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Bleckwen launches from stealth, to reveal $10m investment close

Bleckwen, which leverages real-time behavioural analytics platform to detect fraud in payments, has come out from stealth, revealing the close of a $10m funding round.

Lendio scores $55m in mix of debt and equity

Digital marketplace for small business loans Lendio has scored $55m in a funding round made of both debt and equity.

KPMG UK releases new cloud-based customer due diligence solution

KPMG UK has released a new customer due diligence (CDD) solution that it hopes can reduce the total costs of KYC compliance of up to 40%.
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Heckyl reportedly bags $2.7m round led by Notion Capital

Real-time financial information and analytics company Heckyl has reportedly closed $2.7m in funding led by Notion Capital.
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How criminals are advancing money laundering methods

In a recent post, Moody's Analytics took the opportunity to provide a 'money laundering 101' case into how criminals launder money. 
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Katharine Briggs promoted to chief product officer at Q2 Holdings

Q2 Holdings has announced a significant addition to its executive leadership team of Katharine Briggs as chief product officer.  Briggs is slated to join the...

battleface scores $12m in its second fundraise of 2020

Specialty travel insurance provider battleface has netted $12m in its Series A funding round, which was supplied by US-based venture firm Drive Capital.

Understanding the role of human behaviour in cybersecurity

As a former army officer and UK Special Forces volunteer, Oz Alashe gained a unique understanding of human behaviour. Together with his leadership expertise, he brought this knowledge into the CyberTech space and founded CybSafe, a cybersecurity company focussed on the “people component” of cybersecurity.
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KPMG links with Workiva to deliver ESG offering

KPMG has partnered with business data and reporting solutions provider Workiva to provide ESG data and reporting solutions and services.

Bolt’s total funding hits $90m after $69m Series B round

San Francisco-based PayTech Bolt has secured $69m in its Series B funding round co-led by US-based venture firms Activant Capital and Tribe Capital. This latest round...

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Over $1bn was raised across the 21 FinTech deals to close this week - Get the lowdown here

Over $1bn was raised across the 21 FinTech deals to close this week –...

CyberTech and marketplace lending companies lead the way in this week's FinTech deals. A total of 21 deals were completed by FinTechs this week, with five of these being CyberTechs and another five being marketplace lending businesses. 
Huize makes strategic move into Vietnam with Global Care acquisition

Huize makes strategic move into Vietnam with Global Care acquisition

Huize Holding Limited, a leading insurance technology platform in Asia, has acquired Global Care Consulting Joint Stock Company, a pioneering InsurTech company in Vietnam, specializing in digital transformation solutions for the insurance industry.
Netchex and NEXT Insurance unite to transform payroll with new workers' compensation solution

Netchex and NEXT Insurance unite to transform payroll with new workers’ compensation solution

Netchex, a leader in payroll and HR software solutions, has partnered with NEXT Insurance, a pioneering force in digital insurance for small businesses.
Fortegra expands reach: New license enables operations across Belgium and EU

Fortegra expands reach: New license enables operations across Belgium and EU

Fortegra Group, a global specialty insurer and part of Tiptre, has officially received clearance to extend its operations to Belgium and the European Union.
Numerated receives investment from Citi to propel AI-driven commercial lending tech

Numerated receives investment from Citi to propel AI-driven commercial lending tech

Numerated, a pioneering FinTech company, has secured a strategic investment from Citi. This collaboration marks a significant endorsement for Numerated's innovative commercial lending solutions.

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