Do these 34 FinTech funding rounds suggest Covid-19 influences investment trends?

Fraud-fighting RegTechs and digital payment providers were among the 34 rounds raised by the FinTech industry last week, areas that are becoming more important during the pandemic.

Satispay collects €93m in Series C round

Italian mobile payments startup Satispay has netted €93m in a Series C round, bringing the total capital injected into the venture since its 2013 launch to €110m.

PayPal Ventures invests £9m into Modulr

Payments provider Modulr has added another £9m to its coffers on the back of an investment from PayPal Ventures, which will fund the scaling of the business.

Codat partners up with Visa as payment giant launches new European FinTech initiative

London-based Codat has formed a strategic partnership with Visa as the payment giant is gearing up to launch the Visa Fintech Partner Connect programme in Europe.

Marqeta to serve as Uber’s card issuing partner

Uber has taken another step into the FinTech space by entering into a card-issuing partnership with Marqeta.

How JCB Contactless’ new results add to the argument that Covid-19 has made cashless...

While the past few years have seen more consumers embrace digital payments, it seems as if the coronavirus pandemic has made the cashless society even closer than ever.

Zilch launches Snooze feature to delay instalment repayments

London-based FinTech Zilch has officially launched its new feature Snooze, giving users the ability to delay repayment on an instalment, or an entire payment plan by between four to seven days.

Klarna unveils new deal management widget

Europe's most valuable privately owned FinTech company Klarna has rolled out a new iOS price drop widget allowing consumers to stay on top of the latest deals and sales.

India-based Slice said to close $5.2m debt facility

Slice, a payments app for millennials and generation Z in India, has reportedly closed a $5.2m debt facility to increase its lending capacity.

Trustly taps Napier to help with compliance

Swedish FinTech Trustly is experiencing a growth spurt, having recently picked up a cash injection from BlackRock and expanding to Australia and Canada. It has now tapped Napier to ensure it can maintain the growth in a compliant way.

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dacadoo launches new health engagement service for insurers

dacadoo, which builds digitalisation services for the healthcare space, has released a new digital health engagement platform to meet changing demands of insurance customers.

“Extortion scheme”: Afterpay and Klarna engage in war of words

Klarna and Afterpay are butting heads as market competition is getting fierce across the globe.

Backbase launches next-generation platform and new enhanced services

Engagement banking technology developer Backbase has launch its next-generation platform and its enhanced Backbase-as-a-service.

Sequoia Capital’s Michael Moritz named new Klarna chairman as company prepares for IPO

Klarna has hinted that it's preparing to go public soon and now the founder is saying the new chairman will be a huge help in that.

TRAXX Payments has enlisted Acuant’s KYC solutions

Payment processing provider TRAXX Payments has tapped identity verification business Acuant to create a seamless digital know your customer (KYC) process for its clients.

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