Nordic Capital taps Fund 9 to acquire Macrobond Financial

Nordic Capital has made its fifth investment through Fund IX to buy financial and economic research business Macrobond Financial.

FinTech unicorns and startups to face a coronavirus-created “vicious cycle” that could slash their...

The global COVID-19 outbreak could worsen business and funding conditions as well as changing private FinTechs’ exit options, according to a new report.

Rakuten acquires Bitcoin exchange Everybody’s Bitcoin in $2.4m deal

Japan-based e-commerce company Rakuten has acquired Bitcoin exchange Everybody’s Bitcoin in a $2.4m deal.

Alibaba-backed Global Blue is getting listed on the New York Stock Exchange as it...

Tax-free shopping and payment solution provider Global Blue is being listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

NCR Corporation acquires digital banking solution D3

Digital solution developer NCR Corporation has acquired online and mobile banking solution D3 Technology.

Revenued acquires Sky Bridge Business Funding

FinTech Revenued is acquiring Sky Bridge Business Funding, a small business financing company founded in 2017, to bolster its goal of helping small businesses grow.

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.

Brightfolk picks up a stake in online payments provider Klarna

Brightfolk has bought a stake in European online payments provider Klarna.

HelloWallet is picked up by KeyBank National Association

KeyBank National Association has acquired personal finance guidance platform HelloWallet from Morningstar.

SoFi buys Zenbanx to launch banking product

SoFi is expanding into banking with the acquisition of mobile-banking startup Zenbanx. The company will pay around $100m for the startup

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FinTech-focused venture firm QED Investors closes fund on $1.05bn

Global FinTech-focused venture capital firm QED Investors has closed its seventh fund on $1.05bn, as it eyes opportunities in US, UK, Latin America and Southeast Asia.

Grow Credit secures $106.3m in seed round made of debt and equity

Grow Credit, which hopes to bolster financial inclusion, has netted $106.3m in its seed round, which comprised of debt and equity.

Kolide raises $17m in round led by OpenView Partners

Endpoint security platform Kolide has picked up $17m in its Series B funding round, which was led by Boston-based venture firm OpenView Partners.

Form3 raises $160m in its Series C round

Form3, a payment technology developer, has closed its Series C round on $160m, which will aid its geographical growth.

Foxquilt bags funding to bolster growth in US and Canada

North American InsurTech company Foxquilt has bagged $8m in a funding round that will support its expansion across the US and Canada.

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