Mobile restaurant app Waitrr closes crowdfunding campaign

A mobile restaurant ordering and payment platform Waitrr has closed a crowdfunding campaign on FundedHere.

Bambora partners with Payworks to launch new integrated POS solution

Bambora has partnered with POS developer Payworks to launch Bambora Connect, an integrated and international solution for POS providers and their merchants.

hoolah collects ‘7-figure’ seed round to support Asia expansion

Singapore-based hoolah, an omni-channel payments company, has received a ‘seven-figure’ seed round.

Swedish unicorn Klarna becomes valued at $5.5bn after raising a $460m equity round

Klarna, the payment and banking company, has raised $460m in a new equity funding round, which has pushed its valuation past the $5.5bn mark and makes it Europe’s largest FinTech enterprise.

Klarna expands partnership with Wayfair

Arguably Europe’s most valuable FinTech unicorn Klarna is expanding its partnership with Wayfair, the online home shopping platform.

How Marqeta and Mastercard team up could spell out great news for European challenger...

Payments platform Marqeta has become a certified Mastercard processor and this could give European challenger banks reason to celebrate.

Japan’s Kyash collects $45m in its Series C round

Japanese digital bank Kyash has collected $45m in its Series C round, coming less than a year after it closed its Series B on $14m.

FPL Technologies said to raise $10m for its Series A round

India-based FPL Technologies has reportedly bagged $10m in its Series A funding round to support the wider distribution of its credit card.

Zerone Microsystems said to raise $1.3m in its pre-Series A

Point of Sale software developer Zerone Microsystems has reportedly bagged $1.3m in its pre-Series A round, which was led by IAN.

Nordic Capital-backed payments firm Trustly to go public

Swedish payments firm Trustly intends to list its shares on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange.

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Digital InsurTech NEXT Insurance teams up with LegalZoom

NEXT Insurance, a digital InsurTech company aiming to transform small business insurance, has partnered with LegalZoom, an online business formation and a leading platform in legal, compliance and tax solutions.
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Ushur bags $50m for its AI-powered customer experience platform

Ushur, an AI-powered customer experience automation platform, has raised $50m in Series C funding.
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Brookfield Reinsurance to acquire Argo Group

Brookfield Reinsurance and Argo Group International Holding have entered into a definitive merger agreement whereby Brookfield Reinsurance will acquire Argo in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $1.1bn.
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BIS Innovation Hub launches new stablecoin, CBDC programs

The BIS Innovation Hub has unveiled its 2023 work program, which involves projects on areas such as CBDC, DeFi and stablecoins.  
Struggling Brits eager for tailored support during cost-of-living crisis

Struggling Brits eager for tailored support during cost-of-living crisis

The cost-of-living crisis is putting 37 million Brits at risk of financial distress, a report from Tink suggests banks need to offer them some support.

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