Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom, Pchrome Online launch new venture fund

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom Group and Pchome Online, a Taiwanese e-commerce group, have launched a new venture capital fund.

Corporate venture can act as a ‘poison pill’ to RegTechs

Picking up an investment from a corporate venture firm creates a ‘poison pill’ for RegTech startups, according to a panel at the Global RegTech Summit 2018.

Arrowroot targets $315m for its fourth flagship fund

B2B software-focused investor Arrowroot Capital Management is eyeing a massive size jump for its fourth flagship fundraise, less than a year after closing its predecessor vehicle.

SaaS-focused Storm Ventures registers sequel to $180m Fund V

Storm Ventures has registered its intention to raise its sixth flagship venture capital vehicle. No target has been announced so far, however the firm pulled...

Clover Health bags $500m in latest funding round

InsurTech Clover Health has reportedly raised $500m in a funding round led by existing backer Greenoaks Capital. The round which is set to close in the...

J.P. Morgan releases SEPA instant payment solution in Europe

J.P. Morgan has released a real-time SEPA Instant payments solution in Europe, as the banking group looks to expand real-time payments.

InsurTech 100 companies go on to raise over $300m

Companies listed in last year’s InsurTech 100 have gone on to raise over $300m in combined funding since October 2018. Insurance may have been a...

Advent International pulls in $2bn for specialist tech fund

Global private equity firm Advent International has pulled in $2bn for its new specialist tech fund, hot off the heels from closing its colossal $17.5bn ninth flagship fund.

“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...

Balderton Capital backs UK FinTech Primer in £3.2m seed round

Payment stack consolidation startup Primer has bagged £3.2m in a seed round led by Balderton Capital, the investor behind companies like GoCardless, Revolut and Darktrace.

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Card issuing platform for developers Lithic valued at $800m with Stripes-led Series C

NYC-based card issuing platform for developers Lithic raised $60m in Series C funding, making the company a soonicorn.

API-based financial infrastructure provider Prime Trust pulls in $64m Series A

FinTech infrastructure and crypto custody firm Prime Trust is planning a major expansion of its services after a $64m Series A.

Card issuer Slice banks $10m debt funding from Northern Arc Capital

Credit card challenger Slice secured $10m in debt funding from multiple financial institutions like, Northern Arc Capital, Niyogin Fintech Limited, Credit Saison India, and Vivriti Capital to name a few.

Mercury becomes latest billion-dollar FinTech after Coatue-led $120m round

Mercury, a San Francisco-based digital banking outfit targeting startups, has raised $120m at a $1.62bn valuation in a Series B funding round.

Tenderly raises $15.3m to build an end-to-end Ethereum developer platform

Ethereum developer platform Tenderly closed a $15.3m Series A funding round led by Accel with additional participation from existing investors including Version One.

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