Axial grabs U$14m to match private companies with investors and buyers

Axial, a New York-based online capital marketplace, has raised $14m in its Series C round. The company's platform is designed to match private companies...

Azimo integrates with Facebook Messenger

International money transfer startup Azimo in integrating its service into Facebook Messenger to allow senders and receivers to connect through the social network of 1.65bn users.

Thompson Reuters joins R3 Blockchain Consortium

Thompson Reuters is the latest company to join a consortium of institutions, headed up by New York fintech firm R3, dedicated to developing use cases for the blockchain technology in financial markets.

IBM Reportedly planning acquisition of point-of-sale business Revel

IBM is reportedly planning a re-entry into the point-of-sale (POS) space. According to Bloomberg the firm is in discussions to acquire iPad-based POS company Revel Systems.

ConsenSys said to close ICO pre-sale on $40m

Ethereum-based decentralised application developer ConsenSys has reportedly picked up around $40m in its ICO pre-sale.

US Federal Reserve names 22 payments, security leaders for newly-launched anti-fraud initiative

The US Federal Reserve has picked 22 payments industry leaders and online fraud specialists as the launch members of its latest initiative help improve the US payment system.

Personal finance platform Shenzhen Suishou closes KKR deal

Shenzhen Suishou Technology has closed its Series C funding round from buyout giant KKR. KKR joins Sequoia, Fosun Group and Source Code Capital as investors in...

Mastercard agrees $300m cornerstone backing for IPO of PE-backed Network International

Mastercard has agreed to make a $300m cornerstone investment in the planned London IPO of private equity-backed payments processing business Network International.

OurCrowd opens Madrid office, sets sights on South America

Israeli equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has expanded its Iberian operations by opening an office in Madrid. The new office, which expands the company’s footprint to seven countries,...

US PayTech Bill.com raises $88m funding round

Business payments software platform Bill.com has raised $88m in a funding round lead by Franklin Templeton, bringing its total amount raised to $275m. The US-based investment...

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LANDRY et associés acquires e-commerce security platform NexuWeb

LANDRY et associés, a risk and performance consultant, has acquired e-commerce security and development solution NexuWeb.

Plum reveals five million customer target in new interview

Finance app Plum is bullish about its ability to attract five million people to its services.

Before you worry about new PRIIP rule changes you should ensure your house is...

The EU might be gearing up to change some of the rules regulating retail and insurance-based investment products (PRIIP), but MirrorWeb warns that financial firms should worry more about the rules already in place.

Europol, European Central Bank and group of financial infrastructures team up to boost cybersecurity...

Europol, the European Central Bank and a group of Europe’s leading financial infrastructures to share cybersecurity threat information to safeguard consumers.

Revolut signs deal with LegalTech startup Sparqa Legal

Hot on the heels of announcing its new $5.5bn valuation, Revolut is now aiming to take a bite out of the legal services market with a new deal.