Dear Congress: Blockchain & digital currencies can engender greater financial inclusion, sincerely Ripple

Cryptocurrency platform Ripple, has asked the US Congress to deeply consider how they regulate cryptocurrencies.

Tokeny launches investorID to support compliant tokenised security trading

Luxembourg-based Tokeny has launched its investorID solution, a platform designed to help investors generate their on-chain identity to access and trade compliant tokenised securities.

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.

Germany’s banks lash out against Libra whilst pushing for a digital euro

Could a digital euro be a better alternative to Libra? A leading group of German banks thinks so. The Association of German Banks (Bankenverband) made...

AlgoTrader is introducing the future of trading

AlgoTrader is empowering banks and other financial institutions around the world. With its new crypto-solution WIRESWARM the scaleup is taking another step towards the...

Why investors are betting on crypto firms and InsurTechs based on the 22 rounds...

Last week proved to be profitable in terms of FinTech investment, with the rounds revealing the state of cryptocurrency and InsurTech sectors.

UTRUST receives $3.5m as it gears for ICO launch next month

Switzerland-based cryptocurrency payment platform UTRUST has received $3.5m from private investors and its pre-ICO sale.

PE-backed Swiss FinTech major Avaloq launches venture capital unit

Private equity-backed Swiss FinTech major Avaloq has launched a new venture capital subsidiary to boost startups in the sector.

Bittrex New York customers will get more time to withdraw their funds

The New York Department of Financial Services has given cryptocurreny exchange Bittrex's customers more time to empty their accounts.

TRM Labs closes founding round on $1.7m

TRM Labs, a platform designed to help cryptocurrency companies better understand their users and meet compliance requirements, has raised $1.7m in funding. The San Francisco-based...

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FinTech-focused venture firm QED Investors closes fund on $1.05bn

Global FinTech-focused venture capital firm QED Investors has closed its seventh fund on $1.05bn, as it eyes opportunities in US, UK, Latin America and Southeast Asia.

Grow Credit secures $106.3m in seed round made of debt and equity

Grow Credit, which hopes to bolster financial inclusion, has netted $106.3m in its seed round, which comprised of debt and equity.

Kolide raises $17m in round led by OpenView Partners

Endpoint security platform Kolide has picked up $17m in its Series B funding round, which was led by Boston-based venture firm OpenView Partners.

Form3 raises $160m in its Series C round

Form3, a payment technology developer, has closed its Series C round on $160m, which will aid its geographical growth.

Foxquilt bags funding to bolster growth in US and Canada

North American InsurTech company Foxquilt has bagged $8m in a funding round that will support its expansion across the US and Canada.

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