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Ratehub acquires MoneySense
The deal is expected to close on December 1, 2018, with Ratehub and MoneySense continuing to operate as distinct brands.
Insurance tech startup Clyde announced it has raised $3 million to reinvent the way companies offer product warranties to customers.
The zero-fee stock trading app and cryptocurrency exchange is bringing on a former Amazon finance exec to help the company prepare for an eventual public debut.
Chip raises £4 million for P2P push
UK savings app Chip has closed a £4 million crowdfund raise as it prepares to enter the P2P lending market.
Stripe, Revolut, and TransferWise are among the billion-dollar startups founded in Europe calling for a shakeup in how stock options are awarded across the continent.
Oriente, a Hong Kong-based business headed by Skype’s first employee, announced that it has raised a whopping $105 million.
The Digital Finance Institute has announced the winners of its 4th annual Canadian FinTech and AI Awards, which recognize banks, innovators, investors, advisory firms and law firms, FinTechs, impactors, and thought leaders across Canada.
British mobile bank Revolut has obtained licenses to operate in Japan and Singapore as it readies an expansion into Asia.
LearnLux raises $2M from Sound Ventures, Marc Benioff to help employees make financial decisions
Educational FinTech startup LearnLux has closed a $2 million seed round from Ashton Kutcher’s investment firm Sound Ventures, Benioff, Underscore VC and former Wealthfront CEO Adam Nash.
RBC said the digital investment advice service combines automation and advice to give users a quick investment portfolio recommendation online.
SimbaPay announced that Family Bank Limited, a bank located in Kenya, has partnered with the London-based FinTech to launch an instant money transfer service from Kenya to China through WeChat.
One of the year’s largest FinTech investments in Southeast Asia has closed after Philippines-based Voyager announced it raised $215 million.
Even as cryptocurrencies are getting crushed, Amazon sees plenty of opportunity with blockchain technology.
China’s biggest chat app WeChat is set to make its payments service more ubiquitous in Japan, a popular outbound destination for Chinese tourists.
Digital money transfer platform TransferWise has opened access to its API, allowing Canadian businesses to integrate TransferWise into their workflows.