ZenBusiness makes an effort in expanding fintech offerings by acquiring Austin-based startup Joust last Thursday, July 30. The data management company announced the acquisition but terms of the deal were not disclosed to the public yet. ZenBusiness has been pushing...
Episode Six, a U.S.-based payments technology provider, announced Wednesday it has secured a $7 million funding commitment from numerous investors in a recently closed Series A funding. The round was led by HSBC, with the participation of Mastercard and...
Personal financial management startup Lanistar received a £15 million capital funding from Milaya Capital, as it gears towards commercial launch in the fourth quarter this year. The capital funding from Milaya Capital provides VC a 10 percent stake in the...
Hong Kong's AMTD, the digital finance arm of AMTD Group, is set to make its third Singapore fintech acquisition this year through the purchase of a controlling stake in FOMO Pay, a one-stop mobile payment platform provider. “Payment is the...
Hong Kong-based financial technology platform Qupital announced its agreement with global e-commerce company eBay to provide financing services in Greater China. The company is expanding its reach to one of the fastest-growing markets in Greater China and tapping businesses to...
Credit-focused startup Upgrade received a 40 million-dollar funding from the Series D round led by Santander InnoVentures, said Tech Crunch. This brings its valuation up to $1 billion, according to the company. Upgrade is known for offering services related to...
New York-based Wahed, a digital Islamic investment platform, announced Monday it has raised $25 million in a funding round led by Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures, a venture capital investment arm of Saudi Aramco. The round included participation from new investors...
In the move to facilitate the growth of emerging startups in Europe, global payments company Mastercard announced the launch of Fintech Express on June 2. The Fintech Express program will enable businesses to add payment solutions, set digital-first services, and...
Los Angeles, California-based financial technology platform Stackin’ successfully raised $12.6 million in a Series B investment round. The text-messaged based financial platform’s recent funding was led by Octopus Ventures. Apart from Octopus Ventures, the Series B financing round saw participation...
In an effort to digitize its bank, Swiss investment banking giant UBS Group is set to launch a venture fund targeting fintech companies overturning traditional banking. According to a report from Bloomberg, the Swiss wealth manager has prepared “hundreds of...

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