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Azimo integrates with Facebook Messenger

International money transfer startup Azimo in integrating its service into Facebook Messenger to allow senders and receivers to connect through the social network of 1.65bn users.

Background checking scaleup Checkr lands $2.2bn valuation following $160m funding round

Checkr, the company conducting background checks on gig economy workers, has just announced the closure of a $160m equity funding round.

Position Green named as ESG and sustainability innovator 

Position Green has been named an Innovator in the Verdantix ESG & Sustainability Green Quadrant report for 2023. 

Austrade and FinTech Australia sign memorandum of understanding

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission(Austrade) has signed a memorandum of understanding with national FinTech association FinTech Australia.

Vast majority of Brits back retailers regularly investing in new tech

Research by Klarna has found that up to 80% of UK shoppers believe retailers should continuously invest in new technology to meet evolving consumer demand.

InsurTech Zego has sold over 100 million hours’ worth of insurance policies

London-based gig economy InsurTech startup Zego has sold more than 100 million hours’ worth of flexible policies.
Moove

Mobility FinTech Moove secures $76m in funding to expand globally

African-founded mobility FinTech Moove has announced a new funding round, securing a total amount of $76m.

PolicyMe offers fully digital platform to buy life insurance in Canada through new partnership

Digital life insurance platform PolicyMe has partnered with Canadian Premier Life Insurance Company to help Canadians buy life insurance digitally.

New Silver joins forces with Obie for real estate investing

New Silver, a technology company that provides fast financing to real estate investors, has partnered with real estate investment insurance provider Obie, to offer insurance to New Silver’s customers.

New North Korean malware targets Indian ATMs to steal card details

North Korean is accused of unleashing malware onto the world that attacks Indian ATMs and uses them to steal credit card details.

News Stories

CAPE Analytics and Vexcel forge strategic partnership to enhance AI property insights

CAPE Analytics and Vexcel forge strategic partnership to enhance AI property insights

CAPE Analytics, a leader in AI-powered property insights for insurance and real estate risk, and Vexcel, a global leader in aerial imaging, have announced...
Indonesian microfinance company Amartha secures $17.5m

Indonesian microfinance company Amartha secures $17.5m

Indonesian microfinance technology company, Amartha, has received a $17.5m equity investment from the Accion Digital Transformation Fund.
InsurTech provider Peak3 secures $35m in Series A led by EQT

InsurTech provider Peak3 secures $35m in Series A led by EQT

InsurTech provider Peak3, formerly known as ZA Tech, has raised $35m in a Series A funding round led by EQT, with participation from Alpha JWC Ventures.
Small business lender Kapitus secures $45m in corporate note financing

Small business lender Kapitus secures $45m in corporate note financing

Kapitus, a leading provider of financing for small and medium-sized businesses, has announced the closing of a $45m investment-grade corporate note financing.
Allianz

Vanessa Maxwell takes dual role at Allianz Commercial as global head of cyber and...

Allianz Commercial, a prominent player in the insurance sector, has announced a significant enhancement to its leadership structure. Vanessa Maxwell has been appointed as the...

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