Cybersecurity-focused investor TenEleven Ventures is back in fundraising market

Cybersecurity focused venture capital firm TenEleven Ventures is currently in the fundraising market for its newest fund. It is unclear what the target is for...

Robinhood raises $280m Series F round on the back of a tumultuous year

Stock trading app Robinhood has secured $280m in new funding after a year mired by service outages, software bugs and cancelled banking plans.

31 FinTech rounds from the past seven days you cannot afford to miss

From cybersecurity startups to challenger banks, let's take a deep dive into the FinTech companies raising money over the past week.

Will InsurTech startups come out as the big winners of the coronavirus pandemic?

COVID-19 could be great for the InsurTech industry as the crisis highlight where insurers’ shortcomings are. But that does not mean there won’t be hard times ahead.

Green Visor Capital secures $51m of $200m FinTech fund

FinTech-focused venture firm Green Visor Capital has secured more than $51m of the $200m target for its second fund, according to an SEC filing.

Cybersecurity/Information Security companies completed over half of all RegTech deals in Q1 2020

CyberTech and Information Security companies’ fundraising activity was the main driver behind the strong investment levels recorded in the RegTech industry globally the first quarter of 2020.

Jungle Ventures sets sights on raising $150m for Fund III

World Bank investment arm IFC is aiming to help plug the Series A-plus funding gap in southeast Asia through a commitment to Jungle Ventures’ $150m-targeting third fund.

NEX Group founder Michael Spencer becomes major investor in Element Ventures’ new UK FinTech...

Element Ventures is the name of a new fund aimed at supporting the UK’s FinTech industry. Now it has been revealed that Michael Spencer, founder of the NEX Group, has invested £25m into the new £100m fund.

August Capital raises $250m for its latest fund, $200m less than its predecessor

August Capital has registered to raise up to $250m for its latest VC fund, despite pulling in $450m for its predecessor.

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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Coinbase responds to racism and discrimination allegations

Coinbase has been accused of having created a culture fraught with bullying, racism and discrimination against black people in a new exposé from the New York Times.

A third of consumers feel unable to spend as much on Christmas this year

A third of UK adults have admitted they feel unable to spend as much on Christmas this year, according to a study from Yolt.

Almost 90% of consumers haven’t finished Christmas shopping as concerns of online shopping still...

Nearly 90% of people have not completed their Christmas shopping yet, as the pandemic puts pressures on families, research from Klarna claims.

The first quarter of 2020 saw the highest number of large RegTech deals as...

The top ten RegTech deals in the first nine months of 2020 raised in aggregate $1.8bn, making up 38.2% of the total funding in the sector for the period.

Over two fifths of health insurers still lack a consumer facing app

Only 42% of health insurers in Europe have a consumer facing app, despite the rising importance of digitalisation, according to a new whitepaper from Scanbot.

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