Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Acorns reaches $860m valuation through Series E, signs CNBC deal

Smart investment startup Acorns has hit an $860m valuation through a Series E round amid signing a partnership with tv news channel CNBC. Read more: member.fintech.global

Revolut to create global licensing team

Revolut has shared plans to build a 'global licensing team', responsible for securing banking, trading and credit licences in multiple markets around the world, Read more: www.finextra.com

Spanish neobank Bnc10 readies for launch

Bnc10 is a new digital bank gearing for launch in Spain, and has just made its waiting list available. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

How can robo-advisors stand out from the pack?

In a crowded robo-advisor marketplace, having different models or pricing is not a differentiator, it’s how you interact with customers that will aid success, Read more: fintech.global

Italian FinTech Objectway acquires Algorfin

Objectway, a software developer for the wealth and asset management industries, has acquired Algorfin for an undisclosed amount. Read more: member.fintech.global

Australia’s Volt Bank wins banking licence

Australia's Volt Bank has become the first of a rash of putative digital challengers to win a fully-fledged banking licence, paving the way for a full-scale Read more: www.finextra.com

Certify launches procurement tool to improve spend management

Certify, a leading provider of financial management software, has launched Certify Purchasing, a new solution for finance professionals. Read more: www.finextra.com

Robo-advisers are growing in popularity, but are still only at the...

Opportunities are rapidly increasing for robo-advisers, but the market needs an ‘awful lot more collaboration’, according to a panel at the Global WealthTech Summit 2018. Read more: fintech.global

Buck announces UK launch of pensions consulting services

Pension and benefits services provider, Buck, has launched into the UK to offer consulting, administration, and technology solutions to businesses and Read more: www.consultancy.uk

GoCo raises $7m in its Series A led by ATX

HR and benefits platform GoCo has raised $7m for its Series A round which was led by ATX Seed Ventures, the investment arm of SME product provider UpCurve. Read more: member.fintech.global