Pensionera picks up €1.2m for robot retirement planning

Swedish retirement robo-advisor Pensionera has raised €1.2m after winning Optimizer Invest’s startup competition. The deal values the company at €8m.

StashAway launches services into Malaysia

Singapore-based robo-advisor StashAway has launched its services into Malaysia.

FinTech Global reveals the names of the 100 most innovative WealthTech companies in the...

For the second year running, FinTech Global has gathered a panel of wealth management industry experts to find the 100 most pioneering WealthTech companies in the world.

Chip looks to raise funding through crowdfunding campaign

Digital savings account Chip is looking to raise up to £20m in the coming week through a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube.

Spain-based Finizens receives €4m investment

Spain-based Finizens has received a €4m investment from undisclosed European investors.

How Santander is looking to fill the gap in robo advice

A lot of the current robo advisor offerings don’t actually give advice and instead provide consumers with guidance, according to Santander UK head of compliance Joel Viney in a research interview with FinTech Global.

SEC opens up private capital market for more people

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has voted to amend its definition of accredited investors, meaning more people will soon be eligible to enter the private capital market.

Robo-advisor Munnypot receives backing from Livingbridge

Automated online investment advice platform Munnypot has received backing from UK private equity house Livingbridge.

Wealth Wizards forms open banking partnership with Moneyhub

Financial advisor Wealth Wizards will use Moneyhub Enterprise’s data APIs to provide customers with holistic advice that is backed by real-time consent driven personal data.

Tradeteq adds $9.4m to its coffers via Series A round

WealthTech Tradeteq has secured $9.4m in a Series A round designed to fuel the further development of its product development.

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Here are this week’s 46 FinTech deals you won’t want to miss

The FinTech sector is continuing to take the world by storm, and last week saw an impressive 46 companies close fresh investment rounds.

Acrisure unveils cyber security division

Global insurance broker Acrisure has launched a cyber services division, Acrisure Cyber Services.

CarSaver and CUNA team up for auto finance solution

CUNA Mutual Group, a broad financial services provider, and CarSaver, an automotive e-commerce marketplace and FinTech platform, have partnered to launch the industry's first online marketplace and FinTech e-commerce platform for credit unions.

Plaid acquires Cognito for easier and safer onboarding

Plaid has acquired Cognito, an identity verification and compliance (KYC, AML) platform that makes it faster, easier and safer for people to verify their identity when signing up for financial services online.

Mastercard launches virtual card for B2B payments

Mastercard has launched Mastercard Track Instant Pay, a next-generation virtual card solution that uses machine learning and straight-through processing to enable instant payment of supplier invoices.

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