Airbnb raises $1bn to tackle the coronavirus crisis

PropTech giant Airbnb has raised $1bn as it is dealing with a massive drop in business after COVID-19 caused huge disruptions in the travel industry.

Funding Options adopts open banking solutions even though the industry has far from adopted...

From helping businesses survive the coronavirus crisis to revolutionising finance, Funding Options is bullish about the impact open banking could have as the FinTech embraces the data-sharing scheme.

Curve launches numberless cards for investors and its crowdfunding backers will be the first...

The long number sequence at the front of credit cards are numbered if UK-based FinTech Curve’s latest offering catches on.

InsurTech Xpension nets €25m in Series C round led by HPE Growth

German InsurTech Xpension has raised €25m in a new Series C round led by growth investor HPE Growth.

Crossword Cybersecurity has signed a partnership with Satisnet

Cybersecurity companies Crossword Cybersecurity and Satisnet have teamed up.

Stripe-backer TrueBridge Capital Partners closes $190m fund

Over the years, TrueBridge Capital Partners has invested in companies like Stripe, Uber and Airbnb. Now it is looking for the next generation of unicorns to support with its new $190m fund.

Cryptomathic deploys its electronic signature solution to Eurocert

Cryptomathic, remote electronic signature company, is deploying its services to Polish digital trust solution Eurocert, helping the company to extend its remote qualified electronic signatures.

NCR Corporation forms partnership with NYMBUS to support SMEs

NCR Corporation, a developer of payment services, is partnering with NYMBUS to help small businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

Communication monitoring platform Smarsh teams up with Microsoft

Smarsh, which helps firms manage risk in electronic communications, has joined Microsoft’s One Commercial Partner (OCP) programme.

HUMBL and One Kiosk sign partnership to boost the financial services offering for Nigerian...

Nigerian FinTech One Kiosk has teamed up with US-based mobile financial service provider HUMBL to give its native merchants’ online ordering and delivery services a power boost.

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FundRock taps Zeidler’s due diligence services

FundRock, a UCITS management company and alternative investment fund manager, has chosen Zeidler to improve its conduct due diligence.

The UK’s FCA outlines priorities for the next year

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has outlined its business priorities for the year ahead and has put a focus on challenges presented by the coronavirus crisis.

E-commerce fraud to exceed $25bn by 2024

E-commerce merchant losses caused by online payment fraud will exceed $25bn in 2024, a significant jump from the $17bn expected to occur in 2020, according to a study from Juniper Research.

Airbnb raises $1bn to tackle the coronavirus crisis

PropTech giant Airbnb has raised $1bn as it is dealing with a massive drop in business after COVID-19 caused huge disruptions in the travel industry.

BukuWarung said to close seed funding to help it grow its market presence

Indonesia bookkeeping app BukuWarung has reportedly closed a seed funding round which was led by East Ventures.