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Danish neobank Lunar Way secures EUR13m

Lunar Way, a Denmark-based company raised EUR 13 million in a funding round led by existing SEED Capital. The...

BUSINESS

IHS Markit teams with blockchain start-up Cobalt

IHS Markit has partnered up with Cobalt by taking a minority stake in the foreign exchange tech firm to develop a blockchain-based...

Acorns raises $105m in Series E Funding; signs content deal with...

Mobile app-based savings and investment platform, Acorns has raised $105 million in Series E funding, led by NBC Universal and Comcast Ventures.

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SECURITY

AXA IM and Dreams team up to help millennials invest

AXA Investment Managers has made a strategic partnership with Stockholm-based mobile savings and investment platform Dreams, aiming to provide millennials investment services.

Vocalink CEO Stoddart to move across to parent company Mastercard

Mastercard has announced the appointment of VocaLink CEO Paul Stoddart as president, New Payment Platforms. David Yates who earlier...

Online lender Better Mortgage raises $70m

Digital mortgage company Better Mortgage has closed its Series C funding round with $70 million from investors led by American Express...

Westpac to close 22 bank branches in suburbs

Westpac has announced the closure of 22 bank branches as more customers are moving online for banking.

Israel Discount Bank introduces Siri shortcuts in its iOS app

Israel Discount Bank has added a range of Siri shortcuts into its iOS app giving customers the freedom to carry out transactions...

J.P. Morgan buys stake in pensions startup Smart Pension

J.P. Morgan's US-based strategic investment group has taken a strategic equity investment in London-based pensions tech startup Smart Pension.

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Starling Bank introduces gambling blocker tech

Starling bank introduces its gambling blocker tech which allows the customers with addiction problems to block the betting transactions from their bank accounts. As an...

China’s first digital-only bank WeBank opens fintech research centre

China's first digital-only bank WeBank has teamed up with Singapore's Nanyang Technology University (NTU) for a fintech research centre to develop machine-generated...

PNC, IBM team up with health insurers on blockchain project

PNC Bank and IBM Corp have teamed up with a group of health insurers including CVS Health Corp’s Aetna to create a...

Google brings-in ‘Style Ideas’, to grab online shopping market share

Online shoppers! Happy days are here again, with your ever-familiar Google Search now coming up with an additional feature in its image search feature...

ING sets up analytics academy to brush up employees’ data skills

Dutch banking giant ING is building an 'analytics academy' to help its employees with their data skills. The academy...

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Danish neobank Lunar Way secures EUR13m

Lunar Way, a Denmark-based company raised EUR 13 million in a funding round led by existing SEED Capital. The...

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