Streamr ends ICO after hitting hardcap on $30.5m

Blockchain-based data stream Streamr has ended its ICO after hitting its hard cap, pulling in around $30.5m.

Onerio nets $3m seed investment from COSIMO Ventures

Blockchain and cryptocurrency technology developer Onerio has netted $3m in its seed investment round from COSIMO Ventures.

CULedger moves towards its $10m goal for its Series A

Credit union application developer CULedger has netted $8.5m for its Series A round of funding, so far.

Senate banking committee to hold hearing on crypto regulation

The US' Senate Banking Committee will meet on July 30 to discuss regulations for cryptocurrency and blockchain.

Ripple steps into Icelandic market through acqui-hiring the team behind digital asset trader Algrim

Blockchain-powered money-transfer company Ripple has acquired Icelandic Algrim, the asset trading enterprise.

Akon finalises agreement to create his cryptocurrency-powered Akon City in Senegal – a “real-life...

Singer Akon is one of the many celebrities to have dabbled in cryptocurrencies. However, he is probably the only one to use it to...

Global blockchain market to be worth $39.7bn in 2025

In the next five years the global blockchain market’s value is expected to jump from $3bn to $39.7bn at a compound annual growth rate of 67.3%, according to new research.

Metaco secures $17m in Series A round

Swiss digital asset infrastructure startup Metaco has bagged $17m in a series A funding round.

28 FinTech rounds from last week you should know about

The WealthTech and cryptocurrency FinTech sectors were among some of the winners of the investment rounds recorded last week.

Wyre nabs $5m investment from the Stellar Development Foundation

Blockchain payments company Wyre has been given a $5m investment from the Stellar Development Foundation.

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UBS issued $500,000 fine from CFTC

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a $500,000 fine to UBS for alleged violations of audio recording regulations.

How onboarding is hindering client experience

A recent blogpost by MyDocSafe has detailed how the onboarding process within wealth management is impacting the client experience through its complexity.

ESMA publishes paper setting out plans to change MiFID II reporting requirements

The European Security and Markets Authority (ESMA) has invited firms to comment on its consultation paper seeking to make reporting requirements changes under MiFID II.

Hiro rebrands as it gears up for international expansion

Hiro, which aims to transform insurance into being prevention-first, has rebranded as Locket as it gears up for international growth.

Banking API provider M2P Fintech picks up $35m Series C

India-based M2P Fintech has secured $35m from a Series C funding round led by US investment firm Tiger Global.

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