Today In Digital-First Banking: German Neobank N26 Eyes IPO With New CFO; Goalsetter Lands $3.9 Million Seed Investment  

In today’s top digital-first banking news, German neobank N26 has hired a new chief financial officer (CFO) as it eyes a future initial public offering (IPO), while FinTech app Goalsetter has raised $3.9 million in a seed round. Plus, Grab has reportedly chosen Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan Chase to underwrite a possible IPO. German … Read more

Digital Family Content Solution Emortal Raises More Than £1.3 Million Through Crowdcube Campaign

Emortal, a UK-based digital family content solution, has successfully secured more than £1.3 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The funding round, which originally sought to raise £1 million, has already attracted over 260 Crowdcube investors. Founded in 2007, Emortal enables families to… Read More The post Digital Family Content Solution Emortal Raises … Read more

Overfunding: Stadium Industry Mobile Payment Provider SwipeStation Quickly Surpasses £250,000 Funding Target Through Seedrs Round

  Less than three years after raising £644,768 Through its previous equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, SwipeStation, a click and collect service that allows users to create an order from anywhere in sports stadiums, has returned to the funding platform and quickly surpasses £250,000 investment… Read More The post Overfunding: Stadium Industry Mobile Payment Provider … Read more

Ant Group and CIMB Owned Online Wallet Provider TNG Digital Is Reportedly Planning to Secure $150M to Support Expansion Efforts

TNG Digital, the digital wallet provider that was launched via a joint initiative between CIMB Bank and China’s Ant Financial (now Ant Group), is reportedly planning to secure $150 million in capital according to a recent report from Reuters. The Malaysian digital wallet operator, owned… Read More The post Ant Group and CIMB Owned Online … Read more

NASAA Tells Biden Administration to “Pause on the further expansion and deregulation of the private offering marketplace”

The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) is distributing a letter sent to the Biden Administration asking the new President to “pause on the further expansion and deregulation of the private offering marketplace.” This includes exemptions created by the JOBS Act – a bill signed… Read More The post NASAA Tells Biden Administration to “Pause … Read more

Mobile Payments App Venmo to Provide Merchants Ways to Reach Highly Social Millennials via its Social Feed, Rewards, Payouts

The team at Venmo, a mobile payment service created by PayPal, notes that their platform began as a social peer-to-peer payments tool for friends and family members to split their meal or share an “unforgettable experience.” The Venmo team confirms that several years ago, they… Read More The post Mobile Payments App Venmo to Provide … Read more

Overfunding: UK Proptech BlockDox’s Seedrs Campaign Quickly Surpasses £125,000 Funding Target

  BlockDox, a UK-based proptech, has quickly raised its initial £125,000 funding target through its Seedrs campaign. The funding round, which recently made its debut on the equity crowdfunding platform, has already attracted nearly 50 Seedrs investors so far. Founded in 2015, BlockDox describes itself as… Read More The post Overfunding: UK Proptech BlockDox’s Seedrs Campaign … Read more