Hydrow thinks the at-home fitness trend will continue: Despite Peloton’s well-documented woes, connected fitness companies have plenty of opportunity for growth.

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SXSW’s return reemphasized the importance of experiential marketing activations: Prime Video and others made big splashes, though pandemic-era virtual experiences remain.

Bill targets mergers valued over $5B: Focus on larger M&A effects on the labor market can result in stronger regulation, but the bill could get resistance from Republican lawmakers.

What happened to the FTC’s beef with Amazon? The tech giant’s acquisition of MGM went through without a challenge as the FTC struggles with internal politics.

Several retailers remain open in Russia against their will: Burger King, Papa John’s, and Marks & Spencer locations stay operational despite their parent companies’ support for Ukraine.

A $1 billion dollar endorsement market: The Name, Image, and Likeness market for NCAA stars is heating up, and brands are taking note of this nascent opportunity.

One data center’s waste heat is another building’s warmth: Transforming data centers from energy hogs into sustainable fuel sources is well-timed for Europe’s push away from fossil fuels.

Senators eye Wells Fargo’s refinancing operations: Bloomberg found the bank approved just 47% of Black homeowners’ refinancing requests, adding to the debate on whether tech propagates discrimination.

Kyash’s haul bodes well for digital banking in Japan: Its ¥4.9B ($44.6M) fund raise from a Series D round is a sign of investors’ confidence in Japanese digital banking players.

Allica Bank gets to £1B for deposits: The UK challenger bank hit the milestone just two years following its rollout, affirming its diversification strategy is working.

Fintech offers collectible assets to Europe’s ordinary investors: The Konvi platform lets people invest in wine and watches—with plans for NFTs—capitalizing on expected global growth in the collectibles market.