skew. launches crypto-trading platform on the back of new $5m financing round

London-based FinTech startup skew. is aiming to create the gateway to a cryptocurrency markets and has just picked up $5m to make it happen. Octopus...

SEBA Bank launches cryptocurrency and blockchain education scheme together with three universities

Swiss digital-first lender SEBA Bank has unveiled a new education platform SEBAversity together with the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center, the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, and the University of Zurich.

BitClave forced to pay back $25.5m from unregistered initial coin offering to investors

Blockchain services company BitClave has agreed to pay back the proceeds of its unregistered initial coin offering (ICO) and settling charges brought on by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

New UK court ruling classifies bitcoin as a legal property

Cryptocurrencies are still reasonably new, meaning that every legal aspect of it is still not 100% clear. Yet, a new case might help shed some light.

Why SEBA Bank will raise its Series B with digital tokens

Swiss financial institution SEBA Bank will be issuing its Series B equity to its shareholders as blockchain security tokens.

French central bank top executive argues for a European cryptocurrency

Could the EU soon have its own centralized cryptocurrency? That is something that a French central bank executive has made an argument for.

CoinCorner said to have launched UK first bitcoin cashback service

Cryptocurrency exchange CoinCorner has launched a new service that will reward customers with bitcoin when they shop online.

Swiss regulator reminds blockchain FinTech companies that they “cannot be allowed to circumvent” AML...

Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has issued new guidance for blockchain and cryptocurrency FinTech companies, warning them against breaking anti-money laundering (AML) laws.

Bitwise boasts of having surpassed having $500m in assets under management

Cryptocurrency index fund provider Bitwise Asset Management recently surpassed $500m in assets under management, up from $100m in October.

SEC chair highlights US cryptocurrency regulation shortfalls

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chair has outlined gaps in US regulation of cryptocurrencies that could cause investor risk and financial crime concerns.

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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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