Bitcoin breaks new $35,000 record

Having broken its earlier record over the weekend, bitcoin traded at $35,842 on Wednesday.

Future FinTech to buy majority in crypto ATM company Blocknance

Blockchain e-commerce company Future FinTech has signed a term sheet to become the majority owner of  Blocknance. As part of the deal, Future FinTech will...

Bitwise boasts of having surpassed having $500m in assets under management

Cryptocurrency index fund provider Bitwise Asset Management recently surpassed $500m in assets under management, up from $100m in October.

SwiftPass and Wallyt form partnership with blockchain protocol Findora

Mobile payments service provider SwiftPass and international mobile payments platform Wallyt have partnered with Findora to support a payment network.

Bitcoin breaks new record at $34,000 valuation

Cryptocurrency bitcoin's value has reached a new record level by shooting past the $34,000 mark on Sunday.

Veteran fintech VC investor TTV Capital seals $127m Fund V final close

Veteran fintech-focused investment house TTV Capital has struck a $127m final close for its fifth fundraise.

Latin America and teen-focused FinTech services are coming of age as the industry closes...

Last week’s 32 FinTech rounds highlight how Latin America is exploding with new activity, how open banking has nudged closer to being fully adopted across Europe and the rising popularity of teen-focused ventures.

Mastercard and Visa pull out of Pornhub after abuse allegations

Visa and Mastercard have cut ties with Pornhub after both payment providers investigated allegations of child sexual abuse.

Bitso secures $62m funding round

Mexican crypto exchange Bitso has collected a massive $62m investment in a round led by QED Investors and Kaszek Ventures.

Maiar digital wallet to launch in January

Elrond Network has announced that it will launch digital wallet and global payments app Maiar on 31 January 2021.

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What wealth managers should look for when digitising client relationship management

Digitalisation of client relationship management is now a critical part of wealth management and firms need to automate admin tasks to foster engagement, according to WealthObjects CEO and founder Uday Bhaskar Nimmakayala.

Payments platform PPRO reaches unicorn status after funding round

Local payments platform-as-a-service PPRO has hit the unicorn status, after a $180m funding round puts its valuation to more than $1bn.

Australian FinTech funding set a new record despite deal activity plummeting amid extended lockdowns

Australian FinTech achieved another record year, but medium-sized businesses found it harder to attract investors as Covid-19 swept across the nation.

Accounting platform Trovata collects $20m in its Series A funding round

Open banking platform Trovata has reportedly collected $20m in its Series A funding round, which was led by Wells Fargo Strategic Capital.

Don’t forget to update your permissions warns the FCA

The UK's top financial watchdog has warned firms to not forget to regularly reviewer regulatory permissions or risk having their licence to operate cancelled.
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