NatWest’s digital bank service for businesses Mettle offers FreeAgent for free to help small...

NatWest’s digital business bank account Mettle has signed a deal with FreeAgent to give its users free access to the cloud accountancy software developer’s services for free.

UK consumers put strong technology as main appeal for banks

UK consumers are placing strong technology as their biggest priority for banking, but digital banks need to be clear with their value offering to capitalise on this, according to Vilve Vene, CEO and co-founder of core banking platform Modularbank.

Navi Technologies raises new round worth over $394.2m led by Flipkart’s co-founder Sachin Bansal

FinTech company Navi Technologies has raised roughly in $394.2m in a new venture round led by Sachin Bansal, the co-founder of Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart.

Savology closes oversubscribed seed round

Savology, a provider of free financial planning, has collected $750,000 in an oversubscribed seed round.

Nordic neobank Lunar extends Series B round to add €20m to its war chest

Challenger banks in the Nordics are on the rise with Danish Lunar being the latest neobank to fill its coffers.

KBC AM launches WealthTech spin-off everyoneINVESTED to attract younger investors

everyoneINVESTED is a new WealthTech startup spun out of the Belgian asset  management company KBC AM. It sets out to make the emotional journey...

Japan’s Kyash collects $45m in its Series C round

Japanese digital bank Kyash has collected $45m in its Series C round, coming less than a year after it closed its Series B on $14m.

bunq launches new SuperGreen initiative and commits to planting a new tree for every...

Dutch neobank bunq has introduced a new subscription option where customers can opt to have one new tree planted for every €100 they spend with any bunq card.

InvestSuite completes €2m seed extension round

Automated investment platform InvestSuite has completed a €2m seed extension round which was led by PMV.

Smartly closes doors due to “intense” competition in Singapore

Singapore-based robo-advisor Smartly has closed down operations after competition in the market was too “intense.” The company has issued a statement on its website stating,...

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FundRock taps Zeidler’s due diligence services

FundRock, a UCITS management company and alternative investment fund manager, has chosen Zeidler to improve its conduct due diligence.

The UK’s FCA outlines priorities for the next year

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has outlined its business priorities for the year ahead and has put a focus on challenges presented by the coronavirus crisis.

E-commerce fraud to exceed $25bn by 2024

E-commerce merchant losses caused by online payment fraud will exceed $25bn in 2024, a significant jump from the $17bn expected to occur in 2020, according to a study from Juniper Research.

Airbnb raises $1bn to tackle the coronavirus crisis

PropTech giant Airbnb has raised $1bn as it is dealing with a massive drop in business after COVID-19 caused huge disruptions in the travel industry.

BukuWarung said to close seed funding to help it grow its market presence

Indonesia bookkeeping app BukuWarung has reportedly closed a seed funding round which was led by East Ventures.