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A News Digest on Trading, Raising Funds and Finances Tech Trends #4

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  • September 28, 2021
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Tastytrade, a Chicago-based online brokerage and financial media company, to be acquired by UK’s IG Group in a deal worth over $1B in cash and stock. U.K. firm to buy Chicago-based platform amid trading boom.

Georges, which develops software to automate accounting tasks for freelancers and small businesses, raises €35M and rebrands to Indy.

Patreon is an American membership platform that provides business tools for content creators to run a subscription service.

Patreon is considering an IPO as soon as this year and has recently passed $100M in annualized revenue.

TripActions, a booking, and management service with insights into business travel and expenses raise $155M Series E co-led by a16z.

Plaid to seek financing that could triple its valuation to ~$15B according to a source, amid a surge in investor interest following Visa’s abandoned acquisition.

Plaid is a financial services company based in San Francisco, California. The company builds a data transfer network that powers fintech and digital finance products.

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