Tag: bank

Killer Mike’s Digital Banking Platform Secures $40M In Funding

NewsOne Featured Video When it comes to the empowerment of disenfranchised communities, rapper and activist Killer Mike puts action behind his words. Last year the lyricist—whose real name is Michael Santiago Render—unveiled plans to launch a Black and Latinx-owned banking platform, and CNN recently reported the fintech startup has secured $40 million in investments. Burgeoning […]

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Russell Westbrook Helps Varo Bank Secure $63 Million Investment, Will Address Financial Inequality as Advisor

Photo: Will Newton (Getty Images) I will never in life seek his counsel on fashion choices, but when it comes to money moves, Russell Westbrook is no joke. On Thursday, Varo Bank, America’s first all-digital nationally chartered bank, announced that the nine-time NBA All-Star has come on board as both an investor and advisor. In […]

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Actor Anthony Anderson Leads Financial Literacy Initiative

NewsOne Featured Video Actor Anthony Anderson is putting the focus on empowering individuals through financial literacy. According to Black Enterprise, the Black-ish star and his mother Doris Anderson have joined forces with the financial services company Northwestern Mutual for the creation of a new initiative centered on money management. Actor Anthony Anderson Partners With Northwestern […]

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Killer Mike And Atlanta Leaders Launch Black-Owned Online Bank

From leading initiatives designed to empower disenfranchised communities to his Netflix show Trigger Warning, rapper and activist Killer Mike has been a fierce advocate for Black economic empowerment and he is furthering his efforts through the creation of a new online financial institution. According to Tech Crunch the Atlanta native—whose real name is Michael Santiago […]

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