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Fintech funding round-up: 19 October 2017

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Three of the latest stories in one for a fast fintech funding round-up. Features Paykey, Digital Asset, Santander InnoVentures and ePesos.

Commerce platform Omnyway raises $12.75m in Series A funding

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In a round led by Nyca, CommerzVentures, and CEFIF, augmented digital commerce platform Omnyway has raised $12.75 million in new funding, reports David Penn at Finovate (Banking Technology‘s sister company). The Series A will give Omnyway (formerly Omnypay) the ability to launch new services, expand operations, and add to its customer base both in the […]

Fintech funding round-up: 13 October 2017

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Mongolia gets a mention in this concise fintech funding round-up. Features OakNorth Bank, AND Global and TransFICC. UK challenger OakNorth Bank has secured £154 million investment as it looks to lend a further £1.5 billion to businesses in the country in 2018, and then attempt to move on globally. The funding came from the Clermont […]

Top fintech stories this week – 13 October 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

Alibaba sets aside $15bn R&D war chest to be a world beater

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How do you try and become one of the biggest and most influential technology companies in the world? Just move the $15 billion you have stashed away into the R&D business.

Ayondo pursues IPO after reverse takeover deal lapses

Ayondo determined to go for an IPO

Social trading company Ayondo has announced that, despite an earlier reverse takeover bid falling through, it is determined to become the first fintech company to IPO on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX).

La Caisse and Desjardins Group launch fintech and AI in finance fund

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Canada’s La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Desjardins Group have set up an investment fund dedicated solely to the fintech sector and to artificial intelligence (AI) applied to finance.

Bill.com discloses September investment round, doubles total funding

Tandem's future is secured

Business payments network Bill.com has updated the news regarding the $100 million in funding it landed last month. The round was lead by JP Morgan Chase and Temasek.

Blockchain and Bitcoin round-up: 6 October 2017

Pubcoin, a rewards points platform powered by a permissioned blockchain built on Quorum, J.P. Morgan’s fork of Ethereum

Blockchain funding, Pubcoin blockchain rewards programme, network and technology sharing and platform test launching. Our latest blockchain and Bitcoin round-up features Anryze, Leanpub, MicroMoney, Karma and Zilliqa.

NAB gets down and under to overhaul SME business loans

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National Australia Bank (NAB) has unveiled a complete overhaul of its existing business standard loan form contracts that will “benefit” over 130,000 Australian business owners.

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