Shopify, Slack execs join $100m round for 1Password with valuation hitting $2bn

1Password, a Canadian security and privacy tech startup, raised $100m in a round led by Silicon Valley venture capital firm Accel, valuing the company at $2bn.

Data protection company Ethyca has raised $13.5m

RegTech startup Ethyca has bagged $13.5m in a new investment round as it continues to develop its product that automates data privacy compliance.

Digital education loan startup Credenc collects $25m from Capital India

Finance company Capital India has invested $25m via equity and debt in education loans platform Credenc.

Ex-Lazada execs’ insurance marketplace Lifepal fetches $9m in funding

Indonesian digital direct-to-consumer (D2C) insurance marketplace Lifepal raised an oversubscribed $9m Series A funding round, bringing the total capital raised to $12m.

BaaS platform Omnio bags €30m as it vies for European expansion

UK banking-as-a-service (BaaS) company Omnio has raised €30m in funding in a round led by GrayBella Capital.

UK-based social bank Kroo inks $24.5m as it plans to launch in early 2022

UK-based social bank Kroo raised £17.7m in Series A funding led by tech entrepreneur and founder of Karlani Capital, Rudy Karsan.

Ulu Ventures eyes $100m for Fund III

Early-stage venture investor Ulu Ventures is eyeing $100m for its third fund.

Good Growth Capital re-enters the fundraising market with a new $100m fund

Early-stage investor Good Growth Capital has entered the fundraising market, with the aim of raising $100m for its new vehicle.

DCVC pulls in $725m for its latest deep tech-focused fund

DCVC has pulled in $725m for its latest fund which will focus on opportunities within deep tech.

FinTech startup Lupiya bags $1m to fund the rollout of its financial inclusion tools...

Seven out of ten people in Zambia do not have access to formal financial services, but Lupiya hopes to change that on the back of a new $1m investment from Enygma Ventures.

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FBI gives disinformation warnings ahead of 2022 midterms

The FBI has warned of potential foreign influence operations that may spread disinformation to impact the results of the 2022 midterm elections in November.

Lending companies shine in this week’s FinTech deals

This past week saw a diverse range of deals closed, lending companies fared particularly well in the highest value deals.

How to ensure compliance with new CMS requirements

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have implemented new electronic communications recording, disclosure and oversight rules. How can you stay compliant? 

Ali secures $25m to offer Brazilians fair credit

Ali, a FinTech that partners with companies to offer financial health solutions for employees, has raises $25m in Series A funding.

Cash management FinTech Jiko bags $40m

Jiko, a cash management FinTech, has raised $40m in Series B funding to empower businesses of all sizes to store their cash in higher yielding spendable T-bills.

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