Monday, January 23, 2017

ENV unveils new FinTech incubator class

The new class features the program's first international participants, and includes startups looking to spread FinTech innovation to a range of verticals. Read more:

Big data, big opportunities for insurance

Insurers have to be upfront with consumers that there are risks involved, but remain open about how they plan on using their data - leaving no room for doubt. Read more:

Finagraph picks up $5m for SME risk data

Financial data startup Finagraph has raised $5m in round led by Moody’s Corporation the parent company of Moody’s Investors Service and Moody’s Analytics. Read more:

Credit Karma crosses the border to Canada

Credit Karma aims to arm Canadians with the knowledge of where they stand financially, as they believe everyone deserves to understand their finances. Read more:

QuantGroup pockets $73m for big data FinTech

Chinese big data FinTech company QuantGroup has raised $73m in a Series C round of funding led by Sunshine Insurance Group. Read more:

Europe’s financial institutions select Trifacta to wrangle data

Trifacta, the global leader in data wrangling, says strong growth in Europe has given it a substantial foothold in Europe’s financial services industry. Read more:

CEZ Group selects DataGenic to provide trading solution

CEZ Group selected DataGenic to replace a combination of in-house and third party applications with their award winning commodity data management solutions. Read more:

SinoBBD reshapes the Big Data industry

Internet Infrastructure Provider Beijing Big Data Group held a press conference to announce their strategy to build an "integrated" national data center cluster. Read more:

Fund data platform fundinfo lands HgCapital investment

Fund data and documents platform fundinfo has closed an investment from HgCapital’s Mercury Fund. The financial terms of the deal are undisclosed. Read more:

Peernove takes $4m for blockchain-based enterprise data

Blockchain-based enterprise big data startup Peernova has raised $4m of its ongoing Series B round. The investment comes from Zhejiang Zhongnan Holdings Group. Read more: