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.

OneDegree extends Series A round to surpass $30m

Hong Kong-based InsurTech company OneDegree has extended its Series A round to over $30m.

Money transfer company Ripple scores $200m in its Series C round

Money transfer company Ripple has scored $200M in its Series C round which was led by Tetragon.

Australian payments startup Openpay collects $10m

Melbourne-based Openpay, an interest-free payment plan provider, has reportedly raised $10m and cancelled plans for an IPO.

IoT identity authentication service Intrinsic ID nets loan from EIB

Internet of Things security technology developer Intrinsic ID has received a €11m loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB).

Bookkeeping platform CollBox collects seed funding

CollBox, a bookkeeping platform aiding businesses collecting past due invoices, has scored $1m in seed funding.

Funderbeam said to close $5.8m funding round

Startup stock exchange platform Funderbeam has reportedly closed a $5.8m funding round.

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Lloyds Bank taps Minna Technologies and Visa for new digital bank subscription management tool

Lloyds Bank has announced that its customers will soon be empowered to better view, manage and amend their subscriptions through its banking app.

Opera to acquire digital bank Fjord Bank

Browser provider Opera is looking to buy challenger bank Fjord Bank in a bid to further accelerate Opera's European FinTech operations.

FinTech unicorn Marqeta prepares for IPO

Rumours about Marqeta going public have found new energy as sources say the payment card issuing startup is in talks with investment banks for an initial public offering (IPO).

Wirecard’s Dublin office raided by police

Irish police raided failed payments technology giant Wirecard's Dublin offices at the end of last week.

Nicolas Weng Kan has been named as smart money app Yolt’s new CEO

Nicolas Weng Kan, the former Google Compare and Confused.com CEO, has been named as the new head honcho of smart money app Yolt.