Institutional Investment & Trading

Institutional Investment & Trading

What Nubank and Klarna’s colossal rounds from last week reveal about the FinTech industry

While Nubank’s massive Series G round and Klarna's $40bn valuation may have secured the most headlines last week, CyberTech and cryptocurrency ventures bagged the most capital injections.

HSBC bolsters Hong Kong offering with AI-powered equity index product

HSBC has unveiled AiPEX5, a new AI-powered equity index structured product to bolster its wealth offering in Hong Kong.

Neobroker Scalable Capital earns the horn following Tencent-led Series E round

Online brokerage Scalable Capital raised $183m from investors led by Tencent, becoming the latest German FinTech to attract sizable funding.

Dave enters acquisition agreement to speed up IPO plans

US banking app Dave has entered into a partnership with acquisition firm VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings that will result in the former becoming a publicly-traded company.

SoftBank invests in GBM to accelerate democratisation of investments in Mexico

Investment platform in the Mexican stock market Grupo Bursátil Mexicano (GBM)secured up to $150m investment from SoftBank.

How Latin American startups and InsurTechs stole the show among the 37 FinTech investments...

InsurTech companies continued their winning streak last week among the 37 FinTechs that raised big rounds.

Standard Chartered unveils plans to launch cryptocurrency trading venture

Standard Chartered is planning to establish a UK-based cryptocurrency brokerage and exchange for clients in the UK and Europe.

Alternative investments platform Yieldstreet reels in $100m to democratise private investing

Digital investing platform Yieldstreet secured $100m in a Series C funding round led by Tarsadia Investments.

Wise, Teleport co-founders back new European investing app in $1.5m pre-seed

UK commission-free stock trading app Lightyear has raised $1.5m from a pre-seed funding round.

How cybersecurity startups and neobanks scooped the most funds among last week’s 42 investment...

While Covid-19 continues to haunt us, the FinTech industry continues to rake in millions of dollars. Neobanks and cybersecurity companies were the top-scoring sectors to raise investment among the 42 rounds that FinTech Global reported on last week.

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How transparent AI will help the adoption of the technology in insurance

As AI becomes more widely used across industries, in insurance is lagging behind. Akur8 believes this could be down to the need of transparency. Akur8...

How to meet the needs of the top three underserved segments in wealth management

With 2021 moving into the halfway mark, TietoEVRY’s Sameer Datye has listed the biggest wealth trends of 2021.

Lydia teams with Cashbee to establish savings accounts offering

French mobile payments company Lydia has partnered with compatriot FinTech Cashbee to add saving accounts to its platform.

FinTech investment growth in the Baltics paused in Q1 due to lack of large...

FinTech companies in the region raised just $11.2m across 12 deals during the first three months of 2021

Checkout.com expends Estonia footprint with Icefire acquisition

Payments solutions provider Checkout.Com has purchased Estonian software development firm Icefire for an undisclosed fee.

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