Chatbot developer Directly said to raise $20m

Chatbot solution Directly has reportedly secured $20m in a new funding round led by Samsung.

Circonus closes $6.8m Series A1 round

Circonus, a machine data intelligence platform, has closed its Series A1 investment on $6.8m to enhance its capabilities and meet rising demands.

Financial model developer Canalyst scores $20m in Series B

Canalyst, a company which builds financial models, has scored $20m Series B led by an unnamed strategic investor.

Samya.AI collects $6m in round led by Sequoia

Samya.AI, which helps companies improve revenue growth, has collected $6m in its seed round led by Sequoia India.

Data platform ActionIQ bags $32m in Series C round

ActionIQ, a customer data platform enabling companies to offer personalized experiences, has bagged $32m in its Series C round.

How Marqeta and Mastercard team up could spell out great news for European challenger...

Payments platform Marqeta has become a certified Mastercard processor and this could give European challenger banks reason to celebrate.

Float raises funds as it looks to make expansion into Australasia

Cash flow forecasting software Float has reportedly closed a £1.5m funding round as it looks to move into Australia and New Zealand markets.

Plotly Technologies receives funding from fellow AI company

Plotly Technologies, an analytics software developer, has received a $1.7m investment from fellow AI company Scale AI.

Meet the 16 startups selected for Accenture’s new FinTech Innovation Lab London cohort

Accenture has picked 16 new promising startups from such varied disciplines as InsurTech, RegTech, open data and capital markets to take part of its UK-based accelerator programme.

ING spins out analytics platform Katana into its own startup

Dutch banking and financial services company ING has not only spun out Katana, but also contributed to the venture’s new £3m funding round.

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Foreign exchange firm owner charged with fraud and misappropriation

A man operating out of a California and Tennessee-based company has been accused of wire fraud, fraud and misappropriation.

CFTC charges foreign exchange firm with fraud in a bitcoin-linked Ponzi scheme

A foreign exchange firm used its investors’ money for personal expenses such as buying a BMW, according to charges brought out against it by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

FINRA lists MirrorWeb on its compliance vendor directory

MirrorWeb, a web archiving and monitoring solution, has been listed in the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Compliance Vendor Directory (CVD).

SumUp launches new business payment card in partnership with Mastercard

UK-based FinTech startup SumUp has unveiled its first business payment card to give merchants smoother access to funds and clearer oversight of their finances.

FIS has signed up German Opel Bank as its first European client for its...

Hot on the heels of having extended its partnership with PayPal, FIS has now signed its first European banking client to use its core banking system.