Institutional Investment & Trading

Institutional Investment & Trading

iCapital Network set to acquire Deutsche Bank’s Access Fund

Online alternative investment company iCapital Network is set to acquire the Private Equity Access Fund Platform from Deutsche Bank.

Viola Group launches dedicated FinTech fund

Israel investment firm Viola Group has launched a new fund dedicated to FinTech, FinTech Global can reveal.

Brickblock cements €5m Series A deal from Finch Capital

Brickblock, an online real estate investment platform for cryptocurrencies, has collected €5m in its Series A funding round from Finch Capital.

IDG’s latest crypto platform deal sees Liquid.com reach rare Japanese unicorn status

Early stage investment house IDG Capital has made its latest foray into cryptocurrency platforms by backing Liquid.com at a valuation of more than $1bn.

Why investors hate startups that do these things

Being backed by a successful venture capital firm can make or break a FinTech startup. So, we asked Karen McCormick, chief investment officer at Beringea, what new ventures must do to pique investors’ interest.

Experts say Robinhood class-action lawsuit unlikely after service outage

Robinhood, the commission-free stock-trading app, suffered a service outage earlier this week that left customers furious. However, experts believe users’ threats to take legal action will be difficult to follow up.

Investment advisory platform Vestmark grabs $30m to scale up

Cloud-based wealth management and investment advisory platform Vestmark has raised $30m from private equity firm Summit Partners to bolster its future growth.

Tiger Brokers adds another $14m to Series B round

Chinese online brokerage Tiger Brokers has tacked on another $14m to its Series B round. China Growth Capital led the Series B+ round for the Beijing-based company.

1confirmation looking to raise up to $20m for debut fund

California-based 1confirmation is looking to raise up to $20m for its maiden venture capital fund.

CapBridge secures SGX partnership, raises $4m

Singapore-based online investment platform CapBridge has secured a partnership with the Singapore Exchange and raised up to $4m in a new round of funding.

News Stories

How Cobwebs is stopping the game of whack-a-mole in the fight against money laundering

Money laundering in global financial markets is like “whack-a-mole”, when you stop one scheme, another just pops up, according to Daniel Nisman, the head...

Signifyd launches new tool for online retailers

Signifyd has launched its Authorization Rate Optimization solution, a new tool which will help online retailers maximise conversion rates and protect themselves from fraud.

Barclaycard Payments implements Kount to combat fraud

Barclaycard Payments has formed a new deal with fraud prevention company Kount to improve its fight against fraud.

WealthTech100 company Appway secures $37m in funding

Switzerland-headquartered Appway, which builds business process automation software, has closed a $37m minority investment from private equity firm Summit Partners.

The 35 FinTech deals from the last week that you can’t afford to miss

Keeping up with all the comings and goings of the FinTech space is far from easy, but don't worry. We've got you covered with the deals that sent shock waves across the sector in the last week.