Challenger bank aimed at Black Americans First Boulevard closes $5m seed...
First Boulevard, a challenger bank aim at Black Americans, has reportedly raised $5m in its seed round.
TomoCredit has secured $7m in a new financing round
US-based credit card company TomoCredit has secured a $7m cash injection.
HUBX raises $5.5m in new funding round
Private capital raising platform HUBX has secured $5.5m in new funding.
Monzo and Starling Bank lead service quality league
Challenger banks Monzo and Starling Bank led the list that provided the best service among the UK's 19 largest personal account providers, according to new research from British regulators.
The ten companies driving the growth of wearable payments
Everything from rings to smartwatches can be used to make payments these days, but ten companies are spearheading the market's development.
FCA fines Barclays £26m for how the bank treated credit customers
Barclays has been slammed with a £26m fine after a City watchdog found that it treated consumer credit customers who experienced financial difficulties poorly.
Coinbase responds to racism and discrimination allegations
Coinbase has been accused of having created a culture fraught with bullying, racism and discrimination against black people in a new exposé from the New York Times.
Spark Change said to close £3.5m in its funding round
Spark Change, which helps institutional and individual investors access carbon instruments, has reportedly bagged £3.5m in its latest funding round.
Sigma Ratings closes new round led by Fitch Ventures
Risk intelligence platform Sigma Ratings has closed a new round led by Fitch Group, a global leader in financial information services, via its equity investment arm Fitch Ventures.
Barclays launches accelerator for black entrepreneurs
Barclays is launching a 12-week virtual accelerator programme to help tech startups with black founders, in a bid to to boost diversity in entrepreneurship.