Buckzy Payments lands $14.5m Series A

Buckzy Payments, a Canada-based payments firm, has netted $14.5m in a Series A funding round.

Aviva opts for Mitchell for claims management

Aviva Canada has selected Mitchell, a technology and information provider for the property & casualty market, for its claims management solutions.

Shield secures $20m in Series B

Shield, an Israeli workplace intelligence platform, has snared $20m in a Series B round led by Macquarie Capital.

ESG platform FigBytes nets $14.5m investment

FigBytes, a creator of an ESG insight platform for strategy, reporting, data and stakeholder engagement, has scored $14.5m in total funding.  

Keyrock scores $72m in Ripple-backed Series B

Keyrock, a Belgium-based digital asset market maker, has landed $72m in a Series B funding round.

How will the passage of MiCA change the cryptocurrency market?

Set to go into effect in 2024, the Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MICA) is the first all-encompassing effort to tackle cryptoassets. How will its passage change the crypto space?

Is 2023 the year of Bitcoin’s death?

A blogpost by European Central Bank representatives has remarked that the current turmoil being seen in the crypto markets is ‘Bitcoin’s last stand’. 
World Cup

Upsurge in cyber-enabled scams as fans targeted at FIFA World Cup

Data collected by cyber firm Group-IB has found scams are proliferating at the Qatar World Cup as cybercriminals target unsuspecting fans.

FCA to create a simplified financial advice regime

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has set out new proposals to improve people’s access to financial advice so they can ‘invest with confidence’.

Why companies need to prove they are customer-first

RegTech firm Aveni has claimed financial services firms need to act now to prove they really put the customer first, following a recent survey by the company.

News Stories

What financial institutions need to know about GTOs

What financial institutions need to know about GTOs

Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) were recently reissued by FinCEN and could pose regulatory requirements to banks. But what do they need to know?

FinTech deal activity in Pakistan expected to drop 16% in 2022

• Pakistani FinTech deal activity reached 24 deals from Q1-Q3 2022 and is on track to decrease 16% based on activity in the first...
What is regulatory mapping and why is it important

What is regulatory mapping and why is it important

As the regulatory landscape continues to grow and get more complex, firms need to ensure they are on top of everything. One of the best ways to do this is through regulatory mapping, but what exactly is this?

Teampay secures $47m to bolster payment solutions

Teampay, an all-in-one purchasing platform, has raised $47m in Series B funding to bolster its accounts payable solutions and expand cross-border payment capabilities.

AssuredPartners in Alpine take-over

AssuredPartners, a full-service insurance broker providing commercial insurance, risk management and employee benefits, has acquired Alpine Insurance Associates (Alpine).

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