Starling makes app available to children through Kite debit card

Starling Bank has given children aged between 6 and 16 access to an account that will enable them to view their balance and transactions and receive spending notifications.

Digital banking use to exceed half of global population in 2026, study finds

A study by Juniper Research has found around 53% of the global population will access digital banking services in 2026.

Santander initiates cash management app roll-out in the UK

Santander has started the roll-out of its CashFlow Manager app for businesses in the UK market.

trustshare said to raise $3.2m in seed funding

Digital escrow service trustshare has reportedly collected $3.2m in a seed round to help it open its first US office.

PayTech Anomaly nets $17m across seed and Series A rounds

Precision payments platform Anomaly has netted $17m in seed and Series A funding as it looks to bolster its market footprint.

Permira acquires stake in payment solutions provider Klarna

London-based buyout house Permira has agreed to pick up a strategic stake in European fintech banking newcomer Klarna Bank.

Online car marketplace MeinAuto.de nets funding from Hg

Online B2C car marketplace MeinAuto.de has netted an undisclosed investment from HgCapital.

Walmart is said to be nearing $12bn deal for majority stake in Flipkart

US retail corporation Walmart is reportedly nearing a $12bn deal to buy a majority stake in e-commerce marketplace Flipkart.

Akulaku said to raise $70m in Series C led by Fanpujinke

E-commerce platform Akulaku has reportedly raised $70m in its Series C round which was led by Fanpujinke Group. Other contributions to the round came from...

Kushki Pagos announces acquisition of Chilean FinTech QVO

Latin-American Kushki Pagos just announced it has bought company QVO, a platform that gives SMEs access to online payment solutions.

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Cyber firm Zenity exits stealth period with $5m seed raise

Israeli cybersecurity and governance platform Zenity has come out of stealth mode and raised $5m from a seed funding round.

Why technology is crucial for the modern insurance sector

Research by Moody’s has found the quick uptake of technology by firms and consumers during the pandemic has revealed its vital importance to the insurance industry.

Revolut completes Nobly take-over as it eyes hospitality sector

UK FinTech firm Revolut is to acquire electronic point of sale (ePOS) software provider Nobly, to expand its solutions to serve the restaurant and...

Bareksa sets its sights on Indonesia’s financial market

Indonesia-based FinTech company Bareksa, which provides an integrated e-investment platform, has secured Series C funding from Grab. Grab is a startup based in Southeast Asia...

Credit Fair lands funding from Northern Arc

Indian consumer lending startup Credit Fair, has raised an undisclosed amount of debt from Northern Arc Capital, according to a report from VCCircle.

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