Institutional Investment & Trading

Institutional Investment & Trading

Vennfi bags $1.1m in new funding round

Vennfi, a solution supporting tax-exempt payments, has bagged $1.1m in its funding round to help it build new capabilities.

The coronavirus represents a “return to chaos” that could benefit FinTech companies

COVID-19 has plunged financial markets into chaos, but the pandemic also represents both challenges and opportunities for FinTech companies as they adjust to a whole new reality.

Vise scores $14.5m in its Series A round to boost product development

Vise, an AI-backed investment management platform, has scored $14.5m in its Series A round which was led by Sequoia Capital.

Robinhood raises $280m Series F round on the back of a tumultuous year

Stock trading app Robinhood has secured $280m in new funding after a year mired by service outages, software bugs and cancelled banking plans.

24 FinTech funding rounds from the last week you should know about

From Stash’s $113m round to Okra collecting $1m in new investment, the last week has seen a smattering of FinTech companies raise money.

skew. launches crypto-trading platform on the back of new $5m financing round

London-based FinTech startup skew. is aiming to create the gateway to a cryptocurrency markets and has just picked up $5m to make it happen. Octopus...

TransFICC secures £5.75m in its Series A

TransFICC, which builds e-trading technology, has secured £5.75m in its Series A round which was led by AlbionVC.

23 FinTech investment rounds to make the news over the past seven days

Stripe's whooping $600m Series G expansion wasn't the only investment round completed by a FinTech company over the last week.

OpenInvest collects $10.5m in its Series A1

OpenInvest, a portfolio advisor platform, has collected $10.5m in its Series A1 round which was led by QED Investors.

Cadence Group closes $4m funding round alongside new service launch

Cadence Group, a FinTech securitization platform, has closed a $4m round in conjunction with the launch of a new Dutch auction for new investments.

News Stories

Challenger bank bunq releases third version of its app as it deals with the...

Neobank bunq has updated its platform with new features aimed at changing the way people think about banking, including new charity functions that allow them to help businesses struggling because of the coronavirus.

Why should firms place more importance on boosting their email security?

With the coronavirus forcing masses of people to work from home, it has only accentuated the cyber risks businesses face from “human-activated” cyberattacks, according...

AUSTRAC introduces new rules to help victims of domestic abuse escape financial dependency

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (ASUTRAC) has changed the rules regarding money laundering and terrorism financing in order to help people fleeing domestic abuse become financially independent more easily.

Veruna establishes partnership with Insuritas

Veruna, which has built an agency management system on the Salesforce platform, has established a strategic partnership with Insuritas.

Starling Bank closes £40m in funding, just months after its former round

UK challenger bank Starling Bank, has secured a further £40m in funding, just months after raising £60m.