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.

New accelerator, venture capital firm Blockchain Valley Ventures launches

Blockchain Valley Ventures, a newly formed accelerator and venture capital firm, has launched.

Zego becomes UK’s first InsurTech unicorn after securing $150m in new round

London-based InsurTech Zego raised $150m in a Series C funding round valuing the company at $1.1bn.

Eduardo Saverin’s B Capital already past $400m for Fund II, having closed $360m Fund...

B Capital, a venture capital firm launched by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, has already passed $400m for its second fundraise just weeks after closing its $360m debut vehicle.

Ember raises £1.6m to automate tax and accounting for businesses

Ember, which's software platform automates tax and accounting processes for SMEs, has raised £1.6m in a seed round led by Anthemis with participation from VC funds Innovation Nest and Spring Ventures.

China-focused VC firm Sky9 Capital hits $200m final close for Fund III

China-focused venture capital firm Sky9 Capital has hit a $200m final close for its latest vehicle targeting the internet, enterprise, and deep technology sectors.

Validus nets $20m in Series B+ round co-led by Vertex Growth fund and Orion...

Singaporean FinTech Validus is looking to change SME financing on the back of its new Series B+ round.

Liongard has closed a $17m Series B round

FinTech Liongard has picked up $17m in a new investment round led by Updata Partners to strengthen its team and the development of its services.

Platinum Equity hits $1.5bn hard close for debut small cap fund

Platinum Equity has sealed the $1.5bn hard cap close of its debut small cap fund.

Wavemaker eyes up $75m for fifth VC fund

Cross boarder VC Wavemaker Partners is looking to raise up to $75m for its fifth fund.

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Santander UK and NatWest back RegTech Ideagen in £100m round

Regulatory and compliance software provider for regulated industries Ideagen secured £100m through a new committed credit facility of £75m, with a further uncommitted of up to £25m.

POS terminal transaction volume to exceed $17.3trn by 2026

The total value of transactions processed by POS terminals will grow by 28% to exceed $17.3trn by 2026.

HKMA underlines next steps in Open API Framework introduction

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has revealed its implementation plan for the third and fourth phases of its Open API Framework.

Leading US banks to pilot low credit score credit scheme

Some of the biggest US banks have signed up for a government-supported pilot program aimed at using alternative data to provide credit for people with low or no credit score.

InsurTech Wrisk lands £4.6m in Series A funding to scale its insurance product

UK InsurTech Wrisk raised a £4.6m investment round led by QBN Capital and aims to build frictionless, mobile-first insurance experiences.

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