Root Insurance set to net $350m and a $3.65bn valuation through its next funding...

InsurTech startup Root Insurance is poised to raise $350m and, as a result, reach a $3.65bn valuation. The Wall Street Journal reported that the Series...

OpenGate buys majority stake in InRule Technology

Private equity firm OpenGate Capital has acquired a majority stake in InRule Technology, a decision management platform.

Blockchain-based CRM platform Cere Network nets $3.5m in its seed round

Cere Network, a blockchain-based CRM ecosystem platform, has collected $3.5m in its seed round to fund growth of the platform.

Why Australia is seeing a rise in challenger banks

Digital banks are on the rise Down Under. However, competing with the big four banks won’t be a walk in the park.

Better.com collects $160m in Series C round of funding

Better.com, a platform improving the access to home finance, has collected $160m in its Series C round of funding.

Lendingkart said to raise $2.95m just days after closing $30m Series D

Lendingkart, an India-based SME lending platform, has reportedly raised $2.95m, just days after closing its Series D on $30m.

Trade Republic Bank closes €10m in Series A to support European expansion

Trade Republic Bank, a mobile-only and commission-free broker, has collected €10m in its Series A round which will support its European expansion efforts.

Currencycloud collects £10m grant to support cross-border payments

Cross-border payments provider Currencycloud has received a £10m grant to support SMEs as part of the Banking Competition Remedies (BCR) programme.

Blockchain startups have raised $23.7bn since 2013 with FinTech being in focus

New research from investment platform Outlier Ventures reveals that 3,738 new blockchain enterprises have seen capital injections of $23.7bn since 2013.

Chinese Transsion is joining forces with Kenyan Wapi Capital to support FinTech startups

Shenzhen-headquartered Transsion, the mobile phone company, has teamed up with Wapi Capital, FinTech company Wapi Pay’s venture fund, to find, fund and support FinTech...

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