Micro-insurer BIMA lands $16.8m to grow in Asia

Asian telecom giant Axiata group is pumping $16.8m into microinsurance startup BIMA. The Swedish InsurTech startup already works alongside the firm in several markets.

Partech closes $100m fund to invest in startups shaping a post-coronavirus world

Having previously invested in several FInTech companies, Partech is now aiming to inject even more capital into promising ventures after closing its latest seed fund – Partech Entrepreneur III.

First Round looks to raise $209m in its newest funding round

First Round Capital has jumped back into the fundraising market with a new vehicle aiming to raise $209m.

iBanFirst raises €21m round despite lead investor reportedly dropping out

French FinTech iBanFirst has successfully raised €21m ($23.8m) in a Series C round, but things could reportedly have gone very differently.

Paytm-investor K2 Global closes new $183m fund

Silicon Valley and Singapore-based VC firm K2 Global has closed its new fund with $183m to invest across Asia and the US.

Brazilian VC major Monashees eyes fintech, other deals with $150m eighth fund close

Brazilian venture capital major Monashees has closed its latest fintech, transport and healthcare tech fund on its $150 goal amount.

PE-backed Swiss FinTech major Avaloq launches venture capital unit

Private equity-backed Swiss FinTech major Avaloq has launched a new venture capital subsidiary to boost startups in the sector.

Dragonfly Capital launches $100 crypto-focused fund

Newly launched venture capital firm Dragonfly Capital Partners has released its debut crypto-focused fund, with a $100m capital pool.

Fintech backer Wildcat Venture Partners on hunt for $120m second fund

Wildcat Venture Partners is looking to more than triple its funds under management by raising up to $120m for its second investment vehicle.

BBVA unveils 56 finalists for Open Talent completion

Spanish banking giant BBVA has announced the 56 finalists for its eighth Open Talent competition that aims to seek out and support new FinTech startups and innovations.

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VPay joins Guidewire’s PartnerConnect

Claims payment solution provider VPay has joined the Guidewire PartnerConnect as a solution partner.

RegTech software developer Thentia secures investment from Business Development Bank of Canada

Thentia, which helps companies meet their regulatory requirements, has bagged a Series A investment from the Business Development Bank of Canada (DBC).

Eduvanz bags $3m in new investment round

Student loan startup Eduvanz has secured $3m in a Series A round led by Sequoia's SCI Investment VI fund.

Money management app Sync. said to raise $5.5m in its seed round

Account aggregation service Sync. has reportedly netted £5.5m in a seed funding round to support its European expansion.

PropTech platform Zibo said to raise $10.5m in funding

Zibo, a payments and financial management app for landlords, has reportedly landed $10.5m in its funding round.