Crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has made its 1,000th raise

Exeter-based Crowdcube has facilitated its 1,000th successful crowdfunding as FinTech startups lead the way.

Cashless donations platform goodbox surpasses £1m crowdfund target

Cashless donation technology developer goodbox has hit its £1m crowdfunding target, which it is raising on the Seedrs platform.

Despite Brexit: Crowdcube’s growth has risen for the seventh consecutive quarter

In the third quarter of 2019, crowdfunding platform Crowdcube’s revenues rose to £2.2m despite the UK's upcoming divorce from the EU.

Rocket Internet nets $605m as the German FinTech sector could overtake the UK after...

The backer and incubator of several FinTech companies Rocket Internet has had a smashing start of 2019.

Litigation finance platform Legalist has secured $100m in a new venture round

Legalist, a FinTech startup and Y Combinator alumni, has just announced that it has completed a $100m venture round to help people finance their lawsuits.

Ethical crowdfund platform Yielders said to close Series A round

Yielders, an ethical property crowdfunding platform, has reportedly closed a Series A investment round as it looks to expand in Asia and the Middle East.

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.

13 FinTech startups from Y Combinator’s latest batch to take note of

Seed accelerator Y Combinator has just announced its latest batch of startups. And there are some FinTech ventures that piqued our interest.

The Monetary Authority of Singapore unveils new sandbox option to boost FinTech innovation

Singapore’s financial regulator has launched a new initiative to provide FinTech innovators with a faster way to test their ideas. But it won’t be open to everyone.

Techstars nabs $42m investment to continue helping FinTech and other entrepreneurs succeed

The worldwide entrepreneurial support network Techstars has closed a $42m investment round, which it aims to use to keep supporting entrepreneurs during their journeys.

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Check out the FinTech and RegTech firms picked for Plug and Play Japan’s latest...

An eclectic group of startups from around the world has been chosen to take part in Plug and Play Japan’s winter and spring batch.

The Swedish central bank to test its digital defences against the EU’s TIBER-EU cybersecurity...

The Riksbank may be the world’s oldest central bank, but it is still recognising the evolving threats it has to deal with.

Researchers fooled facial recognition software in payment kiosks with a mask

All it takes to fool facial recognition software is to put on a printed mask, according to new research.

FinTech Fincera’s CEO detained by Chinese police for suspected financial crime

Li Yonghui, the chairman and CEO of New York-listed FinTech firm Fincera, has been detained by Chinese police under suspicion of illegally accepting public funds.

Customers accuse Curve of incurring higher fees by sending them corporate cards they didn’t...

UK FinTech is facing criticism again after customers received cards with higher fees than what they asked for.