Verizon report finds 85% of data breaches in 2020 involved human interaction

A report by Verizon has found that over 85% of data attacks in 2020 involved some form of human interaction.

Why Enveil founder Ellison Anne Williams believes she’s found the “holy grail of cryptography”

From: RegTech Analyst Spun out of the NSA, RegTech100 company Enveil is bringing a whole new level of cybersecurity to the financial services space. Ellison Anne Williams (pictured), founder...

UK to invest £5bn in cyber unit to perform retaliatory cyberattacks

The UK will invest £5bn into the creation of a Cyber Force unit that will strike back on cyberattacks with retaliatory hacks.

Revolut’s new rainbow card to support LGBTI individuals sparks Twitter tirade demanding cards for...

Revolut has launched a new rainbow card to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) human rights in Europe and Central Asia, but some people are not happy about it.

Cashflow provider i4C lands key partnership with Intelliflo

Cashflow modelling start-up i4C has formed a partnership with Intelliflo, a supplier of specialist online software for financial planners and mortgage advisers.

Boldstart Ventures collects $40m for Fund IV

Boldstart Ventures, a New York-based firm investing in enterprise software, has raised $40.65m for its fourth fund.

Why the 25 FinTech rounds from last week mean huge things for buy now...

Buy now pay later companies continued their winning streak last week as 25 FinTechs raised big rounds.

Japanese Bitcoin exchange bitFlyer becomes regulated in Europe

Tokyo-based bitFlyer, which operates a Bitcoin exchange, has been granted a Payment Institution (PI) license to operate in the European Union.

Konsentus expands team with UK Faster Payments chairman

Konsentus, a newly founded RegTech company, has expanded its team with the hire of Nick Caplan, chairman of UK Faster Payments.

Secure Code Warrior reels in $3.5m in Paladin-led round

Secure Code Warrior, a secure application development platform, has raised $3.5m in a funding round led by Paladin Capital Group.

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Sustainable banker Ando pulls in $6m seed financing

Sustainable banking service Ando has raised $6m from a seed funding round led by TTV Capital.

Nigeria-based Brass collects $1.7m in funding

Nigeria-based Brass, which provides businesses with banking tools that meet their needs, has reportedly collected $1.7m in funding.

India’s IDfy sets sights on further international growth

India-based IDfy, which provides ID verification and onboarding solutions, has raised INR 86 crore ($11.4m) in its Series D funding round.

What will the European payments industry look like in 2030?

A recent study by card issuing platform Marqeta has examined the potential roadblocks and innovations that may arise over the next decade in the payments industry.

Helping customers invest in business – SMBX scores $11m seed round

SMBX, a marketplace for retail investors to invest into small businesses, has raised $11.5m in a seed round

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