SnapPay introduces Alipay and WeChat Pay to Canadian and US business owners

Toronto-founded SnapPay, the provider of international payment solutions, is now offering small and independent businesses the opportunity to implement the Chinese payment applications Alipay and WeChat Pay.

Nationwide buys share in donations app Percent

Donations app startup Percent is getting backed by Nationwide Building Society.

Airwallex teams up with Xero

FinTech unicorn Airwallex has integrated its solutions with Xero, the accountancy platform, to help Airwallex’s small-business customers improve their financials.

iBanFirst raises €21m round despite lead investor reportedly dropping out

French FinTech iBanFirst has successfully raised €21m ($23.8m) in a Series C round, but things could reportedly have gone very differently.

Railsbank to buy scandal-ridden Wirecard’s UK division

Following the collapse of the German FinTech giant Wirecard, UK rival Railsbank will reportedly buy the company's British division.

What do these 28 FinTech rounds from last week reveal about the industry

Last week week saw 28 FinTechs close investment deals. Three sectors in particular proved especially successful.

Razorpay seeks to double its valuation to $2bn via plans to secure up to...

FinTech startup Razorpay is reportedly in talks with existing investor Singapore investment fund GIC to raise circa $150m to $200m in a new financing round.

dLocal snares $150m investment, names new COO and president

Uruguayan payments platform dLocal has secured $150 million from a recent funding round led by investment firm Alkeon Capital.

Vivid Money bags $60m Series B to expand across Europe

Berlin-based challenger bank Vivid Money has raised $60m from a Series B funding round led by Greenoaks.

Clara eyes LatAm expansion following $30m Series A

Mexican card and spend management company Clara has closed a $30m Series A round led by DST Global Partners.

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How transparent AI will help the adoption of the technology in insurance

As AI becomes more widely used across industries, in insurance is lagging behind. Akur8 believes this could be down to the need of transparency. Akur8...

How to meet the needs of the top three underserved segments in wealth management

With 2021 moving into the halfway mark, TietoEVRY’s Sameer Datye has listed the biggest wealth trends of 2021.

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...

FinTech companies in the region raised just $11.2m across 12 deals during the first three months of 2021

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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