MarketOrders launches blockchain to prevent gold and jewellery fraud

Gold and jewellery marketplace MarketOrders is launching an end-to-end blockchain solution in order to combat inefficiencies and minimise fraud.

The eight startups picked for the Holt Fintech Accelerator’s 2020 batch

Canadian Holt Fintech Accelerator has announced the eight FinTech companies to join its 2020 cohort.

Spilit is looking to raise $100 to fuel global expansion plans

Buy now, pay later company Splitit is reportedly looking to top up its finances with a new round after Covid-19 changed consumers spending habits.

Apple said to be buying mobile payment company Mobeewave

Technology giant Apple has reportedly acquired mobile payment technology developer Mobeewave to potentially transform iPhones into payment terminals.

Affirm could be the next FinTech to launch its IPO and could reach a...

Buy now, pay later company Affirm may be the next FinTech to be eyeing an initial public offering, which could see it valued at a mammoth $10bn.

Check out these 32 RegTech funding rounds from July

In the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, these 32 RegTech companies have successfully secured funding over the last month.

Acuant integrates iProov’s biometric authentication solution into its identity verification platform

Biometric authentication company iProov has signed a partnership with Acuant, which will integrate iProov into its platform to provide robust online face authentication services.

Parliamentary group criticises regulators for their treatment of challenger banks during Covid-19

A new report from a cross party group of MPs has slammed the UK's regulators for not keeping the neobanks and building societies at the front of mind during the pandemic.

EDPIA names SIA as newest member of its payments alliance

The European Digital Payments Industry Alliance (EDPIA) has named payments infrastructure developer SIA as the latest member of the group.

InsurTech100 CoverWallet releases a new policy aimed at VC-backed startups

InsurTech100 company CoverWallet has released a new digital insurance product aimed at venture capital-backed startups.

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VPay joins Guidewire’s PartnerConnect

Claims payment solution provider VPay has joined the Guidewire PartnerConnect as a solution partner.

RegTech software developer Thentia secures investment from Business Development Bank of Canada

Thentia, which helps companies meet their regulatory requirements, has bagged a Series A investment from the Business Development Bank of Canada (DBC).

Eduvanz bags $3m in new investment round

Student loan startup Eduvanz has secured $3m in a Series A round led by Sequoia's SCI Investment VI fund.

Money management app Sync. said to raise $5.5m in its seed round

Account aggregation service Sync. has reportedly netted £5.5m in a seed funding round to support its European expansion.

PropTech platform Zibo said to raise $10.5m in funding

Zibo, a payments and financial management app for landlords, has reportedly landed $10.5m in its funding round.