Capital markets software dev Irwin nets $20m in its Series A round

Irwin, a software developer for the capital markets, has closed its Series A round on $20m, which will support the expansion of its services.

Ledgy closes Series A as it targets new markets

Ledgy, an end-to-end equity management platform, has reportedly collected $10m in its Series A round, which will support its growth in new markets.

Brokerage platform Alpaca inks $50m to help FinTechs with embedded equities, partners with Plaid

Alpaca, a stock brokerage platform that offers APIs for FinTech apps to connect and trade in US stocks, raised $50m and plans to launch cryptocurrency trading.

Paris-based Shares.io pockets €8.5m in Valar Ventures-led round to launch social and investing app

Paris-based social investment platform Shares.io has closed one of the largest-ever seed fundraising by an early-stage startup in Europe by securing around €8.5m in pre-seed pre-product funding.

The Chainsmokers-backed neobroker Flink inks $57m to disrupt the investment industry in LatAm

Flink, a Mexico City-based neobroker, has raised $57m in a Series B round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.

Faering, Amazon, Premji Invest, Sequoia, others pour money into WealthTech firm Smallcase

Capital market-focused FinTech company Smallcase raised $40m in funding, led by Faering Capital as well as new investors Amazon Smbhav Venture Fund and Premji Invest.

Klub closes seed round made of debt and equity

India-based Klub, a financing platform aimed at brands with high customer engagement, has reportedly netted $20m in a seed funding comprised of a mix of equity and debt.

Basketball Star Spencer Dinwiddie joins forces with Yieldstreet to make investing more accessible

Yieldstreet, an alternative investment platform which seeks to narrow the income and opportunity gap for retail investors initiated a campaign with NBA star Spencer Dinwiddie with the goal of bridging the wealth creation gap.

Coinbase set to purchase currency overview solution Zabo

American cryptocurrency exchange firm Coinbase has revealed it is preparing to acquire digital currency overview tool Zabo for an undisclosed fee.

App Radar study reveals top ten financial investing apps gaining popularity in the UK

An analysis of the investment app market ranked the top ten UK apps which have gained an estimated 1.6 million more users in total since March 2020.

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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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