Australian FinTech funding more than doubled in 2021 to hit $3.8bn

Australian FinTech deal activity more than tripled last year to 205 transactions

Security startup Slim.AI secures $31m Series A

Cloud-native security firm Slim.AI has bagged $31m from a Series A funding round co-led by Insight Partners and StepStone Group.

J.P Morgan enters deal to acquire stake in Viva Wallet

Banking giant J.P Morgan has entered an agreement with PayTech firm Viva Wallet to acquire an ownership stake of approximately 49%, subject to regulatory approvals.

Zenjuries pulls in $2.2m for worker compensation insurance

InsurTech Zenjuries, provider of worker compensation automation software for handling claims and reducing loss costs, has raised $2.2m.

Fiat-to-crypto gateway aggregator Onramper snares $6m seed

Onramper, a company aiming to provide crypto-enabled applications with an easy-to-use fiat onramp, has inked $6m from a seed funding round.

Moneyfarm herds £44.1m Series D from new partner M&G

WealthTech firm Moneyfarm has secured £44.1m in Series D funding from investment firm M&G following a recent partnership between the two companies.

KKR backs Philippine B2B platform GrowSari

GrowSari, a B2B e-commerce platform serving micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the Philippines, will receive $45m in Series C funding from global investment firm KKR.

OZÉ secures capital for African small business

OZÉ, the FinTech startup which provides digital recordkeeping tools with embedded finance products to MSMEs across West Africa, raised $3m in an oversubscribed pre-Series A round.

Creditas lands funding amid Latin American FinTech boom

Brazil-based online lending solution provider Creditas has raised $260m in Series F funding, reaching a valuation of $4.8bn.

Mastercard seeks racial equity in credit approvals through new data center

Mastercard and Howard University have provided a $5m grant to create a centre focused on eliminating biases in AI and making the credit approval process more racially equal.

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Mollie joins forces with Chargebee to streamline subscription payments

Dutch payment service provider Mollie has partnered with subscription management platform Chargebee to help simplify subscription payments.

Cyber startup Saporo nets $2.7 pre-seed financing

Swiss cybersecurity company Saporo has raised $2.7m in pre-seed funding round led by Session VC and Lightbird Ventures.

Laka scores €10.6m funding to advance bicycle insurance offering

Bicycle insurance platform Laka has raised €10.6m in a Series A round of funding led by US mobility investor Autotech Ventures.

Tuum lands €15m from Portage Ventures-led Series A

Core banking platform Tuum has scored €15m in a Series A round of funding, with Portage Ventures leading the round.

Australian FinTech funding more than doubled in 2021 to hit $3.8bn

Australian FinTech deal activity more than tripled last year to 205 transactions

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