The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a new strategy that is designed to improve the confidence consumers have to invest, with more regulations likely.
Funding in 2021 is on pace for a new record driven by large deals over $50m
Hong Kong virtual bank Mox has partnered with Mastercard to introduce a new tool that allows Mox users to flip between spending on an all-in-one debit and credit card.
The co-founder of European VC Atomico Mattias Ljungman has launched Moonfire Ventures â€“ a VC aimed at providing seed stage funding for FinTechs among others.
Fixico, which offers a digital car repair management platform, has extended its Series A round by ?5m, bringing the round total to ?12m.
India-based online lending platform KreditBee has reportedly scored $75m in its Series C round.
Saudi Arabia-based startup Tamara has secured $6m of seed capital on the back of increased activity in the buy now pay later sector.
Lendeavor, which offers finance options for healthcare practices, has rebranded to Provide and closed a $34m Series A and B round to support its growth.
The Hydrogen Technology Corporation, which builds embedded finance and international payments software, has received an investment from EML Payments.
Information security and compliance-as-a-service platform Laika has closed an equity financing round on $10m.