Flagstone reportedly closes $15m funding round

Flagstone, which offers a marketplace of cash deposit accounts, has reportedly raised $15m in funding to help it extend its footprint in the UK.

What do FinTech and RegTech stakeholders think about the new Australian senate committee investigating...

Last week the Australian senate announced it would launch a new select committee to ensure the FinTech and RegTech sectors keep growing and remain compliant. Now, industry leaders have revealed what they think about it.

Starling Bank could float on the stock market by 2022

Challenger bank Starling Bank could go public as early as in three years’ time, according to a new interview with the founder.

Opendoor picks up $400m investment from SoftBank

Opendoor, an online real estate marketplace, has raised a $400m investment from the SoftBank Vision Fund. Alongside the deployment of funds, the company announced it...

Australian banking industry incumbents dispute challenger bank Judo’s SME loan claims

The traditional Australian banks are increasingly being challenged by neobanks. Now the competition has turned into a battle of words over claims made by challenger bank Judo.

Private Equity firms partner for WealthTech platform

Mid-market private equity firm Parethenon Capital Partners and M2 have teamed up with former Matrix Financial Solutions president John Moody to launched a wealth management platform.

Active AI picks up $3m for banking chatbot

Chatbot for financial services startup Active AI has raised $3m in a new round of venture funding from IDG Ventures India and Kalaari Capital.

Great tech might not be enough for challenger banks to woo Gen Z away...

Many FinTech startups attempt to impress young people with apps and digital offerings. However, new research suggests that it will not be enough.

Marqeta bags $150m in new valuations amidst speculations it’s going public in the next...

FinTech unicorn Marqeta has more than doubled its official valuation to $4.3bn on the back of a $150m funding round.

Miles Software forms strategic partnership with State Bank of Mauritius

Miles Software, a FinTech solution developer, has entered a strategic partnership with the State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) Group to launch MoneyWare across the bank.

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How Cobwebs is stopping the game of whack-a-mole in the fight against money laundering

Money laundering in global financial markets is like “whack-a-mole”, when you stop one scheme, another just pops up, according to Daniel Nisman, the head...

Signifyd launches new tool for online retailers

Signifyd has launched its Authorization Rate Optimization solution, a new tool which will help online retailers maximise conversion rates and protect themselves from fraud.

Barclaycard Payments implements Kount to combat fraud

Barclaycard Payments has formed a new deal with fraud prevention company Kount to improve its fight against fraud.

WealthTech100 company Appway secures $37m in funding

Switzerland-headquartered Appway, which builds business process automation software, has closed a $37m minority investment from private equity firm Summit Partners.

The 35 FinTech deals from the last week that you can’t afford to miss

Keeping up with all the comings and goings of the FinTech space is far from easy, but don't worry. We've got you covered with the deals that sent shock waves across the sector in the last week.