UK-based wealth analytics startup Starbo storms past crowdfunding target
Strabo, which offers wealth analytics and a customisable investment dashboard, has surpassed its crowdfunding target, with 16 days still left.
Canada’s Neo Financial hits unicorn status in just 3 years
Canadian FinTech Neo Financial, has reached the $1bn valuation milestone, after the close of its Series C round on $185m.
Prize-linked FinTech EverUp closes crowdfunding 124% above target
Prize-linked FinTech app EverUp has closed its crowdfunding campaign on ?496,185, which was raised at a pre-money valuation of ?9.9m.
FinTech for low-income families Propel nets $50m
Propel, a FinTech company designed to help low-income families in America to improve their financial health, has reportedly raised $50m.
Lemonade rolls out US pet insurance coverage
Lemonade, the digital insurance company that leverages AI technology, has expanded its pet insurance offering to customers in Massachusetts,
France whacks Google and Facebook with $210m in fines
Franceâ€™s data privacy and protection body has slapped Facebook with a â‚¬60m fine and Google with a â‚¬150m penalty following misdemeanours around internet cookies.
Pento scores Series B for payroll software enhancements
Pento, a cloud-based payroll software solution, has scored $35m in its Series B funding round to support its product development.
ZenBusiness to propel the future of US entrepreneurism following funding
ZenBusiness, the platform that strives to empower entrepreneurs, has secured $200m in Series C funding led by Oak HC/FT and SoftBank.
Konfio said to reach $1.3bn valuation after funding round
Mexico-based Konfio has reportedly reached the unicorn status, after a $125m funding round brings its valuation to $1.3bn.
Thailand central bank unveils plans for digital currency pilot in 2022
The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has revealed it intends to begin a retail central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilot study in the second quarter of 2022.