Seedcamp holds £60m final close for fourth venture fund

Pan-European seed investor Seedcamp has held the £60m final close for its fourth venture fund, with around 15 per cent earmarked for FinTech startups.

The Foundry Group closes seventh fund on $750m

Early stage venture capital firm The Foundry Group has closed its seventh fund on $750m.

Al Weiss’ GBV launches $100m fund to invest in blockchain tech

Global Blockchain Ventures has launched a $100m venture focused on investing in blockchain technology.

FinTech backer Menlo Ventures launches $450m-targeting special opportunities fund

Menlo Ventures is upping the stakes for its second tilt at a "special opportunity" fund raise by eyeing up to $450m for the vehicle.

Wefox gathers $125m in Series B round as it eyes rest of Europe

Berlin-based InsurTech Wefox has reportedly raised $125m for its Series B funding round led by Mubadala Ventures. The Abu Dhabi government's venture arm used its newly...

Over 50% of consumers fear using biometrics for online payments

More than half of consumers are worried about shifting to biometrics for authenticating online payments, a study from Paysafe claims.

Comvest ups stakes for fifth direct lending fundraise, could collect up to $1.2bn

Comvest Partners’ direct lending arm is looking to up the stakes for its fifth flagship fundraise targeting the asset class.

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.

FinTech CURO has closed a $100m credit faculty post-IPO to help it through the...

North American credit provider CURO has raised $100m in senior secured revolving credit faculty from Atalaya Capital Management, a private credit and special opportunities alternative investment manager.

Bizzi collects an undisclosed seed round from 500 Startups

Vietnam-based Bizzi has collected an undisclosed amount of capital in a new investment round led by 500 Startups and supported by angel investors.

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FTC study highlights internet provider failings to protect consumers

A study published by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has found that internet service providers (ISPs) are failing to disclose to consumers how they are protecting their privacy.

Extend snares $40m from March Capital-led Series B

Digital payments infrastructure platform Extend has secured $40m from a Series B fundraising round.

10 month old FinTech reaches $210m valuation after Series A close

Zolve, a banking platform aimed at helping immigrants build financial futures, has closed its Series A on $40m, raising its valuation to $210m.

Cloud Insurance and Safely: Redefining insurance in the Nordic region

As more insurance companies look towards technology, partnering with tech companies is the only way forward. Now, Cloud Insurance and Safely have joined forces with the aim to redefine insurance in the Nordic region.

Global InsurTech Funding already set a new annual record just nine months into the...

InsurTech companies raised $9.1bn across 364 deals in the first three quarters of the year driven by large transactions over $100m

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