Itaú Unibanco snaps up stake in broker Ideal for $118m

Brazilian bank Itaú Unibanco is set to acquire a stake in digital and cloud-based brokerage firm Ideal.

Investment platform Koia snares $1.4m pre-seed funding

Alternative investment app Koia has raised $1.4m from a pre-seed funding round led by Seedcamp.

Cyber InsurTech Stoïk bags €3.8m to push forward development

French firm Stoïk has raised €3.8m from a new funding round to help the company with its development efforts.

Cequence Security lands $60m funding to meet rising API security demand

US API security firm Cequence Security has raised $60m from a Series C funding raise led by Menlo Ventures.

Investors pour funds into Tradeshifts’ vision

Tradeshift, a B2B commerce platform with embedded FinTech services, has secured more than $200m in funding and debt from a combination of existing and...

Market consolidation in InsurTech: who wins and who loses?

An increased demand of InsurTech services has continued to attract steady stream of innovative new entrants to the industry, and incumbents have had to...

Why cloud technology is key for digital platform speed and scalability

One of the key factors for companies in the digital age is ensuring that consumers can access their information quickly and efficiently. When these processes become too slow, this can have a damaging effect on the user experience.

Malaysian challenger bank BigPay hauls in $100m to fund Asian expansion

BigPay, the FinTech arm of airline AirAsia, has secured an investment of $100m from South Korea's SK Group to further its mission to become the leading challenger bank in Southeast Asia.

JPMorgan to acquire ESG-focused FinTech startup OpenInvest

American banking giant, JPMorgan to acquire San Francisco-based OpenInvest, a FinTech startup that allows customisation and reporting on ESG investments.

Tessian looks toward acceleration following $65m Series C

UK security company Tessian has closed a $65m Series C funding round led by March Capital.

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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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