Institutional Investment & Trading

Institutional Investment & Trading

Nesta gives 20 FinTech companies £50,000 grant

Innovation fund Nesta has supported 20 FinTech companies with a £50,000 grant to each of them.

24 FinTech funding rounds from the last week you should know about

From Stash’s $113m round to Okra collecting $1m in new investment, the last week has seen a smattering of FinTech companies raise money.

GMEX invests into and partners with USAVE to create digital gold exchange platform

USAVE Blockchain has partnered with GMEX to create a digital exchange for physical gold.

LIQID raises €33m in round led by Tosca Private Investments

LIQID, a digital asset manager, has raised €33m in a round of funding led by Tosca Private Investments Fund.

Warren Brasil has raised $22.5m in a Series B round

Investment platform Warren Brasil has raised $22.5m in a Series B round led by QED Investors.

Axial grabs U$14m to match private companies with investors and buyers

Axial, a New York-based online capital marketplace, has raised $14m in its Series C round. The company's platform is designed to match private companies...

Ebury pushes further into the Portuguese market through Crédito Agrícola deal

London-based foreign exchange FinTech Ebury has signed a partnership with Portuguese bank Crédito Agrícola.

TrueEX swipes $9.21m for global IRS trading

New York-based TrueEX, an electronic execution platform for the global interest rate swaps (IRS) market, has sealed $9.21m in venture financing to support its future growth.

Holiday Crowd snags £290,000 for rental property investment

Online property investment platform Holiday Crowd has raised £290,000 in a Seed round from angel investors.

CrowdWiz closes pre-ICO on just over $5m

Investment platform CrowdWiz has closed its pre-ICO funding round on just over $5m, with the ICO prepared to launch next month.

News Stories

VPay joins Guidewire’s PartnerConnect

Claims payment solution provider VPay has joined the Guidewire PartnerConnect as a solution partner.

RegTech software developer Thentia secures investment from Business Development Bank of Canada

Thentia, which helps companies meet their regulatory requirements, has bagged a Series A investment from the Business Development Bank of Canada (DBC).

Eduvanz bags $3m in new investment round

Student loan startup Eduvanz has secured $3m in a Series A round led by Sequoia's SCI Investment VI fund.

Money management app Sync. said to raise $5.5m in its seed round

Account aggregation service Sync. has reportedly netted £5.5m in a seed funding round to support its European expansion.

PropTech platform Zibo said to raise $10.5m in funding

Zibo, a payments and financial management app for landlords, has reportedly landed $10.5m in its funding round.