Institutional Investment & Trading

Institutional Investment & Trading

32 rounds raised in the last week that could add some optimism despite Covid-19

From InsurTech to RegTech, the last week showed that some sectors may be able to benefit from the coronavirus crisis.

Robinhood pulls the plug on its UK expansion to focus on the US market

Just days after announcing a massive expansion of its Series F round, stocktrading platform Robinhood has scrapped its expansion in the UK.

Titanbay launches new platform to open up the private equity market

FinTech Titanbay hopes to democratise the private equity investment space by removing the barriers preventing smaller investors from accessing to the market.

Warren Brasil has raised $22.5m in a Series B round

Investment platform Warren Brasil has raised $22.5m in a Series B round led by QED Investors.

Robinhood extends its already massive Series F round with another $320m

If any FinTech company's funding round can be said to have broken the internet, the stocktrading startup Robinhood's Series F round should definitely be in the running.

Franc has raised $300,000 so far in its seed funding round

South African FinTech Franc has so far raised $300,000 in an ongoing seed funding round to fund its efforts to simplify the world of investment.

TransferWise secures licence to begin offering investment products, but don’t expect it to become...

UK-based international money transfer FinTech TransferWise has announced that it may start to offer investment products in the future after picking up a new licence.

Revolut users can now trade with silver on the challenger bank’s app

UK neobank Revolut has announced that its standard, Premium and Metal customers can now access silver through the Revolut app.

Derivative Path closes a $35m investment from FTV Capital

Derivative Path, a capital markets FinTech platform, has secured $35m in a growth equity funding, which was supplied by FTV Capital.

Capital Markets Gateway closes a $25m strategic investment

Capital Markets Gateway (CMG), a platform modernising the equity capital markets (ECM) has secured a $25m strategic investment.

News Stories

VPay joins Guidewire’s PartnerConnect

Claims payment solution provider VPay has joined the Guidewire PartnerConnect as a solution partner.

RegTech software developer Thentia secures investment from Business Development Bank of Canada

Thentia, which helps companies meet their regulatory requirements, has bagged a Series A investment from the Business Development Bank of Canada (DBC).

Eduvanz bags $3m in new investment round

Student loan startup Eduvanz has secured $3m in a Series A round led by Sequoia's SCI Investment VI fund.

Money management app Sync. said to raise $5.5m in its seed round

Account aggregation service Sync. has reportedly netted £5.5m in a seed funding round to support its European expansion.

PropTech platform Zibo said to raise $10.5m in funding

Zibo, a payments and financial management app for landlords, has reportedly landed $10.5m in its funding round.