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FintechOS Secures €12.7 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Earlybird’s Digital East Fund & OTB Ventures

FintechOS, an early stage company that seeks to accelerate the digital transformation of financial institutions, recently announced it has secured €12.7 million through its Series A funding round, which was jointly led by Earlybird’s Digital East Fund and OTB Ventures, with participation from existing investors Gapminder Ventures and Launchub. The… Read More

Klarna Announces Plans to Open New Tech Hub in Berlin

Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Thursday its plan to open a tech hub in Berlin at the beginning of next year. Klarna reported that the new hub will enable it to further build out its product portfolio and services as well as better serve… Read More

UK Fintech Curve Expands Wearable Offering By Forming Partnerships With Garmin, Fitbit, & Sony’s Wena Pay

Curve, a banking platform that consolidates multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and even smarter app, announced on Thursday it has expanded its wearables offering by partnering with Garmin, Fitbit and Sony’s Wena pay. According to Curve, the partnerships enable wearable users to… Read More

Mexico-Based Challenger Bank albo Adds $19 Million Through Extended Series A Funding Round; Brings Total Amount to $26 Million

albo, a Mexico-based challenger bank that offers consumers digital accounts with prepaid Mastercards for receiving, transferring, and spending, announced on Thursday it raised an additional $19 million through its extended Series A funding round, bringing the total amount series through the investment round to $26… Read More

Chinese Fintech WeLab Secures $156 Million Through Series C Financing Round

Chinese fintech WeLab announced on Thursday it secured $156 million through its Series C funding round. According to WeLab, the investment attracted new investors, as well as five existing investors including Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund and China Construction Bank. Founded in 2013, WeLab claims… Read More

U.S. Fintech Brex Secures $200 Million Through Debt Capital Raise

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U.S. fintech Brex announced on Wednesday it secured $200 million through its latest debt capital raise to continue the rapid expansion of its e-commerce product. The capital reportedly comes in the form of a warehouse line of credit from Credit Suisse, backed by Brex’s corporate… Read More

Global Payments Tech Provider Nuvei Secures $270 Million Through Equity Financing; Brings Valuation to $2 Billion

Nuvei, a global payment technology provider based in Canada, announced on Wednesday it secured $270 million in common equity financing, valuing the company at $2 billion. Nuvei reported that the investment comes primarily from its existing shareholders, which includes Canadian private equity firm Novacap, supported… Read More

Visa Partners With MFS Africa To Bring Digital Payments to More Consumers & Businesses Across Africa

Visa announced on Wednesday it is teaming up with pan-African fintech MFS Africa to help bring digital payments to more consumers and businesses throughout Africa. The duo reported that MFS Africa, which connects through one API more than 180 million mobile wallets on the continent,… Read More

Global Fintech InvestCloud Launches App “PersonaTech” to Create Personal Digital Experiences For Wealth Management Clients

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Global fintech InvestCloud announced on Tuesday it has launched a new app, Personatech, to create a personal digital experience for wealth management clients. According to InvestCloud, the new app will enable any wealth manager to have the ability to create personas for each client. “PersonaTech… Read More

Broadridge Closes $750 Million Senior Notes Offering

U.S.-based fintech Broadridge Financial Solutions announced on Monday it has closed its offering of $750 million aggregate principal amount of 2.900% senior notes due 2029. According to Broadridge, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, BofA Securities, Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Barclays Capital… Read More

AccessFintech Partners With Citi, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, & JP Morgan For Global Data Network Utilization

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AccessFintech, a UK-based fintech firm, announced on Monday it has formed a partnership with Citi, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan. According to AccessFintech, Citi, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, and J.P. Morgan have jointly launched a collaboration workflow utilizing the network to focus on… Read More

Canadian Fintech FlexPay Secures $6 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By Impression Ventures

FlexPay, a Canada-based fintech that uses AI and machine learning to help merchants recover lost revenues from declined transactions, announced on Monday it secured $6 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Impression Ventures with participation from BMO Capital Partners and Anges… Read More

PayPal Surpasses $100 Million in Donations During GivingTuesday 2019

Payments platform giant PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) recently announced it surpasses $100 million during GivingTuesday 2019. According to PayPal, GivingTuesday is a global giving movement empowering people and organizations to transform their communities and create the world they want to live in. “In a world that… Read More

Chime Reportedly Secures $500 Million Through Series E Investment Round; Now Valued At $5.8 Billion

Chime, a U.S.-based app-only bank, has reportedly secured $500 million through its Series E funding round, bringing Chime’s valuation to $5.8 billion. The investment comes less than a year after Chime raised $200 million through its previous round when it was valued at $1.5 billion…. Read More

UK Fintech Startup Currensea Set to Close Seedrs Round With More Than £865,000 in Funding

Currensea, a UK-based fintech that specializes in creating travel debit cards, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with more than £865,000 secured. The company, which launched the campaign last month, sought to raise a minimum of £800,000. It is offering 7.40%… Read More

Tink Announces Launch in Italy & Portugal

Tink, a Sweden-based fintech that provides APIs to create next-generation banking services, announced on Thursday it has launched its service in both Italy and Portugal. As previously reported, Tink provides partners ranging from big banks to individual developers with the technology to securely access financial… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Partners With Smart Pension to Offer Business Pensions Functionalities

Digital bank Revolut announced on Thursday it has teamed up with authorized by the pensions regulator, Smart Pension, to launch its new business pension offering. Users will now be able to set up their business accounts and pension auto-enrolment within minutes through this collaboration. “When… Read More

Robinhood Milestone: More Than 10 Million Users Have Signed Up For Accounts

U.S. fintech Robinhood announced on Wednesday more than 10 million people have signed up for accounts on its platform. Publicly launched in 2015, Robinhood is notably on a mission to democratize our financial system. The company offers commission-free trading through on e platform. “Trading in… Read More

Update: Chip Set to Close Latest Crowdcube Round With More Than £3.9 Million in Funding

AI-powered automatic savings account mobile app, Chip, is set to close its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £3.9 million secured. The funding round was launched at the end of September and quickly secured its initial £1 million funding target. Chip is… Read More

Chip Returns to Crowdcube & Quickly Raises £3.4 Million in Funding

Less than a year after raising  £3.4 million through its previous Crowdcube round, AI-powered automatic savings account mobile app, Chip, has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform. Originally seeking £1 million, the company quickly surpassed the funding target has now raised over £3.4 million from… Read More

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