17 markets across Europe and has 1.5 million customers.
A new biotech company has raised $25 million to help unleash a ‘virgin market’ of psychedelic research
A new biotech company has raised $25 million to finance research on the effects of psychedelics like magic mushrooms on depression. Called Atai Life Sciences, the company is a leading investor in a Peter Thiel-backed company called Compass Pathways.
Hamburg-headquartered Deposit Solutions lets banks access capital from rival lenders in exchange for offering better interest rates to customers at the lender bank.
New Zealand has banned the sale of homes to foreigners after too many people started treating the island like their doomsday hideout
New Zealand has banned foreigners for scooping up property on its islands, a response to skyrocketing house prices. Several ultra-wealthy US celebrities, including former TV host Matt Lauer and Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel have already bought boltholes there.