financial services

Financial marketplace GoBear announces $80m funding

May 8, 2019 0

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Race is on for Grab, Ant Financial, WeChat to gain an edge in financial services

March 21, 2019 0

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Motif and Goldman Sachs launch new, co-branded indexes for better performing ETFs

March 7, 2019 0

Motif, the startup using machine learning to develop investment strategies for consumers and institutional investors, and Goldman Sachs, one of the world’s leading investment banks,

Revolut CFO resigns following money laundering controversy

March 1, 2019 0

This hasn’t been a good week for challenger bank Revolut. The company, which offers digital banking services and is valued at $1.7 billion, confirmed today

Alibaba’s Ant Financial buys UK currency exchange giant WorldFirst reportedly for around $700M

February 14, 2019 0

Ant Financial, the financial services behemoth affiliated with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has made its first big move into Europe. It’s acquired London-headquartered payments company

Thai fintech startup nets $6.5m pre-series A from Beacon VC

February 13, 2019 0

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Chat app Line injects $182M into its mobile payment business

February 4, 2019 0

Japanese messaging app company Line is pumping 20 billion JPY ($182 million) into its mobile payment business as it tries to turn things around following

Go-Jek makes first close of Series F round at $9.5B valuation

February 1, 2019 0

Go-Jek, the Indonesia-based ride-hailing company that is challenging Grab in Southeast Asia, has announced the first close of its Series F round, as TechCrunch reported

Alibaba’s alternative to the app store reaches 230M daily users

January 29, 2019 0

WeChat isn’t the only one doubling down on lite apps. Ever since China’s messaging titan introduced “mini programs” two years ago, a handful of its

Digital Garage teams up with Blockstream to develop blockchain financial services in Japan

January 22, 2019 0

The global crypto market may have tanked last year, but notable names have joined forces to develop Bitcoin and blockchain financial services in Japan, which