Lightico snares $15m in Capital One-backed Series B

US customer interaction firm Lightico has secured $15m from a Series B funding round led by Capital One Ventures.

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.

SecurEnds eyes geographical expansion following $21m Series A

US cloud-native identity governance firm SecurEnds has closed a $21m Series A funding round led exclusively by venture capital company Elephant.

Lunar eyes accelerated digital banking roll-out following €210m Series D

Danish challenger bank Lunar has secured €210m from a Series D funding round led by Heartland.

What last week’s 31 FinTech investments means for the PayTech sector

Out of the 33 FinTech funding rounds we reported on last week, PayTech companies and lending enterprises were the clear winners.

Weavr bags £7m funding to speed up internalisation, product development

Banking and payments software startup Weavr has secured £7m in a seed funding round led by VC firm Headline.

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.

Yes Lender acquires Edge Funder to create an AI-powered funding portal for small businesses

Yes Lender acquired Edge Funder, a FinTech startup that is transforming entrepreneur's access to working capital through its direct-to-merchant funding portal.

Arex secures €8.8m Series A to speed up UK, Spain rollout

Spanish invoice finance firm Arex Markets has bagged $8.8m in a Series A funding round that has enabled it to accelerate its launch in the UK and Spain.

Sevco launches cloud security platform following $15m Series A

US firm Sevco Security has officially introduced its cloud-native security asset intelligence platform after it raised $15m in a Series A funding round.

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Microsoft underlines heightened concern from call centre ransomware scheme

Microsoft has claimed a ransomware campaign employing bogus call centers to trick victims into downloading malware may be more dangerous than previously thought.

Crypto banking platform Matrixport hits unicorn status

Matrixport, which claims to be one of Asia’s fastest growing digital asset platforms, has joined the unicorn club, after it closed a Series C round.

Flood insurance firm reThought Insurance bags Series A funding

reThought Insurance, a digital MGA aimed at the flood insurance market, has closed its Series A round on $15.5m.

India unveils new digital currency, Nigeria eyes e-currency launch in October 2021

India has introduced the e-RUPI, which is a cashless and contactless digital payment system to support the global shift towards digital payments.

Amazon slapped with record $887m fine for data privacy breach by EU agency

Amazon has been issued with a fine of $887m by a European privacy watchdog for breaching the bloc’s data protection laws.

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