• Mobile banking start up launches crowdfunding campaign

    The London-based fintech has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £500k Mobile banking start up Fiinu has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to supply the UK’s under-banked with accessible credit. The London-based fintech firm aims to take banking to the lower half of the UK’s population who ...
  • Inzura to expand globally

    A UK insurtech startup has raised $1m for global expansion Backed by top insurance executives, an UK-headquartered insurtech, Inzura, has raised $1m for global expansion. The startup raised the sum in its first ever major funding round, which it will use to accelerate international expansion. The initiative by the startup ...
  • Crowd funding campaign to recycle damaging plastic

    unWANTEDplastics will set up a recycling unit to recycle damaging plastic Plastic around the world is well-known to cause serious problems to the environment and humans directly and indirectly. Majority of plastic material is dumped in landfills and sea which, in turn, causes damage to the delicate ecosystem and humans. ...
  • China’s online retailer invests in Tiki.vn

    JD.com has invested in Vietnam’s Tiki.vn amid growing competition from Alibaba and Amazon in Southeast Asia China’s JD.com has invested in Vietnam’s Tiki.vn amid growing competition from multinationals such as Alibaba and Amazon in Southeast Asia. Vietnam forms part of JD.com’s latest strategic push in Southeast Asia after Alibaba and ...
  • Biosciences business raising funds through crowd funding

    A Cambridge-based biosciences business is raising funds through SyndicateRoom The power of crowd funding continues to drive businesses to achieve higher levels of growth and delivery of services. Startup or not, crowd funding has proven to be the game changer for businesses in the present times. It is also helping ...
  • Link to reduce number of ATMs in the UK

    The ATM management network plans to reduce the number of ATMs in the UK A measure by Link, the network which manages the UK’s ATM network, has decided to reduce the number of ATMs across the country. It plans to lower its fees to card issuers by 20% over the ...
  • Rasmala acquires Amazon’s space in Germany

    Dubai investment bank has purchased Amazon’s Germany logistics centres as it completes two simultaneous acquisitions in Germany Dubai investment bank, Rasmala, has acquired two new logistics real estates in Germany simultaneously under its strategy to expand its logistics real estate. It completed the acquisition through its asset management subsidiary, Rasmala ...
  • Brexit uncertainty already having an adverse impact on the UK’s financial sector

    A survey by the CBI has found that the UK’s status as a financial sector hub is threatened due to the uncertainty surrounding brexit The fear surrounding brexit is not without reason. Brexit is continuing to have its adverse impact on the UK at present, indicating an uncertain future for ...
  • European shares follow Asian markets, Wall Street downwards

    Shares across Europe are set for a weak start amid rising rate worries Shares across Europe are set for a weak start on rising rate worries. European shares are all set to follow a fall at Wall Street and across Asian markets. A number of factors triggered the fall in ...
  • Robinson Bank plans growth with capex plan

    Robinson Bank plans digital initiatives, branch expansion and cyber security measures Robinson Bank plans to allot P730 million (£9.98 million) for capital expenditures (capex). It plans to spend the sum on its digital initiatives, branch expansion and cyber security measures, Robinsons Bank President and Chief Executive Officer Elfren Antonio S. ...