Cornerstone Hires Vorto Trading Sales Team to Focus…

Cornerstone FS continues with its strategy of increasing its direct business by acquisition and team hires. The firm has appointed a new team, based in London, that will focus on high-net-worth individuals acquiring real estate…

SWIFT Appoints Cybersecurity Specialist Cheri McGuire as CTO

SWIFT has appointed Cheri McGuire as Chief Technology Officer, a cybersecurity specialist with experience in banking, big tech, and Homeland Security. Cheri McGuire, the former group chief information security officer of Standard Chartered, will join…

Astorg and Bridgepoint Acquire Fenergo Group

Astorg Partners, a French private equity company, and Bridgepoint, an alternative asset fund management company, have announced the acquisition of the Irish fintech company Fenergo Group. The investment companies have joined the growing list of…

Kuda Bank Raises $55 Million in Series B

Kuda Bank, the Nigerian-based fintech startup, has announced that it has raised $55 million in its Series B funding round that was led by Valar Ventures and Target Global along with other investors. The company…

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Snoop Raises £15 Million in Push to Smart…

Snoop, a platform that helps users with smart banking, has announced the raise of £15 million in Series A funding which would be used for growth and expansion in the coming months. The company was…

Matrixport Valued at over $1 Billion At End…

Matrixport, one of the fastest-growing digital assets firms in Asia, has announced the closing of its Series C funding round which has helped it to gain a valuation of over $1 billion within 2 years…

Airtel Africa Sells 7.5% Stake for $200 Million

Airtel Africa, the African branch of the Indian mobile and payments giant, has announced that it has sold a 7.5% stake in its company to the sovereign wealth fund of Qatar for $200 million. This…

Wirex Appoints Lloyds’ Head of Risk for Digital…

Wirex has appointed Diana Carrasco-Vime as the firm's first Non-Executive Director. Diana Carrasco-Vime, who is Head of Risk for Digital Channels at Lloyds Banking Group, is expected to bring her vast experience to help the…

Wealthfront Adds Grayscale Bitcoin and Ethereum Trusts to…

Wealthfront has announced the expansion of its range of investment offering to include hundreds of options, including two cryptocurrency trusts: Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) and Grayscale Ethereum Trust (ETHE). The asset management service is thus…

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NAGA listed on OTC Markets Group’s OTCQX Best…

Naga Group has qualified to trade on the OTCQX Best Market, operated by OTC Markets Group, a trading venue that has 11,000 U.S. and global securities listed for trading. Naga, which connects personal finance transactions…