Checkout.com expends Estonia footprint with Icefire acquisition

Payments solutions provider Checkout.Com has purchased Estonian software development firm Icefire for an undisclosed fee.

Hello Alice secures $21m Series B to bolster team, capital access

US business platform Hello Alice has raked in $21m from a Series B funding round led by QED Investors.

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UK’s alternative lender ThinCats claws in £160m from Wafra Capital

Alternative lender to UK SMEs ThinCats secured a £160m strategic investment from Wafra Capital Partners (WCP).

FinTech B9 secures $1.7m funding to tackle unbanked issues

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Ex Barclays CEO’s FinTech venture 10x wins $187m in BlackRock and JPMorgan-backed round

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US cybersecurity platform Elisity has snared $26m from a Series A funding round to meet growing demand of its cloud-delivered cybersecurity platform.

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Checkout.com expends Estonia footprint with Icefire acquisition

Payments solutions provider Checkout.Com has purchased Estonian software development firm Icefire for an undisclosed fee.

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