Axial grabs U$14m to match private companies with investors and buyers

Axial, a New York-based online capital marketplace, has raised $14m in its Series C round. The company's platform is designed to match private companies...

Azimo integrates with Facebook Messenger

International money transfer startup Azimo in integrating its service into Facebook Messenger to allow senders and receivers to connect through the social network of 1.65bn users.

Thompson Reuters joins R3 Blockchain Consortium

Thompson Reuters is the latest company to join a consortium of institutions, headed up by New York fintech firm R3, dedicated to developing use cases for the blockchain technology in financial markets.

IBM Reportedly planning acquisition of point-of-sale business Revel

IBM is reportedly planning a re-entry into the point-of-sale (POS) space. According to Bloomberg the firm is in discussions to acquire iPad-based POS company Revel Systems.

ALTR collects $15m for blockchain-based cybersecurity solution

ALTR, a cybersecurity platform looking to unleash the benefits of blockchain, has emerged from stealth with $15m in funding.

Enterprise Ireland sets sights on FinTech with new fund

Enterprise Ireland has launched a €750,000 fund to invest in promising FinTech startups.

Plum nets up to £579,000 in its latest crowdfunding campaign

Financial assistant app Plum has raised up to £579,945 in its crowdfunding campaign, so far. A goal for the sale, which is being held on...

Acumatica nets $25m in Series C led by Accel-KKR

Business management software developer Acumatica has netted $25m in its Series C funding round led by Accel-KKR.

Funding Societies lands Sequoia backing for South-East Asian Lending

Singaporean business-lending marketplace Funding Societies has raised S$10m ($7.4m) in a new round of funding led by the Sequoia India, the regional arm of the VC giant.

Video e-commerce platform Cleeng closes Series B on €5m

Video e-commerce platform Cleeng has closed its Series B round on €5m to help it drive product development.

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Mastercard invests in Doconomy to help consumers see CO2 impact their payments have

Mastercard has made an undisclosed equity investment into Doconomy, a startup helping consumers become more aware of their CO2 impact when making payments.

CyberGRX collects $40m in Series D as it looks to meet rising demands

Third-party cyber risk platform CyberGRX has collected $40m in its Series D round which was led by ICONIQ Capital.

OCC names cybersecurity as key risk for federal banking system

The US’ Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has named cybersecurity and technology management as a key emerging risk.

Starling Bank in hot waters after having only lent 1% of the total amount...

When Starling Bank was granted funding from Royal Bank of Scotland, the challenger bank promised to lend £913m to SMEs by 2023.

Encompass and Pegasystems to boost mutual customers support

KYC solution Encompass has partnered with digital transformation company Pegasystems to help mutual customers streamline customer onboarding.