Investment

CIP Capital Investments to Create Leading RegTech Platform

Formation of strategic partner to the global financial services industry offering technology-enabled solutions to address a comprehensive range of regulatory and compliance needs.   Read more »

Calibrate Management Investments to Crossflow Payments

Crossflow Payments (Crossflow), the technology driven alternative finance platform delivering innovative supply chain finance solutions, has today announced a significant investment from Calibrate Management (Calibrate), a leading investor focused on early stage, high growth firms. The deal sees Calibrate take a minority equity stake in Crossflow and will provide further firepower as the business continues to execute against its ambitious growth... more Read more »

Exaxe Signs Partnership With Acorn Life

Exaxe, the global award-winning SaaS software solutions provider for the life and pensions industry is delighted to announce the signing of an Enterprise Agreement with Acorn Life DAC, a 100% Irish owned life assurance company offering protection, savings and investment products, for its market leading Illustrate Plus platform. Read more »

LendingRobot Unveils Robo-fund LendingRobot Series

LendingRobot, the first robo-advisor for Alternative Lending built for individual investors, announced today the launch of robo-fund LendingRobot Series. Designed as an alternative to traditional fixed income investments, LendingRobot Series is a one-stop solution that combines cloud-based investment automation, fully transparent fund secured by Blockchain technology and sophisticated machine learning algorithms to provide superior, predictable... more Read more »

Valphi Launches Proprietary Technology Tool Built by DataArt

Valphi and DataArt have today announced the completion of a proprietary technology tool for Paris-based start-up Valphi. The new product will significantly improve decisions taken by financial institutions as it provides world-beating information on investments, served up with state-of-the-art visualisations. Read more »

Aldevron Receives Growth Investment from TA Associates

Aldevron, a contract development and manufacturing organization specializing in the production of plasmid DNA, proteins and antibodies, today announced it has received a growth investment from TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm. Aldevron’s management retains a significant portion of ownership in the company and will continue to run the company. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Read more »

Credit Suisse Offers Cost-Efficient Way of Trend-Following Fund

With the Credit Suisse (Lux) Multi-Trend Fund, Credit Suisse Asset Management offers investors a cost-efficient way to benefit from rising interest rates and high equity valuations. The trend-following fund strives to generate positive returns in market environments of both falling and rising equity, bond, currency and commodity prices. Read more »

Fifth Third Bank Partners With QED Investors for FinTech Innovation

Fifth Third Bank is partnering with venture capital (VC) firm QED Investors to bring new products and services to their banking customers. The VC firm will advise the Ohio-based bank and support its NorthStar strategy to “enhance offerings through technology”. Tim Spence, executive vice-president and chief strategy officer for Fifth Third Bank says the partnership “should enable us to identify new, high-potential technologies to complement our... more Read more »

Habito, UK’s Digital Mortgage Broker, Raises £5.5m in Series A Funding

ondon-based habito raises money to accelerate rapid growth. Revolutionising the mortgage industry - 20,000 customers helped since April launch. Habito, the UK’s digital mortgage broker, has raised £5.5m in Series A funding led by Silicon Valley-based Ribbit Capital, with participation from existing investor Mosaic Ventures. Habito plans to use the new investment to accelerate its rapid growth, enhance the technology behind its award-winning... more Read more »

EIS Wallet Introduces Online Service to Manage EIS and Investments Digitally

New online service digitalises paperwork for tax relief around Enterprise Investment Schemes The brains behind alternative investments platform CoInvestor have launched a new online service, EISWallet.com, allowing investors and their financial advisers to record and manage all of their Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and unlisted investments digitally for the first time. Read more »

Swimlane Secures $6 Million to Drive Growth into Fast-growing Automated IT Security Operations Market

Swimlane, a leader in automated incident response and security orchestration, today announced it raised an additional $3 million in funding completing a total of $6 million in Series A funding led by a private group, including a mix of Colorado-based angel investors and industry experts. Read more »

TCF Bank Raises $50,000 for Make-A-Wish® Minnesota

TCF National Bank (TCF Bank), a subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation (TCF) (NYSE: TCB), today announced that it raised more than $50,000 for Make-A-Wish Minnesota. Donations were accepted at all 98 TCF Bank branches in Minnesota and collected during team member fundraising events. During the past two years, TCF Bank customers and team members donated more than $150,000 to the  Read more »

Senjō Group Invests in Start-Up Tjaara

Senjō Group, a global payments operator and FinTech investment firm, announced today its partnership and funding of Tjaara Pte. Ltd, a Singapore-based B2B service. Tjaara or “Marketplace” in Arabic, uses a group buy concept to aggregate demand from customers to present a large consolidated order to pre-qualified manufacturers. Read more »

35% of International HNWs are Less Likely to Invest in UK Post Brexit

 New data released by ComPeer, the specialist in business performance benchmarking, competitor analysis and research services for wealth managers, private banks and stockbrokers, paints a mixed picture of international mass affluent and High Net Worth (HNW) sentiment in the UK economy following the Brexit referendum result. Read more »

Western Union Invests in Mobile Payments Tech Company

The Western Union (NYSE: WU) Company, announced today that it has made a strategic investment in Walletron, Inc. a pioneer in mobile wallet bill presentment and payment capabilities. The investment supports Western Union’s strategic direction to bring smart and convenient payment experiences to its customers via smartphones. Walletron automates brands’ presence in mobile wallets like Apple Wallet and Android Pay, powering digital engagement and... more Read more »

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