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Collibra, the Data Intelligence company, today announced $112.5 million in funding at a post-money valuation of $2.36 billion, bringing the company’s total venture funding to $345.5 million. The funding round was led by existing investors, ICONIQ Capital and Index Ventures, and Durable Capital Partners LP, an investment firm founded in 2019 by former T. Rowe […]

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While the Covid-19 crisis rages on, payments provide a lifeline for people, authorities and businesses alike. To ensure payments flow, Europe’s banking industry plays a much-needed role. Beyond the crisis and the immediate challenges, the European banking industry offers its view on how to build the next phase of the EU single market for payments. […]

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The Board of Directors of CDP Venture Capital (an asset management company owned 70% by CDP Equity and 30% by Invitalia) has resolved to invest, through the VentureItaly fund of funds, up to €21 million in Primo Space Fund, the first Italian fund focused on investments in startups in the Space Economy sector. Primo Space […]

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Zeux, the mobile fintech app to bring together payment functionality, zero added fee foreign exchange, investment and savings alternative options in one smartphone experience, has announced the launch of its physical VISA card to satisfy the growing appetite for a ‘phygital’ – physical and digital – banking experience. The fast-evolving fintech world has become a […]

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Blackfinch Group has announced that the Blackfinch Spring VCT has raised over £3.3 million to invest in a portfolio of technology and technology-enabled companies, since its launch in December. The Spring VCT has been a natural follow-on funder for the Blackfinch Ventures EIS Portfolios, which invests in technology-focused companies at the start of their growth […]

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Following the successful launch of its English course for pre-schoolers, Lingumi – the platform transforming how toddlers learn critical skills – has raised £4million to continue developing the world’s best teaching experience. It is also announcing the launch of daily free activity packs and videos for children and families, to support them during the COVID-19 outbreak, […]

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Dzing, a new to market electric money and payment institution has today announced the launch of its new mobile payment app, to allow international students, remote freelancers, overseas workers, and travellers, conduct financial services from their smart devices at high speed. Now available on Android and iOS, the Dzing app will offer its users a […]

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Fast-growing business intelligence and data analytics software developer Panintelligence has announced a partnership with a Boston-based fintech software firm. The partnership marks the first deal originated in the US for Panintelligence since the business established a Boston office in the city last year. Hound Software, which launched in Boston in 2017, specialises in the intelligent […]

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A syndicate of investors including Banque des Territoires, Caisse des Dépôts, Engie Rassembleur d’Énergies, A/O PropTech, and Groupe Casino have invested €6 million in Qarnot Computing to support its future growth.  Qarnot offers climate-conscious, high performance cloud computing – by selling cloud computing capacity to clients and uses the wasted heat generated from its computer […]

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Via, the company that provides digital infrastructure to power public mobility in cities around the world, announces today that it has raised a Series E financing led by EXOR. The financing values the company at $2.25B and will enable Via to advance its vision of efficient, accessible, and equitable public mobility. Via’s algorithm combines multiple […]

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A new study from Juniper Research has found that eCommerce merchant losses to online payment fraud will exceed $25 billion in 2024, from just of $17 billion in 2020, despite the ongoing implementation of SCA (Secure Customer Authentication) in Europe. The new research, Online Payment Fraud: Emerging Threats, Segment Analysis & Market Forecasts 2020-2024, found that […]

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SupaPass, an all-in-one website and app creation platform, has today announced the launch of its new product which makes it now possible for any business to launch its own Netflix style website and apps instantly. With millions of individuals and businesses globally needing a launch-ready, affordable content driven website and app, SupaPass is an innovative […]

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For an industry that has only been in existence for a little over two decades, online gambling has been one of the big success stories of our time. From a standing start, it is now worth around $50 billion a year with a predicted CAGR of 11.5% between now and 2025, There are a number […]

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Air Doctor, a technology platform providing a global medical outpatient network that connects travelers with local doctors, has raised a Series A funding round of $7.8 million from Kamet Ventures – the AXA-backed venture builder – and The Phoenix Insurance Company. Founded in 2016, Air Doctor puts travelers in control of their health by connecting […]

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Due to the current pandemic of social distancing, isolation and lockdowns, these have driven-up the use of financial apps in Europe by 72 per cent in a week, reveals deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. The sharp increase in the use of financial technology comes as the world readjusts to […]

