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Berlin’s Grover Receives €270M in Funding from Asset Manager M&G

Grover, the consumer-tech subscription platform, has finalized a new €270 million debt financing facility with M&G, the international asset manager. With the fresh capital, Grover will “expand its product inventory to serve rising demand from customers in existing markets such as Germany, Spain, Netherlands, and… Read More

Capchase Integration with Xero to Offer SMBs Quick Access to Capital

Capchase, a provider of non-dilutive financing to SaaS companies, has announced a new integration with Xero, the global small business platform. Through this integration, UK small business customers will be able “to apply for growth capital via the Capchase app in the Xero App Store.”… Read More

Archax, BondEvalue to Deliver Solutions for Trading of Fractional Fixed Income Products

Archax and BondEvalue have announced a strategic partnership “to deliver digital solutions for the ownership, trading and custody of fractional fixed income products using blockchain technology.” Archax, which claims to be the “first” and only Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)-regulated digital securities exchange, broker and custodian,… Read More

Mollie Introduces Mollie Capital to Provide Flexible Financing

The team at Mollie is pleased to introduce a new product to help their customers drive growth: Mollie Capital. Described as a fast and flexible way for their customers to access funding, Capital’s launch also signifies their “move into financial services.” Mollie Capital is “a… 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

European Credit Provider Younited Reaches Milestone of €200M in Annual Revenue in H1 2022

Younited, the instant credit provider in Europe, provides European households – in France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Germany – with financing solutions “for projects and purchases up to 50,000 euros.” This milestone is the “best proof” of the relevance of Younited’s offer to its customers:… Read More

European Commission Welcomes Joint Statement to Provide Accessible Remittance Services to Ukraine

The European Commission has welcomed a Joint Statement by EU and Ukrainian financial institutions “to provide access to affordable, accessible and transparent remittance services to Ukraine.” Today, remittances from Ukrainians in the EU are “a vital way of providing means of subsistence to their families… Read More

Crypto.com Obtains Regulatory Approval in France

Crypto.com, which claims to be one of the world’s fastest-growing cryptocurrency platforms, announced it has been registered in France as a Digital Asset Service Provider (DASP) by the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) following clearance from the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR)…. Read More

UK’s Aviva plc Invests $10M in Female Innovators Lab Fund

Aviva, which claims to be one of the UK’s leading insurers, announced an investment of $10 million into the Anthemis Female Innovators Lab Fund. The fund was “founded in September 2019 and backs female entrepreneurs in the fintech industry across the UK, Europe, Canada and… Read More

Young Adults Putting Lives “On Hold” in Cost of Living Crisis, Starling Bank Survey Reveals

Three quarters of young adults (76%) plan “to make major sacrifices or put life events on hold due to the cost of living crisis,” according to a survey by Starling Bank. The research, which questioned 2,000 UK adults, compared age groups and asked about stresses… Read More

Allurity Acquires Aiuken to Establish European Cybersecurity Platform

Allurity has acquired Spanish multinational Aiuken, as “an important step in its journey to becoming Europe’s leading cybersecurity provider.” Aiuken brings an entire SOC platform “spanning three continents, as well as its Cloud Security and SOC-as-a-Service platforms.” This deal takes Allurity one step closer “to… Read More

Revolut Expands Crypto Offering, Launches Support for 29 Digital Tokens

Revolut, the global financial super app with more than 20 million customers worldwide,  announced that it has “expanded its crypto offering to launch 29 new tokens for US* users, via a new partnership with Apex Crypto.” Customers can now “buy and sell a total of… Read More

Funding Circle, Bayview Asset Management Announce Lending Partnership

Funding Circle (LSE: FCH), which claims to be the UK’s largest small business lending platform, and Bayview Asset Management, an investment management firm headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida, announced a lending partnership that is “targeting the provision of £700m funding to small businesses over an 18… Read More

Coinbase Obtains Regulatory Approval in the Netherlands

The team at digital asset firm Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) reveals that they’ve registered with the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank — DNB) as a crypto service provider. This registration will “allow Coinbase to offer our full suite of retail, institutional, and ecosystem products to customers… Read More

BoardClic, a Swedish SaaS B2B Platform for Mgmt Team Evaluations, Secures Funding

Swedish board evaluation platform BoardClic has raised €1.2 million “to boost next phase of international expansion.” BoardClic, a Swedish SaaS B2B platform for digital board and management team evaluations, has successfully acquired €1.2 million, according to an update shared with CI. The funding will be… Read More

Saxo Bank Founder Invests €10M in Concordium Blockchain

Lars Seier Christensen, chairman of the Swiss non-profit Concordium Foundation and a global “pioneer” in FX and derivatives trading, has announced further investment in the ecosystem around Concordium Blockchain to the tune of 10 million Euros. Determined to help grow an ecosystem in which he… Read More

N26 Becomes First Neobank to Join Bizum

Bizum has arrived at N26. The online bank has announced that all customers with a Spanish IBAN can now “send, receive and request money through the popular mobile payments solution.” In addition, the online bank’s app will “incorporate the Bizum functionality to pay at partner… Read More

London’s Playter to Offer Up to £1M Per Year in Funding to UK SMEs

London-based start-up Playter is taking the BNPL space “by storm,” as they announce an increase in the amount of funding SMEs can access through their growth platform, “reducing business owners’ burn rates, increasing runway, and freeing up capital.” Up until now, Playter could offer up… Read More

Equity Management Firm Ledgy Finalizes $22M Series B Round

Yoko Spirig, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder at Ledgy, notes that the firm has raised a $22 million Series B funding round, led by New Enterprise Associates. The company’s CEO added that she’s delighted to share the news and that in the last few months… Read More

London’s Weavr Updates Products with Apple Pay, Google Wallet Support for Embedded Cards

London-based Weavr announced an update that “adds a new level of convenience for cardholders to add their cards to Apple Pay and Google Wallet, improving digital security and card usage, and in turn fuelling transaction growth for embedded finance innovators.” The technology-first fintech has revealed… Read More

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