Stake eyes European expansion following $30m funding round

Australian retail brokerage platform Stake has raised $30m from a new funding round led by Tiger Global.

EBA launches consultation on money laundering, terrorism financing in the EU

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has introduced a public consultation on a database on anti-money laundering and countering terrorism financing (AML/CFT) in the EU.

DarkSide ransomware behind Colonial Pipeline incident, FBI claims

The FBI has declared that the cybercriminal behind the recent Colonial Pipeline was a ransomware variant known as DarkSide.

NatWest unveils carbon footprint feature aimed at tracking user climate impact

NatWest has launched a new carbon footprint tracking feature for its app users to help customers lower the climate impact of their spending.

Freelancer-focused neobank Lili snares $55m in Series B round

New York-based neobank Lili has raised $55m from a Series B funding round led by Group 11.

Fingerprint Cards, Morix team to introduce biometric payment card in Japan

Swedish biometrics specialist Fingerprint Cards has partnered with Japanese electronics firm MoriX to develop and launch biometric payment cards in the Japanese market.

Study anticipates over half of global population to use mobile wallets by 2025

A study by US mobile payments firm Boku gr has found that more than one in two people globally will use a mobile wallet by 2025.

Vise plans to expand product footprint following $65m Series C

US AI-powered investment management platform Vise has raised $65m in a Series C funding round led by Ribbit Capital.

Timex teams with FinTechs to unveil range of contactless payment watches

Watchmaker Timex has partnered with Visa, Tappy and J.P Morgan subsidiary Chase to launch watch straps that can be used to conduct contactless payments.

Nethone secures $6.7m in Atmos-backed Series A round

Polish fraud protection firm Nethone has bagged $6.7m from a Series A funding round co-led by ARIA and Atmos Ventures.

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ZenLedger capitalises on strong year of growth with a Series A close

Tax software developer ZenLedger has scored $6m in its Series A round, after recording 500% revenue growth in the past year.

Ransomware attacks climb dramatically in first half of 2021

A mid-year report by internet security company SonicWall has found the number of ransomware attacks in H1 2021 has already outperformed the entire year of 2020.

Abrigo capitalises on 30% revenue growth with fresh strategic investment

Abrigo, a provider of compliance, risk and lending services, has received a strategic investment from funds managed by Carlyle.

Nationwide unveils new bank cards for the blind

Nationwide Building Society has started issuing ‘dot and notch’ embossed and recycled bank cards for its blind customers.

Amplify closes its seed round to support its mission of driving wealth via insurance

Amplify Life Insurance, a provider of permanent life insurance, has collected $2.5m in its seed round.

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