Saturday, December 5, 2020


Peernove takes $4m for blockchain-based enterprise data

Blockchain-based enterprise big data startup Peernova has raised $4m of its ongoing Series B round. The investment comes from Zhejiang Zhongnan Holdings Group. Read more:

Chinese credit assessment startup Wecash lands $80m

Chinese online credit evaluation platform Wecash has raised $80m in a Series C round of funding from local investors. Read more:

Big data emerging in financial services

While the benefits of big data are well understood for compliance and fraud prevention, the technology can also deliver very useful insights into customer behaviour. Read More:

$3m scoop for financial news and data platform Benzinga

Financial news and data site Benzinga has picked up $3m in a new funding round from WorldQuant Ventures. Read more:

Big data in financial markets is getting the ‘FinTech’ treatment

Within the silos of incumbent financial services, so-called FinTech companies are good at picking off one thing only and doing it well. Read more:

InvestmentLink creates data grant for FinTech companies

Grant will give companies access to a feed of financial account and investment fund data at no cost for 18 months. Read more:

Data is money: who is taking their fair share?

If you look at the huge corporate successes of recent years, they’re all very good at monetising data. Read more:

Acadian Asset Management taps Microsoft big data tech

Acadian Asset Management is set to start using a Microsoft prediction engine. Read more:

Banking on collaboration

The disruptive forces of technology and legislation are forcing banks to become open and collaborative, things which they historically found challenging. Read more:

Fund data platform fundinfo lands HgCapital investment

Fund data and documents platform fundinfo has closed an investment from HgCapital’s Mercury Fund. The financial terms of the deal are undisclosed. Read more: