Qupital revealed as one of eBay’s recommended financing service providers in Hong Kong

Trade financing platform Qupital has inked a deal with eBay to become one of its officially recommended financing service providers in Hong Kong.

Singapore-based iLex closes its seed round

Singapore-based iLex, an online trading market for corporate loans, has closed its seed funding round.

Cloud9 nets $17.5m in new Series B funding round led by UBS

Cloud-based communications company Cloud9 Technologies has bagged $17.5m in a new investment round as it moves to meet the demand for flexibility for financial firms.

The 35 FinTech deals from the last week that you can’t afford to miss

Keeping up with all the comings and goings of the FinTech space is far from easy, but don't worry. We've got you covered with the deals that sent shock waves across the sector in the last week.

Spark Systems said to raise $10.5m in new funding round

Singapore-based Spark Systems, an institutional forex trading platform, has allegedly raised $10.5m in its “Series BB” round.

Users complain that Robinhood is down again

Share trading app Robinhood suffered a massive backlash in March when it suffered two major service outages just as COVID-19 was wreaking havoc on the markets. Now some users complain that it has happened again.

Catch up on the 35 big FinTech funding rounds from the last week

Amidst the coronavirus crisis, many FinTech companies have still been able to raise big rounds. Here are 35 of the successful investment stories that...

Robinhood raises $280m Series F round on the back of a tumultuous year

Stock trading app Robinhood has secured $280m in new funding after a year mired by service outages, software bugs and cancelled banking plans.

skew. launches crypto-trading platform on the back of new $5m financing round

London-based FinTech startup skew. is aiming to create the gateway to a cryptocurrency markets and has just picked up $5m to make it happen. Octopus...

TransFICC secures £5.75m in its Series A

TransFICC, which builds e-trading technology, has secured £5.75m in its Series A round which was led by AlbionVC.

News Stories

Lloyds Bank taps Minna Technologies and Visa for new digital bank subscription management tool

Lloyds Bank has announced that its customers will soon be empowered to better view, manage and amend their subscriptions through its banking app.

Opera to acquire digital bank Fjord Bank

Browser provider Opera is looking to buy challenger bank Fjord Bank in a bid to further accelerate Opera's European FinTech operations.

FinTech unicorn Marqeta prepares for IPO

Rumours about Marqeta going public have found new energy as sources say the payment card issuing startup is in talks with investment banks for an initial public offering (IPO).

Wirecard’s Dublin office raided by police

Irish police raided failed payments technology giant Wirecard's Dublin offices at the end of last week.

Nicolas Weng Kan has been named as smart money app Yolt’s new CEO

Nicolas Weng Kan, the former Google Compare and Confused.com CEO, has been named as the new head honcho of smart money app Yolt.