VC Wellstreet becomes majority shareholder of PropTech Pixery Media

Swedish PropTech startup Pixery Media has announced that it has a new majority shareholder: the venture capital firm Wellstreet.

18 FinTech funding rounds you missed last week

Despite coronavirus fears, the last week saw a number of FinTech companies raise money.

Will InsurTech startups come out as the big winners of the coronavirus pandemic?

COVID-19 could be great for the InsurTech industry as the crisis highlight where insurers’ shortcomings are. But that does not mean there won’t be hard times ahead.

Stripe leads Fast’s new $20m Series A investment round

Payments giant Stripe has led the $20m round raised by Fast, a startup building platform-agnostic login and checkout services.

How the coronavirus will affect different segments of the FinTech industry

As COVID-19 rages on across the world, the affects on the FinTech segment of the economy is already letting itself be known.

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.

Quona Capital closes sophomore FinTech fund on $203m

Quona Capital, a venture capital firm aiming to boost financial inclusion in emerging markets, has closed its sophomore fund on $203m.

“Someone was going to change the rules” – How Insurtech Gateway became an incubator...

Insurtech Gateway has quickly made a name for itself as a champion for early-stage InsurTech startups since the launch in 2017, but the incubator’s...

OTB Ventures closes $100m fund to back CEE FinTechs

OTB Ventures has closed a $100m venture capital fund which will focus on its early growth technology fund in central and eastern Europe.

Is Swedish RegTech finally coming into its own?

Sweden’s RegTech scene has been slow to emerge. While its starting to wake up, it still has many challenges to overcome.

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FundRock taps Zeidler’s due diligence services

FundRock, a UCITS management company and alternative investment fund manager, has chosen Zeidler to improve its conduct due diligence.

The UK’s FCA outlines priorities for the next year

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has outlined its business priorities for the year ahead and has put a focus on challenges presented by the coronavirus crisis.

E-commerce fraud to exceed $25bn by 2024

E-commerce merchant losses caused by online payment fraud will exceed $25bn in 2024, a significant jump from the $17bn expected to occur in 2020, according to a study from Juniper Research.

Airbnb raises $1bn to tackle the coronavirus crisis

PropTech giant Airbnb has raised $1bn as it is dealing with a massive drop in business after COVID-19 caused huge disruptions in the travel industry.

BukuWarung said to close seed funding to help it grow its market presence

Indonesia bookkeeping app BukuWarung has reportedly closed a seed funding round which was led by East Ventures.