TikTok Star Charli D’Amelio Invests In Mobile Banking Service For Teens

KEY POINTS

  • Charli D’Amelio has invested in a mobile banking service called Step that is aimed at teens aged 13 to 19
  • She joins Justin Timberlake, the Chainsmokers, Kelvin Beachum, Eli Manning and more
  • Step has welcomed over 500,000 users only two months after its official launch

TikTok’s most popular user Charli D’Amelio has invested in Step, a mobile banking service aimed specifically at teens.

Step announced Wednesday that it has raised over $50 million in Series B funding, TechCrunch reported. D’Amelio, 16, is excited about her first startup investment and is optimistic about the future of the company.

“As a Step partner and customer, I’ve been able to see firsthand how easy Step makes it to manage your money while providing the educational resources that today’s teens need but have largely been unable to find—myself included,” the TikTok star said in a statement.

“I’m excited to be able to

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Edinson Cavani: Manchester United’s star apologizes for social media post as FA investigates

The Uruguayan thanked a follower using the phrase “gracias negrito,” which translates to thank you, little Black one.

The phrase is seen as an affectionate term of endearment in South America but considered offensive in other parts of the world, because its meaning can be misconstrued.

Having come on as a substitute at halftime on Sunday with Manchester United 2-0 behind, Cavani had an instant impact, scoring twice and assisting the other goal to help his side to a dramatic victory.

“The message I posted after the match on Sunday was intended as an affectionate greeting to a friend, thanking him for his congratulations after the game,” Cavani said in an apology on the Manchester United website. “The last thing I wanted to do was cause offence to anyone. I am completely opposed to racism and deleted the message as soon as it was explained that it can be interpreted
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Kazakh Fintech Star Kaspi A Pandemic Bright Spot

With most staff working from home, the headquarters of Kazakhstan’s fintech hero Kaspi.kz exudes a sleepiness ill-fitting for a company whose rapid rise has been accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic.

Kaspi, Kazakhstan’s payment systems and e-commerce leader, became the Central Asian country’s most valuable firm after it was valued at $6.5 billion on the London stock exchange in October in what was the United Kingdom’s second largest float of this year.

The listing took commentators by surprise, coming after a failed attempt — falling short of a $4 billon market cap valuation — the year before.

But Kaspi’s Georgia-born CEO Mikheil Lomtadze, told AFP that the company and its investors, including Goldman Sachs and CIS-focused Baring Vostok — were not fazed by the false start.

“We believe that we have a lot of space for further growth, and we were not in any hurry to do our IPO,” said Lomtadze

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Ecuador star finds his missing passport after social media appeal

Everyone knows the feeling.



a person on a court: Pervis Estupinan is set to play against Real Madrid on Saturday


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Pervis Estupinan is set to play against Real Madrid on Saturday

You’re on the way the airport and, suddenly, your heart drops: “I’ve forgotten my passport.”

Ecuador defender Pervis Estupinan would have experienced such dread on Wednesday as he attempted to fly back to Spain after helping his country to a stunning 6-1 win over Colombia in World Cup qualifying in Quito.

It was rather important that Estupinan didn’t miss the flight, with his club Villarreal due to play a crunch La Liga clash against Real Madrid on Saturday.

Using the hashtag LasMalasdePervis, or Pervis’s luggage, the left back took to social media to plead for help in finding his lost suitcases.

“I want to make a call to help me find three black bags and a passport I lost in Carapungo [Quito],” he wrote on Twitter. “I would

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Star Wars: Squadrons Getting New Content After All

The developer behind Star Wars Squadrons said it had no plans for post-launch DLC, but it appears those plans have changed. In a blog post, the studio said the team felt “humbled” by the response from fans and began planning two upcoming content drops. One is coming next week, and the other will follow in December.

The November 25 update coming as part of update 3.0 will add a new map and ship components. The map, Fostar Haven, is adapted from the single-player story in the prologue mission, and the update will make it playable in Fleet Battles and Dogfight mode. The update will also add four new components. Fighters and Bombers can equip a Boost Extension, Interceptors and Fighters will get Ion Rockets, Bombers and Fighters will get Prototype Piercing Torpedoes, and Support ships will get the Anti-Material Rocket Turret for targeting capital ships and deployables.

Then in December,

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7-Year-Old Social Media Star Challenges Perceptions of People With Disabilities

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South Dakota ER nurse recalls how dying coronavirus patients spend last minutes insisting virus isn’t real

South Dakota ER nurse Jodi Doering has seen some disturbing examples of COVID-19 denial as she works through the pandemic.After a Twitter thread of her experiences started circulating, Doering appeared on CNN’s New Day on Monday to describe how South Dakota hospitals are overwhelmed with coronavirus patients — and yet some of them don’t believe the virus they have is real. While many patients are “grateful for the care they receive” from nurses, some COVID-19 patients spend their last moments refusing to call family and friends because they’re convinced they’re going to be fine, Doering said. “Their last dying words are, ‘This can’t be happening. It’s not real,'” Doering recalled. In some cases, patients even insist they have the flu or lung cancer to avoid acknowledging the coronavirus.> A South Dakota ER

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Matthew Remo, Director of Strategy and Development at Peapack-Gladstone Bank Recognized as NJBankers Rising Star

Matthew Remo, Vice President, Director of Strategy and Development

Matthew Remo, Vice President, Director of Strategy and Development

Bedminster, NJ – ( NewMediaWire ) – November 17, 2020 – Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market:  PGC) and Peapack-Gladstone Bank are proud to announce that NJBankers recently recognized Matthew Remo as a “Rising Star” of the New Jersey banking industry at its virtual awards ceremony held on November 5, 2020.  The NJBankers Rising Star Award is granted to bankers, under the age of 40, to recognize their achievements in the Garden State banking industry.  Award winners exhibit the characteristics of true leaders and are outstanding professionals, mentors, teachers and colleagues who support bank and industry initiatives.  Mr. Remo has continuously exemplified strong leadership skills and professionalism throughout his career.  Most recently during these unprecedented times, he played a vital role in the execution of the Bank’s Small Business Administration Paycheck

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Move Over, Keanu Reeves! Is This ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Star Coming for the ‘John Wick’ Actor’s Title as the ‘Internet’s Boyfriend’?

Fans now have unprecedented access to their favorite stars. But just as the internet loves the ability to reach out to a celebrity, the ones who retain some mystery are just as popular. Take Keanu Reeves, for example. The actor saw a significant career boost in the late 2010s, as his fan base continues to grow. But an unexpected actor similarly has taken off online.

Keanu Reeves poses in Paris
Keanu Reeves poses in Paris | JOEL SAGET/AFP via Getty Images

Keanu Reeves fans consider him the ‘internet’s boyfriend’

Somewhere between Reeves’ resurgence in 2014’s John Wick and the public reveal of his relationship with Alexandra Grant, fans gained a whole new appreciation for the actor. Of course, Reeves already had a track record of big-screen hits and an established fan base. However, his fame has dwindled in recent years, due largely to less successful movie roles.

The emergence of the “Sad Keanu” meme in

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