Nubank now claims to be bigger than some nations by reaching 20 million customer...

The Brazilian decacorn Nubank has been raking in achievements lately. Having announced its first ever acquisition in January, it now boasts of having over 20 million customers on its books.

Open banking platform Tink raises new €90m investment round as Nordic FinTech sector matures

Having just filled its war chest with €90m of fresh capital, Swedish banking portal Tink is gearing up to roll out its services across...

First Founder’s Accelerator to support underrepresented FinTech founders in new batch

Delaware-based First Founder’s Accelerator is looking for its first cohort of FinTech founders to boost the state’s underrepresented minorities.

What’s next for Australian RegTech?

2019 saw a fluttering of new initiatives in the Australian RegTech sector. So, what’s next?

Novacap strikes C$260m first close for debut financial services fund

Canadian private equity house Novacap has hit a C$260m first close for its debut fund focused on financial services investment – just a couple of week after raising C$940m for its latest ‘industries’ vehicle.

Apis Partners hits $550m hard cap for second emerging markets financial services fund

PE firm Apis Partners has hit a $550m hard cap for the final close of its second investment fund focused on financial services companies in emerging markets.

MiddleGame Ventures sets sights on FinTech opportunities in Europe and North America with new...

MiddleGame Ventures, a FinTech-focused investment firm, has revealed its new €150m fund which will target startups in Europe and North America.

BlueVine raises $102.5m in new Series F funding round

SME financing and banking services scaleup BlueVine has raised a huge $102.5m Series F round led by ION Crossover Partners, the venture capital firm.

Northzone closes $500m fund to invest into FinTech startups

The venture capital firm that has supported FinTech success stories like Klarna, Qapital and MarketFinance is gearing up to support another round of startups.

Anonymous 4chan group claims to be gearing up to invest $75m in new cryptocurrency...

Members of the controversial online forum 4chan claim to have joined forces to invest and donate $75m in bitcoin to companies protecting personal data, develop anonymity tools, blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

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Millennials less aware about phishing threats than other age groups as nine out of...

Just because they are digitally native, it doesn’t mean that millennials are better at cybersecurity than their older peers.

Pine Labs secures investment from Mastercard

Pine Labs, a payment acceptance software builder, has received an investment from Mastercard as part of a new partnership.

BNP Paribas boosts partnership with Tink to reach Italian customers

BNP Paribas has extended its partnership with open banking platform Tink to supply its customers with more personal finance tools.

Banks refuse to reimburse fraud if consumer ignores any warning message

Banks are refusing to cover losses in fraud cases if they can prove they show fraud warnings at the point of purchase, according to a study from Which? Money.

Businesses suffer longer system outages due to ransomware attacks

Ransomware attacks are becoming more severe with businesses suffering from infections being out for up to 16.2 days on average, up from 12.1 days in the third quarter of 2019.