Personalised credit startup Keebo reels in £5m ahead of October launch

London-based challenger credit card FinTech, Keebo has closed £5m in a seed equity funding round to provide a personalised credit line for consumers.

Direct Line’s CTO reveals the evolution of insurance

The InsurTech industry might evolve to become more personalised to the individual consumer post-pandemic, according to Direct Line CTO Sarah Greasley.

Deserve seeks credit card stack modernisation with $50m Series D

Credit card company Deserve has secured $50m in a Series D funding round led by Mission Holdings, Mastercard and Ally Ventures.

ClearScore eyes team, product suite expansion following $200m investment

Personal finance and credit scoring platform ClearScore has secured a $200m investment from investment firm Invus Opportunities.

Mastercard, Bilt team to unveil new credit card to support renters

Mastercard has collaborated with Bilt Rewards to launch Bilt Mastercard - a credit card that offers no fees on rent payments.

nesto eyes staff, tech expansion following $76m Series B raise

Canadian mortgage comparison platform nesto has raised $76m from a Series B funding round.

Credit Sesame secures $51m to bolster financial platform, tackle credit inequality

Credit Sesame has raked in $51m of funding to launch new AI-driven services to help consumers secure easier access to credit and banking services.

Chubb develops Pay-As-You-Roam travel insurance service

Swiss property and casualty insurance firm Chubb has revealed it is creating a Pay-As-You-Roam (PAYR) travel insurance service.

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.

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How banks can strength their risk-based approach to financial crime

A recent case study by financial crime prevention firm Acuminor has detailed how banks can improve their stance of tackling the financial crime threats they face through its risk-focused technology.

Half of insurance customers would consider coverage from digital firms

A report by Capgemini and Efma has discovered that 50% of insurance customers are willing to consider coverage from digital-based firms.

Why financial institutions may need tools to understand Portuguese for due diligence

To ensure financial institutions understand the risks of doing businesses around the world, having a due diligence and adverse media screening tool that understands Portuguese is vital.

US set to sanction crypto wallets and exchanges in ransomware crackdown

The Biden Administration is expected to begin issuing sanctions against crypto exchanges, wallets and traders used by ransomware groups to crackdown on cyberattacks.

Monese unveils new BaaS platform, enters partnership with Investec

Challenger bank Monese has entered a strategic partnership with Investec Bank following the recent introduction of the former’s banking-as-a-service (BaaS) platform.

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