GoCardless joins the expanding tech unicorn club with $312m Series G

UK FinTech GoCardless has secured its unicorn status after a $312m Series G pushed its valuation up to $2.1bn.

FlapKap pockets $3.6m in seed funding round

FlapKap, a tech-enabled revenue-based financing platform aiming to revolutionise ecommerce growth, has bagged $3.6m in a seed round.

Sequoia-backed Clari gains unicorn status after scoring $150m in Series E funding round

Revenue prediction startup Clari raised $150m in new funding round taking its valuation to $1.6bn.

BNP Paribas launches UK SME direct lending fund

BNP Paribas Asset Management has launch a new UK SME direct lending fund to support the ‘underserved’ market.
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83North closes $250m fund to invest in Europe and Israel

London and Tel Aviv-based venture firm 83North has closed a new fund with $250m. The fund is the firm’s fourth raised in 11 years and brings its total under management to $800m.

Stripe-backer Square Peg Capital closes $180m fund

Australian venture capital firm Square Peg Capital has closed its latest fund with $180m (AU$234m). The firm invested in payments disruptor Stripe’s $100m Series C round in July 2015.

Data security firm Theom pulls in $16m seed financing

Theom, a cloud data security firm, has closed a $16.4m seed funding round to widen its cloud data security solution.

HackerOne snares $49m in Series E financing raise

Hacker-directed bug bounty platform HackerOne secured $49m from a Series E funding round headed by GP Bullhound.

Neobank FloBiz seeks expansion following Sequoia-led Series B

Flobiz, an Indian neobank for small-and-medium sized businesses in India, has secured $31m in funding from a Series B round.

UK government backs AI-based insurance risk management firm Intelligent AI in £1m fundraise

Backed by the UK Govt, Intelligent AI raised close to £1m following its graduation from the Lloyd’s Lab to develop its online Intelligent Risk platform, aimed at commercial property insurers in the UK and US.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Crypto and blockchain firm Ripple names new president

Ripple, a company specialising in the crypto and blockchain industries, has promoted Monica Long from SVP and general manager to president.

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