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Apollo Insurance Solutions has officially launched its small business insurance subscription through its ecommerce platform, which allows small business clients to quote and purchase insurance products online.
UK FinTech Jaja pays $671 million in cash to acquire the Bank of Ireland’s UK credit card business(TECHCRUNCH)
Jaja will also become the consumer credit card issuer for the Bank’s UK business and the AA.
The continent’s FinTech firms have grown to 491 from 301 in 2017, while the $132.8 million raised in 2018 has been the sector’s best-ever year.
The company launched its platform in April, the same month the company closed a $1.75 million CAD Seed round.
Razer, the Singapore-based company best known for its gaming laptops and peripherals, announced a partnership with Visa to develop a Visa prepaid solution.
“I wouldn’t trust Facebook to hold my house keys, and yet I think its libra cryptocurrency effort is exactly the right move for it to make.” – Kara Swisher
Montreal-based Dfuse, a startup that aims to help web developers build high-performing applications through blockchain, announced it has raised $4.5 million CAD in an oversubscribed Seed round.
Open operates as a neo-bank that offers nearly all the features of the bank with additional tools to serve the needs of a business.
Blend Labs Inc. said it has raised $130 million in a new late-stage round of funding to hire more people, invest in new technologies and broaden its suite of consumer lending products.
Digital rewards platform WeGift announced that it has raised €4 million in Series A funding, led by Fred Destin at Stride.VC, who is also joining the company’s board of directors.