Azimo integrates with Facebook Messenger

International money transfer startup Azimo in integrating its service into Facebook Messenger to allow senders and receivers to connect through the social network of 1.65bn users.

FCA appoints interim chief executive to take over when Andrew Baily leaves to run...

Christopher Woolard is stepping in as the interim chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as the old chief executive Andrew Bailey is leaving to become the governor of the Bank of England.

Aumni scores $10m in Series A funding round

Having filled its coffers, Aumni is aiming to change the private capital market ecosystem.

Cashless payments on the rise in Russia

For the first time ever, Russians completed more cashless payments in a quarter than they did with physical cash, according to research from Sberbank.

Cybersecurity is the hardest risk to manage for finance professionals

Financial services firms must deal with various risks. However, some are more difficult to handle than others.

Kount reveals new Identity Trust Global Network

AI-powered fraud prevention solution Kount has revealed its Identity Trust Global Network which will help block bad transactions and help organizations provide personalized experiences.

Elliptic taps Wells Fargo Strategic Capital for its $28m Series B round to fund...

Crypto-asset risk management solutions provider Elliptic is looking to expand further across the world thanks to new backing from Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, the specialised capital provider.

ESMA has offered clarification about MiFID II

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has clarified how investors should be protected under the Market in Financial Instruments Directive and Regulation (MiFID II/ MiFIR).

Almost half of SMEs do not have a cybersecurity defence plan in place

Small businesses in the UK are shockingly ill-equipped to defend themselves against hackers.

Why you should avoid relying on others for your financial promotions

Don’t trust your colleagues. That’s the message from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) when it comes to financial promotions, according to MirrorWeb.

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Card issuing platform for developers Lithic valued at $800m with Stripes-led Series C

NYC-based card issuing platform for developers Lithic raised $60m in Series C funding, making the company a soonicorn.

API-based financial infrastructure provider Prime Trust pulls in $64m Series A

FinTech infrastructure and crypto custody firm Prime Trust is planning a major expansion of its services after a $64m Series A.

Card issuer Slice banks $10m debt funding from Northern Arc Capital

Credit card challenger Slice secured $10m in debt funding from multiple financial institutions like, Northern Arc Capital, Niyogin Fintech Limited, Credit Saison India, and Vivriti Capital to name a few.

Mercury becomes latest billion-dollar FinTech after Coatue-led $120m round

Mercury, a San Francisco-based digital banking outfit targeting startups, has raised $120m at a $1.62bn valuation in a Series B funding round.

Tenderly raises $15.3m to build an end-to-end Ethereum developer platform

Ethereum developer platform Tenderly closed a $15.3m Series A funding round led by Accel with additional participation from existing investors including Version One.

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