Investing app Freetrade has raised £6.45m on Crowdcube so far

Freetrade has crushed its £1m target in a new crowdfunding round for 4.41% of equity at a £140m pre-money valuation.

The 38 FinTech funding rounds raised last week highlight the success of payments companies...

While the payments industry has reason to celebrate, last week also proved a boon for 38 FinTech companies closing investment rounds. The FinTech industry returned...

Vivid Money bags $60m Series B to expand across Europe

Berlin-based challenger bank Vivid Money has raised $60m from a Series B funding round led by Greenoaks.

Tilled secures $11m Series A to boost software payment monetisation

US PayFac-as-a-service company Tilled has raised $11m from a Series A round to help software companies monetise payments coming through their platforms.

Partech backs InsurTech Hoggo in $11m Series A

Health and risk insurance firm Hoggo has raised $11m from a Series A round led by venture capital firm Partech.

Drake-backed FinTech Aspiration set for IPO through SPAC merger

Sustainable FinTech platform Aspiration is set to go public through a $2.3bn merger with special purpose acquisition company InterPrivate III Financial Partners.

Auto InsurTech Loop inks $21m financing to expand into new US states

Auto insurance company Loop has raised $21m in a Series A funding round co-led by Founder Group and 01A.

FinTech start-up Leslie secures Zip backing in seed financing round

UK FinTech firm Leslie has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding in a recent financing round.

CertiK continues funding spree as it nets $80m Series B2

Blockchain security firm Certik has bagged $80m from a Series B2 financing raise led by Sequoia Capital China.

Credit score FinTech SavvyMoney rakes in $45m growth investment

FinTech SavvyMoney has raised $45m from a growth investment rounded headed by growth equity firm Spectrum Equity with participation from TransUnion.

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Parametrix Insurance teams up with IMA for cloud downtime insurance

Parametrix Insurance, a provider of parametric cloud downtime insurance, has partnered with IMA Financial Group (IMA), a North American insurance brokerage firm specialising in risk management, insurance, wholesale brokerage and wealth management.

Skyline, Howden, and Munich Re in parametric insurance alliance

Parametric InsurTech Skyline Partners has partnered with Howden and global reinsurer Munich Re to develop a parametric insurance solution designed to protect farmers in Jamaica from extreme weather events.

Is 2022 the year of ESG?

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