Tagged: investments

Latin America: Brazil’s Nubank Introduces New Investment Option

Nubank (NYSE:NU) has just expanded its investment offerings by bringing another new option to its customers: starting this week, the CDB IPCA (Certificate of Deposit tied to the Consumer Price Index) will be gradually available to users on the app. With this addition, customers will… Read More

Bridgewise CEO Shares Insights on UK Government’s Plan to Invest £100M in AI Research

The UK government will invest £100 million in AI research and training regulators on the technology. A good portion of the cash infusion will be spent on new research hubs across the UK. Bridgewise, an AI financial intelligence platform, has shared insights following this announcement…. Read More

OKX Ventures Invests in Bitmap Tech to Support Growth of Bitcoin Ecosystem

OKX Ventures, the investment arm of leading crypto exchange and Web3 technology company OKX, is pleased to announce its investment partnership with Bitmap Tech, the team behind Merlin Chain, a native Bitcoin Layer 2. Bitmap Tech currently boasts an overall market cap “that exceeds US$500… Read More

Debitum Announces New Investment Product and Streamlined Investor Onboarding Process

Debitum says they are pleased to announce that a new investment product – shorter terms and daily interest repayments – is available to their investors starting now. Debitum is a licensed and regulated platform “where it is possible to invest only in bond-like financial instruments… Read More

HeavyFinance Appoints Aldona Micė as Head of Risk and Recovery

Aldona Micė has reportedly been appointed as the Head of Risk and Recovery at HeavyFinance. According to an update shared by HeavyFinance, Aldona Micė has been “with farmers through many floods and droughts.” She was recently appointed as “a new Head of Risk and Recovery… Read More

OKX Ventures Invests in Stablecoin Protocol Focused on the Bitcoin (BTC) Ecosystem

OKX Ventures, the investment arm of crypto exchange and Web3 technology company OKX, announced that it has invested in bitSmiley, a stablecoin protocol in the Bitcoin ecosystem. bitSmiley is a company that “provides comprehensive Bitcoin DeFi solutions, aiming to fill the gap of stablecoins and… Read More

Phoenix Merchant Partners Introduces Private Credit Strategy with Close of First Financing Solution

Phoenix Merchant Partners, LP, an independent investment firm focused on providing broad financing solutions to the middle-market universe of companies, announced the closing of its first transaction, an innovative financing to Gryphon Holdings, a company involved in quota share non-catastrophic property and casualty reinsurance services…. Read More

Fintech ModernFi Reportedly Secures $18.7M to Bring Tech-Forward Platform to Banks

The ModernFi team is pleased to announce that it has raised an additional $18.7 million in funding to bring its tech-forward platform “to community and regional banks to help them grow, retain, and manage their deposits.” Led by Canapi Ventures, the investment round also “had… Read More

Digital Onboarding Announces $58M Growth Investment from Volition Capital

Digital Onboarding, the SaaS company helping more than 100 financial institutions deepen their customer relationships, announced it closed a $58 million growth investment from Boston-based growth equity firm Volition Capital. The investment follows secular growth for Digital Onboarding as banks and credit unions increasingly “seek… Read More

Eleven, a Firm in the Alternative Investments Sector, Announces Release of Key Updates

Eleven, the technology company reshaping the alternative investments industry, announces the release of Eleven OS 7. This technology reportedly redefines “the interaction of data between Investor Profiles and private investments, bringing increased simplicity, centralization, data transparency, and integrity to the global private investment process.” At… Read More

Estonia’s Consumer Loans Firm BB Finance Launches on Mintos Platform

Mintos is welcoming BB Finance OÜ, a consumer loans company operating in Estonia, offering new investment opportunities on Mintos “with interest rates of up to 12.5% per annum.” BB Finance was founded by CEO Martin Kolu and management board member Urmo Kokmann in 2006. The… Read More

PeerBerry Platform Is Planning to Onboard 10 New Lenders in H1 2024

PeerBerry recently completed the repayments of the last Polish loans. Over €20 million of Polish loans (plus accrued interest) were “repaid to investors in November and December.” Previously, loans issued in Poland accounted “for about 25% of all loans” funded through the PeerBerry platform. PeerBerry… Read More

Estateguru Reports €9.4M in Loan Repayments in November with Additional €1.3M Coming from Recovered Loans

Estateguru says that they saw €9.4 million in loan repayments in November, with an additional €1.3 million coming from recovered loans. As noted in a blog post by Estateguru, the total returns amounted to €1.1 million, “with an average return rate of 8.99%.” Estateguru has… Read More

Malta Financial Services Authority Introduces Framework for Notified Professional Investor Funds

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is launching a new framework for Notified Professional Investor Funds (NPIFs). The framework provides for “an additional fund structure in Malta that benefits from an appropriately streamlined onboarding process and complements other existing fund frameworks.” The MFSA is launching… Read More

France: AMF Savings and Investment Barometer Shows Interest in Investing in Stock Market at Highest Level

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) has published the 7th edition of its Savings and Investment Barometer on investment trends. After the sharp fall seen in 2022, more retail investors are “planning to invest in equities in 2023.” This renewed interest is being driven in… Read More

Fintech Firm Centi Announces Completion of Financing Round Led by Archblock and Bloomhaus Ventures

Centi is announcing the successful completion of its seed financing round led by Archblock and Bloomhaus Ventures with continued investments from existing shareholders and founders. Recognized for its proficiency in processing transactions as small as a cent, Centi claims that it  is now poised “for… Read More

Mintos Announces Addition of ETFs Following Launch of “High-Yield” Fractional Bonds

Mintos, a multi-asset platform providing a unique mix of alternative and traditional investment options, is pleased to announce the addition of ETFs to its offering, “just weeks after the successful launch of high-yield Fractional Bonds.” Introducing personalized ETF portfolios for long-term, diversified investments with zero… Read More

Visa to Acquire Majority Interest in Prosa, a Payments Processor in Mexico

Visa (NYSE: V), an enabler of digital payments, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority interest in Prosa, a payments processor in Mexico, to accelerate “the adoption of secure and innovative digital payments in the country.” Under the agreement, Prosa… Read More

US Retail Investors Now More Concerned About Losing Money than Missing Out on Big Opportunities – Report

U.S. retail investors are more scared about the prospect of losing money than possibly missing out on the next big opportunity according to new research from trading and investing platform eToro. eToro’s Rethinking Risk research reveals “that 61% of U.S. retail investors say that their… Read More

Estateguru Reports €7.4M in Loan Volume, €10.6M in Repaid Principal, €1.2M in Repaid Interest for Nov 2023

In November 2023, the Estateguru platform continued to perform well. Estateguru reports that it “achieved a loan volume of €7.4M, with a total of €10.6M in repaid principal and €1.2M in repaid interest.” During the first 9 months of 2023, Estateguru’s investors have received “a… Read More

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