Security deposit lending platform Salaryo closes $5.5m funding round

Salaryo, which provides freelancers and startups with financial flexibility, has collected $5.5m in its funding round.

TaxScouts said to raise $5m in its Series A round as it eyes European...

Tax support company TaxScouts has reportedly netted £5m in its Series A round, which was led by Octopus Ventures.

Lloyd’s Lab has picked 12 startups for its InsurTech accelerator programme

Building on its reputation of nurturing successful startups in the InsurTech space, Lloyd’s Lab has now picked the fourth batch for its accelerator programme.

Danske Bank invests in personal finance app Spiir to become co-owner

Danske Bank has invested into Denmark-based personal finance app Spiir, becoming its co-owner.

FCA censures Aviva for listing and transparency rules breach

The Financial Conduct Authority has publicly censured insurer Aviva for making an announcement that had the potential to mislead the market.

PropTech startup Obligo nets $15.5m in its Series A round

Obligo, which helps tenants rent an apartment without providing a security deposit, has scored $15.5m in its Series A round.

PropTech platform Vesta holds £2m first close for seed round

London-based rented property marketplace Vesta has held £2m first close for its seed round, to support product development Vesta told FinTech Global.

Invoice finance platform Advantedge acquires Henry Howard Cashflow

Invoice finance solution for SMEs Advantedge Commercial Finance has acquired Wales-based Henry Howard Cashflow Finance.

Whispir closes $11.7m investment to support rapid expansion in Asia

Australia-based Whispir has closed an $11.75m round of funding to support its expansion in Asia. Contributions to the round came from Telstra Ventures, NSI Ventures,...

Danske Bank launches open banking feature

Danske Bank has become the second bank in UK to launch an open banking feature through its mobile banking app. Costumers who also have a personal current account with...

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dacadoo launches new health engagement service for insurers

dacadoo, which builds digitalisation services for the healthcare space, has released a new digital health engagement platform to meet changing demands of insurance customers.

“Extortion scheme”: Afterpay and Klarna engage in war of words

Klarna and Afterpay are butting heads as market competition is getting fierce across the globe.

Backbase launches next-generation platform and new enhanced services

Engagement banking technology developer Backbase has launch its next-generation platform and its enhanced Backbase-as-a-service.

Sequoia Capital’s Michael Moritz named new Klarna chairman as company prepares for IPO

Klarna has hinted that it's preparing to go public soon and now the founder is saying the new chairman will be a huge help in that.

TRAXX Payments has enlisted Acuant’s KYC solutions

Payment processing provider TRAXX Payments has tapped identity verification business Acuant to create a seamless digital know your customer (KYC) process for its clients.

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