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Barclays Reportedly Leads Funding Xchange’s (FXE) Series B Round

Barclays has reportedly led Funding Xchange’s (FXE) Series B round, which is said to be open to a number of FXE clients. The fundraising is bringing together key investors and will aim to enhance FXE and its ability to drive ecosystem adoption. This reportedly includes… Read More

Private Credit Investment Platform Introduced by Barclays and AGL Credit Management

AGL Credit Management LP, an investment manager specializing solely on corporate credit strategies, and Barclays Plc, a global Investment Bank, announced an exclusive Cooperation Agreement and the launch of a new private credit investment platform, AGL Private Credit. AGL PC combines AGL’s established credit competency… Read More

UK Fintech Kriya Reportedly Advanced £500M to Businesses Banked by Barclays

UK Fintech Kriya is reportedly advancing £500 million to businesses banked by Barclays. Kriya has commented on their partnership in a new blog post. According to Kriya, a major part of their business success is “down to the organizations they partner with and the merchants… Read More

Barclays Relaunches Cambridge Coworking Space for Climate Tech Startups

Barclays has relaunched its Cambridge Eagle Lab with a renewed focus on “helping high growth climate tech startups to connect, grow and scale.” The site has undergone a significant retrofit, “with the goal of reducing its carbon emissions by 90 per cent compared to 2018.”… Read More

European SME Lender iwoca Raises £200M Funding Line after Reaching £2.5B in Finance Lent

iwoca, which claims to be one of Europe’s largest SME lenders, announces a new funding line with initial commitments of £200 million from Barclays and Värde Partners. In January this year, iwoca secured “an increase and extension to its existing funding line, with long-standing partner… Read More

UK’s ThinCats Finalizes £700M Funding Facility Using British Business Bank’s ENABLE Guarantee Program

ThinCats, an alternative lender, has agreed a new warehouse facility with Citi and Barclays Bank PLC supported by a guarantee through the British Business Bank’s ENABLE Guarantee program. This new facility supports lending of “up to £696m for mid-sized smaller businesses in the UK, making… Read More

TP24 Raises £345 Million in Debt Funding

TP24, a Fintech that offers SMEs revolving loans from £250,000 to £5,000,000, reports that it has raised £345 million in debt funding from Barclays Bank and M&G Investments. TP24 says that £240 million of the funding will be used for lending to SMEs in the… Read More

FIA Tech, a Futures Industry Technology Provider, Raises Additional $25.4M

FIA Tech, which claims to be a leading futures industry technology provider, announced that it raised an additional $25.4 million in a funding round “led by six existing shareholders, Bank of America, Barclays, Citi, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Wells Fargo, in addition to BNP… Read More

Barclays Invests in Working Capital Tech for Corporate Clients with Trade Ledger

Barclays has announced that it is further developing its working capital offering by investing in and implementing Trade Ledger’s next-generation working capital orchestration platform. This new platform will “provide industry leading end-to-end credit management automation for Barclays Corporate clients in the UK and around the… Read More

BNP Paribas Joins LendInvest’s £300M Mortgages Financing

LendInvest PLC (AIM: LINV) has revealed that BNP Paribas SA joined its £300 million financing syndicate with HSBC Holdings PLC and Barclays PLC in order to support the ongoing growth of its short-term mortgages. LendInvest is a London-headquartered  non-bank mortgage lender, and BNP Paribas is… Read More

Barclays, Fintech TransferMate to Provide International Receivables Payments Solution for UK Firms

TransferMate and Barclays have announced a new collaboration that will bring an international receivables solution to the market, “to help UK businesses reduce transaction costs and save time.” Barclays clients operating in GBP will now be “able to invoice their customers in their clients’ local… Read More

London Stock Exchange Group Signs Strategic Partnership with Barclays

LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) and Barclay’s have signed a new multi-year strategic partnership. Building on their longstanding relationship, the agreement “includes a wide range of capabilities to support Barclays across the full ecosystem of businesses to enhance delivery for customers and clients and prepare… Read More

Coinbase Might Relocate to UK, Other Jurisdictions: Report

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) is reportedly getting ready for an anticipated “years-long” court case with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This, according to a report from CNBC, which is citing comments from Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong. It appears that this update has come after the… Read More

Barclays Reveals that Value of Contactless Payments Is Up Nearly 50% in 2022

New data from Barclays, which sees nearly half of the nation’s debit and credit card spending, reveals that “a record 91.2 per cent of all eligible card transactions were made using contactless payments last year – a sign that consumers and businesses are continuing to… Read More

Risk Management Firm Acin Receives Investment from JP Morgan, Citi, BNP Paribas, Barclays, Lloyds Banking Group

Acin, the global operational risk control data network, announced it has closed $24 million in Series B funding from a strategic consortium of banks, “comprised of JP Morgan, Citi, BNP Paribas, Barclays, and Lloyds Banking Group.” The investment round was also “supported by existing investors… Read More

Barclays Launches Free Cashback without Purchase Service in the United Kingdom

Barclays is rolling out a new cashback without purchase service, “creating thousands of new locations for consumers to withdraw cash for free.” This is the first time a UK bank has “launched its own cashback without purchase service, made possible by Barclays’ payments franchise and… Read More

Liberis Secures an Additional £140M from Barclays, BCI Finance to Fund SMEs

Liberis, a global embedded business finance platform,  announced that they have secured £140m in financing from Barclays Bank PLC and BCI Finance in order “to help secure its global partner expansion and growth plans for the next two years.” This brings Liberis’ total funds raised… Read More

Barclays Deploys Microsoft Teams Globally as Preferred Collaboration Platform

Barclays Bank PLC and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced Barclays has “deployed Microsoft Teams as its preferred collaboration platform, powering collaboration for more than 120,000 colleagues and service partners in key locations around the globe.” Under the agreement, Barclays is “streamlining its existing communications and… Read More

Barclays Takes Stake in Digital Asset Firm Copper

UK-based banking institution Barclays has reportedly taken a stake in Copper via the cryptocurrency custody company’s recent funding round and has invested substantially even though there’s less enthusiasm for volatile crypto-assets. This, according to an update from Sky News. Established back in 2018, Copper offers… Read More

Ex- Barclays Bank UK CEO Ashok Vaswani Joins Fintech Pagaya as President

Pagaya, a global, data-driven financial technology company reshaping the future of finance, has announced Ashok Vaswani as its President. This additional key hire “is a pivotal next step to continue the company’s recent growth and expected ascent to becoming a publicly traded company in June.”… Read More

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