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Sep 14, 2022

SteelEyeLondon-based data analytics firm SteelEye has raised $21 million to finance its international expansion plans.

Aug 31, 2022

AcquisitionRisk analytics provider Numerix has been bought by private equity (PE) firm Genstar Capital.

Jun 29, 2022

Venture capitalLondon-based fintech Further has launched an investment platform aiming to make venture capital (VC) funds more accessible to retail investors.

Jun 22, 2022

Germany1Upvest, the Berlin-based startup which provides connectivity to asset managers looking to offer crypto investment products to their clients, has secured €40 million in a series B fundraising effort.

Apr 20, 2022

CryptocurrenciesUS-based online trading app Robinhood is set to enter the UK market after agreeing to acquire London-based crypto company Ziglu.

Apr 13, 2022

European Commission buildingThe European Commission (EC) has unveiled a platform designed to improve the communication between fintech startups and financial regulators.

Dec 01, 2021

Ucits approvedUcits funds will need to overcome regulatory barriers and enable more efficient distribution to maintain their dominance, suggests new research.

Oct 13, 2021

london stock exchangeThe London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has invested in UK fintech Finbourne as part of a strategy to provide digital data services to fund managers.

Sep 22, 2021

ESG worldThe UK’s Investment Association is to lead a number of UK fintechs specialising in ESG on a virtual trade delegation to the US in a bid to promote the country’s sustainable finance market.

Aug 04, 2021

Blockchain technologyVienna-based digital investment platform Bitpanda is to invest €10 million in the launch of a blockchain research and development hub.

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Roundtable: The digital transformation opportunity

The funds industry is looking at adopting new types of technology, from automation to ESG reporting, blockchain and tokenisation. A FundsTech roundtable in March explored how these will revolutionise the sector.

Regulation: Panel calls for simplicity in ESG reporting

The industry accepts the need for more rigour in ESG fund reporting, but the work will be pointless if investors don’t understand the end result. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Tokenisation: The incredible potential of tokenisation

Tokenisation offers a new generation of investors access to a wide range of asset classes. But a lack of analysts is one reason why the market may not be ready for the possibilities, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Cryptocurrencies: Crypto funds face long wait for regulatory approval

While crypto currencies forge onwards, access for investors who prefer to invest through regulated vehicles remains muted. A wait-and-see stance by regulators lies at the centre of this, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Artificial Intelligence: For explainable AI, look in the white box

The rise in AI investing parallels A growing need to understand how computers make decisions, writes Lynn Strongin Dodds.

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