Institutional Investment & Trading

Institutional Investment & Trading

Crowdfunding platform LexShares launches maiden fund

Litigation investment platform for investors and individuals LexShares has launched its debut marketplace fund.

BUX closes new funding hot off the heels of its Series C

Stock trading platform BUX has raised €1.2m in its crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, just months after closing its Series C.

AXA Strategic Ventures rebrands as AXA Venture Partners

AXA Strategic Ventures, the global venture capital firm, is rebranding and will be known as AXA Venture Partners.

Forge Global closes $85m round, as it rebrands from Equidate

Online marketplace for pre-IPO securities Forge Global, has rebranded to Equidate alongside the close of its $85m Series B.

Robinhood is relaunching its cash management feature after the first attempt turned to a...

Stock-trading unicorn Robinhood is reviving its checking solution and this time it has insurance to cover it.

Wematch helps Societe Generale and Landesbank Baden-Württemberg conduct electronic EUREX/LCH basis swap trade

Web-based matching and negotiation platform Wematch is feeling bullish about having conducted what it says is a market-first electronic EUREX/LCH basis swap trade and Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW).

Cloud9 nets $17.5m in new Series B funding round led by UBS

Cloud-based communications company Cloud9 Technologies has bagged $17.5m in a new investment round as it moves to meet the demand for flexibility for financial firms.

Electronifie picks up $3.86m in venture funding

Bond trading platform Electronifie has raised $3.86m from venture capital investors in a new financing round.

Tiger Brokers snaps up $29m for online trading platform

Chinese online brokerage Tiger Brokers has picked up $29m in a Series B round from Citic GoldStone Fund Management and Huagai Capital.

Stox nabs $30m in ICO which lasts two days

Financial data provider Stox.com has raised $30m in its ICO after just two days raising and makes it the ninth biggest ICO to date.

News Stories

Volante Technologies bags $35m in funding as it preps for big expansion plans

Volante Technologies, which offers payments and financial messaging solutions via the cloud, has bagged $35m in its latest equity round.

How a nightmare journey sparked the launch of InsurTech Air Doctor

Travelling is often synonymous with finding oneself and not launching new businesses. However, an illness-ridden holiday led to the launch of Air Doctor, a travel InsurTech.

The 22 companies to make the FCA’s sixth regulatory sandbox

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has named the 22 companies to be make the sixth cohort of its regulatory sandbox.

userlane said to secure €10m in a Series B round

Digital adoption software platform userlane has reportedly secured a €10m Series B round to support its European expansion.

iwoca said to raise £100m as it looks to increase loans issued under the...

Small business loan provider iwoca has reportedly raised £100m in funding to increase its capabilities as a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) provider.