Breaking: Crowdcube and Seedrs to merge

Leading crowdfunding platforms Crowdcube and Seedrs are going to merge in a new deal, creating one of the world’s arguably largest private equity marketplaces.

New SIA and Nexi merger poised

Italy's digital payment scene could've just received a power boost after two native leaders in the sector, Nexi and SIA, inked a memorandum of understanding to merge.

illimity Bank buys 50% of Fabrick’s stake in HYPE Money

illimity Bank and Fabrick have entered an agreement to the shared ownership of open banking platform HYPE Money.

Yandex agreed to buy challenger bank Tinkoff in $5.48bn deal

Having responded to media speculation about an upcoming deal, Tinkoff has revealed that it has inked an agreement with Russian tech giant Yandex to allow the later to buy the neobank in a $5.48bn deal.

Private equity firm Clearlake Capital acquires InsurTech startup Zywave

Private equity firm Clearlake Capital has acquired software-as-a-service provider of front office insurance solutions Zywave from Aurora Capital Partners.

Nubank acquires Easyinvest and moves into the investment space

Brazilian challenger bank Nubank has acquired digital investment platform Easynvest for an undisclosed sum as the Latino FinTech decacorn moves into the investment space.

Mode is looking to file an IPO worth £7.5m

UK FinTech Mode is said to be planning to float on the London Stock Exchange, raising £7.5m in the process.

FinTech Ohpen acquires loan and mortgage software company Davinci

Dutch cloud-banking FinTech Ohpen has acquired cross-border loan and mortgages software provider Davinci.

Jack Ma’s Ant Financial files for what could be the biggest IPO ever

Chinese tech powerhouse Ant Financial has filed for what could be the biggest initial public offering ever, which could see the company raise $30bn.

Tandem Bank has acquired Allium Lending Group in a £60m deal

UK challenger bank Tandem Bank has acquired green lender Allium Lending Group as part of a £60m fundraising deal.

News Stories

User info leaked as e-commerce site tretti.se owner hacked

Swedish e-commerce company tretti.se's owner Whiteaway Group has seen confidential customer information being compromised in a ransomware attack.

British Patient Capital commits to adding $35m to Evolution Equity Partners’ new $250m cybersecurity...

British Patient Capital has committed to adding $35m to The Evolution Technology Fund II, which is aiming for a final $250m close to support cybersecurity and enterprise software startups.

MAP FinTech appoints Mark Ellis to lead business development

European RegTech leader MAP FinTech has named Mark Ellis as its new senior business development manager.

Total Network Services already plans second token sale after Series A one

San Diego-based blockchain business Total Network Services has closed of a Series A round of security tokens structured by city native venture Deal Box, a capital advisory and financial technology firm.

Lunar raises €40m Series C round as it plans to take a slice of...

Danish challenger bank Lunar has raised a €40m Series C round and is planning to go into the buy now, pay later market.

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