Tagged: Tech Firms

Oman Insurance Co Now Live with Innoveo ZeroCode Platform to Power Fleet Insurance

Innoveo, a global tech firm and “pioneer” in no-code platform-as-a-service, announced that Oman Insurance company, one of the largest publicly listed insurers in the United Arab Emirates, has successfully gone live with its ZeroCode ‘KUDOS’ platform “leveraging Innoveo Skye, driving near-immediate efficiencies and enhancing the… Read More

European Debt Resolution Fintech Ophelos Finalizes £5M Round

Debt resolution tech company Ophelos has acquired £5 million in capital via a seed funding round that was reportedy led by AlbionVC. Vast Ventures, Form Ventures, Connect Ventures and Fly Ventures and angels including GoCardless co-founder Matt Robinson and Funding Circle co-founder James Meekings also… Read More

Fintech Fund in Egypt Receives Investment from AXIAN Group

The AXIAN Group recently revealed that it has joined Disruptech Egypt Fund I, which is a venture capital fund focused on supporting technology-enabled firms and Fintech startups in Egypt. Disruptech Egypt Fund I is a VC fund dedicated to further developing Egypt’s financial-technologies sector by… Read More

Venture Capital Funding to Irish Technology Firms Increased by 52% to Nearly €380M in Q1: Report

Venture capital funding into Irish tech companies increased by 52% to €379.7 million in the first quarter of 2022, when compared to €249.4 million in same period last year, according to the Irish Venture Capital Association VenturePulse survey published recently in association with William Fry…. Read More

Innovation Hub Fuse Continues to Attract Tech Talent as New Cohort Is Announced

Allen & Overy’s technology innovation hub, Fuse, has launched its sixth cohort with “a record number of technology companies.” This year, Fuse will host 16 businesses headquartered across the U.S. and Europe as it “reopens its physical space in A&O’s London office, which it will… Read More

European Founders Want “More Control,” Alternative Financing Could Help, Capchase Claims

2021 was a “watershed” moment for the European technology startup ecosystem, according to an update from Capchase. More than $100 billion was invested in companies/businesses across the continent – “more than triple the amount in 2020.” This has put founders in a “rare” – and… Read More

Japan based MUFG Bank to Invest $300M in Middle- to Late-Stage Indian Startups

MUFG Bank (NYSE:MUFG) recently revealed that it intends to invest as much as $300 million in middle- to late-stage Indian startups via the newly established MUFG Ganesha Fund. In the foreseeable future, MUFG stated that it would plan to strategically leverage its group strengths in… Read More

French Fintech Sector Continues to Grow, Now a Major Part of the Tech Industry in France: Report

The 2022 list of firms making up the French Tech Next40/120 indices was recently announced by the nation’s government. As a reminder to industry participants, these initiatives provide support intended specifically for French scaleups that are capable of becoming “world-class” technological leaders. The Next40 and… Read More

Capchase Is Focused on Deepening Presence in Europe so They Can Support Tech Entrepreneurs

The team at Capchase says they’re pleased to be deepening their presence in Europe alongside firms such as Sastrify and Calqulate, so that they can better support founders on their journey to “rapid yet deliberate growth.” Capchase explains that Slush is the most important technology… Read More

BNP Paribas Asset Management Reveals How Digital Commerce Is Evolving as Big Players Emerge Outside China

Zhikai Chen, Head of Asia Equities at BNP Paribas Asset Management, notes that a number of factors justify their hopes for “a better year after the challenges that 2021 brought to Asian equities, and northern Asian equities in particular.” Chen writes in a blog post… Read More

Lord Rothschild and Sir Simon Robey Invest in nr2, a Provider of AI based Insights for Asian Startups

Investment platform nr2, which gives firms and investors AI-enhanced insights into South Korea and China’s high-potential startups, has acquired capital for its ongoing expansion. nr2 has reportedly obtained funding from new investors including Lord Rothschild and Sir Simon Robey. The international investment platform will use… Read More

Insurtech: AIA Hong Kong Introduces Scenario-based Merchant Goods Protection ‘Care For You 24’ for Bloom members

Hong Kong tech startup, Bloom, has announced a collaboration with AIA Hong Kong  in order to launch “Care for You 24” – AIA’s first scenario-based protection that “revolves around customers’ lifestyle touchpoints and scenarios – to offer instant cover for their purchases.” “Care for You… Read More

UK Fintech Modulr Recognized by Deloitte for Steady Revenue Growth, Innovation

The team at UK-based Fintech Modulr says they wanted to let their community know that they’ve been named a 2021 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 winner. Now in its twenty-fourth year, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 is one of the United Kingdom’s tech awards programs,… Read More

Southeast Asia’s Kenanga Establishes Fund to Close Gap between Retail Investors and International Tech Companies

Kenanga Investors Bhd has confirmed the launch of the Kenanga Sustainability Series: Frontier Fund. The fund will reportedly focus on making investments in equity securities of international firms that exhibit long-term sustainable growth potential, are getting ready for initial public offerings (IPOs), and have created… Read More

Euronext Partners Early Metrics, a Provider of Startup Ratings, Valuations, Analysis of Technology Trends

Euronext reveals that it has teamed up with Early Metrics, an established provider of independent start-up ratings, valuations and analysis of key technology trends. Through the partnership, the organizations will offer free-of-cost automated analytical reports about SMEs operating in the technology sector that are also… Read More

API based Business Data Sharing Platform Codat Secures $40M via Series B led by Tiger Global

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Codat, an API-powered platform for business data sharing, has acquired $40 million in capital through a Series B funding round. Codat reports a tripling in annual revenue growth and also a doubling of its employee headcount Codat’s latest Series B investment round has been led… Read More

Vancouver Fintech Beanworks Set for $105M Acquisition by French Enterprise Services Company Quadient SA ADR

Vancouver-based Fintech firm Beanworks will reportedly be acquired for $105 million. As reported by BIV, Beanworks is considered a high-growth tech firm and its acquisition deal is estimated at over $100 million. French enterprise services company Quadient SA ADR stated on Monday (March 22, 2021)… Read More

Islamic or Sharia-Compliant Fintech Services are Increasingly being Adopted in MENA Region and Globally

Islamic or Sharia-compliant Fintech services are being increasingly adopted in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and internationally as well, according to a report from Arabian Business. As reported by the news outlet, the largest transaction volumes have come from Saudi Arabia, the UAE,… Read More

Stock Trading in Hong Kong has Increased Significantly Compared to Volumes Reported Recently by London Stock Exchange

Stock trading volumes in Hong Kong have reportedly increased by as much as 4x compared to those on London’s main stock exchange, as large tech stocks continue to attract investors from other jurisdictions. Some have referred to Hong Kong’s stock trading as the “Nasdaq of… Read More

Digital Commerce Boom Leads to India’s BharatPe Finalizing Massive Round, while Branded, Thrasio Close Major Rounds

Thrasio, a company that acquires and then aims to quickly grow third-party sellers on Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has finalized $750 million in new funding, raising the firm’s valuation to around $3 billion to $4 billion. The investment round was led by current investors Advent and… Read More

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