Fintech News Issue #314 May 24th, 2021

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    Trade Republic lets customers trade stocks, ETFs, crypto currencies and other financial products. Today’s funding round followed a 62-million-euro ($75.5 million) round last year that had already turned Trade Republic into one of the highest valued startups in Germany, next to smartphone bank N26.

    Last week, Silvergate Capital (NYSE: SI) announced a partnership deal with Diem Networks U.S. to be the exclusive issuer of the stablecoin Diem USD. Diem was formerly known as Facebook's Libra project, and this will be the first asset issued on its payment system.

    The EU Taxonomy is set to be a foundational tool of the European Green Deal and will affect companies well beyond European borders. It is essential for foreign companies and markets that conduct business in the European Union (EU) to be aware of the implications of the Taxonomy.

    Corlytics has today launched a solution focused on monitoring ESG (environmental, social and governance) financial regulation, allowing clients to understand risk rated regulatory information across both ESG and their sub-set of themes.

    Issuers and investors alike are embracing Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) as core financing or investment philosophies. Covid has acted as a catalyst for that higher ESG demand and longer-term, ESG will outperform as demand is insatiable and supply is lagging behind. Fund flows, supply and regulation are all pushing the trend