InsuraGuest forms partnership with Venture Insurance to cover hotel guests

InsuraGuest has formed a strategic partnership with Venture Insurance Programs to offer cover consumers in hotels.

Algorand bags $62m round, months after closing its seed

Algorand, a blockchain and cryptocurrency solution for businesses, has secured $62m in its equity round.

Email security startup Mailprotector nets $5m in growth round

Cybersecurity startup Mailprotector has netted $5m in a growth equity round from Ballast Point Ventures.

Golden Gate launches dedicated crypto/blockchain venture firm LuneX

Singapore-based Golden Gate has launched LuneX Ventures, a cryptocurrency and blockchain-focused investment vehicle.

Australia-based Tic:Toc collects $11.5m to support growth into new markets

Australia-based Tic:Toc, an online home loan platform, has collected $11.5m in its Series B round.

Osano bags $3m alongside launch from stealth

Osano, a company aiming to improve data privacy transparency, has bagged $3m in its seed funding round, alongside its launch from stealth.

Kalyera and Epiphany join forces in new partnership ahead of the September PSD2 deadline

The final rules of the EU’s Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) snap into action in September. Now Kaleyra, an in-mobile messaging service for banks and companies, and Epiphany, a RegTech startup specializing in PSD2 compliance have joined forces to ensure financial services businesses can comply with the changes.

Toffee Insurance said to close $5.5m Series A round

Toffee Insurance, an Indian InsurTech startup, has reportedly closed a Series A round on $5.5m to support the creation of new products.

Cappitech partners with Trax to streamline MiFID II reporting

Cappitech, a provider of regulatory reporting and intelligence technology, has partnered with fellow RegTech Trax to streamline their MiFID II transaction reporting.

Database platform DataStax acquires The Last Pickle

A multi-cloud database DataStax has acquired The Last Pickle, a consulting and services company, for an undisclosed amount.

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POS lending solution Affirm closes $500m Series G

Affirm, a buy now and pay later solution, has closed its Series G round on $500m.
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Solving the challenge of creating a customer-centric business model – Kidbrooke demo

A recent survey from PWC found that 61% of bankers believe customer-centric business models are very important, and yet only 17% of them are “very prepared” for it. Kidbrooke has released a new demo highlighting the problem in the market.

Over 60% of InsurTechs and insurers are keen to work with BigTech companies

Over 60% of InsurTechs and insurers are looking to collaborate with BigTechs, as they look to keep up with changing customer demands, a new report claims.

Good services is more important to policyholders than pricing

New research claims the key to driving long-term relationships in home insurance is less about pricing and more about great services and reputation.

TCARE closes $3m in round led by SixThirty Ventures

TCARE, which claims to be the only evidence-based, CMS 1115 approved and accredited family caregiver support platform, has netted $3m in funding.

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