Articles with tag: investments

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SEC sues Ripple for raising funds through an unregistered securities offering

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Dec 2020

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sued Ripple for raising more than USD 1.3 billion through an unregistered securities offering.

Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Ripple, XRP, security, crypto, investments, Bradley Garlinghouse

Bitcoin, Ethereum, and XRP hit USD 511.5 bln in December

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Dec 2020

The combined market capitalisation of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and XRP, has hit USD 511.5bn in December 2020, a 235% increase year-over-year, according to Finaria.

Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, crypto, investments, Finaria, statistics

Online SME lender Funding Circle acquires GBP 30 mln from British Business Investments

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 09 Nov 2020

Funding Circle, an SME lender that facilitates loans in both the US and parts of Europe, has acquired GBP 30 million in capital from British Business Investments.

SME, Funding Circle, British Business Investments, investment, lending

EIF, Alba Leasing provide EUR 1 bln to SMEs

News | Payments General | 20 Oct 2020

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Italy-based Alba Leasing have come to an agreement to jointly provide EUR 1 billion in new financial resources to SMEs in Italy.

EIF, EIB, Alba Leasing, SME, Italy, corporate leasing, environmental investments

BUX, Yapily enable rapid investments to users in Germany

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 19 Oct 2020

Enterprise connectivity platform Yapily has partnered with mobile broker BUX to enable German users of BUX Zero to quickly fund their accounts and build an investment portfolio.

BUX, Yapily, investments, Germany, enterprise connectivity, platform, mobile broker, BUX Zero, open banking, mobile banking, app, bank transfers, open finance

SHUAA launches USD 200 million 'Financing Opportunities Fund'

News | Payments General | 12 Oct 2020

SHUAA Capital, an asset management and investment banking platform in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, has launched a USD 200 million ‘SHUAA Financing Opportunities Fund’.

Forex exhange, commodities, investments, SHUAA, SHUAA Financing Opportunities Fund, capital, finance

Tinkoff includes financial messenger in super app

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 09 Oct 2020

Russia-based financial ecosystem Tinkoff has launched a financial messenger built into its super app for users to chat while making financial transactions. 

Tinkoff, financial messenger, super app, financial ecosystem, financial transactions, bookings, payments, chat bot, Tinkoff Investments, Tinkoff Business, Tinkoff Mobile, Tinkoff Junior, money transfers

Tata Group looks for investors for new ecommerce platform

News | Ecommerce | 29 Sep 2020

India-based Tata Group has announced it is in talks with potential investors about taking stakes in a new digital platform, seeking to modernise its consumer businesses.

Tata Group, digital platform, India, ecommerce, investments, Amazon, Flipkart

Valentus, Realio to tokenize USD +250 mln fund

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Sep 2020

Technology ecosystem for institutional-grade digital assets Realio and Valentus Capital Management have partnered to enable the digitisation of an array of private equity opportunities.

Valentus, Realio, Valentus Capital Management, tokenization, tokens, fund, private equity, equity, finance, trade finance, real estate, credit, Wall Street, Main Street, digitisation, private equity firm, hedge funds, blockchain, p2p investments, compliance, automation, p2p trading

Santander spins out its fintech venture capital arm

News | Payments General | 11 Sep 2020

Banco Santander has announced the launch of Mouro Capital, a new, autonomously managed venture capital fund focused on fintechs and adjacent businesses linked with the financial services industry.

funding, fintech, investments, Mouro Capital, Santander Innoventures, Banco Santander, digital transformation

Fintech Ohpen acquires loan and mortgage software company, Davinci

News | Payments General | 10 Sep 2020

 

Ohpen, a fintech platform that aims to bring banking to the cloud, has acquired cross-border loan and mortgages Software as a Service (SaaS) provider Davinci.

savings, investments, loans, mortgages, current accounts, cloud-native, core banking engine, acquisition, fintech, Ohpen, mortgage software, Davinci

HSBC Global Asset Management, Pollination partner for joint venture

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 27 Aug 2020

HSBC Global Asset Management and climate change advisory and investment company Pollination have entered into a joint venture agreement.

