Thursday, June 29, 2017


ThinkMarkets buys FX trading mobile app Trade Interceptor

ThinkMarkets has acquired Trade Interceptor, the world’s most searched-for trading analysis app. Read more:

Accern nabs $1.2m for AI financial news curation

Financial news curation platform Accern has raised $1.2m in a Seed round. Read more:

AngelList just launched full-fledged venture funds

According to AngelList, the startup funding platform, the number of companies being minted continues to exceed the numbers of funds that can support them. Read more:

Blockchain-based VC fund lets anyone become a startup investor

BitcoinGrowthFund uses advanced blockchain technology and issues tokens, which represent each digital investments in the fund. Read more:

Mizuho builds blockchain trade finance platform with IBM

Japan’s Mizuho Financial Group, subsidiary bank Mizuho and IBM Japan are jointly building a blockchain platform for trade financing. Read more:

Metori selects QuantHouse to automate trading portfolio

QuantHouse announced that Metori Capital Management has selected QuantFACTORY to automate its trading portfolio. Read more:

Robo-advisor StashAway gets approval to manage portfolios

Singapore-based FinTech startup StashAway has received in-principle approval for its Retail Fund Management from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). Read more:

Finvale scoops up $500,000 for trader tools marketplace

Russian FinTech marketplace for traders Finvale has picked up $500,000 in funding. Softline Seed Fund led the round with Da Vinci Capital also participating. Read more:

Deutsche Bank buys 12.5% stake in TrustBills

Banking giant Deutsche Bank is making an investment in the FinTech space and taking a 12.5% stake in trade receivables marketplace TrustBills. Read more:

Funderbeam grabs €2m for startup stock exchange

Blockchain-based trading and investment platform Funderbeam has picked up €2m from Japanese investor and incubator Mistletoe. Read more: