Challenger bank 86 400 is ready to compete with the big four after acquiring...

Australians just got more banking options with 86 400 getting a licence to operate as an authorized deposit-taking institution in the country. In other words, it now has permission to operate as a bank in Oz.

Airtel Africa picks up $100m cash infusion from Mastercard to boost digital payments in...

African mobile money business Airtel Africa secured $100m from credit card giant, Mastercard.

Zepz looks to new geographies following $292m Series E

UK cross-border payments platform Zepz has secured $292m from a Series E funding round that has pushed its valuation up to $5bn.

Coast Capital Savings partners with ebankIT to grow its online banking

Canadian credit union Coast Capital Savings has partnered with ebankIT to help the credit union enhance its digital banking offerings.

Tomorrow raises up to $5.9m in latest funding round

Seattle-based personal finance and insurance platform Tomorrow Ideas has raised up to $5.9m in its latest funding round.

Welcome Tech lands $30m to support immigrant families

Welcome Tech, a digital platform aiming to provide immigrant families in the US with services to help them thrive, has raised $30m in funding.

Banks target more FinTech acquisitions, partnerships to boost market standing

A report by Lloyds Bank has found more UK banks are targeting collaboration and acquisitions with FinTech firms to strengthen their position in the growing market.
Automatic savings app Jar hits $300m valuation

Automatic savings app Jar hits $300m valuation

Automatic savings app Jar has reportedly collected $22.6m in its Series B round, which values the company at $300m.

Green Dot teams up with Gig Wage to improve financial tools for the gig...

Electronic payment company Green Dot and Gig Wage have formed a long-term investment partnership to provide better financial tools for the gig economy.

Balance bags just over $1m for latest fundraise

Personal finance platform Balance has raised just over $1m in its latest crowdfunding round on Wefunder.

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