Seedrs has agreed terms for £4.5m funding round

UK-based crowdfunding platform Seedrs has confirmed that it has agreed to terms of a £4.5m funding round.

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SecureKey lands C$27m to drive the future of digital ID

SecureKey Technologies, a Canadian provider of identity and authentication solutions, has landed C$27m ($20.56m) in growth capital.

Blockchain-based data platform Datawallet closes ICO on $40m hard cap

C2B blockchain-based data exchange Datawallet has closed its ICO on its $40m hard cap.

Auto and insurance data platform Xapix raises $2m in its Seed round

Xapix, a developer of digital mobility services for the automotive and insurance industries, has raised $2m in its Seed round.

Digix nets $1.25m in seed round from Global Brain, Fenbushi Capital

Tokenised gold platform Digix has netted $1.25m in a seed round led by Global Brain, and Fenbushi Capital.

Singapore-based currency trader M-DAQ secures backing from Samsung for its Pre-Series D round

Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, Samsung’s venture capital arm, has announced that it is supporting M-DAQ, the Singaporean cross-country currency trader, as the startup is looking to raise a Pre-Series D round.

Robinhood launches new web platform

Stock market brokerage platform Robinhood has launched a new platform offering research and discovery tools.

Monese grabs $10m to help migrants open bank accounts

London-based mobile banking startup aimed at migrants Monese has picked up $10m in a Series A round.

Revolut’s user numbers are booming in Romania

UK-based challenger bank Revolut has signed up roughly 850,000 customers in Romania.

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UK regulator orders British banks to explain their overdraft rate hikes

Several UK banks have changed their overdraft rates to be around 40%, more than double some of their previous charges. Now the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) wants to understand why.

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Travelex’s offerings are finally back online after almost a months’ outage caused by a...

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UK consumer confidence doubles over the past decade

UK consumer confidence in financial institutions has doubled since 2010, according to research from Harris Interactive.

CFTC slams trader with $10m fine

A US regulator has fined a commodity pool operator over $10m for allegedly filling misleading statements and failing to implementing an adequate supervisory system to prevent such misstatements.