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Fintech DailyPay, Oak View Group to Support 125 Venues Nationwide Including NBA and NHL Arenas

Oak View Group (OVG), the global venue development, advisory, and investment company for the sports and live entertainment industries, and DailyPay, a financial technology company, announced it has expanded the rollout of a first-of-its-kind OVG integration into venues across the U.S. The partnership will reach… Read More

PayPal Invests in Funds Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment in Southeast Asia

PayPal Holdings, Inc. announced its investment in the Southeast Asia Women’s Economic Empowerment Fund (SWEEF) by Sweef Capital and Quona Opportunity Fund. This collaboration aims to propel women’s participation in global economics and finance. This strategic move is a part of PayPal’s pledge to support… Read More

BingX Debuts Wealth Products, Offering New Asset Management Solutions for Crypto Users

Global cryptocurrency exchange BingX has announced the launch of BingX Wealth, its latest suite of financial products tailored for asset management. This new endeavor by BingX seeks to address a broad spectrum of users’ asset management needs, enhancing their platform’s user experience and diversifying strategies…. Read More

East Ventures, SV Investment Launch $100m Fund to Bridge SE Asian, Korean Startups

Indonesia- and Southeast Asia-focused venture capital investor East Ventures has partnered with Seoul-based SV Investment to launch the “East Ventures South Korea fund in partnership with SV Investment” with a target corpus of $100 million. The initiative’s primary goal is to bridge the investment avenues… Read More

ADB Approves $300m Loan to Boost Financial Inclusion in the Philippines

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million policy-based loan to support the Philippines government in creating a stronger institutional and policy environment to help expand Filipinos’ access to financial services, particularly the vulnerable segment of the population, and to promote economic growth…. Read More

Hong Kong Survey Shows Shifts to Investments in Money Market Funds

A survey jointly conducted by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) showed money market funds were the top-selling collective investment schemes (CIS) as reported by the city’s licensed corporations (LCs) in 2022. It accounted for 61% of the… Read More

Saudi Arabia-China Entrepreneurs Association Signs MoU with HKTDC to Boost Trade with Hong Kong

In a landmark move to fortify commercial ties between Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Arabia-China Entrepreneurs Association (SCEA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC). The MoU was inked during the eighth Belt and Road Summit…. Read More

Germany: Defense AI Firm Helsing Scores €209m in Series B Funding

Defense AI firm Helsing has announced raising €209 million in its Series B funding round anchored by General Catalyst and backed by strategic investment from the renowned Swedish group, Saab. Established in 2021, Helsing’s identity is carved as a contemporary defense firm, primarily focusing on… Read More

IFC Achieves Record Investment in Central Asia Amid Geopolitical Challenges

In a notable demonstration of faith in Central Asia’s growth potential, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has invested and mobilized a staggering $1.6 billion in the region during fiscal year 2023 (FY23). This investment, the highest ever for… Read More

Germany’s Marketplace Lender auxmoney Invests in Lender & Spender, Acquires Majority Stake

After the start of a successful collaboration in 2022, the Germany-based auxmoney invests in the Dutch credit platform Lender & Spender. With this investment, Lender & Spender is part of the European “success story” of auxmoney. Robert Leclercq, CEO and co-founder of Lender & Spender, … Read More

Cybersecurity Centre in Northern Ireland Gets UK Government Backing

Northern Ireland (NI) Office Minister of State Steve Baker has announced £18.9 million investment in NI’s cyber security industry at Queen’s University Belfast’s (QUB) Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT). This includes £11 million funding from the New Deal for NI. The investment will “see… Read More

London’s Social Investing App Shares Acquires $40M for European Expansion Efforts

London-headquartered social and community-focused investing app Shares is looking to expand operations in European markets and also move into crypto after securing $40 million via a Series B round that was led by Valar Ventures. The investment round, which brings Shares’ total funding to $90… Read More

UK’s Investment Platform easyMoney Explains How Consumers Can Increase their Savings Over Time

UK’s investment platform easyMoney notes that we are in the middle of a cost-of-living crisis and prices are increasing on just about everything we purchase so putting away extra funds into a savings pot might “not be at the top of your list, but it… Read More

Data and Analytics Firm Quantexa Receive Strategic Investment from BNY Mellon

Quantexa, the data and analytics software firm focused on Contextual Decision Intelligence (CDI), recently revealed that BNY Mellon (NYSE: BK) has completed an investment in Quantexa, to “close its series D” – which was led by Warburg Pincus, an international growth investor, and a growing… Read More

7 of Top 15 Canadian Industrial Sectors See Investment Decline

Seven of the top 15 Canadian industrial sectors saw declines in investment between 2015 and 2019, research from Canadian think tank the Fraser Institute shows. More industries saw declines in capital investment at one time than during any period since 1990. “In a troubling trend,… Read More

Education Loans Facilitator Credenc Receives $25 Million from Capital India

Capital India, a financial conglomerate, has invested USD 25 million in a mix of equity & debt in Credenc, a fintech-focused on education loans. With this investment, Credenc is looking to build a loan book of $400 million by 2025.  The New Delhi-based Credenc, founded… Read More

Auto-financing platform Lendbuzz raises $360 mn, to double headcount at 100

AI-based auto finance platform Lendbuzz has raised a total $360 million investment in part debt and equity. The US-based fintech started by two Israeli entrepreneurs –Amitay Kalmar and Dan Raviv, has raised $60 million in Series C equity financing led by Wellington Management, Goldman Sachs… Read More

Estonia based Digital Asset Investment App Change Acquires $4.5M in Capital from 50 Private Investors

Digital asset investing app provider Change has acquired $4.5 million in capital from 50 private investors at a $214 million valuation. The funds were secured through crowdfunding. Change is reportedly backed by more than 7,000 private investors. The crypto investment app developer says it will… Read More

Tiger Global’s hunt for Fintechs Continue in India, U.S, Invests in Briq, Plum

American venture capital fund Tiger Global has been on the prowl for Fintech startups worldwide. The investment firm has recently invested around $30 million in Briq, a Fintech platform for the construction industry, as per a TechCrunch report. With this, Briq has raised a total… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Platform Trellis Raises $10 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By QED Investors

Trellis Technologies, Inc., a U.S.-based insurtech platform, announced on Thursday it secured $10 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by QED Investors with participation from NYCA Partners and General Catalyst. Founded in 2019, Trellis explained it provides secure, digital solutions that… Read More

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