F|T: The FinTech Times – 2019’s British FinTech boom

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Digital Finance Institute names Canada’s top 50 FinTech companies for 2019(BETAKIT)

The Digital Finance Institute has released its top 50 FinTech companies in Canada for 2019.

Banking startup N26 raises another $170 million at $3.5 billion valuation(TECHCRUNCH)

While it’s technically structured as a new round, the company considers the new funding as an extension of the Series D round.

FinTech start-up Curve valued at $250M after $55M investment(SILICONREPUBLIC)

While Curve offers a range of features that are similar to those we see many challenger banks offering, it does not require users to set up a current account.

Rob Maurin wants to replicate Wave’s success at Plooto(BETAKIT)

“Plooto really impressed me in being disciplined in its processes and clear on what they were looking for.”

Raisin picks up $28M backing from Goldman Sachs for its savings and investment marketplace(TECHCRUNCH)

Raisin, the FinTech startup that offers a pan-European marketplace for savings and investment products, has picked up additional funding.

Mogo, League partner for health insurance fraud protection solution(BETAKIT)

Vancouver-based FinTech Mogo and Toronto-based digital benefits platform League are teaming up to bring identity fraud protection to League users.

MyMoneyMantra raises ₹104 crore from Vaalon Cap(MINT)

Europe’s Vaalon Capital has picked up a minority stake in New Delhi-based MyMoneyMantra (MMM) for ₹104 crore, a senior company executive said in an interview.

Billie raises €30M for its B2B invoicing and payments platform(TECHCRUNCH)

Billie, the Berlin-based fintech startup that offers a B2B invoicing and payments platform, has raised €30 million in Series B funding.

Flybits secures $45 million CAD Series C for context-as-a-service platform(BETAKIT)

Toronto-based Flybits, a context-as-a-service platform for mobile apps, has closed a $45 million CAD ($35 million USD) Series C round.

Why FinTech companies keep launching their own banking products(FORBES)

Why are robo-advisors and other FinTech companies bothering with savings accounts? And what do they have to gain?

British FinTech booms as 2019 set to be a record year for UK investment(CITYAM)

The UK’s standout fintech sector has once again broken records, hitting a new high of $2.9bn (£2.3bn) in funding in the first six months of 2019.

Haus, the real estate startup founded by Garrett Camp, raises $7.1M(TECHCRUNCH)

Haus, a startup aiming to make home ownership more affordable and flexible, is announcing that it has raised $7.1 million in new funding.

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