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Canadian Insurtech Breathe Life Secures C$4.5 Million Through Latest Seed Funding Round Led By Diagram Ventures

Breathe Life, a Canada-based insurtech startup, has recently secured C$4.5 million through its latest seed funding round, which was led by Diagram Ventures with participation from Real Ventures. Founded in 2017, Breathe Life reports that its platform delivers a “modern customer-centric experience” with tools and… Read More

Insurtech Startup Hippo Insurance Partners With Neptune Flood to Create Online Home & Flood Insurance Solution

Insurtech startup Hippo Insurance announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Neptune Flood, a data-driven flood insurance company, to launch a new online home and flood insurance solution. Launched in 2017, Neptune Flood allows users to quote and buy flood insurance in under two minutes, removes the… Read More

Update: Environmental Tech Safe Solvents Secures More Than £1 Million During the Final Days on Crowdcube

Safe Solvents, a UK-based environmental technology company, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £1 million from over 200 investors. The round was launched last month, originally seeking a minimum of £800,000. As previously reported, Safe Solvents was founded in 2015  and… Read More

Overfunding: Environmental Tech Company Safe Solvents Quickly Surpasses £800,000 on Crowdcube

Safe Solvents, a UK-based environmental technology company, has successfully secured its initial £800,000 funding target on equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube. Launched in 2015, Safe Solvents reports that it researches, designs, formulates, and manufactures its own range of parts washing machines and advanced solvent replacement products in… Read More

AXA Venture Partners Secures $150 Million For Second Early Stage Fund

AXA Venture Partners (AVP) a venture capital firm investing in high-growth technology companies, announced on Tuesday it secured $150 million for its second Early Stage Fund (AVP Early Stage II). AVP reported that its first Early Stage Fund, which is a $110 million vehicle that was… Read More

Modo Announces Expansion of Technology Partnership With Plaid

Canadian fintech Mogo Finance Technology announced on Wednesday it is expanding its technology partnership with Plaid. Modo reported that it is using Plaid’s API technology to enable more convenient access to its products and help more users to gain control of their financial health. While sharing… Read More

Update: Verv Surpasses £1 Million in Funding Through Latest Crowdcube Round

UK tech startup Verv has successfully secured more than £1 million through its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The round, which was recently extended, originally sought to raise £350,000 and has attracted nearly 565 investors.  As previously reported, Verv has developed an intelligent energy assistant which… Read More

Update: Verv Extends Latest Equity Crowdfunding Round on Crowdcube

UK tech startup Verv announced earlier this week it has extended its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The initiative, which originally sought to raise £300,000, comes less than a year after the company raised £1.1 million through its previous Crowdcube campaign.  As previously reported, Verv was launched in 2014 and stated… Read More

Overfunding: Verv Secures £350,000 Funding Target & Now Nearing £500,000 on Crowdcube

Just a few weeks after launching its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube,  UK tech startup Verv has successfully secured its initial £350,000 funding target and is now nearing £500,000. The funding round comes less than a year after the company raised £1.1 million through its… Read More

Accenture Opens Canada Innovation Hub in Toronto

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced earlier this week it opened its new Canada innovation hub in the heart of Toronto’s business and technology district to help clients grow, compete and transform in the digital economy. Accenture reported that as part of its investment in Canada, it… Read More

BNP Paribas Set to Bring Apple Pay to Customers in Belgium

BNP Paribas, the global Top-10 bank headquartered in France, announced on Wednesday it is set to bring Apple Pay to customers located in Belgium. The news comes after the banking group brought Apple Pay available to its clients in the USA in 2016, followed by… Read More

Verv Returns to Crowdcube: UK Tech Startup Seeking £350,000

Just a little over a year after securing more than £1.1 million on Crowdcube, UK technology startup Verv has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform with a goal to raise a minimum of £350,000. As previously reported, Verv was launched in 2014 and has developed an intelligent energy… Read More

Aussie Fintech INAMO Announces Contactless Wearable Pilot in the U.S.

Australia- based fintech startup INAMO is reportedly testing out its contactless wearables in the U.S. Founded in 2016, INAMO reported it is now seeking to transform the way payments are being made by developing wearable payment devices to make contactless payments faster and simple. “Our waterproof… Read More

FIC Network Launches First Corporate Bond Issued on Blockchain

FIC Network, a blockchain technology provider for the fixed income market, announced on Wednesday it has launched its mainnet and recorded the first privately placed corporate bond on its platform. FIC Network claims this is one of the world’s first corporate bonds issued on the blockchain…. Read More

PayPal Announces Partnership With Walmart to Roll Out Cash in & Cash Out Money Services at Stores

On Thursday, PayPal announced it has formed a new partnership retailer giant Walmart to begin rolling out PayPal cash in and cash out money services at Walmart for an exclusive fee of $3 per service. According to PayPal, this is the first time PayPal mobile… Read More

Westpac Launches New “Centsitive Objects” Designer Wearable for Customers

Australian banking group Westpac announced earlier this year the launch of its ‘Centsitive Objects,’ which is a new designer range of wearable accessories. This news comes just days after Westpac announced the launch of its Mobile Cheque Deposit feature. According to Westpac, Censitive Objects was designed exclusively… Read More

Standard Chartered Bank Partners With Huawei to Develop IoT Solution to Expand Ecosystem Lending

Standard Chartered Bank announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with  Huawei to develop an Internet of Things (IoT) powered solution in an effort to revolutionize the way corporates communicate with banks for financing or payments. According to the duo, this new solution combines IoT and… Read More

Consumer Insight Firm TruRating Quickly Nears £1.8 Million Funding Target on Seedrs

TruRating

TruRating, a UK-based consumer insight firm that uses point of sale to collect mass, accurate feedback, is quickly nearing its £1.8 million equity crowdfunding target on Seedrs. The campaign, which was launched last month, has raised more than £1.7 million from nearly 200 investors. Founded in 2014, the… Read More

Learning Platform Focused on STEM Skills Because Learning Now Seeking Funds Through Indiegogo/MicroVentures

Because Learning, a U.S.-based learning platform specifically focused on STEM skills, is now seeking funds through Indiegogo/Microventure’s equity crowdfunding platform. Founded in 2014, Because Learning, which was previously known as Ardusat, is on a mission to inspire students in the STEM field, which are science, technology,… Read More

Square Launches Square Reader SDK Developer Toolkit For Sellers & Buyers

Square announced this week the launch of its Square Reader SDK, which is described as a complete toolkit that enables developers to reimagine the checkout experience for both sellers and buyers. The fintech firm reported that Square Reader SDK is a set of developer tools… Read More

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