Investment platform CAIS secures $50m in its Series B round

Alternative investment platform CAIS has closed its Series B round on $50m, to capitalise on a strong year of growth.

Fortu Wealth moves past the target for its crowdfunding campaign

Fortu Wealth, a digital private banking solution, has surpassed its crowdfunding target to raise more than £354,000 from investors.

Spark Change said to close £3.5m in its funding round

Spark Change, which helps institutional and individual investors access carbon instruments, has reportedly bagged £3.5m in its latest funding round.

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.

CMA blocks FNZ and GBST merger because of antitrust concerns

The UK's markets watchdog has halted the merger between investment platforms FNZ and GBST because of competition concerns.

Cooler Future picks up €1.4m to build out climate change-awareness investment app

Green-focused investment app developer Cooler Future has picked up €1.4m of funding from venture capital house Lifeline Ventures and a string of angel investors.

RealBlocks bags $7m to boost user experiences across the alternative investment space

Alternative investment tech platform RealBlocks has secured $7m in a series A round led by Crosslink Capital.

iCapital Network celebrates reaching milestones in its European and Asian expansion efforts

Alternative investment FinTech iCapital Network is celebrating reaching a series of milestones in its expansion into the European and Asian markets.

Wirex raises £1m in 90 minutes on Crowdcube

Payments startup Wirex has secured £1m in just 90 minutes via its Crowdcube campaign and smashed its crowdfunding target by 370%.

How the 34 FinTech rounds raised last week show where the InsurTech and cybersecurity...

Last week proved to be good week in terms of FinTech investment, with the rounds revealing the state of CyberTech and InsurTech.

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Coinbase responds to racism and discrimination allegations

Coinbase has been accused of having created a culture fraught with bullying, racism and discrimination against black people in a new exposé from the New York Times.

A third of consumers feel unable to spend as much on Christmas this year

A third of UK adults have admitted they feel unable to spend as much on Christmas this year, according to a study from Yolt.

Almost 90% of consumers haven’t finished Christmas shopping as concerns of online shopping still...

Nearly 90% of people have not completed their Christmas shopping yet, as the pandemic puts pressures on families, research from Klarna claims.

The first quarter of 2020 saw the highest number of large RegTech deals as...

The top ten RegTech deals in the first nine months of 2020 raised in aggregate $1.8bn, making up 38.2% of the total funding in the sector for the period.

Over two fifths of health insurers still lack a consumer facing app

Only 42% of health insurers in Europe have a consumer facing app, despite the rising importance of digitalisation, according to a new whitepaper from Scanbot.

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