FinTech B9 secures $1.7m funding to tackle unbanked issues

US FinTech startup B9 has raised $1.7m from a pre-seed funding round to help provide interest-free payroll advances for unbanked people.

Elisity seeks to scale cybersecurity platform with $26m Series A raise

US cybersecurity platform Elisity has snared $26m from a Series A funding round to meet growing demand of its cloud-delivered cybersecurity platform.

Pension provider Collegia snares £500k in funding prior to full launch

UK-based pension provider Collegia has secured £500k in funding ahead of its launch in the UK later this month.

Wagely bags $5.6m strategic funding to grow earned wage access platform

Indonesian FinTech startup Wagely has secured $5.6m in a strategic funding round led by Intergra Partners.

United Fintech unveils advisory board to help steer firm to global expansion

United Fintech has appointed its Advisory Board with the aim of driving the company towards further global expansion.

Sentiance underlines retail banking innovation importance, key banking trends

A blogpost by data science and behaviour change firm Sentiance has highlighted the growing importance of hyper-personalization in the retail banking sector.

Veriff, Monese partner to offer secure digital banking services to Europe

Estonian identity verification firm Veriff has teamed with mobile money app Monese to provide strengthened and secure digital banking services to European consumers.

US nuclear weapons contractor suffers ransomware cyberattack

US nuclear weapons contractor Sol Oriens has revealed it has suffered a ransomware cyberattack allegedly by the REvil ransomware group.

Klarna unveils new comparison shopping service across European markets

Swedish buy now pay later (BNPL) juggernaut Klarna has launched its Comparison Shopping Service (CSS) in 21 markets across Europe.

People’s Bank of China set to begin green finance evaluation of major banks

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has revealed it will begin quarterly assessments of the green finance performance of 24 major Chinese banks starting 1 July this year.

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Lydia teams with Cashbee to establish savings accounts offering

French mobile payments company Lydia has partnered with compatriot FinTech Cashbee to add saving accounts to its platform.

FinTech investment growth in the Baltics paused in Q1 due to lack of large...

FinTech companies in the region raised just $11.2m across 12 deals during the first three months of 2021

Checkout.com expends Estonia footprint with Icefire acquisition

Payments solutions provider Checkout.Com has purchased Estonian software development firm Icefire for an undisclosed fee.

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