Michael J Fox, Ryan Reynolds and Drake among the stars backing Wealthsimple’s C$750m latest...

Canadian FinTech company Wealthsimple has raised C$750m from a funding round led by Greylock and Meritech.

Jamf to bring zero trust to Apple following Wandera purchase

US enterprise management software company Jamf is set to acquire zero-trust cloud security firm Wandera for $400m in cash.

BNPL firm Sunbit secures unicorn status following $130m Series D

California-headquartered buy now, pay later (BNPL) company Sunbit has achieved unicorn status after a $130m Series D brought its value up to $1.1bn.

Clara eyes LatAm expansion following $30m Series A

Mexican card and spend management company Clara has closed a $30m Series A round led by DST Global Partners.

US Department of Justice recovers most of Colonial Pipeline ransom payment

The US Department of Justice (D.O.J) has revealed it has recovered the majority of the $4.4m ransom payment paid by Colonial Pipeline to the DarkSide ransomware variant.

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.

Starling makes app available to children through Kite debit card

Starling Bank has given children aged between 6 and 16 access to an account that will enable them to view their balance and transactions and receive spending notifications.

CISA unveils ransomware self-assessment tool to bolster company security

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has launched the Ransomware Readiness Assessment (RRA) to help companies strengthen their security.

NanoLock Security eyes expanded footprint following $11m Series B

Israeli device protection and management firm NanoLock Security has raised $11m from a Series B funding round.

Daloopa bags $20m from Credit Suisse-led Series A

US data extraction start-up Daloopa has secured $20m in a Series A financing round led by Credit Suisse Asset Management’s NEXT Investors.

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UBS issued $500,000 fine from CFTC

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a $500,000 fine to UBS for alleged violations of audio recording regulations.

How onboarding is hindering client experience

A recent blogpost by MyDocSafe has detailed how the onboarding process within wealth management is impacting the client experience through its complexity.

ESMA publishes paper setting out plans to change MiFID II reporting requirements

The European Security and Markets Authority (ESMA) has invited firms to comment on its consultation paper seeking to make reporting requirements changes under MiFID II.

Hiro rebrands as it gears up for international expansion

Hiro, which aims to transform insurance into being prevention-first, has rebranded as Locket as it gears up for international growth.

Banking API provider M2P Fintech picks up $35m Series C

India-based M2P Fintech has secured $35m from a Series C funding round led by US investment firm Tiger Global.

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