Sunday, March 24, 2019

Yolt’s In-App Partnership with MoneySuperMarket Goes Live

Yolt has released new spending insights that highlight just how much monthly bills can add up, with a large portion going toward utilities costs. Read more: thefintechtimes.com

U.S. Insurtech Corvus Launches Smart Cyber Excess Insurance Policy with $10...

Corvus, a U.S.-based InsurTech startup, announced last week the launch of its Smart Cyber Insurance product lines. Read more: crowdfundinsider.com

BNP Paribas Fortis dreams up Didid app for savings

Belgium-based BNP Paribas Fortis, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, has unveiled its Didid app to offer savers a dreamy option. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Philippine-based InsurTech Startup Gets $1m Seed Funding from Sage Venture, Talino...

Philippine-based InsurTech startup Saphron has completed a US$1m seed funding with Sage Venture and Talino Venture Labs. Read more: techinasia.com

Stash Scores $65 Million; Launches Stock-Back Rewards

With the stock market in rally mode and up significantly from the Christmas Eve lows, micro-investing fintech startup Stash is celebrating the occasion with a $65 million fundraising. Read more: www.finovate.com

In Brief: Chinese Digital Lender Nets Series C Funding, Brings Valuation...

Lufax, a Chinese online wealth management and retail-lending technology platform, has completed a US$1.3 billion series C fundraise, bringing its estimated valuation to US$39.4 billion. Read more: techinasia.com

CXA Nabs $25m Fresh Capital, Welcomes New Strategic Partners

Singapore-based healthtech platform CXA announced that it raised US$25 million in a recent fundraising round. Read more: techinasia.com

UK InsurTech Sector Gets New Legal Resource

The UK Insurtech Board has unveiled a toolkit of legal documents designed to make it easier for ambitious insurance technology startups to forge commercial relationships with corporate partners. Read more: finextra.com

Mastercard Acquires Ethoca to Reduce Digital Commerce Fraud

Just days after announcing its acquisition of global cross-border account-to-account money transfer network, Transfast, credit card giant Mastercard announced on Tuesday it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ethoca, a global provider of technology solutions that help merchants and card issuers collaborate in real-time to quickly identify and resolve fraud in digital commerce. Read more: crowdfundinsider.com

Small Exchange picks Eventus Systems for market surveillance

Eventus Systems, Inc, a leading global trade surveillance and market risk platform provider, and the Small Exchange, a new futures exchange (pending regulatory approval) backed by award-winning innovators focused on retail customers, announced today that Eventus will provide the exchange with its mission-critical real-time market surveillance system. Read more: www.finextra.com