Parpera launches crowdfunding campaign with $574,800 target

Australian banking FinTech Parpera is looking to raise AUD$800,000 ($574,800) on crowdfunding portal Equitise.

Crowdcube releases new feature to give late-stage startups an alternative to IPOs

Crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has launched a new product called the Direct Community Offer (DCO), aimed at enabling later-stage startups to raise liquidity for early investors without going public.

Celebrity fundraising platform Omaze bags $30m in Series B

Omaze, the celebrity fundraising platform, has reportedly raised $30m in a Series B round led by FirstMark Capital.

Fundraising platform CrowdPouch closes angel investment round

India-based crowdfunding platform CrowdPouch has closed an angel investment round after a successful first year of operations.

32 rounds raised in the last week that could add some optimism despite Covid-19

From InsurTech to RegTech, the last week showed that some sectors may be able to benefit from the coronavirus crisis.

Moneybox raises £30m in Series C funding round and launches crowdfunding campaign

UK-based FinTech Moneybox has bagged £30m in a Series C funding round led by Eight Roads and CNP. Breega also participated in the raise.

Titanbay launches new platform to open up the private equity market

FinTech Titanbay hopes to democratise the private equity investment space by removing the barriers preventing smaller investors from accessing to the market.

Crowdfunding platform for startups Envestors raises £2m in funding

Envestors, a platform connecting investors and companies, has found its own backers to support its £2m financing round.

New UK neobank Muniy to raise £200,000 on Crowdcube in attempt to offer merchant-centric...

Muniy is the latest challenger bank to come out of the UK, but it promises to offer something new and exciting as part of its new crowdfunding campaign.

EstateGuru closes its Seedrs round 252% higher than its original target

EstateGuru, which offers short-term, property-backed loans, has closed its Seedrs funding round on 252% more than its initial target.

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Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority penalises SEB with $112m fine for AML failings

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (SFSA) has given Nordic bank SEB with a SEK1bn ($112m) administrative fine after failings in its anti-money laundering efforts.

Swedbank is being investigated by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority for suspected compliance breaches

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (SFSA) has initiated an investigation into Swedbank for suspected breaches of market abuse.

The European Banking Authority releases online survey for support on ESG risks

The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued a online survey to credit institutions to offer guidance on the disclosure of information on environmental social governance (ESG) risks.

The European Central Bank is reducing the burden of reporting for banks

The European Central Bank (ECB) has reduced the reporting burden banks in Europe face without impacting the amount of information it is able to collect.

The UK’s FCA launches new review of unsecured credit market

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a review of the future regulation of the unsecured credit market, which could see crackdown on companies

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