Institutional Investment & Trading

Institutional Investment & Trading

Crypto asset fund Bond launches $5m offering to investors

Crypto-property asset fund Bond has launched a $5m offering for its global accredited investors.

CoinMetro raises up to $14m in its ICO, so far

Blockchain-based exchange platform CoinMetro has picked up $14m in its ICO, so far.

TransFICC secures strategic investment from Citi

TransFICC, an e-trading support solution for financial institutions, has secured a strategic investment from Citi Innovation Lab.

Kantox forms strategic partnership with BNP Paribas for support with foreign exchange services

Kantox, which builds foreign exchange risk management solutions, has formed a strategic partnership with BNP Paribas.

Arcesium secures investment from J.P. Morgan

Investment management technology developer Arcesium has received an investment from J.P. Morgan.

Floating Point Group collects $2m for its seed round

Floating Point Group (FPG), which designs algorithmic systems for cryptocurrency trading, has collected $2m in its seed round.

Superhero is bringing Robinhood-style trading to Oz on the back of $8m round

Australian Robinhood-clone Superhero has bagged $8m with the aim to disrupt the nation's online investment industry.

China-based Snowball Finance said to close its Series E on $120m

Snowball Finance has reportedly collected $120m in its Series E funding round to upgrade its services.

Indonesian WealthTech startup Pluang snags $20m in pre-Series B round

Indonesia-based Pluang secured $20m in a pre-Series B round led by its existing investor, Openspace Ventures to develop and launch more proprietary financial offerings.

Why the 46 FinTech rounds from last week are exciting for stock trading and...

With Trade Republic netting $900m and four startups earning the horn among 46 rounds, last week proved to be a great week in terms of FinTech investment, particularly for stock trading apps enterprises.

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Microsoft underlines heightened concern from call centre ransomware scheme

Microsoft has claimed a ransomware campaign employing bogus call centers to trick victims into downloading malware may be more dangerous than previously thought.

Crypto banking platform Matrixport hits unicorn status

Matrixport, which claims to be one of Asia’s fastest growing digital asset platforms, has joined the unicorn club, after it closed a Series C round.

Flood insurance firm reThought Insurance bags Series A funding

reThought Insurance, a digital MGA aimed at the flood insurance market, has closed its Series A round on $15.5m.

India unveils new digital currency, Nigeria eyes e-currency launch in October 2021

India has introduced the e-RUPI, which is a cashless and contactless digital payment system to support the global shift towards digital payments.

Amazon slapped with record $887m fine for data privacy breach by EU agency

Amazon has been issued with a fine of $887m by a European privacy watchdog for breaching the bloc’s data protection laws.

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