Valor Capital raises up to $56m for its second venture vehicle

Valor Capital, a firm focused on US and Brazil cross-border opportunities, has raised up to $56m for its second venture capital fund, which has...

Earlybird Venture Capital closes sixth early-stage tech fund on €175m

Earlybird Venture Capital has closed its sixth early-stage tech fund on its €175m hardcap, to further support European technology companies.

alpha 4 Ventures raises up to $10m for its debut fund

Latin America-focused venture capital fund alpha4 ventures has raised up to $10m for its maiden fund.

Analytics business Understory raises $7.5m

Weather network and data business Understory has raised $7.5m in a funding round led by 4490 Ventures. Understory processes data from forecasted weather events to...

Santam picks up minority stake in Ctrl

South African Insurance major Santam has made a minority investment in InsurTech start-up CTRL. Ctrl provides short-term car and house insurance through an independent advice app,...

VC-backed Riskified said to be seeking another $200m in funding

Israeli anti-fraud RegTech Riskified is reportedly looking to raise as much as $200m, with an IPO being considered as one of the options. Riskified has...

Goldman Sachs invests €25m in German FinTech Raisin

Berlin-based Raisin snaps up new funding from the global investment group after already raising a massive €100m Series D round in February 2019. The...

Revolution Ventures nets $251m for its third fund

Revolution Ventures has closed its third fund on $215m to support companies in underserved geographies around the world.

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.

Doorr closes $1.26m seed round to fuel the development of its product

Canada-based PropTech startup Doorr has raised $1.26m in a new seed round co-led by Celtic House Venture Partners and MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund. Techstars and...

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Mobile wallet market expected to be worth $7.58trn by 2027

The mobile wallet market size was valued at $1.04trn in 2019 and is projected to reach $7.58trn by 2027, growing at a compound annual growth rate of of 28.2% from 2020 to 2027, according to new research.

For Good Causes expands its charitable efforts beyond the loyalty sector

UK FinTech company For Good Causes is expanding beyond the loyalty sector, having already enabled consumers to donate their loyalty points, cash back and air miles to over 20,000 charities.

German prosecutors have arrested the chief executive of Wirecard’s Dubai unit Cardsystems

The highly publicised collapse of Wirecard has taken another turn with German prosecutors having arrested the head of the company's Dubai-based subsidiary.

Why the founders behind Monument think there’s still room for another UK neobank

Challenger bank Monument has revealed that it is in the later stages of an application process to get a UK banking licence in order to launch a service for affluent clients.

Italian digital banking project raise €45m as the nation is still dealing with Covid-19

Italian banking executives have raised €45m ($50.9m) in a bid to launch a digital bank in a country still dealing with the coronavirus fallout.