Revolut integrates crypto compliance firm Elliptic’s blockchain tools to trace transactions

UK-based digital banking service Revolut has partnered with blockchain firm Elliptic to support crypto withdrawals and guard against risk.

GroupSense and CipherTrace join forces to combat cryptocurrency cybercrime

Digital risk protection services company GroupSense and cryptocurrency intelligence firm CipherTrace are teaming up to help businesses identify threat actors and groups and thwart ransomware attacks.

FTX crypto exchange valued at $18bn after the largest funding round in crypto history

Crypto derivatives exchange FTX has completed a series B fundraising round of $900m that values the company at $18bn.

Bhutan to pilot central bank digital currency through Ripple partnership

The Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) of Bhutan has teamed with cross-border crypto payment firm Ripple to pilot a central bank digital currency (CBDC) in the region.

UK regulator close to approving blockchain products

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is moving closer to approving blockchain-based products.

Bluzelle nabs $1.5m in Series A round

Singapore-based blockchain database platform Bluzelle has reportedly nabbed $1.5m for its Series A financing round.

Stater Blockchain eyeing acquisition of Hashcove Limited

Stater Blockchain Limited is looking to acquire UK-based blockchain technology company Hashcove Limited.

Globacap to launch regulated blockchain securities issuance platform

Globacap, a London, UK-based regulated blockchain securities issuance platform, has landed $800,000 in seed funding.

Xage Security nets $12m in Series A led by March Capital Partners

Xage Security, a blockchain-based security solution for industrial IoT, has netted $12m in its Series A round of funding.

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.

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Okcoin locks in $1m commitment to boost cryptocurrency inclusivity

US cryptocurrency platform Okcoin has committed $1m to increasing diversity and inclusivity in the crypto space.

BNPL provider Kueski lands funding to service Mexico

Mexico City-based online lender and Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) provider Kueski has raised $202m in a debt and equity round led by StepStone Group, a report by Finextra has revealed.

Panther Labs joins the ranks of CyberTech unicorns

Cloud-scale security analytics platform Panther Labs has scored $120m in its Series B round, as it gears up for rapid market expansion.

Women of colour neobank gearing up for launch

GoWomen, a challenger neobank priding itself on being the first FinTech company for women of colour, is taking early sign ups ahead of its 2022 launch.

Octamile raises $500,000 as it exits stealth

Nigeria-based InsurTech startup Octamile has come out of stealth mode with $500,000 from a pre-seed funding round led by EchoVC.

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