Arival Bank has raised £1.87m in a pre-Series A equity crowdfunding campaign

Singapore-based Arival Bank has pulled in £1.87m in a pre-Series A equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube.

RegTech firm Signzy teams up with blockchain firm Primechain Technologies

Bengaluru-based Signzy has reportedly entered into a partnership with Primechain Technologies, the blockchain compan

Tech Nation unveils the 23 startups joining its second FinTech growth programme

From SME finance and RegTech solutions to payments and impact retail investment, the 23 startups selected to take part of the second instalment of...

Not everyone is happy about Manny Pacquiao launching a cryptocurrency

Several celebrities have launched or backed cryptocurrencies over the past few years. However, opinions are divided about if it’s a good thing or not.

Philippine boxer and now-senator Manny Pacquiao launches celebrity cryptocurrency

Manny Pacquiao is launching PAC Coin, which he claims is the world’s first celebrity cryptocurrency.

Baton Systems collects over $12m in Series A

Baton Systems, a blockchain-inspired bank-to-bank payments infrastructure, has bagged over $12m in its Series A.

R3 strikes partnership with Dubai FinTech startup Wethaq

Enterprise blockchain company R3 has signed a strategic partnership with Wethaq, the Dubai-based FinTech startup, to develop a new financial market infrastructure in Islamic capital markets.

Algo Capital closes new blockchain-focused fund on $200m, doubling its original goal

Algo Capital, a financial institution focusing on boosting access, adoption and liquidity of the native digital currency Algo, has closed its Algo VC fund on $200m.

Swiss regulator reminds blockchain FinTech companies that they “cannot be allowed to circumvent” AML...

Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has issued new guidance for blockchain and cryptocurrency FinTech companies, warning them against breaking anti-money laundering (AML) laws.

CEDEX and U2 Diamonds enter joint venture to help issuers create ETFs

Blockchain-powered diamond exchange CEDEX and U2 Diamonds have teamed up to help issuers create a diamond exchange trading fund (ETF).

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