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.

ING brings four startups and two internal ideas to accelerator

Dutch multinational bank ING is taking on four new external startups and two internal projects for its latest accelerator programme.

Blockchain Capital looks to ICO for new $50m fund

Blockchain Capital is planning to make an initial coin offering (ICO) to raise capital for its new $50m fund.

Blockchain Capital closes Fund IV on $150m hard cap

San Francisco-based Blockchain Capital has closed its fourth venture vehicle on its $150m hard cap.

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