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London based Fintech VALK Surges to $4B in Deals via Platform During Past Year

Over 70 financial institutions have reportedly worked with Valk‘s digital transaction and tokenization platform this year. Private market digital platform VALK says that it is “building for expansion after achieving over $4 billion in assets and deals managed on its platform in a year” as… Read More

Over £65M Returned to Investors by UK’s Prime Property Finance Platform CapitalRise

Dedicated prime property investment platform CapitalRise announced on October 19, 2021 that it has now returned £66m in capital and returns to investors, “maintaining its unblemished track record of no investment losses or investment defaults since inception.” Of the total £66 million in redemptions, over… Read More

Fintech GoHenry Introduces Money Missions, In-App Gamified Education, to Support Financial Literacy

GoHenry, a pioneer in kids’ debit cards, money management, and financial education, has introduced Money Missions, which aims to accelerate the firm’s ambitions to bridge the gap in early financial literacy for Gen Z and Gen Alpha “with a gamified educational experience integrated into the… Read More

UK based Digital Banking Platform Starling Explains How to Set Your Own Contactless Payments Limit

The team at UK’s digital bank Starling notes that they always want their clients to be in control of their funds. That’s why they are introducing a feature that allows customers to set their own limit for contactless payments made with their debit cards, “up… Read More

Payables Automation Fintech Tipalti Unveils New Payment Card, Confirms its UK Business Expansion

Tipalti, an international payables automation firm, has unveiled its latest innovations – which includes the integration of its current Procurement and Payables service and a corporate payment card at Illuminate, its inaugural user conference, in order to assist high-velocity firms with controlling costs and enhancing… Read More

Morgan Stanley Is Expanding its Multicultural Innovation Lab across EMEA Region

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) has reportedly agreed to a £1 million investment in order to further expand its Multicultural Innovation Lab across Europe, Middle East and other areas. Initially introduced in the US back in 2017, the Lab aims to serve as an accelerator program… Read More

Fintech Finastra Launches Faster Onboarding Services for Cloud Payments Technology

As Sibos 2021 opened (in a virtual environment) on October 11, 2021, Finastra unveiled its updated instant onboarding capabilities for its Fusion Payments To Go service. As first reported by Finextra, the solution should allow banking institutions to gain access to the benefits of Finastra’s… Read More

London’s BVNK Introduces Platform to Set International Standards for Digital Asset Financial Services

Digital asset financial services platform, BVNK, has launched its platform in order to eliminate the barriers that prevent high-potential businesses and financial service providers from realizing the benefits of virtual currencies. Based in London, BVNK aims to “set new standards for digital asset financial services… Read More

European Digital Asset Manager CoinShares Announces New Investment In Switzerland’s Online Bank, FlowBank

CoinShares International Limited (Nasdaq First North Growth Market: CS) is pleased to confirm a strategic investment of $11,845,790 in FlowBank, an online bank based in Geneva, Switzerland. Following the investment, CoinShares “holds 110,000 shares in FlowBank, representing 9.02% of its enlarged share capital,” according to… Read More

UK’s Prime Property Finance Platform CapitalRise Makes Several Key Appointments, After Strong H1 2021 Business Growth

UK-based CapitalRise, a prime property finance platform, has announced that it made several new appointments, after recording significant growth during H1 2021. As part of a strong year, in terms of overall performance, CapitalRise has now funded prime real estate assets valued at more than… Read More

NatWest Announces Acquisition of Fintech RoosterMoney to Help Consumers Effectively Manage Money

NatWest reveals that it has completed the acquisition of Fintech firm RoosterMoney as part of its strategy to assist families and young people with effectively managing their money. Established back in 2016, Rooster, the London-headquartered Fintech company makes it simple for parents and children to… Read More

Financial Research Platform Provider Sentieo Expands Across EMEA, Doubles Headcount in London

Sentieo, the next-gen financial research platform provider, reveals that it has expanded its presence in the European market and doubled its team in the UK. The growth is reportedly being driven by rising demand for the firm’s AI-enhanced financial research platform and represents a “firm… Read More

Investor Confidence in Digital Assets Is Growing, with $90M in Total Inflows, CoinShares Report

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James Butterfill, Investment Strategist at London-based CoinShares, a digital asset manager focused on expanding access to the cryptocurrency ecosystem while serving as a “trusted partner” for its clients, notes in a blog post published on Monday (October 4) that for the week ending  October 1,… Read More

UK Fintech SumUp Appoints Michael Schrezenmaier as New CEO for European Operations

UK-based Fintech firm SumUp, an international leader in virtual payments, has confirmed the appointment of a new CEO for Europe, Michael Schrezenmaier. Schrezenmaier brings with him a “founder’s mentality” and a “hands-on” attitude, as well as being a “perfect cultural fit” for the London-based company,… Read More

London’s Money Transfer Fintech TransferGo Acquires $50M via Series C

Money transfer Fintech firm TransferGo has acquired $50 million in capital in order to support its digital payments transformation efforts. Focusing on enhancing global funds transfers, TransferGo‘s Series C investment round was reportedly led by Elbrus Capital Fund III and Black River Ventures. The fundraise… Read More

Arqit Quantum Inc. Appoints Jason Nabi as MD, Financial Services

Arqit Quantum Inc., a leader in quantum encryption tech, is pleased to confirm the appointment of Jason Nabi as MD, Financial Services, with “immediate effect.” As a 30-year veteran in Capital Markets and the Fintech sectors, Jason has “held leadership positions at some of the… Read More

Coinjar UK Ltd Now Registered by the FCA as Crypto-Asset Exchange and Custodian Wallet Provider

One of the “longest-running” crypto exchanges, CoinJar UK Limited has been “officially registered” by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as “a Cryptoasset Exchange Provider and Custodian Wallet Provider.” As mentioned in an update shared with CI: “In January 2020, new regulatory powers were introduced to… Read More

Overfunding: London based ekko, a Climate Change Focused Fintech, Secures £342,825 via Seedrs

ekko, the transformative app, debit card and ecosystem which aims to make it “effortless to turn the tide on climate change,” has secured 114% (£342,825) of its £300,000 fundraising target via Seedrs with 18 days left in its sale. Based in London, the company is… Read More

Investors “Shrug-off” Solana (SOL) Attack with Another Solid Week of Inflows, CoinShares Reports

James Butterfill, Investment Strategist at London-based CoinShares, a digital asset manager focused on expanding access to the cryptocurrency ecosystem while serving as a “trusted partner” for its clients, notes in a blog post published on Monday (September 20) that for the week ending September 17,… Read More

Softbank backed THG Ingenuity Makes Strategic Investment in Civo, a Cloud Tech Platform

Mark Boost, CEO at Civo, says he’s pleased to confirm that THG Ingenuity, the technology division of digital commerce platform THG, has invested $2 million in order to “take a minority stake in Civo.” Boost writes in a blog post that they’re “proud” to be THG… Read More

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