TransferWise rebrands to Wise as it eyes IPO

UK FinTech giant TransferWise has renamed itself to Wise as the company is preparing to go public.

SentinelOne acquires Scalyr in $155m deal

Cybersecurity scaleup SentinelOne has acquired logging startup Scalyr in a deal worth $155m in stock and cash.

Future FinTech Group closes direct offering to the tune of $15m

E-commerce venture Future FinTech Group has closed the registered direct offering of three million share of its common stock at a purchase price of $5.00 per share on January 13, 2021.

Affirm’s stocks soar on first day of trading and pave way for massive growth...

Affirm began trading on the Nasdaq on Wednesday with its shares jumping by more than 100% in the first day, laying the groundwork for huge growth in the buy now pay later space.

Visa’s acquisition of Plaid has officially been called off

After a year marred by an antitrust suit, Visa's acquisition of Plaid has officially been called off as the CEO says regulatory reviews threatened consumers' interests.

HPS Group completes IPRC acquisition

Having announced the deal in July, HPS Group has now completed the acquisition of IPRC.

Thoma Bravo to buy RealPage for $9.6bn

Thoma Bravo has reportedly struck a deal to buy RealPage, a property management software developer, in a $9.6bn deal.

Sequoia Capital’s Michael Moritz named new Klarna chairman as company prepares for IPO

Klarna has hinted that it's preparing to go public soon and now the founder is saying the new chairman will be a huge help in that.

Hippo snaps up another $350m as the InsurTech industry seems to be reaching new...

Hippo is having a great 2020, having officially secured its unicorn status this summer and it now bagging a $350m investment just as the InsurTech industry seems to be recovering from a previous slump.

nCino and ThinCats take their relationship to the next level

Having already established a partnership to assist with Covid-19 challenges, cloud banking company nCino and alternative mid-sized business lender ThinCats are now expanding their collaboration further.

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How to meet the needs of the top three underserved segments in wealth management

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Lydia teams with Cashbee to establish savings accounts offering

French mobile payments company Lydia has partnered with compatriot FinTech Cashbee to add saving accounts to its platform.

FinTech investment growth in the Baltics paused in Q1 due to lack of large...

FinTech companies in the region raised just $11.2m across 12 deals during the first three months of 2021

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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