FinTech CEOs call on regulators to speed up Kalifa review reforms

More than 70 FinTech CEOs have called on regulators and the UK government to speed up the reforms of the Kalifa review for the FinTech sector in an open letter.

Banks face considerably lower ratings if they don’t tackle financial crime and governance

Sigma Ratings and Fitch Group warn in a new report that banks and financial institutions could face serious risks if they neglect to tackle financial crime, oversight and governance risk.

Cloud9 nets $17.5m in new Series B funding round led by UBS

Cloud-based communications company Cloud9 Technologies has bagged $17.5m in a new investment round as it moves to meet the demand for flexibility for financial firms.

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.

ESMA takes extra measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus

As the COVID-19 pandemic is worsening by the day, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has taken more measures to limit the outbreak.

What’s next for Sweden’s FinTech ecosystem?

After years of record growth and it briefly being home to Europe's most valuable FinTech, how will Sweden's emerging FinTech ecosystem come out of the Covid-19 pandemic?

Cambodia introduces code of conduct for banks and FIs

Cambodia has unveiled a code of conduct for banks and financial institutions with the aim of promoting more effective and responsible banking and financial practices.

SEC warns against misleading projections by companies going public via SPAC

US regulator warned that companies going public through special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC) deals must refrain from publishing misleading statements about their potential growth.

Cymulate snags $45m to fight cybercrime via its cyberattack simulations

Israeli cybersecurity company Cymulate, which combats cyber threat through simulated attacks and security tests, raised $45m in Series C funding led by One Peak Partners.

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.

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Vaultree lands $12.8m in Series A raise

CyberTech firm Vaultree has secured $12.8m in a Series A growth investment round co-led by Molten Ventures and Ten Eleven Ventures.
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MoveEasy bags $7m for its home management platform

MoveEasy, a home management platform and concierge service, has raised $7m in Series A funding.
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NEXT Insurance names first chief insurance officer

InsurTech NEXT Insurance, which is on a mission to transform small business insurance, has named Chris Rhodes as its first chief insurance officer.
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Cacheflow bags $10m as it focuses on sales

Cacheflow, a no-code SaaS sales platform, has netted $10m in a fresh funding round, as it looks to bolster sales and marketing initiatives.
Tapline

Tapline secures $31.7m pre-seed as it rises out of stealth

Digital finance platform Tapline has scored pre-seed funding of €31.7m in both equity and debt funding.

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