Tagged: affluent

Financial Pressure due to COVID-19 and other Life Events have Led to Major Setbacks for Consumers, Wealth Management Professional Explains

  Financial pressure or stress has become a part of the daily lives of many consumers, and now the COVID-19 outbreak has introduced even more financial pressure points or exacerbated pre-existing ones for individuals and families across the globe. John Smallwood, president at Smallwood Wealth… Read More

Digital Banking: Swiss Financial Giant UBS has Applied for a Virtual Bank License in Mainland China

Switzerland-based UBS Group AG (SWX: UBSG), a global investment bank and financial services firm with around $1 trillion in assets, recently confirmed that it is planning to launch a digital banking platform that would reduce operational costs and stimulate growth. However, UBS said its plan… Read More

Switzerland-based Alpian, a Financial Services Firm for Affluent Investors, Secures CHF 12.2 Million in Funding via Series A Round

  Switzerland-based firm Alpian has secured CHF 12.2 million (appr. $12.54 million) through a Series A investment round. The funds raised will be used to establish a digital-first private bank, which will cater to the nation’s affluent market. As noted in a company release: “Independent… Read More

Afluenta Secures $8M During Series B Funding Round From International Finance Corporation & Elevar Equity

On Thursday, Argentina-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform, Afluenta, announced it has secured a total of $8 million during its recent Series B funding round. Funds raised from the round were from International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Elevar Equity (each invested $4 million). Afluenta previously stated that… Read More

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