Crowdfunding platform Pledge Me surpasses NZD $500,000 target in its own crowdfund

New Zealand-based crowdfunding platform Pledge Me has surpassed the target NZD 500,080 for its own crowdfunding campaign.

Singapore’s UOB teams up with OurCrowd to get started in FinTech

United Overseas Bank (UOB) has partnered with Israeli investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd seeking a head start in FinTech.

Lending Club, Funding Circle investor USV raises more than $428m across new funds

Union Square Ventures has pulled in more than $428m of new capital across a pair of vehicles.

BillFront takes $35m for digital media financing

Digital media-focused invoice financing startup BillFront has picked up $35m in a Series A round from 4finance, NIBC Bank Deutschland and FinLeap.

Real estate crowdfunding platform DiversyFund scores $1m Series A

Real estate crowdfunding platform DiversyFund has scored $1m in its Series A funding round.

FundedByMe becomes first regulated crowdfunding platform in UAE

FundedByMe has received approval to become the first regulated crowdfunding platform in the United Arab Emirates.

Marlin Equity acquires non-profit fundraising app FrontStream

Marlin Equity Partners has acquired FrontStream, a non-profit fundraising and corporate giving software developer.

Santander UK forges alt-financing partnership with Crowdfunder

Banking giant Santander’s UK operation is partnering with alternative financing site Crowdfunder to provide £200,000 to community projects through the bank’s Changemaker Fund.

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.

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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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.

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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.