Institutional Investment & Trading

Institutional Investment & Trading

UK finance sector ninth biggest CO2 emitter in the world, report finds

A Greenpeace-led report has found UK banks and assets managers were responsible for 805m tonnes of CO2 in 2019 – making it the ninth largest carbon emitter worldwide.

Bareksa sets its sights on Indonesia’s financial market

Indonesia-based FinTech company Bareksa, which provides an integrated e-investment platform, has secured Series C funding from Grab. Grab is a startup based in Southeast Asia...

Funderbeam pockets $2.6m for blockchain stock exchange

Funderbeam has raised $2.6m in a new round of ventures funding from Draper Associates, Thomson Reuters and IQ Capital.

iSTOX bags second funding round in matter of months

Securities issuance and trading platform iSTOX has bagged a $5m investments, just months after closing its former round.

Capital markets software dev Irwin nets $20m in its Series A round

Irwin, a software developer for the capital markets, has closed its Series A round on $20m, which will support the expansion of its services.

Pre-IPO stock platform EquityZen secures $3m

New York-based pre-IPO stock platform EquityZen has secured $3m in its latest round of funding led by Draper Associates.

Real estate trading platform Sharestates launches $300m fund

Online real estate investing platform Sharestates has launched a $300m fund, in partnership with ‘prominent bank partners’.

FNZ Group acquires ebase in €154m deal

FNZ Group has acquired European Bank for Financial Services (ebase) from Comdirect bank in a deal worth €154m.

FinTech TigerWit gears up for Asian expansion after securing financial services licence in Hong...

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission has granted mobile and online trading platform TigerWit a financial services licence.

FCA wants feedback on proposals for new rules for investment firms

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a discussion paper regarding new rules for investment firms.

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Koble collects $1.2m to enhance its AI that improves investment decisions

AI-powered Koble collects $1.2m to enhance investment decisions

Koble, an AI-powered platform that improves investment decisions, has reportedly secured $1.2m in pre-seed funding.
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Finclusion Group rebrands to bolster financial inclusion in Africa

Finclusion Group, which is boosting financial inclusion in Africa, has rebranded to Fin and closed a $2m equity round.
Saporo

CyberTech Saporo locks in €4m seed funding

Swiss cybersecurity firm Saporo has landed €4m in a seed funding round headed by XAnge.
Insiber raises €100,000 as its helps SMEs with cybersecurity risks

Insiber raises €100,000 as its helps SMEs with cybersecurity risks

Insiber, which is focused on helping SMEs with their cybersecurity risks, has reportedly collected €100,000 in funding.
reAlpha

Investment firm reAlpha nets $100m capital commitment

reAlpha Asset Management, an AI-powered real estate technology and investment company, has scored $100m in a capital commitment.  

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