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Buckzy bags $14.5m in Series A despite fintech funding famine

Buckzy has managed to secure $14.5m in a Series A funding round despite the market turmoil that has reduced fintech …

What could keep Dubai from becoming a cryptocurrency capital?

Dubai wants to become a cryptocurrency capital, but several challenges could keep the United Arab Emirates (UAE) city from achieving …

Cover Genius bags $70m Series D amidst insurtech investment drop

Cover Genius has secured $70m in a new funding round at the same time as the rest of the insurtech …

Klarna rival Tymit bags £23m round as BNPL industry keeps struggling

The buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) industry has had a really bad 2022. Market leader Klarna has suffered a down round that slashed …

What fintech experts hate that you get wrong about embedded finance

People get things wrong about embedded finance and fintech experts are tired of hearing their misconceptions. Moreover, those mistakes could …

Is this the end of buy-now-pay-later?

Buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) companies are staring into the abyss. After two years of explosive pandemic-fuelled growth, the sector has found itself …

“Shoot now, pay later”: Fintech has become the latest gun control battleground

Guns don't kill people; payment companies kill people. A firestorm has erupted in Washington D.C. after lawmakers made that claim …

Klarna CEO bullish despite tripling losses

Sebastian Siemiatkowski is "proud" of Klarna's latest results, despite the Swedish fintech heavyweight's losses having tripled in the last year. …

Block lawsuit over cybersecurity incident is the latest setback for Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey is not having a great week. Over the past four days, his friend Elon Musk has dragged him …

CTO Talk: Q&A with Andrey Korchak of Monite

Andrey Korchak is the CTO and co-founder of Monite. The Berlin-based fintech startup secured a €4.4m ($5m) funding round in …

Have a taste of this: OakNorth boosts board with Gousto founder hire

OakNorth Bank has just added some flavour to the fintech firm's leadership by appointing food box startup Gousto's founder as …

African fintechs enjoy record funding, but market volatility could stop the party

Is the African fintech bubble about to pop? The question may seem incongruous in the face of the smattering of …

FUEL bags €1.5m in funding as NFT bubble threatens to pop

Non-fungible tokens (NFT) were all the rage in 2021. Now, however, the craze is showing signs of slowing down. Some …

in3 bags $11.1m Series A to provide BNPL with a difference: “We don’t want to put people in debt”

Dutch startup in3 has its work cut out for it. The company has just picked up a $11.1m Series A …

Bank Midwest’s OnePlace.bank goes live with Finastra

Finastra has announced that Bank Midwest, an employee-owned bank with locations throughout Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota, has launched OnePlace.bank, a digital bank powered by Finastra, focused exclusively …

Sberbank receives court backing with debt recovery

Sberbank, a major Russian lender, is attempting to recoup loans from its former British affiliate worth about $138.6m, and a …

Experian and Virgin Money form partnership

Experian and Virgin Money have announced a strategic partnership to enhance Virgin Money’s digital customer experience by leveraging its suite of cloud-based technology. …

Wio Bank unveils new embedded finance services in the UAE

Wio Bank is introducing a new embedded finance service designed especially for the UAE’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). This …

Lloyds expands partnership with Visa

Lloyds Banking Group and Visa have announced the renewal and expansion of their 40-year partnership in the UK, as Visa …