PropTech giant Airbnb has raised $1bn as it is dealing with a massive drop in business after COVID-19 caused huge disruptions in the travel industry.
Indonesia bookkeeping app BukuWarung has reportedly closed a seed funding round which was led by East Ventures.
Privitar, a data privacy platform, has bagged $80m in its Series C round, coming less than a year after it closed its former round.
From helping businesses survive the coronavirus crisis to revolutionising finance, Funding Options is bullish about the impact open banking could have as the FinTech embraces the data-sharing scheme.
Kenyan mobile network Safaricom and Vodacom, the South African division of Vodafone, have acquired phone-based money transfer service M-PESA.
Vietnam-based robo-advisor Finhay has reportedly closed a funding round to support the expansion of its market reach.
The long number sequence at the front of credit cards are numbered if UK-based FinTech Curve’s latest offering catches on.
German InsurTech Xpension has raised €25m in a new Series C round led by growth investor HPE Growth.
India has established a strong FinTech sector. More than $18.6bn being invested into the space since 2015, FinTech Global’s data shows, and the country looks to be still pulling in interest.
Cybersecurity companies Crossword Cybersecurity and Satisnet have teamed up.