PayPal among investors backing Gojek

FinTech PayPal has joined up with Facebook-owned WhatsApp in backing the Indonesian payment, e-wallet, food, ride-hailing app Gojek, according to Reuters.
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Thoma Bravo pulls in up to $499m for its debut credit fund

US-based private equity firm Thoma Bravo has pulled in up to $499m for its maiden credit vehicle.

Eos Venture Partners launches dedicated InsurTech fund

As hype continues to build around the potential for startups to disrupt the insurance space Eos Venture Partners is launching as specialised fund dedicated to finding opportunities in InsurTech.
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Insurance Lounge pulls in $15m in growth equity financing

InsurTech company Insurance Lounge has closed a round of growth equity financing of $15m to speed up its plans for expansion.

Indian PayTech JusPay bags $60m from SoftBank-led Series C

Digital payments platform Juspay has secured $60m from a Series C funding round headed by SoftBank Vision Fund 2.

Indonesian robo-advisor Bibit.id banks $65m led by Sequoia India

Robo-advisor Bibit.id raised $65m in a funding round led by Sequoia Capital India.

Is Swedish RegTech finally coming into its own?

Sweden’s RegTech scene has been slow to emerge. While its starting to wake up, it still has many challenges to overcome.

Edison Partners looking to raise up to $300m for ninth fund

Edison Partners is back fundraising for its ninth private equity fund in what could become its biggest-ever vehicle.

DeepTech firm Cosmian bags $4.4m

Cosmian, a company that specialises in encryption, has scored $4.4m from a funding round led by La Banque Postale.

DevOps security firm Mondoo rakes in $15m funding

Security tool developer Mondoo has pulled in $15m in funding from Series A and seed financing rounds.

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UK government floats plans for cryptoasset regulation

The UK government has unveiled proposals to put cryptoassets into the same regulatory regime as traditional financial services.
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Eventus launches Validus AML to help firms fight financial crime

Eventus has announced the broad introduction of Validus AML (VAML) to aid companies in finance and digital assets combat financial crime.
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Greenspark lands £1m to aid firms measure climate action

Greenspark, a firm that encourages businesses to take climate-friendly actions, has scored £1m in a seed funding round.
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Ezer joins senior executive team at InsurTech Novidea

Cloud-native insurance platform Novidea has appointed Eran Ben Ezer to its senior executive team to support the next phase of the company’s global growth.
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SLK Software, V-Labs and CNA Insurance in AI-led alliance

SLK Software, a global technology services firm, and AI company V-Labs, have partnered with CNA Insurance, a US-based insurance provider, to deploy an enterprise-wide AI-led intelligent automation solution.

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