Nubank acquires PlataformaTec as it faces several challenges in 2020

Brazilian challenger bank Nubank has made its first ever acquisition to boost its internal development team as it aims to tackle several obstacles in...

Martin Gilbert to step in as Revolut’s non-executive chairman

Having been first reported to be in talks with Revolut in July, Martin Gilbert has now publicly been confirmed as the challenger bank’s new non-executive chairman.

muinmos names Conor Ringland as new chief commercial officer

muinmos, an automated regulatory compliance platform, has named Conor Ringland as its new chief commercial officer.

US InsurTech Dovetail names new CEO

South Carolina InsurTech Dovetail Insurance has appointed Michael Ferber as its new chief executive officer. Dovetail provides a digital insurance product delivery platform for...

US Federal Reserve names 22 payments, security leaders for newly-launched anti-fraud initiative

The US Federal Reserve has picked 22 payments industry leaders and online fraud specialists as the launch members of its latest initiative help improve the US payment system.

TCV names fintech, software, IT specialist Ansari as latest general partner

Tech investment major TCV has promoted long-serving software, fintech and IT exec Nari Ansari to general partner.

InsurTech bolsters team with former Lloyd’s executive

Former Canopius corporate development head Sally Coryn has joined InsurTech company iX Technology Group as executive chair.

Andreessen Horowitz launches $300m crypto fund, alongside new general partner hire

Andreessen Horowitz has launched a new $300m venture fund that will invest into crypto companies and protocols.

RegTech adoption should not be pinned solely on regulators

The adoption of RegTech should not be pinned solely on regulators, more funding is needed from policymakers and legislators, according to panellists at the...

Idinvest brings in former Balderton principal Debock

European SME investor Idinvest Partners has brought in former Balderton Capital and XAnge Private Equity venture capitalist Nicolas Debock as an investment director.

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FundRock taps Zeidler’s due diligence services

FundRock, a UCITS management company and alternative investment fund manager, has chosen Zeidler to improve its conduct due diligence.

The UK’s FCA outlines priorities for the next year

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has outlined its business priorities for the year ahead and has put a focus on challenges presented by the coronavirus crisis.

E-commerce fraud to exceed $25bn by 2024

E-commerce merchant losses caused by online payment fraud will exceed $25bn in 2024, a significant jump from the $17bn expected to occur in 2020, according to a study from Juniper Research.

Airbnb raises $1bn to tackle the coronavirus crisis

PropTech giant Airbnb has raised $1bn as it is dealing with a massive drop in business after COVID-19 caused huge disruptions in the travel industry.

BukuWarung said to close seed funding to help it grow its market presence

Indonesia bookkeeping app BukuWarung has reportedly closed a seed funding round which was led by East Ventures.