Bitpanda closes one of the largest Series A rounds in Europe this year

Austrian FinTech platform Bitpanda has closed its latest round on $52m, which it claims to be the largest Series A to be raised in Europe this year.

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...

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.

Binance launches $1bn fund to back blockchain tech

Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, is launching a $1bn Social Impact Fund.

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.

CoinList collects $9.2m in its initial funding round

Blockchain investing platform CoinList has collected $9.2m in its initial funding round.

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.

BlockFi closes its third funding round in 12 months

Cryptocurrency wealth management platform BlockFi has secured $50m in its Series C round, which was led by Morgan Creek Digital.

Cred customers worry about their money as crypto firm files for bankruptcy protection

Crypto firm Cred has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and now customer worry about their money.

How the 34 FinTech rounds raised last week show where the InsurTech and cybersecurity...

Last week proved to be good week in terms of FinTech investment, with the rounds revealing the state of CyberTech and InsurTech.

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How transparent AI will help the adoption of the technology in insurance

As AI becomes more widely used across industries, in insurance is lagging behind. Akur8 believes this could be down to the need of transparency. Akur8...

How to meet the needs of the top three underserved segments in wealth management

With 2021 moving into the halfway mark, TietoEVRY’s Sameer Datye has listed the biggest wealth trends of 2021.

Lydia teams with Cashbee to establish savings accounts offering

French mobile payments company Lydia has partnered with compatriot FinTech Cashbee to add saving accounts to its platform.

FinTech investment growth in the Baltics paused in Q1 due to lack of large...

FinTech companies in the region raised just $11.2m across 12 deals during the first three months of 2021

Checkout.com expends Estonia footprint with Icefire acquisition

Payments solutions provider Checkout.Com has purchased Estonian software development firm Icefire for an undisclosed fee.

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