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Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) to Introduce UK Carbon Allowance Options

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a global provider of data, technology, and market infrastructure, announced that it plans “to launch options on UK Carbon Emission Allowances (UKA Options) on October 10, 2022, subject to regulatory approval.” Gordon Bennett, Managing Director of Utility Markets at ICE,… Read More

Ping An Collaborates With Zhongshan Hospital For “Healthcare + Finance + Technology” Innovations Initiative

        Ping An Insurance Group announced earlier this week it has teamed up with Zhongshan Hospital for healthcare service enhancements, medical research innovation, and talent incubation across the healthcare, finance and technology fields to help deliver on the national Healthy China initiative…. Read More

Tech Platform CURO Completes Acquisition of Point-of-Sale Provider Flexiti

  U.S. tech platform CURO Group Holdings Corp. (NYSE: CURO) announced on Thursday it has completed the acquisition of Flexiti Financial. Inc., a Canadian point-of-sale (POS) / buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) provider. According to Curo, the transaction included cash at closing of $86 million and contingent consideration… Read More

LendingPoint Closes Up To $110 Million Mezzanine Facility with Midcap Financial Trust & Apollo Investment Corporation

  LendingPoint, a data and technology platform dedicated to democratizing credit and accelerating commerce, announced on Tuesday the closing of an up to $110 million, 5-year corporate mezzanine credit facility with new partners MidCap Financial Trust (MidCap), managed by a subsidiary of Apollo Global Management,… Read More

Tech Platform CURO Set to Acquire Canadian Point-of-Sale Provider Flexiti For $121 Million

U.S. tech platform CURO Group Holdings Corp. (NYSE: CURO) announced on Monday it is set to acquire Canada-based point-of-sale financing and payment tech provider Flexiti. CURO reported that under the terms of the agreement, it will acquire Flexiti for cash at closing of $85 million. The… Read More

Open Core Banking System Tech For Financial Services Provides TagPay Scores €25 Million From Long Arc Capital

  TagPay, a France-based provider of a scalable and open core banking system technology specifically for financial service providers, announced on Tuesday it secured a €25 million investment from Long Arc Capital. TagPay reported that through the investment, Long Arc Capital takes a majority stake… Read More

SaaS Tech Provider Datasite Completes Agreement to be Acquired By International Private Equity Firm CapVest

Datasite, a U.S.-based SaaS technology provider for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) professionals, announced on Wednesday it has completed its agreement to be acquired by funds managed by CapVest Partners LLP, an international private equity firm. Datasite reported that the transaction, which was first announced on… Read More

Ireland-based Digestive Health Tech Company FoodMarble Now Seeking €2.3 Million Through Equity Crowdfunding Round on Seedrs

  FoodMarble, an Ireland-based digestive health tech company, is now seeking to raise €2.3 million through its recently launched equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2016, FoodMarble has created a personal digestive tracker, AIRE. According to FoodMarble, AIRE helps its users who experience digestive… Read More

German Fintech Solactive Receives €50 Million Growth Equity Investment From Summit Partners

Solactive, a Germany-based technology-enabled provider of indices and index solutions to the global financial services industry, announced on Thursday it received a €50 million minority investment from global growth equity firm Summit Partners. Founded in 2007, Solactive states it focuses on tailor-made indices across all… Read More

Update: Laka Insurance’s Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Nears £1.6 Million During the Final Days on Seedrs

Laka, a collective-based insurer of cyclists, is set to close its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with nearly £1.6 million raised. The funding round, which has attracted more than 1380 Seedrs investors, quickly surpassed its initial £1 million funding target. As previously reported, Laka has developed… Read More

Wealth Management Tech Platform Addepar Raises $117 Million Through Series E Investment Round Led By WestCap Group

Addepar, a U.S.-based wealth management platform, announced on Wednesday it secured $117 million through its Series E funding round, which was led by WestCap Group with participation from 8VC. Founded in 2009, Addepar describes itself as a wealth management platform that specializes in data aggregation, analytics,… Read More

Overfunding: Laka Insurance Quickly Surpasses £1 Million Funding Target Through Latest Seedrs Campaign

Laka, a collective-based insurer of cyclists, quickly secured its initial £1 million funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs.  As previously reported, Laka has developed an insurance model in which customers only pay for the true cost of cover. At the end of each month,… Read More

UK Bicycle Insurtech Laka Announces Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs

Laka, a collective-based insurer of cyclists,  recently announced plans to launch its equity crowdfunding through UK-based Seedrs. The upcoming funding round comes less than a year after Laka raised  €4.2 million, which was led by venture capital companies LocalGlobe and Creandum. As previously reported, Laka… Read More

Overfunding: Technology-Led Entertainment Studio “The Cauldron” Surpasses £325,000 Funding Target Through Seedrs Campaign

The Cauldron, a UK-based technology-led entertainment studio, has successfully secured its initial £325,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round was launched in September and has already attracted more than 250 Seedrs investors. As previously reported, The Cauldron originally began… Read More

Technology Platform Provider Benefitfocus Announces PayActiv As New Financial Wellness Partner

Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a technology platform provider enabling rapid innovation for employers, health plans and consumers, recently announced it has named employment-based holistic financial wellness services PayActiv as its new financial wellness partner. Founded in 2000, Benefitfocus claims it unifies the entire U.S. benefits industry on… Read More

Technology-Led Entertainment Studio “The Cauldron” Now Seeking £325,000 Through Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs

The Cauldron, a UK-based technology-led entertainment studio, is now seeking £325,000 through its recently launched equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2017, The Cauldron, which originally began as a Kickstarter project to open what it claims to be the world’s first wizard pub in… Read More

AvidXchange Announces New “Tech Rising” Initiative to Remove Barriers to Technology Education

  AvidXchange, a U.S. fintech that provides accounts payable and automated payment solutions to midsize businesses, announced on Friday it has launched Tech Rising, an initiative spearheaded by the AvidXchange Foundation that aims to remove barriers to technology education and resources for youth and young… Read More

Overfunding: Mobile Tech Platform Thyngs Quickly Surpasses £200,000 Funding Target Through Latest Seedrs Campaign; Announces New Partnership With Judopay

Just days after launching its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, UK-based mobile technology platform, Thyngs, has successfully secured its initial £200,000 funding target from nearly 240 Seedrs investors. Thyngs is offering 2.57% in equity at a £7,592,407 pre-money valuation.  As previously reported, Thyngs is… Read More

Mobile Tech Platform Thyngs Returns to Seedrs & Quickly Nears £200,000 Funding Target

Just a little over six months after raising £361,162 through its previous Seedrs campaign, UK-based mobile technology platform, Thyngs, has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform with a mission to raise an additional £200,000 in the funding. Through the new funding round, Thyngs is offering… Read More

Update: Short Let Tech Platform Pass The Keys Quickly Surpasses Initial £500,000 Crowdfunding Target Through Seedrs

Pass The Keys, a UK-based short let tech platform, has quickly surpassed its initial £500,000 crowdfunding target though its Seedrs campaign. The campaign was launched earlier this week and has already attracted nearly 140 investors. As previously reported, Pass The Keys describes itself as a… Read More

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