UK fintech startup Smarterly snags £7 million to help employees automatically save and invest their income

Smarterly, a London-based fintech startup that allows employees to invest and save directly through their payroll, has raised £7 million to expand the business through the UK. The round was led by family office Major Oak, which invested £5 million; existing angels and crowdfunders chipped in the rest. Individual Savings Accounts (ISA) let British citizens […]


Cambridge-based Featurespace raises £30 million to help enterprise combat financial fraud

Featurespace, a Cambridge-based developer of analytics software to help enterprise combat fraud, has raised £30 million in a funding round led by Merian Chrysalis Investment Company, with support from existing investors. Founded in 2008, the fintech company invented ‘adaptive behavioral analytics,’ which learns the normal patterns of individuals so that any anomalies in behavior stand […]

Bitcoin Suisse

Swiss crypto finance startup Bitcoin Suisse raises nearly €20 million from ‘friends & family’ in ongoing Series A

With aspirations of becoming a Swiss bank, Zug-based fintech startup Bitcoin Suisse has announced its first-ever fundraise, a Series A round that has garnered CHF 20 million (€19 million) from ‘friends and family’ so far. Led by Swiss banker Roger Studer and the Studer family office, the round will remain open until mid-June 2020, accepting […]


UK fintech startup Countingup gets £4 million for app that combines banking and accounting for SMB

Countingup, a London-based digital bank and bookkeeping software for small businesses, has raised £4 million in bridge funding, led by ING Ventures with co-investment from Triple Point, CVentures and BiG Start Ventures. Founder and CEO Tim Fouracre is a chartered accountant who spent nearly a decade building cloud accounting software at Clear Books. Seeing how […]