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The Chainsmokers Invest Millions in Fintech Startup LoanSnap
May 18, 2020
LoanSnap has raised $9 million in a recent funding round co-led by the Chainsmokers. LoanSnap co-founder and CEO Karl Jacob joined Cheddar to discuss.
Biden Orders Review of Violent Domestic Extremism Threat
Jan 21, 2021
Fintech Startup Blend Nearly Doubles Valuation in Five Months
Fintech startup Blend announced last week it has raised $300 million in Series G funding. The company, which has developed a digital lending platform, also says it has nearly doubled its valuation in just the past five months. Nima Ghamsari, CEO and Founder of Blend, explains how conditions brought about by the coronavirus pandemic have benefitted his company.
Jan 12, 2021
Big Tech Leads Companies in Halting Political Donations Following Riot on Capitol Hill
Facebook, Google, and Microsoft are temporarily putting a halt to all contributions from their respective political action committees, and many companies are following suit. Meanwhile, other businesses have taken a more targeted approach. Amazon, AirBNB, and AT&T are among the tech firms saying its PACs will no longer support any politician who voted against certifying the presidential election results. We speak about this new trend and more with Reuters reporter Jessica DiNapoli.
Jan 15, 2021
Non-Profit Calls on Biden Administration to Draw Hard Line with Big Tech
The department of Justice's Antitrust Chief Makan Delrahim went on record to say that antitrust investigations into big tech will continue during the Biden administration, and non-profit American Economic Liberties Project is saying it needs to go even further. Sarah Miller, Executive Director of the American Economic Liberties Project, joined Cheddar to discuss.