T: The FinTech Times - The money experience
Welcome to the FinTech Times, a weekly newsletter covering the biggest FinTech news from around the globe. Learn how startups are using technology to meet funders around the world. Affirm Holdings Inc. almost doubled in its public market debut, the latest multibillion-dollar technology company to start trading significantly higher than its initial public offering price. Payments technology startup Rapyd has raised $300 million in a mega funding deal which doubles its valuation to $2.5 billion. Walmart creates FinTech partnership with Ribbit Capital (WALL STREET JOURNAL)Walmart Inc. said that it has joined with investment firm Ribbit Capital to create a new FinTech startup to further expand its financial-services offerings.