Bigstone swipes $3m to connect small businesses and investors

Australian small business-lending marketplace Bigstone has raised $3m in funding. The capital comes from private equity firm CVC.

ZP Group lands Series C funding to expand cybersecurity offering

ZP Group, a provider of premium cybersecurity services and solutions, has closed a Series C round of funding.

Dianrong bags additional $70m to Series D round

Online lending marketplace Dianrong has closed an additional $70m to its Series D round led by ORIX Asia Capital.

Prosper looks to new CEO amid tough year for P2P lenders

There’s change coming at the top of online lender Prosper Marketplace with CEO Aaron Vermut leaving the company at the end of the month.

Point-of-sale financing provider Financeit raises capital from existing shareholder

Point-of-sale-financing solution Financeit has received an investment from existing shareholder Goldman Sachs.

Santander creates new “payment corridor” via Latin America and the US with Ripple’s blockchain...

The Spanish Bank Santander is expanding its One Pay FX service further into Latin America after introducing the service in Spain, the UK, Brazil and Poland in 2018.

Financial research platform Sentieo nets $19m in Series A

Financial research software developer Sentieo has netted $19m in its Series A round.

PayPal and American Express invest in API platform Codat

API-based platform for business data, Codat received strategic investments from PayPal Ventures and American Express Ventures.

Wealthsimple closes another investment from Power Financial

Digital investing platform Wealthsimple has closed a $65m investment from ‘Power Financial group of companies’.

MoneyGram teams up with Checkout.com for Visa collaboration

Cross-border transactions company MoneyGram has expanded its Visa debit card deposit service across Europe in a new collaboration with Checkout.com, Europe's most valuable privately owned FinTech.

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Apiax said to secure funding to support its move into Germany

Digital compliance platform Apiax has reportedly received an investment from the Futury Regio Growth Fund to help its move into Germany.

Temenos partners with Canadian Western Bank to offer SMEs AI-driven digital banking solution

Banking software company Temenos teamed up with Canadian Western Bank to support SMEs with financial decision-making and scaling their businesses.

Starling Bank achieves unicorn status after £270m funding round

UK-based challenger bank Starling Bank raised circa $270m in a Series D round led by Fidelity Management & Research taking its valuation to £1.1bn.

Digital engagement platform Flourish Savings said to close $1.5m

Flourish Savings, a digital engagement platform aimed at financial institutions, has reportedly raised $1.5m in a fresh funding round.

German InsurTech Hepster said to raise $10m Series A

Germany-based InsurTech Hepster has reportedly raised $10m in its Series A round, which was led by Element Ventures.

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