Lendingkart acqui-hires personal loans startup KountMoney

Indian online lending firm Lendingkart has acqui-hired the team behind personal loans marketplace KountMoney. The financial terms of the deal are undisclosed.

Toast acquires HR and payroll solution StratEx

Restaurant management company Toast has acquired HR and payroll solution StratEx for an undisclosed amount.

Payments challenger Airwallex confirms unicorn status with DST Global-led Series C round

Cross-border payments challenger Airwallex has confirmed its unicorn status by passing a $1bn valuation through its latest funding round.

MONETA to acquire Air Bank, Home Credit Czech businesses

MONETA Money Bank is set to acquire Czech-based Air Bank and a number of Home Credit’s businesses.

Private equity firm Craftsman Capital acquires CMIT Solutions

IT professional services provider CMIT Solutions has been acquired by Texas-based private equity firm Craftsman Capital. As a result of the deal, CMIT is hoping...

Mastercard acquires Nets in $3.19bn deal

Mastercard has agreed to acquire the majority of payments processor Nets in a deal worth $3.19bn.

C5 Capital agrees to sell Shape Security for $1bn

Venture firm C5 Capital has agreed to sell online fraud prevention company Shape Security to F5 Network in a $1bn deal.

Why it matters that InsurTech unicorn Lemonade has raised the price range for its...

A lot of InsurTech stakeholders are watching Lemonade's upcoming initial public offering (IPO) with great interest, so they have no doubt noted that its upcoming listing will be more expensive than expected.

BNP Paribas acquires neo bank Compte-Nickel

BNP Paribas is set to acquire a 95% stake in neo-banking startup Compte-Nickel’s parent company Financière des Paiements Électroniques.

Stripe acquires Touchtech Payments in preparation for looming SCA regulatory requirement

Payments processor Stripe has acquired Dublin-based Touchtech Payments to ready itself for the impending Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) regulation.

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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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