Investment & Funding


Alior Bank to launch fintech accelerator

Alior Bank has unveiled its acceleration programme for technology start-ups using the OpenAPI environment based on IBM technology, implemented by business solutions developer Tuatara.

Prevoty raises $13m in Series B funding

Real-time app security platform Prevoty has got an investment of $13 million. The Series B round was led by Trident Capital Cybersecurity, and featured participation from existing investors such as USVP.

Payoneer lands funding from China Broadband Capital

Cross-border payments company Payoneer announced today it has received funding from China Broadband Capital (CBC). While the amount of funding was undisclosed, the company specified that this week’s Series E-1 round follows the $220+ million Series E round received last year. This adds to the company’s total funding amount, which previously stood at $270 million.

Fintech funding round-up: 1 December 2017

Who doesn’t love a trilogy? Following on from the round-ups on Thursday (30 November) and Tuesday (28 November) here’s another slice of fintech funding action. Features Deposit Solutions, Hanson Robotics’ Sophia, and BNP Paribas Asset Management. Germany’s Deposit Solutions, an open banking platform for deposits, has closed an investment round of $20 million led by […]

Fintech funding round-up: 30 November 2017

Quickly following on from Tuesday’s (28 November) funding round-up, here are more stories from a cash-drenched world. Features 1QB Information Technologies, FinTecSystems, Betalo, Nordea and Constellation Digital Partners. 1QB Information Technologies (1QBit), a quantum computing firm based in Vancouver, has closed a CA$45 million ($34.9 million) Series B round comprising equity and revenue contracts. This […]

Fintech funding round-up: 28 November 2017

No slowing down when it comes to the fintech funding action and this week we’ve got three of the latest stories for another ever-informative round-up. Featuring MoneyMe, TreasuryXpress and Chip.

Wealthtech: a market poised for extended growth

Rapid changes are occurring in the wealth management space and the level of disruption in how advice and capital are managed is only beginning. Wealth management is a monumental industry. The players in the space run the gamut from gigantic hedge funds to individuals who manage their own investments. This changing wealth management landscape is driving a significant uptick in transactions.

BMO Financial Group injects $2m into Montreal AI lab

BMO Financial Group is putting $2 million into Creative Destruction Lab Montreal (CDL-Montreal) to fund artificial intelligence (AI) and data science projects. CDL-Montreal will target seed-stage start-ups by providing business and technology mentoring, equity opportunities and business development partnerships. On 15 December, the first cohort of 28 businesses, made up entirely of AI start-ups, will […]

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