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...

Benepass has closed $2.2m seed round

Benefit card provider Benepass has closed a seed round backed by Y Combinator, Gradient Ventures and Elysium Venture Capital.

Clim8 Invest smashes its original crowdfunding target by 300%

Clim8 Invest, which enables consumers to back companies having a positive impact on climate change, has stormed past its initial crowdfunding target, to raise £1.35m.

COVID-19 has highlighted insurers’ need to update the tools they use to estimate risk...

The coronavirus has transformed businesses in a very short time, but could also provide insurers with an opportunity to rethink their old ways of estimating risks.

iBanFirst raises €21m round despite lead investor reportedly dropping out

French FinTech iBanFirst has successfully raised €21m ($23.8m) in a Series C round, but things could reportedly have gone very differently.

Trading platform Sparrow brings $3.5m back to its nest

Sparrow, an options trading platform, has bagged $3.5m in its Series A round as it looks to increase its product development.

Digital asset exchange ECXX Global raises $6m as Hatten Land buys over 18% stake...

Singaporean digital asset exchange ECXX Global has sold more than 18% of its shares to Hatten Land, the property developer.

Five things FinTechs must know about Gen Z customers

Gen Z has presented FinTechs with plenty of opportunities, but failing to understand important aspects of this group could prevent businesses from capitalising on them.

Are smaller startups ready for big tech entering the FinTech space?

Big tech firms already control what people watch, buy and find online. Now, some of them are trying the waters of FinTech.

Starling Bank reveals UK SMEs are bullish about their ability to bounce back from...

More than two-thirds of UK SMEs seem to believe they can return to pre-coronavirus levels at the start of 2021, according to new research...

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UBS issued $500,000 fine from CFTC

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a $500,000 fine to UBS for alleged violations of audio recording regulations.

How onboarding is hindering client experience

A recent blogpost by MyDocSafe has detailed how the onboarding process within wealth management is impacting the client experience through its complexity.

ESMA publishes paper setting out plans to change MiFID II reporting requirements

The European Security and Markets Authority (ESMA) has invited firms to comment on its consultation paper seeking to make reporting requirements changes under MiFID II.

Hiro rebrands as it gears up for international expansion

Hiro, which aims to transform insurance into being prevention-first, has rebranded as Locket as it gears up for international growth.

Banking API provider M2P Fintech picks up $35m Series C

India-based M2P Fintech has secured $35m from a Series C funding round led by US investment firm Tiger Global.

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