Car insurance app Noblr to be acquired by USAA

Insurance provider USAA is set to acquire US behaviour-based car insurance company Noblr for an undisclosed fee.

Embroker secures $100m Series C to expand business insurance offering

Digital insurance company Embroker has raised $100m from a Series C funding round led by FTV Capital.

Virgin Money teams with 9Spokes to aid business banking development

Virgin Money has partnered with New Zealand-based FinTech company 9Spokes to help support the development of the former’s business banking proposition.

ESMA publishes framework for fourth central counterparty stress test

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced the framework for the fourth version of its Stress Test for Central Counterparties (CCPs).

Starling secures lender accreditation for UK Recovery Loan Scheme

Starling Bank has received accreditation by the British Business Bank to be a lender under the UK government-backed Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS).

MAS provides consultation response to credit bureau, reporting regulations

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued a consultation response on draft regulations and notices relevant to licensed credit bureaus under the Credit Bureau Act 2016.

Uncapped lands $80m from Spotify investor Lakestar to offer startups wider banking services

UK-based startup which provides funding to startups without taking equity Uncapped raised an $80m funding round to launch a suite of banking services tailored for tech-driven companies.

Clair partners with MetaBank, Galileo to expand user accessibility

US FinTech Clair has partnered with sponsor bank MetaBank and payments processor Galileo to bolster user accessibility on its platform.

PayPal, Google Cloud expand partnership to bolster transactional data scale

Payments juggernaut PayPal has strengthened its partnership with Google Cloud to help it process transactional data at a larger scale.

FinTech startup Nuula launches beta app in the US

Canadian FinTech company Nuula has introduced its beta mobile app with a mission to ‘help small businesses succeed’.

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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...

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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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