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Invstr brings interactive investing education to mobile with launch of Invstr Academy

Invstr, the award-winning investing app, has announced the launch of Invstr Academy, an interactive and gamified learning experience that enables total beginners to become confident investors. For the first time, beginner investors can build investing knowledge through an intuitive mobile experience, custom-designed for the digital age. Accessed through the Invstr app, Invstr Academy features ten modules, each containing practical information... more Read more »

Singapore-based EDBI named as Pico investor and strategic partner

Pico, a leading provider of technology-as-a-service for the financial markets community globally, today announced that EDBI, a global Asian-based Investor, is now a Pico investor and strategic partner.   Read more »

Alliance Investments Announces Plans to Tokenize £500m of UK Real Estate

UK-based Alliance Investments, a direct-to-developer real estate investment company, today announced its plans to tokenize £500m of real estate projects across the UK over the next several years. The first project of its real estate tokenization plan is River Plaza, a 180-unit luxury residential development that is located on the banks of River Irwell and directly opposite of Castlefield in Manchester. Read more »

Over 70% of European P2P investors use PCs to manage portfolios

Analysts of the company explain that making an investment decision often requires easy access to additional information and a thoughtful approach. It is way more convenient to use a desktop website version  to manage data, create investment portfolios or configure the settings. This is especially true for investors who distribute funds between several P2P platforms and have to work with data on different websites. According to Robo.cash, the... more Read more »

TreasurySpring raises £2m to fuel growth

TreasurySpring, the London-based financial technology company today announced the closing of its latest capital raise, securing £2m of investment in a round that was led by ETFS Capital, with participation from MMC Ventures and existing investors. The round was more than three times oversubscribed and the company has now raised more than £3.5m since its first external capital injection in November 2017.  Read more »

The Post-Trade Distributed Ledger (PTDL) Group Welcomes Largest Investment Bank in Latin America to its Organising Committee

The Post-Trade Distributed Ledger (PTDL) Group, which brings together major post-trade industry participants and regulators to drive the transformation of distributed ledger technologies within the post-trade landscape, welcomes BTG Pactual the Brazil based investment bank to its organising committee. Read more »

Maven invests £2 million in high-growth FinTech provider Delio

Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), one of the UK’s most active private equity houses, has invested £2 million in high-growth FinTech provider Delio Limited (“Delio”). The funding will support the business scale its international sales team across key global financial locations in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North America. Read more »

Robo.cash has funded €100 mln worth of loans

The European P2P platform Robo.cash has financed €100 mln of loans. The platform's data for the first seven months of 2018 and 2019 show an upward trend: this year, the volume of funded loans has grown by 74.5% and amounted to €41.9 mln. Along with other reasons, this can be explained by the increasing demand for online lending, which creates more opportunities for P2P investors.    Read more »

innogy Ventures Invests In World’s First Intelligent Mobility Operating System

innogy Ventures, the venture capital investment arm of innogy Innovation Hub, has invested in Teralytics AG as part of a $17.5 million funding round. innogy Ventures and innogy Innovation Hub are backed by innogy SE, a leading German energy company. The round was led by Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC), the corporate venture capital company of the Bosch Group. Other participants included Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures, LBBW Venture... more Read more »

Legal & General announces first fintech partnership with Raisin.co.uk

Legal & General, one of Europe’s largest asset managers and a major global investor, has announced a partnership with Manchester-based fintech Raisin.co.uk. The collaboration will provide Legal & General customers with access to FSCS protected cash savings accounts through the Raisin.co.uk marketplace.   Read more »

Moody’s has acquired RiskFirst to expand buy-side analytics capabilities

Moody’s Corporation announced today that it has acquired RiskFirst, a leading FinTech company providing risk analytic solutions for the asset management and pension fund communities. The acquisition positions Moody’s Analytics to extend its range of market-leading risk solutions to the institutional buy-side. Read more »

Robo.cash Reveals 56% of Female Investors Rely on Advice to Make Financial Decisions

A survey conducted by the European P2P platform Robo.cash revealed that 55.9% of female investors rely on external help when making financial decisions compared to 44.3% of men. The most popular sources of advice for both sexes are financial media and blogs, which are trusted by 23.5% of women and 22.9% of men.   Read more »

Lightico Raises $14.5M in Funding to Remove Complexity From Customer-Facing Business Processes

Lightico, the pioneer of the next generation platform for digital customer interactions, today announced a $14.5 million investment by Mangrove Capital Partners, a venture capital firm whose portfolio includes major tech companies like Skype, WalkMe and Wix. Read more »

Finboot Secured an Investment from Repsol and Blockchain Solution Contract

Finboot, a leading software innovation group creating enterprise-level products, announces that it has secured an investment from global energy giant Repsol as part of its latest fundraise, in addition to securing a commercial contract with the company. Repsol has acquired a c.8% stake in the company through its strategic investment fund. The funds will be used to support the enhancement and extension of Finboot’s product offering in line with... more Read more »

Ingenious has Led an Investment Round into Over-C Limited

Ingenious today announces that it has led an investment round into Over-C Limited, a London-based analytics company focused on operational performance in the workforce management market. Ingenious helped raise an additional £5.5 million in equity funding, bringing the total raised to £10 million. Read more »

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