Infrastructure & Enterprise Software

Infrastructure & Enterprise Software

WEX closes $400m investment from private equity firm Warburg Pincus

WEX, which builds simplified payment systems for businesses, has closed a $400m investment from private equity firm Warburg Pincus.

Holvi is back up and running after being forced to shut down its services...

Holvi customers can now use their cards again after the Finnish digital banking service for freelancers suspended its services on the back of the Wirecard scandal.

Why Si Consult decided to rebrand into SecurityHQ

Cybersecurity company Si Consult has rebranded itself to be called SecurityHQ.

Willa collects $3m in a seed round to make it easier for freelancers

Willa has raised $3m in funding to make it easier for freelancers to arrange for payments and to get control of their finances.

Hunters collects $15m in Series A round

Tel Aviv-based cybersecurity company Hunters has bagged $15m in a Series A funding round from Microsoft’s M12 and U.S. Venture Partners.

Axiata Digital receives $70m in funding to support the expansion of its digital financial...

Axiata Digital, the digital service division of telecommunications conglomerate Axiata Group, has received $70m in funding to support the growth of its digital financial services.

solarisBank closes Series C round on €60m as it continues to grow its product...

Germany-based solarisBank AG has closed its Series C round on €60m, with HV Holtzbrinck Ventures leading the round.

FCA allows Wirecard to resume operational activities

Last week the UK's top financial markets watchdog ordered Wirecard to freeze all of its regulated activities in the country. Now it has lifted the ban.

Karat launches credit cards to get influencers and YouTube creators a new credit line

Getting accepted for credit at traditional banks is not always easy for influencers, but that is a problem Karat is trying to solve.

20 FinTech rounds from last week you can’t afford to be unaware of

FinTech companies, RegTech ventures, InsurTech startups and challenger banks raised money in the last week. This is what you can learn from the 20 FinTech rounds we reported on.

News Stories

How facial recognition software can be used in ATMs

Using biometrics to provide strong customer authentications is becoming more popular and is beginning to be used in ATMs to help customers identify themselves.

Future Fund bolsters Canaree’s abilities to help startups with their financial forecasting and modelling...

Canaree, a software platform allowing early stage businesses to understand and improve their future finances, is one of them.

Jianpu blames failure to send in its annual report on the coronavirus

Chinese FinTech Jianpu Technology has been told that its failure to send in its annaual report means it is non-compliant with regulations.

FraudScope bags $7m in its Series A as it looks to scale its team

FraudScope, an AI-powered solution capable of identifying fraud, has collected $7m in its Series A round.

Surf Bank Brazil picks Paygilant to strengthen its fraud prevention capabilities

Mobile payments fraud-prevention and authentication provider Paygilant has been tapped by digital bank Surf Bank Brazil to help it fight fraud.