BlockFi secures $30m in its Series B led by Valar Ventures

Cryptocurrency wealth management platform BlockFi has secured $30m in its Series B round which was led by Valar Ventures.

Ripio bags additional funding to take Series A to $2.25m

Argentinian bitcoin startup Ripio (formerly Bitpagos) has bumped up its Series A round with an additional $428,000. The investment comes from Medici Ventures.

Jibrel Network said to bag $30m in its ICO

Jibrel Network has reportedly raised $30m in its ICO, following the sale of 200 million JNT tokens.

Swedish e-commerce cryptocurrency company QuickBit’s profits jump by 60 per cent

QuickBit, a FinTech enabling e-commerce retailer get paid with cryptocurrencies, has got improved its quarterly profit by 60 per cent to £2.42m.

Crypto API developer Zabo bags $2.5m in seed round

Cryptocurrency wallet API Zabo has bagged $2.5m in its seed round as it looks to increase the team size and number of partners.

Elliptic collects $23m in Series B led by SBI Group to support Asian expansion

Elliptic, a crypto-asset risk management platform, has collected $23m in its Series B round led by SBI Group.

Trecento Blockchain Capital launches ICO for blockchain investments

Trecento Blockchain Capital, a blockchain-centric investment solution, has launched its Initial Coin Offering (ICO), which is dedicated to blockchain investments.

Binance launches peer-to-peer trading in five Latin American markets where cryptocurrencies have been linked...

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance will roll out peer-to-peer (P2P) trading for Brazilian Real, Argentine Peso, Colombian Peso, Mexican Peso and Peruvian Sol just weeks after digital money was tied to crime in the region.

“Bitcoin Hyper” network claims 2-second transaction times, but issuance terms unclear

Bitcoin Hyper claims its network is the fastest Bitcoin around the world and can greatly improve transaction times compared with others.

Bank of Lithuania reveals guidelines on security token offerings

The Bank of Lithuania has issued guidelines on security token offerings to improve regularity clarity and improve protections for investors. Within the document the regulator...

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Signifyd launches new tool for online retailers

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Barclaycard Payments implements Kount to combat fraud

Barclaycard Payments has formed a new deal with fraud prevention company Kount to improve its fight against fraud.

WealthTech100 company Appway secures $37m in funding

Switzerland-headquartered Appway, which builds business process automation software, has closed a $37m minority investment from private equity firm Summit Partners.

The 35 FinTech deals from the last week that you can’t afford to miss

Keeping up with all the comings and goings of the FinTech space is far from easy, but don't worry. We've got you covered with the deals that sent shock waves across the sector in the last week.