Matrix Partners raises up to $1.2bn across pair of new fundraises

Matrix Partners appears to have hit the final close for a pair of new funds after pulling in $1.2bn across the vehicles.

Vestigo Ventures closes maiden fund on $53.9m

FinTech-focused venture capital firm Vestigo Ventures has closed its maiden fund on $53.9m.

Blockchain Valley Ventures triggers Singapore expansion

Swiss VC Blockchain Valley Ventures is set to launch a new Singapore office, with plans to begin operation early next year.

FinTech investor BlueRun closes smallest fund in 20-year history

BlueRun Ventures has closed the smallest fund in the firm's 20-year history by pulling in $130m for BRV VI.

DocuSign follows Seal Software partnership with $15m investment

Signature tech business, DocuSign has followed its partnership with AI software platform Seal Software to provide a $15m investment. Seal announced its partnership with DocuSign...

Cathay Innovation hits €320m first close for Fund II

Cathay Capital's venture capital unit has raised €320m for the first close of its second venture capital fund. The firm said Cathay Innovation is looking...

Kaszek Ventures pulls in $600m across two new funds

Kaszek Ventures, an investment firm focused technology companies in Latin America, has secured $600m across two new funds.

What’s next for Australian RegTech?

2019 saw a fluttering of new initiatives in the Australian RegTech sector. So, what’s next?

BlackFin makes first hires for FinTech venture fund

French private equity firm BlackFin is beefing up its FinTech talent and hiring two new team members to head up its dedicated venture fund.

Enterprise Ireland launches €44m co-investment fund

Ireland’s state agency Enterprise Ireland is announcing a €44m co-investment fund for seed and early-stage companies.

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The number of FinTech deals under $1m in Sweden has more than halved since...

The Swedish FinTech market has shown signs of maturity between 2015 and 2019, most noticeably in the decreased frequency of deals valued under $1m...

Pakistan hopes to soon be out of FATF’s grey list

Pakistan is hoping to be removed from the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) grey list soon after it improved its foreign and internal policies.

Cybercrime is rife in Latin America but is often overlooked study finds

Drug cartels, political corruption, economic struggles and internet censorship are all factors that have contributed to making Latin America a hotbed for cybercrime, according to a new report.

Seven more countries on Financial Action Task Force’s watchlist

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has added an additional seven more countries to its high-risk jurisdictions list for deficiencies in their anti-money laundering or counter terrorism financing protocols.

77% physical security systems are in desperate need of an update

European IT executives are worried about the physical security of their systems, according to a new survey.