- 21.01.2021 12:34 pm
Quirk, a consumer fintech startup that uses unique personality testing to deliver tailored financial advice to young professionals, has raised £300,000 in pre-seed funding from SFC Capital and angel investors. Quirk will use the funding to grow its team, expand its product offering, and fuel its broader mission to build financial freedom for everyone.
- 21.01.2021 09:41 am
Tradeteq, the technology provider for bank asset distribution, has announced the successful completion of its Series A funding round, securing USD9.4 million from a consortium of US technology investors. It brings the total raised since the company launched to more than USD16 million.
- 19.01.2021 06:06 pm
British Business Investments (BBI), a commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, has completed a commitment of €40m to the first close of Harbert/Claret European Growth Capital Fund III. Other investors include the European Investment Fund. The fund will provide growth debt to early stage, fast growing, technology focused smaller businesses in the UK and Europe.
- 18.01.2021 06:33 pm
Perenna, the London based fintech, has completed its latest funding round raising $10 million as part of its plans to obtain a banking licence and bring its technology-centric lending proposition of fixed for life mortgages to the UK housing market in summer 2021. The latest investment in Perenna has been raised from a group of investors including former Deutsche Bank Head of Structured Product Syndicate and MD Kevin Flaherty, Capdesk founder... more
- 18.01.2021 06:59 am
Bahrain-based cryptocurrency trading platform Rain has raised $6 million in a Series A round led by Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP), it announced in a statement to MENAbytes yesterday. The round was co-led by Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency platform in the United States, Saudi-based Vision Ventures, US-based crypto-focused fund CMT Digital Ventures, Saudi’s JIMCO, and Dubai International Fintech Centre’s Fintech Fund.
- 15.01.2021 12:12 pm
Pires Investments plc (AIM: PIRI), the investment company focused on next generation technology, announces that the investment in DeTech Studio Limited ("DeTech") which is developing a decentralised finance technology platform ("YOP") that was announced on 2 December 2020, has now been completed.
- 14.01.2021 10:50 am
Quantile Technologies (Quantile), a leading provider of portfolio optimisation services for the global financial services market, today announced that it has received a $51 million (£38 million) minority investment from Spectrum Equity, a leading growth equity firm focused on Internet-enabled software and information services companies.
- 12.01.2021 01:12 pm
Sweep, the expense and travel management platform for SMEs, has today announced that it hit its 2020 funding target and achieved a total of £900,000 in investments and grants this year. The company’s most recent Seedrs fundraising campaign in December, where the amount raised totalled £250,000, follows a previous grant from Innovate UK of £456,000. Despite tough market conditions, Sweep has continued to grow throughout the year and raise... more
Checkout.com, the leading Connected Payments™ solutions provider, today announced that it closed a $450 million Series C fundraising round. This gives the business a post-money valuation of $15 billion, making it the fourth largest fintech globally and EMEA’s most valuable venture-backed business , as the business continues to expand across the globe.
- 12.01.2021 09:14 am
Curve, the London-based fintech that combines multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and even smarter app, today announces it has secured $95 million from a leading group of international investors as part of a successful Series C round.
- 11.01.2021 03:40 pm
Business Systems (UK) Ltd (BSL), a specialist in Enterprise Communications solutions is delighted to announce that private equity (PE) firm, August Equity has acquired a controlling interest in the company to enable an acceleration of their ambitious growth plans.
- 11.01.2021 01:11 pm
PayDashboard, the interactive payslip platform, today announced it has been selected by Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, to receive a £167,072 funding grant to help drive and support its continued growth in the financial wellness space.
Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and Channel 4 Ventures Invest in B-North’s Latest Capital Raise
- 04.01.2021 12:29 pm
B-North, the Manchester-based firm building a regional SME lending bank for the UK, has received a follow-on £250,000 investment from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. The GMCA had previously invested in the firm’s ‘Seed’ funding round. In a further boost, the company has secured an advertising-for-equity deal with Channel 4 Ventures, which will allow B-North to build significant awareness of its new proposition amongst retail customers... more
- 22.12.2020 11:02 am
CoinDCX, India’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, raised Rs 100 crore ($13.9 million) from eminent investors, including returning investors from previous rounds. The series B round was led by Block.one and included DG, Jump Capital, Uncorrelated Ventures, Coinbase Ventures, Polychain Capital, Mehta Ventures and Alex Pack.
- 22.12.2020 09:55 am
Liberis, a leading global embedded business finance platform, has secured £70m in financing from long-term partners British Business Investments, Paragon Bank, BCI Europe, as well as financing and venture debt from new partner Silicon Valley Bank (SVB).