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CYBERA Raises Additional US$5M to Disrupt Financial Cybercrime

CYBERA Global Inc. has secured an additional US$5 million in what it says was an oversubscribed equity round led by Converge VC and New North Ventures. Founder Collective, Swiss venture capital firms Serpentine Ventures and CV VC, as well as

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UBS Venture Unit Leads New Wealthtech US$50M Series C Funding Round

New York-based asset management platform Ethic has closed a US$50 million Series C funding round led by the Jordan Park Group, with participation from UBS’ venture unit UBS Next. The round also saw participation from existing investors including Oak HC/FT,

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Top 16 Upcoming Fintech Events Taking Place in Q4 2022 in the US

Home to more than 150 fintech unicorns, the US is a fintech powerhouse and one of the world’s biggest fintech ecosystems. Given the country’s leading position in the global fintech scene, a number of large-scale events and conferences are being

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OneSpan’s Mobile Security Solution Snags the 2022 SC Award

Digital agreements security company OneSpan announced its Mobile Security Suite (MSS) has earned the coveted title of “Best Mobile Security Solution” for the 2022 SC Awards. Held by the CyberRisk Alliance and its flagship brand SC Media, the SC Awards

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FIS Rolls Out New Central Infrastructure Payment Solution

American multinational company FIS has launched its new central infrastructure payment solution, RealNet Central, to help central banks transform their markets to digital-first, real-time payment economies. With real-time payments increasing, many countries must either modernize outdated payments infrastructure or build

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The Super App Model May Not Be Suitable for the US Market

Super apps may be widely popular in Asia and quickly gaining ground in Africa and Latin America (LatAm), they have little chance to succeed in the US because of lacking consumer interest, cultural barriers as well as data privacy and

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Adyen Rolls Out Its Very Own Terminal Range Designed In-House

Dutch payments firm Adyen announced the launch of its first in-house designed terminals which was designed to facilitate diverse payment use cases. The terminal range marks the latest step forward in Adyen’s growing unified commerce offering. The devices run on

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UBS Invests in Tech Unicorn Bigpanda

UBS  announced it has invested in BigPanda, a leading artificial intelligence IT operations (AIOps) platform, through UBS Next, the firm’s strategic venture and innovation unit. As clients increasingly seek more digital services and business becomes more data driven, UBS is

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CME Group to Launch Euro-Denominated Bitcoin and Ether Futures

CME Group, the world’s leading derivatives marketplace, announced it plans to further expand its cryptocurrency derivatives offering with the introduction of Bitcoin Euro and Ether Euro futures on August 29, pending regulatory review. Designed to match their U.S. dollar-denominated counterparts,

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Meta: Digital Collectibles to Showcase NFTs on Instagram

Starting this week on Instagram, Meta is testing digital collectibles with select US creators and collectors to share NFTs that they have created or bought. Meta/Instagram started with the international expansion to 100 countries in Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East,

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