FinTech startup powering Thomson Reuters’ investment tool

A Boston-based financial tech startup got a big boost Tuesday when Thomson Reuters unveiled a new data tool that's based on its technology. Read more: www.bizjournals.com

Visa, Amazon partner to bring better data to B2B clients

Visa and Amazon have partnered together to enable more transparency in transaction data for Amazon Business account holders. Read more: bankinnovation.net

Chinese credit assessment startup Wecash lands $80m

Chinese online credit evaluation platform Wecash has raised $80m in a Series C round of funding from local investors. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Perfios nabs $6.1m to crunch data for banks

FinTech data startup Perfios has raised $6.1m in a Series A round from Bessemer Venture Partners. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Quint Group secures £10m for refinancing

Quint Group has secured £10m to fund its recapitalisation. The Group operates a number of FinTech properties including price comparison site MoneyGuru.com. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

BBVA creates global head of data role

BBVA has installed veteran David Puente as global head of data. Read more: www.finextra.com

Open source data: The last FinTech frontier

In the early days, programmers and software developers shared their creations learned from each other and advanced computing. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Financial data spending rises to record $27bn

Investors and businesses spent more than $27bn (£22bn) on financial market data last year, the highest total ever. Read more: www.cityam.com

Big Squid grabs $3m to predict business scenarios

Predictive analytics firm Big Squid has landed $3m in a seed funding round led by Silverton Partners and Kickstart Seed Fund. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

JuanCredit, the first credit scoring system in the Philippines

The Philippines is an interesting country to study. Read more: www.e27.co