What FinTech leaders can learn about succession planning from Jack Ma stepping down

The Alibaba founder has left his role as a chairman of the e-commerce giant in way that can provide some tips for other founders on how to create their own succession plans.

DataRails closes funding round on $18.5m as it continues its growth rate

DataRails, a financial planning and analysis solution, has scored $18.5m in its funding round, which was led by Zeev Ventures Fund.

Insly bags €2.2m funding round to support expansion in Poland

Cloud-based insurance platform Insly has closed a €2.2m funding round led by Concentric and Black Pearls VC.

UBS reportedly looking to sell SmartWealth to SigFig

UBS is reportedly looking to sell its digital wealth management platform SmartWealth to personal finance app SigFig.

Investing app Warren said to close $54.95m funding round

Investing platform Warren has reportedly raised $54.95m in a funding round from Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC.

Novidea teams up with TH March to enhance customer experiences

Novidea has partnered with jewellery insurance broker TH March, to implement its born-in-the-cloud insurance platform.

Blockchain startup Digital Asset closes $40m Series B round

Digital Asset Management, a blockchain startup founded by former JPMorgan exec Blythe Masters, has closed a $40m Series B round of funding.

Duck Creek joins forces with Glia for digital-first customer approach

Duck Creek Technologies, global technology solutions provider to the P&C insurance industry, has partnered with provider of digital customer services (DCS) Glia.

The FinTech industry is heating up as FIS Ventures is set to bolster startups...

Financial technology leader FIS has not just created a new corporate venture arm, but also given it $150m to inject into promising FinTech startups. FIS...

London-based Bud lands £1.5m, signs deal with HSBC

Bud, a London-based banking app and website that aggregates financial services, has raised £1.5m in funding.

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LogRock closes $3.5m in its sees round

LogRock, a compliance solution for the trucking sector, has closed a seed funding round on $3.5m.

The 4 trends specialty insurers should be watching

The insurance sector is in a period of seismic change, but what are the real trends specialty insurers should be taking note of.

US leads the way in this week’s 35 FinTech deals

This week saw 35 deals take place, coming from a range of sectors. The USA, however, dominated the highest value deals.

Institutional investors spend an average of $1.3m annually related to ESG data

Institutional investors are spending an average of $1.3m annually to collect, analyse and report climate data to inform their investment decisions, according to a study from ERM.

Philippines’ central bank proposes sustainable investing guidelines

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has put forward guidelines for banks’ integration of sustainability principles in their investment activities.

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