Kabbage, the US online lender for small businesses, has secured a $250 million investment from Japan's Softbank.
Mobile identity scoring startup Juvo has raised a $40 million Series B funding round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Wing Venture Capital.
Fiinu, a UK startup building a "blockchain-friendly" bank has added a pair of senior financial services industry veterans to its board.
The Committee for Sydney, an independent think tank championing the Australian city's potential as an economic hub, is calling for fresh impetus from the NSW Government to boost the fintech ecosystem.
DueCourse, a fintech startup in the crowded invoice financing space has gone into administration less than a year after pulling in a £6.5 million funding round.
Tennis champ Andy Murray is one of tens of thousands of investors to have pledged to join a multi-million pound crowdfunding round for digital banking outfit Revolut.
Royal Bank of Scotland is in line to spend a maximum of £885 million on funding fintech startups and challenger banks under a compromise agreement between the European Commission and the UK Government over the bank's state aid bail-out.
Visa has made a strategic investment in Marqeta as part of a wider multi-year global partnership with the open API card issuing and processing platform.
British AI-based personal finance chatbot Cleo has raised £2 million in a funding round led by Robin Klein at VC firm LocalGlobe and joined by Skype founder Niklas Zennström
Santander Global Corporate Banking has turned to UK startup BiBox to help it more quickly and easily integrate technology from fintech startups.
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