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.

Lanistar bags $15m in new funding round

Personal financial management startup Lanistar has secured £15m to fund its upcoming launch later in 2020.

Nicolas Weng Kan has been named as smart money app Yolt’s new CEO

Nicolas Weng Kan, the former Google Compare and Confused.com CEO, has been named as the new head honcho of smart money app Yolt.

27 FinTech rounds from the last week you can’t afford to miss

Our weekly roundup of the big FinTech trends from the past seven days is all you need to keep yourself updated on what's happening in the industry.

Icon Savings Plan said to raise $3.2m in its funding round

US-based retirement savings platform Icon Savings Plan has reportedly collected $3.2m in its seed round.

Nude the app helping first-time home buyers edges closer to crowdfunding goal

Nude is the savings and financial advice app which is helping first-time home buyers and it is nearing the goal of its crowdfunding campaign.

Wagestream secures £20m in Series B led by Northzone as it eyes international growth

Wagestream, which helps employees get early access to earned wages, has raised £20m in its Series B as it seeks international expansion.

Nigerian FinTech Wallets Africa closes funding round as it looks to boost growth in...

Nigerian-based FinTech Wallets Africa, which gives consumers an app to manage their money, has closed a new investment round as it looks to grow its presence in Africa.

Revolut’s new rainbow card to support LGBTI individuals sparks Twitter tirade demanding cards for...

Revolut has launched a new rainbow card to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) human rights in Europe and Central Asia, but some people are not happy about it.

Trust & Will signs deal with financial wellness company Acorns

US online estate planning company Trust & Will has inked a partnership with Acorns, the financial wellness company, to provide families with the tools to better plan when it comes to their estate.

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Circit collects €1.1m in its funding round as it positions for significant growth

Circit, audit confirmation platform, has collected €1.1m in its funding round, as the RegTech gears up for “significant expansion.”

Barclaycard inks partnership with FreedomPay

Payment company Barclaycard is looking to provide a seamless end-to-end payment experience to its customers through its new partnership with FreedomPay.

CampusLogic collects $120m in a minority investment from Dragoneer

Student finance support platform CampusLogic has collected $120m in a minority investment from Dragoneer Investment Group.

Open banking company Tink acquires Instantor

Tink has ramped up its Europen expansion by acquiring Instantor, the credit decision solutions provider that uses open banking technology.

Titanbay launches new platform to open up the private equity market

FinTech Titanbay hopes to democratise the private equity investment space by removing the barriers preventing smaller investors from accessing to the market.