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Smart Money App Plum Secures £5M in Debt Financing

Smart money app Plum is reportedly launching its third crowdfunding round after acquiring £5 million in debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank. Plum previously conducted a public campaign on Crowdcube that managed to acquire $8 million in additional capital along with a $24 million Series… Read More

Blockchain Tech Firm TradeStrike BVI Introduces Mobile Crypto Wallet

Blockchain technology company TradeStrike BVI has announced the launch of its new mobile crypto wallet, which will “enable retail investors, as well as the 10,000+ holders of its $STRX utility token, to track their portfolio’s performance via a mobile app.” The launch has been “accompanied… Read More

London’s VC Firm 83North Closes $400M Fund

The team at 83North recently revealed that they closed a $400 million fund, which brings their total capital under management to more than $2.2 billion. This is reportedly their 11th fund, “raised from the same small group of Limited Partners who have supported [them] for… 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

Thought Machine, Trade Ledger Provide Cloud-Native Infrastructure for Corporate Lenders

Trade Ledger, the data-driven lending technology provider, has partnered with Thought Machine, the cloud-native banking technology company and developer of core banking engine Vault Core, “to provide a fully integrated technology stack for commercial lenders and banks.” API-driven data exchange between the two companies will… 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

London’s Deeptech, Banking Firm Tintra Awarded Fintech Services License in Qatar

Deeptech & Banking company Tintra PLC has been awarded a Fintech Services License to operate in the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), which is described as “a watershed moment as the company expands its build-out worldwide.” Tintra is using artificial intelligence and Web3 technologies “to build… Read More

Kudo Insurance Raises £462,020 from 130 Investors via Seedrs

Kudo Insurance, which claims to be a “revolutionary” motor insurer founded by Peter Graham, insurance veteran and former CEO of esure, has raised 71% (£462,020) of its  £650,000 target from 130 investors (at the time of writing) with 27 days left in the firm’s crowdfunding campaign,… Read More

London’s Capdesk Joins Carta to Offer Global Equity Management Solution

Capdesk – Europe’s equity management solution – is announcing it has been “acquired by Silicon Valley unicorn and equity giant Carta.” Founded in 2015, London-based Capdesk claims it is “trusted by over 3500 of Europe’s fastest-growing companies – including Gousto, VOI, Checkout.com, Plum Guide and… Read More

Cross-Border Payments Fintech LianLian Global, Uncapped to Offer Flexible E-Commerce Finance

LianLian Global, a global cross-border payments service provider, and London-based lendtech Uncapped have announced a strategic partnership “to provide ecommerce entrepreneurs and online merchants in the US and UK with access to fast and flexible financing to grow their business through the LianLian Global platform.”… Read More

UK Fintech Transact365 Teams Up with Digital Asset Exchange FINECTUM

Transact365, a UK-based global payments platform powering merchants across the globe, has partnered with digital asset exchange FINECTUM. The partnership means that merchants using Transact365’s payments platform “can now accept and process crypto payments, including BTC, LTC, USDTE, USDTT, ETH and more, across five continents.”… Read More

London based Fintech Unlimint Introduces Banking as a Service Product

London-based Fintech Unlimint announced the launch of its Banking as a Service (BaaS) product, Unlimint Banking and Cards (UBC),”a one-stop payment accounts and card issuing and processing solution.” The new offering “allows companies globally to launch and embed digital payment products for their customers based… Read More

Liquidnet Expands Fixed Income Business with Key Appointments

Liquidnet, a technology-driven agency execution specialist, recently announced the appointment of Nichola Hunter as the firm’s Global Head of Sales for Fixed Income. In fast-evolving markets, Hunter will be tasked with growing customer relationships through the delivery of tailored and innovative solutions. Based in London,… Read More

Bank of London Welcomes Economy Minister to its Northern Ireland Office

The Bank of London, which claims to be the first purpose-built global clearing, agency, and transaction bank, welcomed Economy Minister Gordon Lyons MLA “to mark the opening of its new Northern Ireland Headquarters, based in the landmark Soloist office at Lanyon Place in Belfast.” During… Read More

UK’s CapitalRise Acquires Additional Funding Line to Support Lending Business

CapitalRise has reportedly acquired another funding line, which the firm states should allow it to take on a larger number of projects based in London as well as Home Counties. The UK-based prime property lender noted that the agreement has been made with a prominent… Read More

JP Morgan Introduces Cross-Border Liquidity Solution in Saudi Arabia

JP Morgan Payments has introduced a cross-border liquidity solution in Saudi Arabia, enabling customers to connect to liquidity pools in London and other cities across the globe. The service will aim to offer clients with a pipeline to link their balances to liquidity structures globally…. Read More

Global Fintech Wise Enhances Professional Team with Appointment of Isabel Naidoo

Wise (LSE:WISE), the international tech firm focused on creating the best way to move funds across the globe, recently announced the appointment of Isabel Naidoo as Chief People Officer. Naidoo joins Wise, one of Glassdoor’s best places to work in the United Kingdom, with considerable… 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

Digital Identity Firm Yoti Teams Up with London’s Investment Platform Further

Investment platform Further recently announced a partnership with digital identity service provider Yoti, which should improve the customer onboarding experience, making it quicker and more seamless for clients to invest in their preferred funds. Under the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) rules, Further must offer appropriate… Read More

London’s Residently Acquires £4.5M for Home Rental Marketplace

Residently has secured £4.5 million of funding to finally “bring renting into the modern age.” By digitizing the end-to-end customer experience in a $2 trillion market, Residently will “streamline operations for property owners and renters, reducing costs and delays throughout the full 360 rental experience.”… Read More

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