Noro-Moseley bags $180m for Fund VIII final close

Noro-Moseley Partners has raised $180m for final close of its eighth private equity fund, as it continues its investment strategy of backing American businesses in the IT and healthcare sectors.

Corvus Insurance opens its fourth US-based office of the year

Corvus Insurance has opened a new office in Chicago, marking its sixth office location, to be led by newly appointed Amanda Stantzos.

Hokodo has received a €2m grant from European Commission’s Horizon 2020

Hokodo, which develops B2B finance solutions and insurance products, has been awarded €2m by Horizon 2020, the European Commission’s funding programme for research and innovation.

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.

Farm Bureau Insurance to leverage Supportomate’s chatbot after investment

Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan to pilot Supportomate’s chatbot after making an investment into the Israel-based startup.

Betterview teams with Geospatial Insurance Consortium for high-quality aerial images

Predictive analytics platform Betterview has partnered with Geospatial Insurance Consortium (GIC) to improve its aerial imagery.

Pluto surges past its initial crowdfunding goal of £200k

Travel insurance startup Pluto has soared past the initial goal of its crowdfunding campaign, reaching £623,177 so far.

How InsurTech 100 startup ThingCo wants to change car insurance

Car InsurTech ThingCo aims to give drivers more control whilst helping them drive safer. The internet of things has transformed everything from shopping and home...

ICE InsureTech joins Willis Towers Watson’s Radar Live programme

Software developer ICE InsureTech has joined Willis Towers Watson’s global Radar Live Collaboration programme.

Branch Insurance releases new ‘vouch for me’ service

Branch Insurance has launched a new programme to help customers lower the cost of their insurance.

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Mobile wallet market expected to be worth $7.58trn by 2027

The mobile wallet market size was valued at $1.04trn in 2019 and is projected to reach $7.58trn by 2027, growing at a compound annual growth rate of of 28.2% from 2020 to 2027, according to new research.

For Good Causes expands its charitable efforts beyond the loyalty sector

UK FinTech company For Good Causes is expanding beyond the loyalty sector, having already enabled consumers to donate their loyalty points, cash back and air miles to over 20,000 charities.

German prosecutors have arrested the chief executive of Wirecard’s Dubai unit Cardsystems

The highly publicised collapse of Wirecard has taken another turn with German prosecutors having arrested the head of the company's Dubai-based subsidiary.

Why the founders behind Monument think there’s still room for another UK neobank

Challenger bank Monument has revealed that it is in the later stages of an application process to get a UK banking licence in order to launch a service for affluent clients.

Italian digital banking project raise €45m as the nation is still dealing with Covid-19

Italian banking executives have raised €45m ($50.9m) in a bid to launch a digital bank in a country still dealing with the coronavirus fallout.