Sounding Board raises cash as startups wake up to executive coaching – ITPro.works

In an unprecedented work environment defined by distributed teams and virtual-only communication, two co-founders think their 2018 bet reigns truer than ever: mentors need mentorship, too. Christine Tao and Lori … Read More

Looking to emulate Venmo, JoomPay preps a Euro launch for easy bill splitting and cash payments – ITPro.works

JoomPay, a startup with a similar product to PayPayl-owned Venmo in the US, is set to launch in Europe shortly after being granted a Luxembourg Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license. … Read More

With new cash and a former Apple exec now at the helm, Connect Homes is ready to reconstruct homebuilding – ITPro.works

Greg Leung had worked at Apple for years and was coming off of a stint at the smart lock company Otto, when he got the call to interview with Connect … Read More

African fintech startup Chipper Cash raises $30M backed by Jeff Bezos – ITPro.works

African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has raised a $30 million Series B funding round led by Ribbit Capital with participation of Bezos Expeditions — the personal VC fund of Amazon … Read More

Venmo launches its first credit card, offering up to 3% cash back, personalized rewards – ITPro.works

Last October, Venmo announced it would launch its first credit card sometime in 2020. Today, the PayPal-owned company is making good on those promises with the debut of the Venmo … Read More

Uber sells $500M stake in its freight business as the ride-hailing giant works to conserve cash – ITPro.works

One year ago, Uber’s business model could be categorized as an “all of the above approach,” a strategy to generate revenue from all forms of transportation, including ride-hailing, micromobility, logistics … Read More

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