Institutional Investment & Trading

Institutional Investment & Trading

Nasdaq to acquire exchange technology developer Cinnober in $190m deal

Nasdaq is set to acquire Sweden-based trading solution developer Cinnober in a $190m cash deal.

LifeYield lands Vestigo Ventures backing

Tax-efficient investment software provider LifeYield has secured an undisclosed round of funding from Vestigo Ventures.

BondIT said to receive an extra $4m in funding

Israel-based BondIT, an investment portfolio company, has reportedly bagged $4m in its latest round of funding. This funding comes as an extension to its Series...

OpenDoor lands $10m for illiquid US Treasuries marketplace

OpenDoor Securities, an all-to-all marketplace for illiquid US Treasuries, has completed a third $10m investment round.

Vertex Ventures said to close third fund on $210m

Venture capital firm Vertex Ventures has reportedly closed its third Southeast Asian venture vehicle on $210m.

Robinhood said to close $350m funding at $5.6bn valuation

Free stock trading platform Robinhood has reportedly closed a $350m new round of funding which values the company at $5.6bn.

SharesPost grabs $15m for Series C led by LUN, Kenetic

SharesPost, a trading and lending solutions provider for the private tech asset class, has raised $15m in Series C round.

CoinMetro raises up to $14m in its ICO, so far

Blockchain-based exchange platform CoinMetro has picked up $14m in its ICO, so far.

Why investors hate startups that do these things

Being backed by a successful venture capital firm can make or break a FinTech startup. So, we asked Karen McCormick, chief investment officer at Beringea, what new ventures must do to pique investors’ interest.

Alpaca grabs $1.7m for AI-driven trading tech

FinTech AI startup Alpaca has raised $1.7m in a new venture funding round. The investment comes from D4V, Monex Ventures and MUCAP of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group.

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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.

Before you worry about new PRIIP rule changes you should ensure your house is...

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.