Cryptocurrency investment collective AICoin collects over $3m in ICO

AICoin, an investment service which leverages off blockchain technology to deliver revenue, has seen its ICO raise more than $3m. Earlier this year, London-based cryptocurreny...

Velix.ID launches Blockchain platform for identity verification

Newly launched RegTech startup Velix.ID, which is using blockchain to enable frictionless identity verification, is planning a token sale. Current methods of identity verification take...

Enterprise Ireland sets sights on FinTech with new fund

Enterprise Ireland has launched a €750,000 fund to invest in promising FinTech startups.

Home equity, blockchain fintech business Figure gets $65m Series B

Home equity and blockchain fintech startup Figure Technologies has picked up $65m of Series B funding to kick off its second year of operation.

Not everyone is happy about Manny Pacquiao launching a cryptocurrency

Several celebrities have launched or backed cryptocurrencies over the past few years. However, opinions are divided about if it’s a good thing or not.

India explores blockchain framework

India is exploring a potential National Level Blockchain Framework which will support the scaling up and wider deployment of the technology.

Lykke receives investment from Hanwha Systems

Lykke, a Switzerland-based cryptocurrency exchange, has received an investment from South Korea’s Hanwha Systems, a technology solution developer.

Telegram forced to return $1.2bn to investors that backed its cryptocurrency project and pay...

Telegram's battle with the American authorities has ended with the social media app agreeing to pay back all the proceeds made from its cryptocurrency project and to pay a hefty fine.

McAfee founder faces fraud charges for alleged $23m ICO scheme

John McAfee, the founder of cybersecurity company McAfee, is facing criminal charges after the Securities and Exchange Commission accused him of having failed to be transparent about being paid to promote initial coin offerings.

Latin America and teen-focused FinTech services are coming of age as the industry closes...

Last week’s 32 FinTech rounds highlight how Latin America is exploding with new activity, how open banking has nudged closer to being fully adopted across Europe and the rising popularity of teen-focused ventures.

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5 questions to ask during compliance budget building

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Law enforcers link in global money laundering crackdown

Law enforcement from 25 countries have linked to crack down on money mules and their recruiters.
Intuit acquires SeedFi to bolster Credit Karma solution

Intuit acquires SeedFi to bolster Credit Karma solution

Intuit, a developer of multiple leading FinTech services, has acquired SeedFi, which is the partner behind Credit Karma’s Credit Builder solution.
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German compliance firm secjur lands €5.5m

secjur, a Hamburg-based provider of an AI-powered compliance automation platform, has scored €5.5m in seed financing.
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FCA hits Julius Baer International with £18m fine

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has slapped Julius Baer International, an investment advisory and wealth manager, with an £18m penalty.

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