HelloWallet founder Matt Fellowes says those entering retirement are readier to pay for financial advice than the Millennials most fintech companies chase. Read more: www.forbes.com
Japan’s Mizuho Financial Group, subsidiary bank Mizuho and IBM Japan are jointly building a blockchain platform for trade financing. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com
INTL FCStone Inc’s London-based subsidiary has unveiled its physical trading platform for the global bullion market, PMXecute+. Read more: www.bankingtech.com
FinTech company Fluent, the financial operating network for global trade, rebrands as Hijro and announces the Hijro Trade Asset Marketplace. Read more: www.businesswire.com
The rise of the robots is making some people uneasy, but the investors behind a $400,000 seed investment into robo-advisor startup Bambu aren't. Read more: www.techinasia.com
Financial training tool PortfolioQuest has raised $750,000 in a pre-seed round of funding. The funding for the San Francisco and Singapore-based startup was led by Nels Friets and Venkatesh Sethuraman. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com
Fantex, a provider of tracking stocks on athletes, has raised $59.3m in a private placement.
Investment Hub platform will allow customers to see investments, mortgages and current accounts in one place. Read more: citywire.co.uk