Tag: BlackRock

Texas Stock Exchange secures $120m funding to challenge NYSE and Nasdaq

A new stock exchange, Texas Stock Exchange (TXSE) is set to challenge the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq.

FinTech platform FintechOS secures $60m Series B+ led by Molten Ventures

Molten Ventures, a prominent venture capital firm specialising in high-growth technology businesses, has led a $60m Series B+ funding round in FintechOS, a leading end-to-end financial product management platform.

European PayTech deal activity on track to almost half in 2024

Key European PayTech stats in Q1 2024: • European PayTech deal activity totalled at 27 deals in Q1 2024, a 55% drop from Q1 2023 •...

SumUp secures record €1.5bn in one of Europe’s largest private credit...

SumUp, a leading global FinTech company, recently raised €1.5bn from private credit lenders in a significant funding round led by Goldman Sachs. This transaction marks one of the largest European private credit deals in recent years.

UK companies dominate Europe’s PayTech sector in Q1 with 40% share...

Key European PayTech stats in Q1 2024: • European PayTech deal activity totalled at 27 deals in Q1 2024, a 55% drop from Q1 2023 •...

PPRO secures €85m in landmark funding to expand global payment solutions

PPRO, a prominent local payments platform, has successfully completed a dual tranche funding round, raising a substantial €85m.

10x Banking secures strategic investment, forging ahead in core banking innovation

10x Banking, a transformational player in the FinTech industry, has closed a fresh round of investment.

BlackRock to begin GenAI implementation in January 2024

Global investment giant BlackRock has announced the forthcoming rollout of generative AI tools to its staff and clients.  

BlackRock’s Larry Fink claps back at anti-ESG claims in Republican debate

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink recently robustly defended the investment firm against accusations hurled during the Republican debate.

Balancing Profits and Purpose: The Rise of ESG Proxy Voting

ESG proxy voting is rapidly emerging as a tool that shareholders are using to find a balance between profit maximisation and social impact. With environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns in the limelight, the traditional boardroom proxy vote, once a mere formality, is now a powerful instrument for change.

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