CardUp said to collect $1.7m round led by Sequoia

Singapore-based card payments platform CardUp has reportedly secured a $1.7m investment round to develop its offerings to the SME market.

Qube Money teams up with Galileo Financial Technologies

Banking solutions provider Qube Money has signed a partnership with Galileo Financial Technologies to deliver a banking solution that boosts customers' financial awareness.

Finja closes $1.5m round led by Vostok Emerging Finance

Payment platform Finja has reportedly closed a $1.5m funding round led by Sweden-based Vostok Emerging Finance.

Bango to raise £5m to support its acquisition of Audiens

Mobile payments company Bango has placed 2.7 million ordinary shares on sale, in order to raise £5m to fund Audiens acquisition.

N26 and TransferWise take their partnership up a notch with a new extension

German challenger bank N26 has extended its partnership with international payments company TransferWise, which will enable it to offer more options for foreign currency transfers.

KBC is the lastest bank to accept payments through wearable technology

Belgian bank KBC is from now on enabling its customers to use wearable technology to conduct contactless payments.

Satispay raises €18.3m in third funding round

Smart payment platform Satispay has raised €18.3m in its third round of funding.  The Italian e-payment company has raised a total of €26.8m, putting the...

Goldman Sachs has handed out roughly $10bn in credit to Apple Card

Investment bank Goldman Sachs has extended credit lines worth $10bn to Apple Card users since Apple launched the credit card in the last quarter.

Pockit accounts are back in service after FCA lifts Wirecard restrictions

Neobank Pockit was one of the FinTech startups that had to halt its services after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) froze all of Wirecard's regulated activities, but now it is back in business.

PayPal buddies with UnionPay for European payments

PayPay is making it easier for European e-commerce companies to attract Chinese customers through a partnership with UnionPay.

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Spanish banking app Bnext has bagged another $13m in its Series A round

Bnext secured $25m in its Series A round in October and has now topped up its accounts with a further $13m.

Wirecard scandal costs Commerzbank €175m in bad loans

Commerzbank is the latest company to feel the shock waves of Wirecard's collapse, with the beleaguered firm having had a €200m ($237.51m) credit facility with the German lender.

kompany bags almost €6m in new round

Know you customer company kompany has raised close to €6m almost a year to the day after its most recent round.

Apple said to be buying mobile payment company Mobeewave

Technology giant Apple has reportedly acquired mobile payment technology developer Mobeewave to potentially transform iPhones into payment terminals.

Affirm could be the next FinTech to launch its IPO and could reach a...

Buy now, pay later company Affirm may be the next FinTech to be eyeing an initial public offering, which could see it valued at a mammoth $10bn.