Institutional Investment & Trading

Institutional Investment & Trading

InvestNext reels in $4.3m seed to expand business footprint

Investment management firm InvestNext has raised $4.3m from a seed funding round headed by Hyde Park Venture Partners.

Commonstock snares $25m Series A to continue platform build-out

Investing social platform Commonstock has secured $25m from a Series A funding round led by Coatue.

Majority of bankers see customer experience, not products as future of banking

A report published by Temenos has found four in five bankers believe financial institutions will look to discern themselves on customer experience rather than products or services.

How WealthTech innovation is driving the rise of the neo-broker

A recent blogpost by Currencycloud has scrutinised how innovation in the WealthTech market is driving the rise of the neo-broker in wealth management.

Investment advice technology MDOTM secures Series B funding

MDOTM, which designs AI-powered investment strategies, has closed its Series B funding round on €6.2m.

Bhutan to pilot central bank digital currency through Ripple partnership

The Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) of Bhutan has teamed with cross-border crypto payment firm Ripple to pilot a central bank digital currency (CBDC) in the region.

How are rising ESG interests changing wealth management

Climate change is one of the biggest challenges we face. While policies like the Paris Agreement attempt to change the world to have a net-zero emissions impact, there are still billions of dollars invested each year into harmful industries, such as fossil fuels. As pressure on climate change rises, could firms start to focus more on ESG funds?

Capital markets software dev Irwin nets $20m in its Series A round

Irwin, a software developer for the capital markets, has closed its Series A round on $20m, which will support the expansion of its services.

Ledgy closes Series A as it targets new markets

Ledgy, an end-to-end equity management platform, has reportedly collected $10m in its Series A round, which will support its growth in new markets.

Brokerage platform Alpaca inks $50m to help FinTechs with embedded equities, partners with Plaid

Alpaca, a stock brokerage platform that offers APIs for FinTech apps to connect and trade in US stocks, raised $50m and plans to launch cryptocurrency trading.

News Stories

FTC study highlights internet provider failings to protect consumers

A study published by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has found that internet service providers (ISPs) are failing to disclose to consumers how they are protecting their privacy.

Extend snares $40m from March Capital-led Series B

Digital payments infrastructure platform Extend has secured $40m from a Series B fundraising round.

10 month old FinTech reaches $210m valuation after Series A close

Zolve, a banking platform aimed at helping immigrants build financial futures, has closed its Series A on $40m, raising its valuation to $210m.

Cloud Insurance and Safely: Redefining insurance in the Nordic region

As more insurance companies look towards technology, partnering with tech companies is the only way forward. Now, Cloud Insurance and Safely have joined forces with the aim to redefine insurance in the Nordic region.

Global InsurTech Funding already set a new annual record just nine months into the...

InsurTech companies raised $9.1bn across 364 deals in the first three quarters of the year driven by large transactions over $100m

See how insurance firms can use it to personalise their offering

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