Tokio Marine supports startup innovation with $42m fund

Tokio Marine Holdings, a multinational insurance holding company, has launched the Tokio Marine Future Fund to support early stage startups across InsurTech, FinTech, mobility, healthcare, cybersecurity, AI/ML, climate risk and sustainability.

Liquidity Group lands $775m

Liquidity Group, a credit-orientated FinTech platform, has received $775m in capital commitments led by Apollo and MUFG.

Markd poised to back digital transformation in insurance

Markd has launched as an InsurTech VC and subsequently closed its $100m debut fund to fund early and growth stage startups.

Cape scores $33.1m in debt and equity funding

Australian expenses management platform Cape has raised $33.1m in debt and equity financing following a $30m debt facility and a $3.1m equity round.

Novel Capital exits stealth with $115m

Novel Capital, a FinTech company helping businesses accelerate growth, has exited stealth with $115m in initial equity and debt funding.

Capchase secures funding to help startup growth

Capchase, a provider of non-dilutive capital for recurring revenue businesses, has raised $80m in Series B funding.

Saudi Arabia-based crowdfunding platform Funding Souq secures $2.5m

Saudi Arabia-based crowdfunding platform Funding Souq has raised $2.5m in its seed round, which was backed by a host of angel investors.

NatWest backs LiveMore Capital in £275m credit facility

LiveMore Capital, a mortgage lender to the over-50s, has secured a £275m credit facility from NatWest.

WealthTech platform PrimaryBid lands $190m

PrimaryBid, the FinTech platform that provides retail investors with fair access to public markets, has closed a $190m Series C investment round.

Passthrough raises $5m to simplify fund closing

Passthrough closed a $5m seed round, which the company said will help it provide fund workflow automation, simplifying fund closing.

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Zurich to sell Russian business following calls to cut ties

Global insurer Zurich Insurance Group has agreed to sell its business in Russia to 11 members of the unit’s team following mounting pressure on financial institutions and insurers to cut ties with the region.

How can merchant payments firms navigate the European regulatory landscape?

With a central bank digital currency (CBDC) anticipated to be launched in Europe soon, it is becoming increasingly important that merchants can prepare to accept such a currency.

41% of first-time investors in UK see crypto as most important asset

Two-fifths (41%) of first-time investors in the UK see cryptocurrencies as the most important asset to have, according to new research from BrokerChooser.

How to maintain effective supervision in a remote world

With a huge chunk of the global workforce now working through a remote or hybrid working model, new challenges are arising for firms to maintain effective supervision.

Payment platform Amaryllis lands Series B

Amaryllis Payment Solutions, which provides a payment facilitation platform, has raised $10m in Series B funding.

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