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Institutional Investment & Trading

How the coronavirus will affect different segments of the FinTech industry

As COVID-19 rages on across the world, the affects on the FinTech segment of the economy is already letting itself be known.

AGM Group buys 5% stake of Canadian FinTech Matrix International

AGM Group Holdings has agreed to acquire a 5 per cent stake in Matrix International.

Will Smith, Jared Leto bet on Titan, valuing the startup at $450m

Investment management platform Titan raised $58m in a funding round led by venture capital giant Andreessen Horowitz's cryptocurrency fund, with participation from celebrities Kevin Durant, Odell Beckham Jr, Jared Leto and Will Smith.

Clim8 smashes its crowdfunding target to avert climate change and boost sustainable investment

Clim8 Invest, UK-based sustainable investing app, closed its latest crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, hitting £2.85m from over 1,800 investors.

Chaka inks $1.5m in pre-seed funding to power digital investments for African businesses

SEC-Licensed digital broker and leading digital investment platform Chaka Technologies raised $1.5m in a pre-seed funding round led by Breyer Capital, global venture capital firm focused on tech companies like Spotify and Facebook.

13 FinTech startups from Y Combinator’s latest batch to take note of

Seed accelerator Y Combinator has just announced its latest batch of startups. And there are some FinTech ventures that piqued our interest.

Ellevest closes $34.6m financing round led by Rethink Impact

Female-focused investment platform Ellevest has closed a $34.6m financing round led by Rethink Impact.

AI investment platform Hatcher+ closes $3.5m funding

Data-driven investment platform Hatcher+ has nabbed $3.5m in a funding round led by Taizo Son’s Mistletoe Group. The company uses machine learning and AI technology...

Neobanks and InsurTech startups among the 23 FinTechs raising money last week

Challenger banks and InsurTech ventures stood out among the 23 FinTech companies that successfully raised money last week.

Digital debt marketplace CrossLend nets Series B

CrossLend, a digital debt marketplace has netted a Series B financing round.

News Stories

UBS issued $500,000 fine from CFTC

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a $500,000 fine to UBS for alleged violations of audio recording regulations.

How onboarding is hindering client experience

A recent blogpost by MyDocSafe has detailed how the onboarding process within wealth management is impacting the client experience through its complexity.

ESMA publishes paper setting out plans to change MiFID II reporting requirements

The European Security and Markets Authority (ESMA) has invited firms to comment on its consultation paper seeking to make reporting requirements changes under MiFID II.

Hiro rebrands as it gears up for international expansion

Hiro, which aims to transform insurance into being prevention-first, has rebranded as Locket as it gears up for international growth.

Banking API provider M2P Fintech picks up $35m Series C

India-based M2P Fintech has secured $35m from a Series C funding round led by US investment firm Tiger Global.

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