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Nigerian online-only bank startup Kuda raises $1.6M

Nigerian fintech startup Kuda — a digital-only retail bank — has raised $1.6 million in pre-seed funding. The Lagos and London-based company recently launched the...

Klarna raises $460 million, looks to expand its payments presence in...

Swedish payments provider Klarna has announced a new round of equity funding, adding $60 million at a post-money valuation of $5.5 billion, which makes...

Formget security lapse exposed thousands of sensitive user-uploaded documents

If you’ve used Formget in the past few years, there’s a good chance we know about it. Formget bills itself as an online form maker...

Flybits nabs $35M to build consumer recommendation engines for the financial...

Financial service companies like banks have seen some of their business cannibalised over the years with the rise of digital-based alternatives — often in...

Step raises $22.5M led by Stripe to build no-fee banking services...

The smartphone revolution has well and truly disrupted the world of banking. A wide range of startups have cropped up that have completely removed...

7.7 million LabCorp records stolen in same hack affecting Quest

LabCorp is the latest laboratory testing giant this week to confirm it’s affected by the same third-party data breach. The Burlington, North Carolina-based medical giant...

Partnering with Visa, emerging market lender Branch International raises $170 million

The San Francisco-based startup Branch International, which makes small personal loans in emerging markets, has raised $170 million and announced a partnership with Visa to...

China wants its rural villages to go cashless by 2020

Residents of even the tiniest far-flung villages in China may soon be able to pay on their phones to run daily errands as Beijing...

WeChat is quietly ranking user behavior to play catch-up with Alibaba

Over one billion people leave behind trails of information on WeChat every day as they use the messenger to chat, read, shop, hail rides,...

President Bolsonaro should boost Brazil’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

Romero Rodrigues Contributor More posts by this contributor Brazil’s fintech boom offers new vertical opportunities for investors Brazil’s tech-sector...