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Alternative asset investing app Rally Rd bags $7m Series A

Online alternative investments platform Rally Rd has netted $7m in its Series A led by Upfront Ventures. Read more: fintech.global

Barclays considering Bitcoin trading desk

Barclays Plc has a fairly long history of putting down Bitcoin. Now, the financial institution looks to be changing its tune. Read more: bitcoinist.com

Why unbanked Egypt is ripe for a FinTech revolution

With bank accounts a relative rarity, Egypt could be a prime opportunity for new finance technologies. Read more: www.zdnet.com

Finastra ports mortgage services to the cloud with Microsoft Azure

Finastra is bringing its mortgage lending solutions to the cloud via Microsoft Azure. Read more: www.finextra.com

AI, Alt Lending lead B2B FinTech investments

Alternative lending and artificial intelligence startups lead the B2B FinTech investment activity of the week, with other firms operating in logistics, blockchain and T&E. Read more: www.pymnts.com

How can North America compete in global InsurTech boom?

North America (primarily the US) is leading the way in terms of the total value and number of deals, accounting for $1.24 billion and 46% of the deals last year. Read more: www.insurancebusinessmag.com

Will the real crypto ‘HODLers’ please stand up?

The volatility in crypto markets has been unforgiving, raising questions whether the long-term hold is still a good strategy. Read more: bitcoinist.com

Bitcoin Price Remains Above $7,100 as Market Gains $20 Billion

After its corrective rally from $6,500 to $7,500 came to an end, bitcoin experienced a two-day slump. Read more: www.ccn.com

Cybersecurity company Fyde launches out of stealth with $3m

Fyde, a cybersecurity company focused protecting mobile devices, has emerged from stealth with $3m in seed-stage funding. Read more: regtechanalyst.com

Kenna Security lands $25m in Bessemer-led round

Kenna Security, a San Francisco-provider of predictive cyber risk, has closed a $25m Series C funding round. Read more: regtechanalyst.com