Institutional Investment & Trading

Institutional Investment & Trading

Generational wealth builder EarlyBird secures seed funding

EarlyBird, an investing platform that allows parents and families to invest on behalf of their children, has secured $4m in seed funding. The round was...

Bound wraps up $6.3m seed round

Bound, which hopes to make currency hedging simple for SMEs, has secured $6.5m, in its seed funding.

Hum Capital opens capital investment access with Series A close

Hum Capital has collected $21m in its Series A funding round to help it facilitate the expansion of its Intelligent Capital Market (ICM) platform.

Mon Petit Placement lands funding for French investing community

Lyon-based FinTech company Mon Petit Placement has raised €6m in seed funding, 18 months after the launch of its commercial offer.

Social media’s grip on financial markets to persist, Hargreaves Lansdown reports

More than half of young investors are being influenced by social media - a trend that shows little sign of abating, according to the latest survey from financial services company Hargreaves Lansdown.

Canadian startup Composer to launch automated trading platform

Toronto-based FinTech software startup Composer is to commence the open beta rollout of its automated trading platform, following a $5.35m in unannounced seed financing, BetaKit has revealed.

LPA, Evercity partner to support green finance

Capital markets technology and advisory firm LPA has teamed up with Evercity to deepen its ESG consulting services.

Investing platform Freetrade to launch seventh crowdfund

Investment platform Freetrade is to launch its seventh crowdfunding campaign on 24th November, which will be open to UK and EU-based investors.

Atomic to bring investing to the masses through Series A support

Atomic, an API that helps banks and FinTechs integrate investing into their products, has netted $25m in its Series A funding round.

Banking-as-a-service platform Jumo nets $120m in funding

South African banking-as-a-service (BaaS) company Jumo has bagged $120m from a recent funding round co-led by Visa, Fidelity Management and Kingsway.

News Stories

Are payment service providers equipped to ride the cross-border e-commerce wave?

A recent blogpost by Currencycloud has underlined how payment service providers (PSPs) and acquiring banks are best served to aid the growing cross-border e-commerce market.

Global WealthTech firm FNZ enters deal to snap up Appway

Global wealth management platform FNZ has entered a deal to acquire client onboarding and client servicing platform Appway for an undisclosed fee.

Yolt secures PSD2 license to deploy open banking across Europe

Open banking provider Yolt has received a PSD2 license from De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), which will be the backbone for its expansion in Europe.

Napier to boost AML at wealth and insurance firm ClearView

Napier, which was recently named in the new RegTech100 list, will help ClearView improve its anti-money laundering (AML) capabilities as part of a new deal.

Interos receives strategic funding from Accenture

Interos, an operational resilience and supply chain risk management platform, has received a strategic investment from Accenture.

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