LearnLux said to collect $400k at Sound Ventures Perfect Pitch

Personal finance platform LearnLux has reportedly raised $400,000 after winning Sound Ventures' Perfect Pitch.

Razorpay seeks to double its valuation to $2bn via plans to secure up to...

FinTech startup Razorpay is reportedly in talks with existing investor Singapore investment fund GIC to raise circa $150m to $200m in a new financing round.

Samsung taps Curve for the launch of its new Samsung Pay Card

Samsung and Curve have partnered up to launch the all-new Samsung Pay Card to make spending easier and safer.

Finn AI collects $14m in Series A to boost growth in North America, Europe

Canadian personal banking platform Finn AI has collected $14m in its Series A round of funding.

Starling Bank scoops up UK-based buy-to-let lender Fleet Mortgages in a £50m deal

British digital bank Starling has acquired specialist buy-to-let mortgage lender Fleet Mortgages in a £50m cash and share deal.

Affordplan nets $10m in its Series B led by Lok Capital

India-based Affordplan has netted $10m in its Series B round led by Lok Capital.

German challenger bank Fidor acquired by France’s BPCE

German online bank Fidor Bank has been acquired by Groupe BPCE, France's second-largest banking group. The price of the deal is undisclosed.

Mambu enters Brazilian market by signing FinTech Acesso as its client

German-based Mambu, the company creating a SaaS banking engine, has signed Acesso, the financial services company, as its first Brazilian client. Acesso specializes in issuing...

UK digital banks’ sales expected to treble in the next year

Despite Brexit and concerns about their long-term profitability, UK-based challenger banks seem set to grow their sales in 2019.

Loot gets £2.5m for millennials-focused banking app

London-based fintech startup Loot, which runs a banking app targeted at millennial customers, has raised £2.5m in its latest financing round.

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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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