Digitalised mortgage platform BeSmartee closes strategic investment

BeSmartee, which develops software for digital mortgage platforms, has secured a strategic growth investment from venture firm M33 Growth.

Goodlord grabs £7.2m for property transaction platform

London-based property transaction platform Goodlord has raised £7.2m in a Series A round led by German startup builder Rocket Internet's Global Founders Capital fund.

LendingHome secures $57m in Series C-2 round

Mortgage marketplace lending platform LendingHome has secured $57m in its Series C-2 round, alongside launch of second fund.

PropTech platform Vesta holds £2m first close for seed round

London-based rented property marketplace Vesta has held £2m first close for its seed round, to support product development Vesta told FinTech Global.

Lyvly raises $4.6m in its Series A led by Mosaic Ventures

Lyvly, a communal living support platform, has raised $4.6m in Series A round of funding from Mosaic Ventures.

TurboTenant scores $6.5m in Series A round

TurboTenant, an online platform helping landlords improve investment performances on properties, has scored $6.5m in a Series A round.

Ribbon raises $330m in funding round with the chance of a further $220m

PropTech platform Ribbon has raised $330m in a mix of equity and debt and the opportunity to secure a further $220m.

Goodlord closes doors on Series B round as it prepares for growth

Goodlord, a digital lettings software provider, has closed the doors on its Series B round after pulling in £10m.

Airbnb might file to go public within the next month despite Covid-19

New reports suggest that PropTech giant Airbnb might file for an initial public offering (IPO) with the Securities and Exchange Commission in August.

Thoma Bravo to buy RealPage for $9.6bn

Thoma Bravo has reportedly struck a deal to buy RealPage, a property management software developer, in a $9.6bn deal.

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Microsoft underlines heightened concern from call centre ransomware scheme

Microsoft has claimed a ransomware campaign employing bogus call centers to trick victims into downloading malware may be more dangerous than previously thought.

Crypto banking platform Matrixport hits unicorn status

Matrixport, which claims to be one of Asia’s fastest growing digital asset platforms, has joined the unicorn club, after it closed a Series C round.

Flood insurance firm reThought Insurance bags Series A funding

reThought Insurance, a digital MGA aimed at the flood insurance market, has closed its Series A round on $15.5m.

India unveils new digital currency, Nigeria eyes e-currency launch in October 2021

India has introduced the e-RUPI, which is a cashless and contactless digital payment system to support the global shift towards digital payments.

Amazon slapped with record $887m fine for data privacy breach by EU agency

Amazon has been issued with a fine of $887m by a European privacy watchdog for breaching the bloc’s data protection laws.

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