CityFALCON smashes through crowdfunding target

London financial news and intelligence platform CityFALCON has hit its £150,000 crowdfunding target in less than a month. The company attracted 120 investors to its campaign on Seedrs.

Half of FinTechs sceptical about launching in the UK because of Brexit

New research shows that 50% of FinTech executives are sceptical about launching in the UK because of Brexit.

Vista Equity backs compliance software business ComplySCI

Vista Equity Partners has backed New York City-based ComplySCI, a provider of personal trading compliance software.

Zetwerk closes $32m Series B round

Indian business-to-business manufacturing marketplace Zetwerk to boost international trade with its new capital injection.

Canada’s nanoPay grabs $10m for real-time payments

Canadian payments firm nanoPay has raised $10m in Series A funding from investors including Goldman Sachs’ merchant banking division.

PayPal and Visa expand Instant Transfer to give businesses instant access to funds

Payment giants PayPal and Visa have expanded their Instant Transfer service to speed up the process needed for businesses and people to access transferred funds.

P2P lender Funding Circle looks to a £300m IPO on London Stock Exchange

P2P lending platform Funding Circle is planning a £300m IPO on the London Stock Exchange, which could value the company at around $1.6bn.

The Swedish central bank to test its digital defences against the EU’s TIBER-EU cybersecurity...

The Riksbank may be the world’s oldest central bank, but it is still recognising the evolving threats it has to deal with.

FreeAgent becomes first Seedr’s-backed company to IPO

Edinburgh-based accounting software provider FreeAgent has raised £10.7m in its listing on the London Alternative Investment Market (AIM).

IDnow welcomes Germany’s new online gambling rules

Identity verification company IDnow has welcomed that Germany's 16 states have agreed to a transition period incorporating new gambling laws in October.

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How will Brexit affect wealth management regulations?

Brexit could change the realities of wealth management and how WealthTech companies can navigate the new realities is something Zaliia Gindullina, head of business development at Kidbrooke, discussed in a recent podcast.

Napier to supply AML and CFT services to Australia Post

London-based intelligent compliance technology developer Napier has been chosen by Australia Post to support its anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorism financing (CTF) services.

Insider dealer ordered to pay £3.9m

Having been found guilty of inside trading in June 2019, a former day trader has now been ordered by Southwark Crown Court to pay £3.9m via a consent confiscation order.

Personio reaches $1.7bn valuation after closing $125m funding round

HR software platform Personio has reached a $1.7bn valuation following the close of a $125m funding round.

Digital wallet spend to exceed $10trn by 2025

The total spend via digital wallets will exceed $10trn in 2025, according to new research from Juniper Research.
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