Cashless donations platform goodbox surpasses £1m crowdfund target

Cashless donation technology developer goodbox has hit its £1m crowdfunding target, which it is raising on the Seedrs platform.

Despite Brexit: Crowdcube’s growth has risen for the seventh consecutive quarter

In the third quarter of 2019, crowdfunding platform Crowdcube’s revenues rose to £2.2m despite the UK's upcoming divorce from the EU.

Rocket Internet nets $605m as the German FinTech sector could overtake the UK after...

The backer and incubator of several FinTech companies Rocket Internet has had a smashing start of 2019.

Litigation finance platform Legalist has secured $100m in a new venture round

Legalist, a FinTech startup and Y Combinator alumni, has just announced that it has completed a $100m venture round to help people finance their lawsuits.

Ethical crowdfund platform Yielders said to close Series A round

Yielders, an ethical property crowdfunding platform, has reportedly closed a Series A investment round as it looks to expand in Asia and the Middle East.

Seedrs has agreed terms for £4.5m funding round

UK-based crowdfunding platform Seedrs has confirmed that it has agreed to terms of a £4.5m funding round.

13 FinTech startups from Y Combinator’s latest batch to take note of

Seed accelerator Y Combinator has just announced its latest batch of startups. And there are some FinTech ventures that piqued our interest.

The Monetary Authority of Singapore unveils new sandbox option to boost FinTech innovation

Singapore’s financial regulator has launched a new initiative to provide FinTech innovators with a faster way to test their ideas. But it won’t be open to everyone.

Techstars nabs $42m investment to continue helping FinTech and other entrepreneurs succeed

The worldwide entrepreneurial support network Techstars has closed a $42m investment round, which it aims to use to keep supporting entrepreneurs during their journeys.

French financial watchdog set to approve ICO-related companies under new rules

France’s Financial Markets Authority’s new rules are coming into force in late July and a bunch of cryptocurrency-related businesses are already in talks for approval.

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Mastercard invests in Doconomy to help consumers see CO2 impact their payments have

Mastercard has made an undisclosed equity investment into Doconomy, a startup helping consumers become more aware of their CO2 impact when making payments.

CyberGRX collects $40m in Series D as it looks to meet rising demands

Third-party cyber risk platform CyberGRX has collected $40m in its Series D round which was led by ICONIQ Capital.

OCC names cybersecurity as key risk for federal banking system

The US’ Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has named cybersecurity and technology management as a key emerging risk.

Starling Bank in hot waters after having only lent 1% of the total amount...

When Starling Bank was granted funding from Royal Bank of Scotland, the challenger bank promised to lend £913m to SMEs by 2023.

Encompass and Pegasystems to boost mutual customers support

KYC solution Encompass has partnered with digital transformation company Pegasystems to help mutual customers streamline customer onboarding.