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WASABI RAISES $1.8Mn SEED FUNDING LED BY ANKUR CAPITAL
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WASABI RAISES $1.8Mn SEED FUNDING LED BY ANKUR CAPITAL

India, July 30th, 2021: Bengaluru-based tech startup, Wasabi (Truegrit Technologies Private Limited) has raised $1.8 Million in a seed round led by Ankur Capital. The round also saw participation from Binny Bansal backed 021 Capital, Sparrow Capital, and notable angels like Ankit Bhati (Ola), Mekin Maheshwari (Udhyam Learning), Lalit Keshre (Groww), Revant Bhate (Mosaic Wellness), Abhishek Goyal (Tracxn), and Ashish Goel (Urban Ladder) among others. The funds raised will be utilized to build a strong engineering team, develop their product offering and create early customer traction.  Founded in January 2021 by Pradeep Dodle and Nikhil Goenka, Wasabi is building easy-to-use communication and growth platform for small and medium businesses in India to help them manage customer relations...
Square launch banking services for Small Businesses
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Square launch banking services for Small Businesses

SAN FRANCISCO, 21st July 2021-- Square launches Square Banking, a suite of financial products purpose-built to help small business owners easily manage their cash flow and get more out of their hard-earned money. Coming on the heels of Square’s industrial bank, Square Financial Services, beginning operations in March, Square Banking represents a major milestone in Square’s continued efforts to expand access to financial tools for underbanked populations and marks the beginnings of the company’s journey to provide more banking solutions to small businesses. “Small businesses are the heartbeat of our communities and our economy. From our earliest days, Square has focused on building easy-to-use tools and services to empower entrepreneurs to succeed on their own terms,” said Christina...
Bank of China to Expand Lending Services to Small Businesses
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Bank of China to Expand Lending Services to Small Businesses

Bank of China has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce to further expand financing channels for private companies, especially small businesses, to expand their footprints globally. "As part of BOC's efforts to support private companies, the strategic cooperation will help the bank to improve its channels of communication with private small businesses, better understand the demand of its clients, and improve its financial services accordingly," said Zhu Jun, general manager of the inclusive finance department at Bank of China. Each of the bank's branches will strengthen communication with local federations of industry and commerce, set aside an overall credit quota for small and microenterprises at the local level, deepen its...