BNPL platform in3 closes $85.3m Series B

Dutch buy now pay later service provider in3 has scored $85.3m in its Series B funding round.

Ireland brings new legislation for BNPL

Buy now, pay later companies operating in Ireland will now need to be authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland, following an extension to the Consumer Protection Act 2022.

Experian to acquire Brazilian FinTech MOVA

Experian, the global consumer credit reporting company, has agreed to acquire MOVA Sociedade de Empréstimo entre Pessoas S.A, a Brazilian FinTech.

HSBC addresses gender funding gap with Female Entrepreneur Fund

HSBC has launched a Female Entrepreneur Fund which will provide $1bn in lending to female-owned business over the next 12 months.

MONET unveils revenue management platform for creators

London-based revenue management Fintech MONET, has launched in beta its revenue-based lending platform for creators, powered by embedded finance specialist Weavr.

BNPL provider Cashew collects $10m in debt and equity

Buy now, pay later provider Cashew has reportedly raised $10m in a mixture of debt and equity to support its expansion plans.

Enduring Planet scores $5m in debt and equity

Enduring Planet, a FinTech firm aimed at funding climate entrepreneurs, has reportedly raised $5m in a mixture of debt and equity. The round comprised of...

Keewe scores funding to decarbonise businesses

France-based Keewe, which claims to decarbonise businesses, has reportedly raised €1.25m in funding.

Italian BNPL provider Scalapay extends its Series B to reach over $500m

Buy now, pay later provider Scalapay has scored $27m in a Series B extension round led by Poste Italiane, Italy’s largest service infrastructure network.

Xepelin secures $111m to champion Latin American SMEs

Xepelin, a payment platform and business financial services for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Latin America, has raised $111m in Series B funding.

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Extortion demands climb 45% in 2021 on back of ransomware spread

The average ransom demand grew to $247,000 in 2021 according to research from Group-IB.

Investing app Claritus.io launches out of beta

Personal finance app Claritus.io has launched out of its beta as it helps people easily track all of their investments from one location.

Zurich to sell Russian business following calls to cut ties

Global insurer Zurich Insurance Group has agreed to sell its business in Russia to 11 members of the unit’s team following mounting pressure on financial institutions and insurers to cut ties with the region.

How can merchant payments firms navigate the European regulatory landscape?

With a central bank digital currency (CBDC) anticipated to be launched in Europe soon, it is becoming increasingly important that merchants can prepare to accept such a currency.

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