Canadian FinTech Hardbacon secures $1.1m to scale up its personal finance software

Montreal-based AI and FinTech startup Hardbacon raised $1.1m in funding through equity crowdfunding platform FrontFundr.

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.

Seedrs surpasses £1bn in total investments on the platform

Crowdfunding platform Seedrs has surpassed £1bn in total investments recorded on the platform.

InsurTech Hiro kicks off crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs

UK-based InsurTech startup Hiro is looking to top up its coffers by launching a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs.

Pockit bags £15m in Series B round partially raised on Crowdcube

UK-based FinTech startup Pockit has netted £15m in a new Series B round, partially via a Crowdcube raise.

Cybersecurity, InsurTech and neobank ventures led the 29 FinTech rounds raised last week

Out of the 29 FinTech funding rounds we reported on last week, cybersecurity companies, InsurTechs and challenger banks were among the clear winners.

Paysme secures £268,520 in oversubscribed crowdfunding round

The SME-focused FinTech startup Paysme has already banged through its original target by securing £268,520 on its Seedrs campaign, and it's not over yet.

Parpera raises $800,000 in crowdfunding campaign

Australian FinTech Parpera has raised $800,000 in crowdfunding campaign held on the platform Equitise.

How the 34 FinTech rounds raised last week show where the InsurTech and cybersecurity...

Last week proved to be good week in terms of FinTech investment, with the rounds revealing the state of CyberTech and InsurTech.

FinTech sector welcomes Crowdcube and Seedrs merger

Despite some concerns about what it could mean for competition, the FinTech sector is seemingly happy about the announced merger between Crowdcube and Seedrs.

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Lydia teams with Cashbee to establish savings accounts offering

French mobile payments company Lydia has partnered with compatriot FinTech Cashbee to add saving accounts to its platform.

FinTech investment growth in the Baltics paused in Q1 due to lack of large...

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Checkout.com expends Estonia footprint with Icefire acquisition

Payments solutions provider Checkout.Com has purchased Estonian software development firm Icefire for an undisclosed fee.

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