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Bloom Impact Investing Backed by Envato, Up Founders

The founders of Envato and Up have joined to back Bloom Impact Investing, a “climate-focused Fintech.” According to an email, Euphemia, the family office of Up co-founder Dominic Pym, together with Envato founders Collis and Cyan Ta’eed have led a seed round of $525,000, At… Read More

Birchal Has Now Enabled Over $100 Million in Securities Crowdfunding

Investment crowdfunding platform Birchal has surpassed $100 million in financing (as of March 17, 2022), according to an email from the company. As the largest crowdfunding provider in Australia, Birchal is the first to top this amount. As of March 2022, Birchal claims to be… Read More

Digital Banking: Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Have Entered into an Agreement to Purchase Ferocia for $116 Million

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank have agreed to pay $116 million to acquire Ferocia Pty Ltd in a move designed to accelerate the digital transformation of its banking operations. The acquisition of Ferocia will include Up a highly rated banking app. Bendigo and Adelaide Bank expect… Read More

Australian Neobanks Continue to Slash Interest Rates on Savings Accounts due to Economic Challenges Created by COVID-19

Even though interest rates offered by challenger banks or neobanks in Australia (and globally) are generally higher than those offered by incumbents, Mozo reports that these all-digital banking platforms have been lowering their rates. Analysis performed by Mozo reveals that three neobanks were forced to… Read More

Singapore Fintech Firm BTO’s Life-Planning Solution UP Partners iCompareLoan to Offer Competitive Mortgage Planning Services

Up, a life-planning solution developed by BTO, a Singapore-based Fintech firm, recently teamed up with iCompareLoan, a mortgage-comparison portal, in order to provide home-owners and new buyers improved and more competitive mortgage planning services.  Clients using the Up platform will now be able to access… Read More

BitGo Now Supporting Universal Protocol Platform

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Thursday it will support the Universal Protocol Platform (UP) and its family of Tokens. According to BitGo, the UP Platform allows all cryptocurrencies to become accessible on a single network through the introduction of Universal Tokens. It was revealed: “The first set… Read More

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