Silicon Valley-based Crowdz lands funding from Chinese VC

Crowdz, a B2B e-commerce transaction network based on blockchain and artificial intelligence, has reportedly raised new funding.

Popwallet bags $4m seed round led by Stout Street Capital

Popwallet, a mobile wallet marketing solution, has scored $4m in a seed round led by Stout Street Capital.

Payments API Modulr closes £18.9m growth funding

Payment as a service API platform Modulr has closed a £18.9m in growth capital, just months after closing its former round.

Autonomous checkouts platform Standard Cognition acquires DeepMagic

Autonomous checkout service provider Standard Cognition has acquired DeepMagic to support its own platform.

CloudSense closes $77m growth investment from Vector Capital

E-commerce technology platform CloudSense has closed a $77m growth investment from Vector Capital.

Tango Card nets $35m to support its international expansion plans

Tango Card, a digital rewards card company, has netted $35m in its latest equity round from FTV Capital.

Challenger bank KOHO unveils new cashback programme to for its Canadian customers

KOHO, the Canadian challenger bank, has announced a new cashback programme and a new merchant-specific rewards.

Alibaba’s e-commerce tycoon Jack Ma steps down as chairman

Jack Ma is stepping down as chairman of Alibaba, the e-commerce titan he founded back in 1999.

TradeDepot secures $10m to expand its financial services

Nigerian TradeDepot has reportedly netted $10m in a new funding round co-led by Partech, the International Finance Corp., Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative and MSA Capital.

Stocard looks to add payments for digital loyalty card after collecting $20m

Stocard, a European mobile loyalty card wallet, has closed $20m Series B round led by Macquarie Capital.

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Trax Print uses its technology to help fight Covid-19

Document protection and anti-fraud company Trax Print has formed a partnership with Zoono to build a dynamic sanitisation certificate.

Laika closes its equity financing round on $10m

Information security and compliance-as-a-service platform Laika has closed an equity financing round on $10m.

Tech Nation names the 31 UK FinTechs in its new accelerator

Tech Nation has named the 31 UK-based FinTech startups it has welcomed into it latest accelerator programme.

illimity Bank buys 50% of Fabrick’s stake in HYPE Money

illimity Bank and Fabrick have entered an agreement to the shared ownership open banking platform HYPE Money.

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