UK PropTech boosted by Vesper collecting £100,000 on Seedrs

PropTech platform Vesper Homes has secured its initial £100,000 funding target on Seedrs, with commitments coming from nearly 100 investors.

Funding Societies said to raise $40m despite making staff cuts

Singaporean P2P lending platform Funding Societies has allegedly secured $40m in its Series C, despite the coronavirus forcing it to downsize.

Breaking: Crowdcube and Seedrs to merge

Leading crowdfunding platforms Crowdcube and Seedrs are going to merge in a new deal, creating one of the world’s arguably largest private equity marketplaces.

Crowdfunding platform Charity Checkout bags $1m in funding

Online fundraising platform Charity Checkout has bagged $1m in a funding round to help boost its services. This equity round was led by Octopus Group...

Lendahand invests €5m into Funding Societies to provide funds to SMEs in Asia

Dutch-based crowdfunding platform Lendahand has deployed €5m into Singapore-based Funding Societies to invest in underserved SMEs.

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.

Australian FinTech Zeller snares A$50m to accelerate banking platform development

Australian business banking alternative Zeller has secured A$50m from a recent funding round to supercharge the development of its integrated business banking platform.

Xendit enters unicorn club following Tiger Global-led Series C

Indonesia payments firm Xendit has reeled in $150m from a Series C funding round and has pushed its valuation over the $1bn mark.

Greengage reels in £2.5m investment to fuel team and tech expansion

Digital asset banking startup Greengage has secured a £2.5m investment from Gilbraltar-based portfolio business IOVlabs.

kevin. eyes bolstered payments offering following substantial seed raise

Lithuanian PayTech startup kevin. has secured $10m from a seed funding round co-led by OTB Ventures and Speedinvest.

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HUB Cyber Security signs new deal with European corporation

Israel-based HUB Cyber Security has signed a long-term framework agreement with an unnamed European corporation to provide confidential compute hardware solutions.

What companies need to know about the future of work

With changing working arrangements and new technological innovations, the future of work is fast arriving.

The role of AI and machine learning in the customer experience

The insurance industry has paid lip service to AI and machine learning for some time. However, adoption has been underwhelming. As firms come under intense pressure to meet changing customer demands, could this instigate more rapid AI adoption?

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.

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