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QVentures has launched a petition to the UK government to increase tax reliefs for the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) by an additional 30% for the next 12 months. QVentures is asking for the next year: ● EIS tax relief is increased from 30% to 60% ● SEIS tax relief […]

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Global talent investor Entrepreneur First (EF) has today announced its latest cohort of deep tech companies to investors and the public in a virtual alternative to the company’s flagship European Demo Day event. The online showcase, which comes amidst the ongoing social distancing measures announced in response to the global Covid-19 pandemic, highlights the talent […]

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Pruvo has closed $1.1min its seed funding round despite the tremendous impact Coronavirus has had on the travel industry. This round was led by SeedRocket 4Founders Capital from Spain, along with business Angels from Spain, UK, Netherlands and Israel. Pruvo is a service that helps travelers save money on hotel stays by rebooking when the […]

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Twinview – a brand new, digital twin platform – has launched to change the way buildings are managed and perform, helping to make them safer and more energy-efficient. Twinview is powered by cloud-based, 3D digital twins – digital replicas of physical buildings – which connect the virtual and the physical buildings with real-time analytical data. […]

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Lanistar, a new banking alternative fintech company, has launched today after securing a £2m seed-funding. The company, which is based in Hammersmith, formally launches with over 45 fulltime staff, with a further 150 support staff due to be added, and is founded by serial entrepreneur Gurhan Kiziloz who has stated his ambition to create a […]

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Fountech.Ventures, a next generation incubator for deep tech startups, has launched in the US and UK. The subsidiary company of Fountech.ai, a four-year-old international AI think tank and parent company to a number of specialist AI and deep tech firms, is based in Austin, Texas, US and originated in London, UK. Fountech.Ventures goes above and beyond […]

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Today, Advanced has announced it has acquired Tikit, a global legal, accounting and professional services software business, from BT Group plc (BT). This is the company’s fifth acquisition in twelve months, and reinforces Advanced’s ambition to become the number one provider of business software solutions in the UK while simultaneously extending its global footprint. Tikit is a […]

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From today, businesses will be able to apply for a 3-month extension for filing their accounts, according to a press release published by the UK Government. This joint initiative between the government and Companies House will mean businesses can prioritise managing the impact of Coronavirus. There are approximately 4.3 million businesses on the Companies House […]

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Chip, the clever fintech app that automatically saves up money for you, has announced that it has been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as an Authorised Payment Institution. The authorisation marks a major milestone for Chip, with the next step being an introduction of FSCS protected savings accounts through partner banks. The news […]

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Revolut, the fast growing fintech with more than 10 million customers in the UK and Europe, has today launched in the United States. Since hinting at a launch last year, Revolut has already attracted tens of thousands of U.S. customers. Revolut launched in 2015 with a vision to build a Financial Super App – a […]

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NexBotix, the Robot-Process-Automation (RPA) service, has officially launched in the UK. With a managed dashboard solution applied to specific business objectives, it means that only the right processes are automated and ROI can be delivered in as little as 30 days. NexBotix delivers a low-cost solution for businesses across finance and accounting, HR, IT, governance […]

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In response to the government announcement concerning UK schools closing from the end of lessons on the Friday 20th March, 2020 until further notice, Sophia – the on-demand, private tuition app – has launched one-on-one online tuition for the very first time across the UK. The move follows daily discussions, risk assessments and consultations with Sophia’s […]

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Notify Technology, the Newcastle-based health and safety software business, has completed a £370,000 investment round to drive product development and expand its team. The company has secured further funding from the North East Venture Fund (NEVF), which is supported by the European Regional Development Fund and managed by Mercia, alongside investment from its Chair, Jayne Archbold, and […]

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Barclaycard, which sees nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, will be rolling out the deployment of the new £45 contactless limit across UK retailers from 1 April 2020. The payments provider, which provides the technology to power over 150,000 terminals across the UK retail sector, is supporting the increased threshold to […]

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Today, the World Health Organisation WHO is launching a messaging service with partners WhatsApp and Facebook to keep people safe from coronavirus. This easy-to-use messaging service has the potential to reach 2 billion people and enables WHO to get information directly into the hands of the people that need it. From government leaders to health workers […]

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