FinTech StartUps

Billon Solutions and Microsoft to Bring DLT to Polish Universities

 Billon Solutions sp. z o. o., a fully owned subsidiary of Billon Group in the UK, signed a cooperation agreement with the Center for Research on Legal Aspects of Blockchain Technology, operating at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw. Under the agreement, the parties will be able to support each other in their academic and expert work on blockchain. The cooperation can be also expanded to include joint initiatives... more Read more »

FintechOS Raises EUR 1,1M

FintechOS, a start-up specialized in accelerating the digital transformation of financial institutions worldwide, has just attracted EUR 1,1M post-seed investment in a new round led by GapMinder VC, with participation of LAUNCHub Ventures, Gecad Ventures and private investors. This makes the total capital invested so far worth EUR 2.7 million and turns FintechOS in one of the best funded start-ups entering into global scaling stage. The company... more Read more »

UK Cash Deposit FinTech Raises £11m to Drive Growth

London based FinTech, Flagstone, developer of the UK’s largest cash deposit platform which provides clients with access to over 550 deposit accounts from 30 banks through asingle application, has raised £11m in growth capital from investors including Kindred Capital, Moneysupermarket Group plc, VentureFounders and a number of private individual investors. Read more »

Ten Startup Companies Selected for Fourth FIS Fintech Accelerator Program

FIS™, a global leader in financial services technology, and The Venture Center have announced the 10 portfolio companies selected to participate in the fourth annual FIS Fintech Accelerator program. Executives from FIS and The Venture Center, as well as community leaders, were in attendance to meet this year’s participants at the kickoff event held yesterday at The Venture Center. The 2019 program received 225 applications from fintech companies... more Read more »

Nivo Announces GBP 2m Funding Round

Nivo, the Manchester-based instant messaging and identity verification platform, has announced the close of a £2m funding round from GP Bullhound, the Angel CoFund and a syndicate of angel investors. This funding will be used to accelerate growth and product innovation, cementing Nivo’s position as the fastest, safest way for financial services companies to sign up and service their customers. Read more »

Monex Summit Europe Gathers Over 150 Leading FinTech and Banking Companies to Warsaw

On 27-28 November the largest and most senior group of FinTech, Banking leaders and innovators in Europe will come together to build the future of Fintech at the 3rd edition of Monex Summit Europe in Warsaw, Poland. Read more »

Collision technology conference now seven times the size of last year’s US event and already larger than its European flagship event, Web Summit

In its first year in Canada, North America’s fastest-growing technology conference has officially announced it has now reached maximum capacity for this year’s Collision event, to be held in Toronto’s Enercare Centre from May 20 - 23. The size of Collision’s now sold-out floor space is set to be seven times larger than Collison 2018, formerly held in New Orleans. The size of the space has also surpassed its flagship event, Web Summit. This year’... more Read more »

UiPath Raises $568 Million Series D Funding Round

The leading robotic process automation (RPA) company, UiPath, is blazing a path to an “automation first” era, closing its Series D investment round, raising $568 million at a post-money valuation of $7 Billion. This was led by Coatue and joined by Dragoneer, Wellington, Sands Capital, and funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Read more »

OpenFin Announces Fintech Startup Campaign at the Innovate Finance Global Summit

OpenFin, the operating system (OS) of finance, today announced it is now offering early stage Fintech and startup businesses the Enterprise Edition of OpenFin OS at a reduced rate. Levelling the playing field, this initiative will enable early-stage businesses to build their applications on OpenFin’s OS alongside the industry’s biggest players, accelerating innovation and collaboration, the delivery and ultimately adoption of new desktop... more Read more »

Investment app tickr marks major growth milestone with crowdfunding campaign

Investment app, tickr, is today launching its crowdfunding campaign on leading investment platform Seedrs. Funds raised will be used to accelerate user acquisition, while building several new features including a visual newsfeed giving users an interactive overview of the companies in their portfolio and the work they are doing to make an impact on the world.  tickr’s user statistics demonstrate the scale of appetite for disruption in the... more Read more »

Home Finance Fintech Youtility Announces Major Developments

Home finance fintech platform, Youtility, has been selected as one of four providers to participate in the Citizens Advice product testing programme. The project will see the clients of four Citizens Advice Bureaus (Bassetlaw, Hammersmith and Fulham, Cardiff, and Vale and East End) trial digital tools designed to help users budget, while testing the providers’ switching services for better home finance deals. The programme, designed to test... more Read more »

Mastercard, Kuok Ventures and SGInnovate invest in AIDA startup

AIDA Technologies, the AI and predictive analytics provider, today announces that Mastercard, Kuok Ventures and SGInnovate have invested in the company in a Series A funding round. AIDATechnologies (“AIDA”) was founded in Singapore in late 2016 by a team of award-winning data scientists from Singapore’s top information and communications technology research institute. The company develops advanced solutions that integrate with customer workflows... more Read more »

London on Track to Become Global Fintech Hub, New Report Finds

This year, London will be home to just as many fintech ‘unicorns’ as current global leader San Francisco – according to a new report from global recruiter Robert Walters and market analysis experts Vacancy Soft. Read more »

Barclays Chooses Ten Companies To Join Tel Aviv Accelerator

Barclays announces the ten companies that will join the 2019 Tel Aviv Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars class. Read more »

Onchain Custodian Launches Digital Asset Custody Platform

Onchain Custodian (ONC), the digital asset custodian backed by Sequoia, Fosun and DHVC, launches its SAFE™ Platform and value-added services. With Da Hongfei, the legendary founder of the NEO Blockchain, as chair of the board, and Alexandre Kech, exSWIFT Asia Pacific Head of Securities & FX, as CEO, Onchain Custodian has built a strong team of blockchain, capital market and banking professionals who will allow its customers to alleviate the... more Read more »

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