HSBC Global Asset Management, Pollination, joint venture, climate change, investment, HSBC Pollination Climate Asset Management, natural capital manager, natural capital, investments, wealth funds, pension funds, insurers

Fintech investment deals edge higher in the first half of 2020 compared to 2019, Accenture

News | Payments General | 27 Aug 2020

The total value of fintech deals globally has risen 3.8%, to USD 23.1 billion from USD 22.3 billion in the first half of 2019, even as the COVID-19 pandemic spread around the world.

fintech, insurtech, lending, investments, Europe, US, China, banking, VC, fundsing, statistics, Stripe, Revolut, Accenture

Travel booking platform Omio raises USD 100 mln

News | Ecommerce | 19 Aug 2020

 Omio has secured USD 100 million in investments from existing and new investors including Temasek, Kinnevik, Goldman Sachs Asset Management L.P., NEA, and Kleiner Perkins.

Omio, travel booking platform, investments, Temasek, Kinnevik, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, NEA, Kleiner Perkins, travel bookings, Europe, North America, Open Travel Index

Liquidity Capital, MUFG secure USD 80 mln initiative for Asia-based startups

News | Payments General | 11 Aug 2020

Israel-based AI technology firm Liquidity Capital has partnered with Japan-based MUFG Bank to determine the feasibility of issuing loans to Asian startups.

Liquidity Capital, MUFG Bank, initiative, Asia, startups, Singapore, Israel, Japan, Mars Growth Capital, Mars Growth, AI technology, bank accounts, accounting information, financing, ecommerce, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Meitav Dash Investments

Honeycomb Investment Trust seeks GBP 1.5 bln Pollen Street Secured Lending merger

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 10 Aug 2020

Alternative financing-provider Honeycomb Investment Trust has reportedly considered a potential GBP 1.5 billion merger with Pollen Street Secured Lending (PSSL).

Honeycomb Investment Trust, Pollen Street Secured Lending, PSSL, UK, alternative finance, partnership, merger, P2P Global Investments, SME loans, corporate trade receivables, alternative finance investments, Pollen Street Capital, alternative asset manager, AXA Investment Managers, Standard Life Aberdeen, Thesis Asset Management, Quilter Investors, FTSE 250

DayTek Capital receives Australian banking licence

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 04 Aug 2020

Australia-based neobank DayTek Capital has been awarded an Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Australia, challenger bank, banks, DayTek Capital, banking, banking licence, neobank, Australian Financial Services Licence, AFSL, Australian Securities, Investments Commission, Infinity, cards, fintech, Restricted Authorised Deposit Taking Institution Licence, RADI, Australian Financial Compensation Scheme, Australian Federal, Qeensland State

ARQ chooses Moneyhub's Open Finance data and intelligence for investment insights

News | Payments General | 29 Jul 2020

Fintech platform ARQ has chosen Open Finance platform Moneyhub to power its technology with data and intelligence, providing investors with insights into all their wealth and assets, from pensions to property. 

ARQ, Moneyhub, Open Finance, data, investments, fintech, Open Banking, finance management, wealth management

Samtrade FX obtains FCA licence

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 29 Jul 2020

Samtrade FX, an online trading brokerage, has been registered and authorised as an Appointed Representative by the FCA.

Samtrade FX, Financial Conduct Authority, FCA, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, ASIC, trading, brokerage, Appointed Representative, Australian Financial Services, AFS, Australia, Europe, Asia, International Business Companies, IBC, Financial Services Authority of Saint Vincent, Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, FINTRAC, Canada, Money Services Business, MSB

StashAway secures USD 16 mln in Series C round

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 27 Jul 2020

Robo advisor operator StashAway has completed a USD 16 million USD Series C fundraising round. 

StashAway, Square Peg, Australia, Burda Principal Investments, Germany, tech, Hubert Burda Media, Eight Roads Ventures, Fidelity, Income Portofolie, Singapore, StashAway Simple, Malaysia