A new survey conducted by Digital Finance Forum (DFF), a network and lobbying group for fintech founders in the UK, has found that two out of three British fintech founders don’t think the views of their sector are properly considered in policy and regulatory circles. The survey also reveals that nine out of ten founders […]
This week, we talk about some of the biggest stories in European tech from the past week, including the $230 million funding round for HMD, Apple antitrust updates, France looking into TikTok, and some news from the fintech department, namely from Revolut, Holvi, and N26. Later in the show, you’ll hear an interview with Kristine Kornilova, communication project manager of Latvia’s Printful.
Banking technology company Thought Machine has secured an additional $42 million in funding for the series B round of funding it announced last March, which is due to close at a total of $125 million in early August. Eurazeo Growth is leading the extension, with British Patient Capital and Thought Machine customer SEB also coming […]
Brussels-based fintech scale-up Unifiedpost has secured north of €10 million in fresh funding – from mostly existing investors – to spur growth. Rumoured to have been considering an IPO in recent times, the company has also announced a (voluntary) early conversion of a majority of its outstanding convertible bonds, resulting in an overall increase in […]
Moneybox, a saving and investing app in the UK, has secured £30 million in Series C funding and also announced a crowdfunding campaign to bring its customers on board. The VC round was led jointly by Eight Roads and CNP, with participation from Breega and existing investors. The new investments will help Moneybox “build on […]
Opera Software, the Norwegian (but now Chinese-owned) company that’s been in the business of making browsers and applications since 1994, this morning announced that it will soon be launching its first consumer fintech offering for the European market. To enable that, the company has acquired the fully-digital neobank Fjord Bank, a Lithuania-based startup that was […]
UK fintech startup Nude, creator of an app that helps users save money to buy their first home, has raised £3.3 million following the launch of a Seedrs campaign, which is targeting £3.5 million in total. The crowdfunding campaign garnered investment from the government’s Future Fund. Founded last year in Glasgow, the company provides savings […]