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Be part of history as the Masterminds of Hip Hop NFT Sweepstake dropped today on September 8, 2021. The Masterminds of Hip Hop is the first NFT collection created for and by the original pioneers of hip hop and featuring iconic music artists. Masterminds of Hip Hop aims to give back, celebrate and champion the original musicians that helped create the multi-billion-dollar industry of what we now know as Hip Hop today. Collection 1 features 27 NFTs. Curated by Uncle Rush and Snoop Dogg, collection 1…

NEW YORK and TOKYO, August 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Paybby, the leading digital bank for the underserved community, is partnering with TOKAU to launch the Masterminds of Hip Hop NFT collection this month. Paybby will provide Tokau the exclusive payment portal for fans to purchase the NFTs, starting with Masterminds and other celebrities such as NBA legend Allen Iverson.

TOKAU will be previewing the Masterminds of Hip Hop collection this Friday, August 13, in NYC at their exclusive kickoff party. The NFT collection features a one-of-a-kind, digital collection created by the original creators of Rap and Hip Hop.

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The chief executive officer of digital bank Paybby, Hassan Miah, testified about banking inclusion on a hybrid hearing held by the US House of Representatives Financial Services Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion, which is entitled, “The Legacy of George Floyd: An Examination of Financial Services Industry Commitments to Economic and Racial Justice”.

The hearing was held on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at the Rayburn House Office Building. Vice President of Bank Policy Institute, Fabrice Coles, Vice President of National Urban League, Donald Cravins Jr., Professor of Economics and Urban Policy at The New School, Darrick Hamilton, and Senior Director of…

NEW YORK. May 17, 2021. Paybby, the leading fintech for the Black and Brown communities, will add Crypto investments to the Wicket by Paybby app. The new features will be available in Summer 2021. Interested users can sign up to become early bird “beta testers” and qualify for crypto “Airdrops” and other benefits.

With rising interest in cryptocurrency investment opportunities, Paybby wants to make it easy for Black and Brown communities to participate in a safe and valuable way.

“Paybby wants to recirculate capital back to the Black and Brown communities and to provide bank accounts to the unbanked and…

Wicket Internet Banking has partnered with Paybby to offer minority communities the banking services they need. Wicket offers an incredible personal banking service that is secure, and easy to use. You can now have a personalized banking experience through the Wicket app on the iPhone app store. In the app, you can automatically save and make more informed financial decisions by tracking your spending with an intuitive mobile app. Our website provides the necessary instructions to set up a bank account on Wicket and start banking immediately.

Key Features of Wicket

Wicket helps you earn up to 10.00% per annum on your saving by…

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As an entrepreneur or business owner, finding funding can be problematic but certainly not impossible. If you have solid financial history and can demonstrate the feasibility of your business idea, you can apply for small business loans from several resources such as banks, credit unions, and the government.

Demonstrate your business

When applying for a business loan, the first thing the lender will ask for is your business plan. A strong business plan demonstrates what your expenses will be, how you plan to make money, how you plan to offer your products or services in that market, and where your market is located…

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Considering applying for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for the first time and have questions? Well, we are here to help! Here is a list of common questions that first-time applicants may have:

1. How can I get started applying for a PPP loan?

There are several ways to apply for a PPP loan. You can apply via a lender, credit union, or a bank.

2. Is it required by the PPP lender to be able to replicate the payroll calculations of the borrower?

No, however, the borrower’s application must go through a useful faith review.

3. Is it necessary…

Wicket and Paybby

Paybby (pronounced pay-baby) is a consumer finance technology company seeking to offer black and brown communities what they truly need — a bank offering more targeted services, financial empowerment through education, innovative personal finance tools and a financial institution that cares about long-term well-being.

Paybby recently acquired Wicket, a smart digital bank personalized for each user. The acquisition of Wicket adds to our existing services and products that include the ‘Together We Can’ program where business owners and independent contractors can be considered for PPP loans. This platform was introduced to accelerate the funding process for small businesses. …

New York, NY — January 21, 2021: Paybby, the leading digital bank for the Black and Brown communities, acquires Wicket a digital bank. The acquisition allows Paybby to add to their list of products and services including smart banking and PPP loans targeting the black and brown communities.

“Paybby offers smart banking to the Black and Brown communities. We started by offering a bank account and a better way to expedite their PPP loans,” says Hassan Miah, CEO and founder of Paybby. “Black buying power is projected to grow to $1.8 trillion by 2024. Brown buying power is over $2.0…

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Paybby, a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, launches the ‘Together We Can’ platform to help entrepreneurs and small businesses in minority communities access Covid-19 Relief Funding and grants.

Paybby’s ‘Together We Can’ platform simplifies the application process by leveraging technology.

The SBA and Treasury announced that the new PPP loan will re-open with community financial institutions (CFI) exclusively allowed to make first-draw PPP loans starting Jan. 11 and second-draw PPP loans starting Jan. 13. CFIs are banks and credit unions that accommodate people who are traditionally locked out of affordable financial services.



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