Santander InnoVentures has joined a $6 million funding round for PayJoy, a San Francisco-based startup working to help underbanked people buy smartphones.
Exchange operator Nasdaq has struck a $705 million deal to buy eVestment, a data, content and analytics platform for institutional investors.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia has joined Telstra, the Federal Government, the New South Wales Government and the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in an $83 million venture to found Australia’s first quantum computing company.
Hyper Anna, a Sydney-based Australian start-up that provides financial services organisations with a virtual data scientist which is available at the touch of a button, has secured a $16 million series A funding round.
TransferWise is preparing a $60 million capital raise that will see its value sail up to the $1.5 bilion mark, according to a report on Sky News.