Trufan Adds $2 Million to Seed Funding to Accelerate New Browser Extension, Surf Which Allows Consumers to Earn Rewards & Money for Sharing Data

Today, Trufan, a Toronto based company building products that improve brand engagement while directly compensating users for their data announced $2 million in new capital to support the growth of their recently launched, free browser extension, Surf for consumers. Participating investors include Moneta Ventures, Magic Fund, Hootsuite founder Ryan Holmes, popular creator Cody Ko, Cameo co-founder Devon Townsend and Shaw Communications CEO Brad Shaw. This round is an extension of the company’s re

Cleared to earn money, college athletes tap creative sides

Will Ulmer doesn’t have to hide anymore. The Marshall offensive lineman, all 6-foot-4 and 300 pounds of him, unleashed a year’s worth of energy in his first on-stage performance since the start of the pandemic, playing guitar and belting out songs in his Kentucky baritone for a modest crowd outside a Huntington ice cream store. Sponsorships and endorsements are the most common, but there has been another welcome wrinkle: Ulmer and other athletes are now able to show off their creative, artistic sides and earn some money while they’re at it.

More Than Half of Consumers Want to Buy Goods with Cryptocurrencies: Survey

A recent survey informed that nearly 60% of the participants are willing to employ digital assets as a payment method for goods and services. Furthermore, two-thirds entered the cryptocurrency market with plans to use the tokens for transactions. Payments: Crypto Better Than Credit Cards The interactive platform for financial services – PYMNTS.com – and the […]