Investment

Volante Technologies receives $35m of growth funding from leading international investors to accelerate cloud expansion globally

Volante Technologies Inc., a leading provider of payments and financial messaging solutions in the cloud, today announced that it has raised $35m USD in growth equity financing led by Wavecrest Growth Partners with strategic participation from BNY Mellon, Citi Ventures, PostePay and Visa Inc. Read more »

ESG Investment North America Virtual Summit – by Reuters Events Markets

Reuters Events hosts the leading, North American institutional investor forum bringing financially critical ESG insights to mainstream investors. Join a two-day agenda that provides market leading strategies alongside practical ESG guidance, delivered by leading asset managers, asset owners, senior regulators, policy makers, data innovators and more. Register for free here: ESG Investment North America Virtual Summit (October 13th-14th 2020) Read more »

ESG Investment Europe Virtual Summit – by Reuters Events Markets

Reuters Events hosts the leading institutional investor forum for delivering strategic ESG insights to drive forward-thinking investment policy. Join a two-day agenda that provides market leading strategies alongside practical ESG guidance, delivered by leading asset managers, asset owners, senior regulators, policy makers, data innovators and more. Register for free here: ESG Investment Europe Virtual Summit (2nd-3rd November 2020) Read more »

Remitly Announces $85 Million Round as Digital Remittances Surge Globally

Remitly, the mission-driven provider of remittances and financial services for immigrants, announced an additional $85 million in financing as the global demand for digital remittances continues to surge during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding will enable Remitly to expand its suite of financial services products and digital solutions at a time its customers need them most. Read more »

London Derivatives Exchange selects Exberry to deliver matching engine technology

Exberry, the exchange technology pioneer, has been appointed by London Derivatives Exchange (LDX) to provide matching engine technology. The new technology partnership will enable LDX to launch global markets and cover a wide spectrum of asset classes. Read more »

FinecoBank expands UK offering with access to Algebris Funds

FinecoBank today announces the expansion of its investment products with a suite of funds from Algebris. With the new funds from London-based Algebris, Fineco clients in the UK now have access to a wide variety of investment strategies and asset classes. The funds include:  Read more »

First deposits of P2P investors increased significantly in June

Statistics of the P2P lending platform Robo.cash show that the size of the first deposit made by its investors increased sharply in June this year. According to the data, the average first amount which users added to the platform last month was €909. This number significantly exceeds the pre-crisis figures. Since the launch of Robo.cash in 2017, the first deposit of investors grew from year to year. Thus, in 2017, its average amount was €604, in... more Read more »

CommerzVentures invests $6mn into Concirrus

Leading specialty analytics insurtech, Concirrus has today announced that CommerzVentures has made a $6 million investment into the business. Read more »

Smart Data Analytics fintech Galytix secures post angel equity investment

Galytix, an AI-based smart data analytics business which uses machine learning to intelligently ingest, curate and synthesise unstructured and structured data, has secured a post angel equity investment of an undisclosed amount to support its next phase of growth. Galytix was founded in 2015. The firm serves global insurers and reinsurers in providing a front-to-back smart data analytics platform enabling smarter, faster and more informed... more Read more »

Global Blockchain Services Provider OKGroup Leads USD$2 Million Pre-IPO Investment Round in Fiat-to-Crypto Payment Service Provider (PSP), Banxa

Banxa, a full-service, internationally compliant digital banking infrastructure provider, announced it has completed its USD$2 million Pre-IPO investment round. The round was led by OK Group, a world-leading blockchain technology and service provider focused on the research and development of the technology and its all-scenario applications.. Read more »

CubeLogic takes on private equity investment to accelerate global business expansion

CubeLogic, the market leading provider of enterprise risk management solutions for the energy, commodities and financial markets today announces that they have closed a significant minority investment deal with Growth Capital Partners (GCP) for an undisclosed amount. Read more »

Equity investment in smaller UK tech businesses increased 27% to £4.0bn last year

Equity investment in the UK’s tech businesses increased by 27% in 2019 to £4.0bn, the highest amount since the series began in 2011, reveals the British Business Bank’s annual Small Business Equity Tracker report, published today. The UK’s thriving tech sector remains highly attractive to equity investors, accounting for 47% of total equity investment in UK SMEs through 691 deals in 2019. Read more »

Connect Ventures announces $80M seed fund to continue backing product-led founders

Connect Ventures, the London-based venture capital firm focused on seed-stage technology investments, today announces a new $80M (£65M) fund to support product-led founders across Europe. This third fund was raised from a combination of existing and new LPs including Top Tier Capital Partners, Isomer Capital, British Patient Capital, De Agostini, Big Society Capital, Draper Esprit and Korelya Capital. Read more »

MayStreet Raises $21 Million in Series A Financing Round Led By Credit Suisse Asset Management’s NEXT Investors

MayStreet today announced the closing of a Series A financing round led by Credit Suisse Asset Management's NEXT Investors, a leading Fintech growth equity group that invests in high-growth private businesses that interact with the financial services industry. Read more »

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