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GoCardless Raised $13 Million to Continue Global Expansion
March 24th, 2016

Debit card payments processor completes the latest funding round that will be used to meet the customer demand around the globe.

Payoneer Acquires Escrow-as-a-Service Platform Armor Payments
March 16th, 2016

The New York-based financial services business has integrated escrow-as-a-service platform to enable secure B2B payments.

BBVA Acquires FinTech Startup Holvi to Expand its Digital Business Footprint
March 10th, 2016

BBVA has recently acquired another online banking startup – a Finnish company Holvi that specializes in providing online current accounts and related services for small businesses, freelancers, and entrepreneurs.

Fintech Startup Curve Raises $2M in Seed Round from TransferWise’s Co-Founder
December 11th, 2015

The fintech unicorn Curve has finished a $2 million funding round from a number of prominent investors.

FitPay Wins 2015 Wearable FinTech Startup Challenge
December 7th, 2015

FitPay has been announced a winner of the Wearable FinTech Startup Challenge launched by Comerica Bank and RocketSpace for financial startups developing technology for wearables.

Shanghai’s Fintech Company Lufax Said to Seek $1B at $15 Billion Value
December 2nd, 2015

Chinese peer-to-peer online lender Lufax is planning to raise $1 billion next year in an attemp to reach a value of between $15 and $20 billion.

Australian Startup Tyro Raises $100M and Aims to Become a Bank
November 30th, 2015

Tyro has raised $100 million from US Asset manager Tiger Global, Atlassian’s Mike Cannon-Brookes, and others. Now the company plans to apply to call itself a bank.

Robinhood Gives Zero-Fee Stock Trading
November 26th, 2015

US financial services company Robinhood has incorporated four companies, Quantopian, Rubicoin, StockTwits and Openfolio, to allow users of these platforms trade securities for free.

Blockchain Startup Everledger Wins Meffy Award
October 21st, 2015

Everledger, a London-based startup using the technology behind bitcoin to solve fraud issues, is the first blockchain firm to win a ‘Meffy’.

Australian Fintech Hub Stone & Chalk Is Ready to Digital Disruption
August 25th, 2015

Digital disruption is transforming the financial services industry. The growth of capital being invested in FinTech startups determines how technology and the Internet are radically changing the nature of money and financial services.

Envestnet Acquires FinTech Сompany Yodlee for $590 Million
August 13th, 2015

On Monday, Envestnet announced the purchase of financial management platform Yodlee in cash and stock for around $590 million.

The Open University Launches the FinTech Courses
August 11th, 2015

The Open University together with Innovate Finance and small businesses have started the FinTech courses.

Blockchain Investment Company Coinsilium to IPO on London’s AIM in August
July 15th, 2015

Coinsilium intends to IPO on London’s junior market.