USA

MoneyLion Acquires MALKA Media to Accelerate Customer Growth

US-based neobank MoneyLion announced that it has acquired MALKA Media Group, a rapidly growing creator network and content platform. The acquisition builds on a four-year partnership between both entities. MALKA’s content engine as well as MoneyLion’s personalization technology and financial

Read More

Investment Firm Paradigm Launches New US$2.5 Billion Crypto Fund

Paradigm, a crypto-focused investment firm based in San Francisco, announced a new US$2.5 billion venture fund to continue funding next generation crypto companies and protocols. The firm said that the size of the fund is reflective of crypto being the most

Read More

SafeBreach Secures US$53.5 Million in Series D Funding Round

Breach and attack simulation startup SafeBreach announced that it has raised US$53.5 million in Series D funding, bringing the company’s total funding to over US$106 million. Led by Sonae IM and Israel Growth Partners (IGP), the round was also joined

Read More

Google Invests US$1 Billion in CME Group, Signs Cloud Migration Deal

Google has made a US$1 billion equity investment in CME Group, a diverse derivatives marketplace, and signed a 10-year strategic partnership to accelerate latter’s move to the cloud. Under the agreement, CME Group will migrate its technology infrastructure to Google

Read More

Socure Secures US$450 Million Series E Fundraise at US$4.5 Billion Valuation

Socure, a provider of digital identity verification and fraud solutions, announced its significantly oversubscribed US$450 million Series E funding round at a US$4.5 billion valuation. The company achieved a US$4.5 billion valuation just seven months after its US$1.3 billion Series

Read More

Bottomline Acquires Bora Payment Systems for US$15 Million

Bottomline, a provider of financial technology that makes complex business payments simple, smart and secure, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Bora Payments Systems for US$15 million in cash. Bora Payment Systems is a B2B card payment platform

Read More

Trade Finance Platform Drip Capital Raises US$175 Million

Drip Capital, a digital cross-border trade finance platform for small and medium businesses (SMBs), announced that it has raised US$175 million to power its next phase of growth. Funds raised include a US$40 million Series C investment and US$135 million

Read More

Digital Currency Group Raises US$700 Million From Softbank, Google’s Capital G

Digital Currency Group (DCG) announced that it has closed a secondary investment round by selling more than US$700 million of its shares and is now valued at US$10 billion. SoftBank’s Vision Fund II and Latin American Fund led a syndicate of

Read More

PayPal Launches Mobile POS Solution “Zettle Terminal” for Small Businesses

PayPal announced the launch of the Zettle Terminal, its new, all-in-one point of sale solution that offers increased mobility in-store for small businesses. The Zettle Terminal will now be available in the UK beginning and will continue to roll-out across

Read More

American Express Launches Fully Digital Business Checking Account for SMEs

American Express has introduced its new Business Checking account designed for small and mid-sized (SME) businesses in the United States. This fully digital Business Checking account offers a secure, high-yield, and low fee digital banking experience with a competitive APY

Read More