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Bulgarian VC New Vision 3 invests in three FinTech companies

01 Apr 2020

The local ecosystem has been waiting for this moment for quite some time.Around a year after it signed a contract with their major limited partner – the governmental Fund of Funds, the early-stage…

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Tactics for the investor pitch

10 Mar 2020

As promised in my previous post about planning your fundraise (aka all the work you do leading up to this point) — here are some concrete, tactical tips for the creating & giving the pitch…

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5 little-talked-about tips for planning your fundraise

09 Mar 2020

So, in the first part of my fundraising tips series, here are some thoughts on important things to do before kicking off the process:1. Build the relationship — If you only remember one thing from…

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Wealthify added to Money Dashboard aggregation app

04 Mar 2020

Big congrats to our client Wealthify on the partnership with Money Dashboard. A perfect bundling of multi award winning FinTechs who are changing the consumer experience for savings and current…

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Doctor Care Anywhere (‘DCA’) today announces a joint venture agreement with AXA PPP

14 Feb 2020

Doctor Care Anywhere (‘DCA’) today announces a joint venture agreement with AXA PPP healthcare that will transform the way up to a million patients receive care in the UK. The agreement means…

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Unlocking Data Silos to reach the promised land of smart analytics

30 Jan 2020

A December 2019 paper by capital markets consultancy GreySpark Partners examined the potential for buy-side and sell-side firms to transform large quantities of big data into actionable intelligence…

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21 Jan 2020

Rocketing demand for digital governance solutions in the financial sector requires to boost its resources.The company facilitates the digitalisation of management tasks for financial…

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AkinovA Completes First Cyber Parametric Instrument Trade

09 Jan 2020

AkinovA, the electronic marketplace for the transfer and trading of re/insurance risk, successfully completed a first of its kind parametric cyber risk transfer on 23 December 2019. This transaction…

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The Mobility House supports Groupe Renault in realizing the first smart electric ecosystem on Porto Santo Island

11 Jun 2019

Groupe Renault and Empresa de Electricitade da Madeira (EEM) have joined forces to realize the world-first smart electric ecosystem, transforming the island of Porto Santo towards a smart fossil free…

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Deutsche Bank begins talks over merger with rival Commerzbank

11 Mar 2019

Deutsche Bank has begun tentative merger talks with rival Commerzbank, which would create Europe’s second biggest bank behind HSBC and fend off unwanted potential bidders such as French giant BNP…

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Private Equity – Acquisition Criteria Metrics

11 Mar 2019

We have previously reported that private equity, as an industry, is moving down market, increasingly investing in smaller deals. The question is, what company size ranges attract PE firms? In other…

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Cognizant Acquires Meritsoft, an Award-Winning Fintech Innovator in Post-Trade Processing

07 Mar 2019

Cognizant today announced it has acquired Meritsoft, a privately-held financial software company based in Dublin, Ireland. Meritsoft is best known for its FINBOS platform for post-trade processing,…

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