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.

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.

GoCardless joins the expanding tech unicorn club with $312m Series G

UK FinTech GoCardless has secured its unicorn status after a $312m Series G pushed its valuation up to $2.1bn.

Tiger Global backs NFT-focused RareCircles in $7.5m seed

RareCircles, a platform for building non-fungible token (NFT) memberships, has raised $7.5m from a seed funding round led by Tiger Global.

Last week’s FinTech rounds that raised over $2bn

FinTech companies continue to rake in eye-watering figures, with some of the biggest rounds coming from the cryptocurrency sector. The 37 companies to close investment rounds this week collected a total of $2.04bn.

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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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