Tuesday, April 24, 2018


Vanguard joins FinTech company for German market push

World’s second-biggest fund manager plans to open Frankfurt office this year Read more: www.ft.com

How AI is transforming trade settlements

Banks are investing heavily in disruptive technologies to boost operational efficiencies. Read more: www.finextra.com

Algo Trader eyes the blockchain market, following recent funding close

Algo Trader hopes to become the preferred supplier for professional traders with anything traded on the blockchain, according to Algo Trader founder and CEO Andy Flury. Read more: fintech.global

Will BlackRock’s algorithms beat the fund managers?

Larry Fink’s firm hopes to build a ‘quant’ powerhouse through its active equities arm. Read more: www.ft.com

Robinhood said to close $350m funding at $5.6bn valuation

Free stock trading platform Robinhood has reportedly closed a $350m new round of funding which values the company at $5.6bn. Read more: fintech.global

BondMason collects £1.85m, oversubscribing by 50%

Direct lending investment platform BondMason has collected £1.85m in its funding round, 50 per cent more than its initial target. Read more: fintech.global

K2 Global founder Ozi Amanat on his global tech investments

K2 Global founder Ozi Amanat shares how he became a stockholder in multiple global tech brands and his plans about building up the Singapore ecosystem. Read more: www.techinasia.com

BNP Paribas launches global investment fund

EXCLUSIVE - Paris-based BNP Paribas announced this week that it has launched a startup investment fund, and called this move the final piece in its, Read more: bankinnovation.net

Trizic closes $10m Series A round led by Sorenson

Digital workflow and automation company Trizic has closed a $10m Series A venture round led by Sorenson Ventures. Read more: fintech.global

SALI Fund Management bags growth equity from Long Ridge affiliates

SALI Fund Management, a turn-key solution developer for insurance dedicated funds, has received an undisclosed growth capital investment from, Read more: fintech.global