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.

Esusu extends seed round with another $2.3m

Katapult Accelerator almuni Esusu has bagged $2.3m in a seed extension round, bringing the total raised in this round to $4m.

Teller closes $1m in its seed round as it hopes to build the first...

Teller, a blockchain infrastructure for distributed lending, has secured $1m in its seed round, which was led by Framework Ventures.

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.

What’s going on in the Nordic challenger bank scene?

Neobanks in the Nordics may have had a slow start, but things may soon be about to change.

FinTechs urge the FCA to pull the plug on big banks’ data dominance

The Coalition for a Digital Economy (Coadec) has urged the UK's top financial regulator to make open banking truly open in 2021 and to "break" banks' dominance.

Recordent collects $400,000 in funding to boost customer experiences

Technology-enabled credit and reporting platform Recordent has reportedly raised $400,000 in an angel funding round.

Credit scoring startup bonify grabs €5.5m

Berlin-based credit scoring startup bonify has picked up €5.5m in a Series A round led by London-based Mosaic Ventures and Silicon Valley firm Ribbit Capital.

UK government deploys £2m into three LendTech startups

The UK government has deployed a total of £2m to a trio of LendTech startups as part of its Rent Recognition Challenge. CreditLadder, Bud, and...

FinTecSystems swipes Series A round for real-time data

FinTecSystems, a Munich-based provider of real-time financial data, has closed a Series A round.

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Okcoin locks in $1m commitment to boost cryptocurrency inclusivity

US cryptocurrency platform Okcoin has committed $1m to increasing diversity and inclusivity in the crypto space.

BNPL provider Kueski lands funding to service Mexico

Mexico City-based online lender and Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) provider Kueski has raised $202m in a debt and equity round led by StepStone Group, a report by Finextra has revealed.

Panther Labs joins the ranks of CyberTech unicorns

Cloud-scale security analytics platform Panther Labs has scored $120m in its Series B round, as it gears up for rapid market expansion.

Women of colour neobank gearing up for launch

GoWomen, a challenger neobank priding itself on being the first FinTech company for women of colour, is taking early sign ups ahead of its 2022 launch.

Octamile raises $500,000 as it exits stealth

Nigeria-based InsurTech startup Octamile has come out of stealth mode with $500,000 from a pre-seed funding round led by EchoVC.

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