Artificial Intelligence

Edinburgh Fintech Aveni Acquires Investment to Support AI and Natural Language Processing Platform for Business Speech Analytics

Scottish Fintech firm Aveni has acquired a £1.1 million investment in order to establish an AI platform which is focused on supporting speech analytics for modern businesses. Aveni Detect reportedly uses the latest artificial intelligence and natural language processing (NLP) technologies in order to fully… Read More

OceanDAO Launches 7th Round of Grants, valued at $224K, for Data Science, Developer, AI Research Projects

OceanDAO, a distributed autonomous organization supporting the Ocean Protocol, reveals that the 7th round is now open for submissions. More than $200,000 is being offered for Data Science, Developer, and AI Research projects according to a release shared with Crowdfund Insider. During its first six… Read More

AI Fraud Protection Firm Servicing Digital Goods nSure.ai Raises $6.8 Million Seed Round

Israel-based nSure.ai has raised a $6.8 million Seed round led by DisruptiveAI, Phoenix Insurance, Kamet (an AXA backed VC), Moneta Seeds and other individual investors. nSure.ai is a “predictive AI fraud protection company” that services digital goods such as gift cards, prepaid debit cards, software… Read More

AI enhanced Insurtech Tractable Acquires $60M via Series D Round led by Insight Partners, Georgian

Tractable, the AI firm assisting insurers with accident and disaster recovery, recently revealed that it has acquired $60 million through a Series D round that was led by Insight Partners and Georgian. Tractable’s latest investment round has now doubled the total raised by the firm… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Deutsche Bank Releases Paper on Potential of AI in Securities Services

The wishes of investors looking to not having to deal with settlement failure penalties and cookie-cutter services from custodian banks will be fulfilled by AI-powered solutions, according to a new paper from Deutsche Bank (ETR: DBK), titled “Unleashing the potential of AI in securities services.”… Read More

Fintech nate, a Universal and Streamlined Commerce App, Secures $38M in Capital via Series A led by Renegade Partners

Universal and streamlined shopping app nate has secured $38 million in capital through a Series A round led by Renegade Partners, along with contributions from Forerunner Ventures and existing investors Canaan Partners and Coatue Management. nate’s Series A has been finalized a year after the… Read More

Digital Onboarding: BNY Mellon and Saphyre to Leverage AI to Enhance Customer Experience

BNY Mellon (NYSE: BK), an American investment banking services holding company headquartered in New York City with over $380 billion in assets, and Saphyre recently revealed that they’ll utilize AI tech to enhance the customer experience while also automating and expediting client onboarding. This partnership… Read More

AI and Machine Learning Network Fetch.ai to Connect Autonomous Economic Agents to IOTA Network’s Data Sources

AI and machine learning network Fetch.ai will be working with IOTA, in order to connect Autonomous Economic Agents to IOTA network’s rich data sources. As mentioned in a blog post by Fetch.ai, dated June 10, 2021, for the first time ever, this draws “a clear,… Read More

Conversational AI Platform Active.ai Partners Glia to Empower Financial Institutions with Meeting Clients in Digital Environment

Active.Ai, a conversational AI platform developed for financial services, and Glia, a provider of digital customer service, have teamed up in order to empower financial institutions with meeting their customers in the digital domain. Through the partnership, Active.ai and Glia will provide conversational AI services,… Read More

Dutch Startup Sentinels, Developer of AI based Transaction Monitoring Service, Secures €5.7M via Seed Round

Sentinels, the Dutch company behind an AI-enhanced transaction monitoring system, has secured €5.7 million through a seed funding round. As explained on the company’s website: “Sentinels optimizes your existing anti-money laundering and transaction monitoring processes at the root by generating real-time actionable client insights. Your… Read More

Fraudio, a Cloud Native, AI enabled Payment Fraud Detection Solution, Secures $3.3M via Seed Round

Fraudio, a startup founded by experts from the Dutch payment ecosystem, has reportedly secured  $3.3 million in capital via a seed round. The Fraudio team claims that they’ve spent two years developing a Cloud native, centralized AI and machine learning payment fraud detection solution for… Read More

Google Cloud enabled, AI enhanced Cantonese Chatbot to be Offered by Hong Kong Insurer YF Life

Hong Kong-based insurance firm YF Life has partnered with HKBN Enterprise Solutions (HKBNES) in order to offer a Google Cloud-enabled Cantonese voice chatbot. The chatbot will be supporting insurance services and is expected to be introduced in early 2022. The chatbot uses Google Cloud‘s AI… Read More

Full-Stack Investment Platform HeyTrade Partners with Veriff, an AI enhanced ID Verification Company

HeyTrade, a full-stack investing platform, is teaming up with Veriff, the international ID  verification solution provider ensuring both compliance and the highest level of security. The application makes the process between sign-up and investing simple and fast while Veriff adds on another layer of security… Read More

Wealth Management Tech Provider BondIT Hires Dr. David Curtis as Partner and Head of Global Client Business

BondIT, an established provider of asset and wealth management tech, has hired Dr. David Curtis as its Partner and Head of Global Client Business. In his new role, Curtis will be expected to lead BondIT’s business expansion internationally in order to meet the rising demand… Read More

India’s Consumer Lending Fintech ZestMoney Expects Steady Revenue Growth, as BNPL Market Expands

India has a GDP of about $3 trillion which is relatively small when compared to the size of its population (estimated to be around 1.5 billion). There are also many unbanked and financially underserved consumers and businesses across the country. India also does not have… Read More

OurCrowd backed Israeli Fintech ThetaRay Secures $31M in Capital from Benhamou Global Ventures, Others

Israel-based ThetaRay, a Fintech firm that enables banking institutions to monitor payment activity in order to identify potential money laundering risks, has secured $31 million in capital via a new funding round. New ThetaRay investors reportedly include Eric Benhamou, investing via Benhamou Global Ventures, and… Read More

London Regtech ComplyAdvantage Receives $20M from Goldman Sachs, Part of its $70M Series C Extension

ComplyAdvantage, an AI-enhanced financial crime detection firm, has  extended its Series C funding round to $70 million, with an additional $20 million from Goldman Sachs. ComplyAdvantage‘s  investment has reportedly come on top of the firm’s oversubscribed Series C round that was announced in July of… Read More

AI enhanced Investment Management Provider Vise Secures $65M via Series C led by Ribbit Capital, Sequoia Capital

Vise, an AI-enhanced investment management platform, has secured $65 million in capital through a Series C round that was led by Ribbit Capital and also saw participation from  Sequoia Capital. Established in 2016, Vise leverages artificial intelligence to assist financial advisors in preparing highly personalized… Read More

US Federal Regulators Add Time to Comment Period on AI and Financial Services

As was reported last March, five federal regulatory agencies joined in a consultation pertaining to the usage of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) within financial institutions. The Federal Reserve Board, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), and… Read More

U.S. Fintech Stampli Secures $50 Million Through Series C Investment Round Led By Insight Partners

  Stampli, an U.S.-based fintech that is focused on AI-driven AP automation, announced on Wednesday it raised $50 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Insight Partners with participation from SignalFire and Nextworld Capital. The latest investment round brings Stampli’s total funding to more than… Read More

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