Institutional Investment & Trading

Institutional Investment & Trading

The eight startups picked for the Holt Fintech Accelerator’s 2020 batch

Canadian Holt Fintech Accelerator has announced the eight FinTech companies to join its 2020 cohort.

Gaming company Razer submits plans for e-payments system

Gaming accessories company Razer has submitted a proposal to the Singapore Prime Minister Office, stating its plans to create an e-payments system.Razer CEO Min...

US trading app Robinhood aims for $35bn valuation in blockbuster IPO

Controversial trading app Robinhood, which was at the centre of a retail-trading frenzy that gripped Wall Street this year, plans to raise up to $2.3bn in an initial public offering.

CoinMetro raises up to $14m in its ICO, so far

Blockchain-based exchange platform CoinMetro has picked up $14m in its ICO, so far.

AGM Group buys 5% stake of Canadian FinTech Matrix International

AGM Group Holdings has agreed to acquire a 5 per cent stake in Matrix International.
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CapBridge secures SGX partnership, raises $4m

Singapore-based online investment platform CapBridge has secured a partnership with the Singapore Exchange and raised up to $4m in a new round of funding.
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Reciprocal pulls in up to $25m for FinTech fund

New York-based venture capital newcomer Reciprocal Ventures has pulled in at least $25m towards its debut FinTech-focused fund.

Three federal regulatory agencies update trading rules for derivatives

An important rule around how large banks measure counter-party credit risk for derivatives contracts has changed.

Banking quartet team to launch carbon offset marketplace

Natwest, the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, ITAU and the National Australia Bank have joined forces to create a new marketplace for firms to buy and sell carbon offsets.
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Viola Group launches dedicated FinTech fund

Israel investment firm Viola Group has launched a new fund dedicated to FinTech, FinTech Global can reveal.

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Lulalend

Digital lender Lulalend lands $35m Series B

Lulalend, a South African digital lender catering to SMEs, has finalised a $35 million Series B funding round.
UK

UK government floats plans for cryptoasset regulation

The UK government has unveiled proposals to put cryptoassets into the same regulatory regime as traditional financial services.
Eventus

Eventus launches Validus AML to help firms fight financial crime

Eventus has announced the broad introduction of Validus AML (VAML) to aid companies in finance and digital assets combat financial crime.
Greenspark

Greenspark lands £1m to aid firms measure climate action

Greenspark, a firm that encourages businesses to take climate-friendly actions, has scored £1m in a seed funding round.
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Ezer joins senior executive team at InsurTech Novidea

Cloud-native insurance platform Novidea has appointed Eran Ben Ezer to its senior executive team to support the next phase of the company’s global growth.

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