Affirm said on Wednesday it’s cutting 19% of staff and shuttering businesses including its crypto service, blaming slower consumer spending and rising costs of funding its installment loans. The company’s gross merchandise volume, which measures total customer transactions, came in at $5.66 billion in the quarter ended in Dec. 31, below the $5.73 billion to $5.83 billion the company had...
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In late September 2022, Ryan Crownholm, a 46-year-old entrepreneur from Los Angeles, donned a pair of plush surgical scrubs and hopped onto a stainless-steel MRI table at Prenuvo, a fast-growing chain of body-scanning clinics. Crownholm, the founder of landscaping service DirtMatch, was undergoing an elective MRI, which cost him $2,500 and would generate a full 20-page set of diagnostics about...
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