March 25, 2022

176: Money Talks #49 | Ramp Goes Up | JPM Go West | Going Ape with Yuga Labs

176: Money Talks #49 | Ramp Goes Up | JPM Go West | Going Ape with Yuga Labs

This week, Eoin Fitzgerald and Pete Townsend return from a 2-week hiatus and look at what’s driving Ramp forward so quickly with their $8bn valuation, the JP Morgan deal for western Ireland-based fintech Global Shares, and the latest with ApeCoin, Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs and Yuga Labs.


This episode of MoneyNeverSleeps is sponsored by Philip Lee, one of Ireland’s fastest-growing corporate law firms and expert advisors at the heart of the Dublin and London start-up, fintech and crypto communities.

STORIES WE COVERED:

Ramp confirms new $8.1B valuation after ‘a nearly 10x’ YoY increase in revenue(Techcrunch, 21-Mar-22)

JP Morgan confirms €665m takeover of Cork's Global Shares (Irish Times, 15-Mar-22)

What Is ApeCoin and Who Is Behind It? (Coindesk, 21-Mar-22)

Apple snaps up UK open banking start-up Credit Kudos (Silicon Republic, 23-Mar-22)

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