BlueVine raises $102.5m in new Series F funding round

SME financing and banking services scaleup BlueVine has raised a huge $102.5m Series F round led by ION Crossover Partners, the venture capital firm.

Northzone closes $500m fund to invest into FinTech startups

The venture capital firm that has supported FinTech success stories like Klarna, Qapital and MarketFinance is gearing up to support another round of startups.

Anonymous 4chan group claims to be gearing up to invest $75m in new cryptocurrency...

Members of the controversial online forum 4chan claim to have joined forces to invest and donate $75m in bitcoin to companies protecting personal data, develop anonymity tools, blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

Ulu Ventures eyes $100m for Fund III

Early-stage venture investor Ulu Ventures is eyeing $100m for its third fund.

CVC exceeds $1bn target for second growth fund

CVC Capital Partners has surpassed the target for its second growth fund to close on $1.6bn.

Acton Capital holds final close for its fifth fund

Venture capital firm Acton Capital has held the $215m final close for its Acton Fund V, eyeing tech-enabled business models and startups. With the new...

Motive Partners bags $473m for inaugural US fund close

Transaltlantic FinTech investor Motive Partners has raised $473m for the final close of its inaugural fund.

Modus Capital collects $75m for MENA-focused fund

Modus Capital, a hybrid venture capital firm, has released its first regional fund with $75m at its disposal.

National Bank launches innovation competition to capitalise on Canada’s rising FinTech scene

Canada’s National Bank is launching the Innovation Competition to help develop the countries FinTech startups and talent.

Revolution holds $150m final close for sophomore Rise fund

Revolution has held the $150m final close for its sophomore Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, which will back

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Check out the FinTech and RegTech firms picked for Plug and Play Japan’s latest...

An eclectic group of startups from around the world has been chosen to take part in Plug and Play Japan’s winter and spring batch.

The Swedish central bank to test its digital defences against the EU’s TIBER-EU cybersecurity...

The Riksbank may be the world’s oldest central bank, but it is still recognising the evolving threats it has to deal with.

Researchers fooled facial recognition software in payment kiosks with a mask

All it takes to fool facial recognition software is to put on a printed mask, according to new research.

FinTech Fincera’s CEO detained by Chinese police for suspected financial crime

Li Yonghui, the chairman and CEO of New York-listed FinTech firm Fincera, has been detained by Chinese police under suspicion of illegally accepting public funds.

Customers accuse Curve of incurring higher fees by sending them corporate cards they didn’t...

UK FinTech is facing criticism again after customers received cards with higher fees than what they asked for.