London VC Octopus Ventures raises £120m to ride AI successes

London-based VC Octopus Ventures has raised a new £120m tech fund after a year of notable exits from UK AI startups. Read more:

Australia and the road to FinTech in Asia

Clearly Australian and New Zealand fintech companies are punching above their weight. Read more:

IQ Capital joins WealthTech investor panel

Based across Cambridge and London, IQ Capital Partners has seen exist to companies such as Google and Apple and is the latest venture capital firm to join the FinTech Investor Forum. Read more:

Canadian officials: FinTech needed to protect consumers

Canadian officials must be mindful of maintaining FinTech development while protecting customers and banks. Read more:

Regulation is strangling FinTech startups, VC’s can help

While the total impact won’t be visible until years after secession from the European Union, Brexit is sure to limit access to talent and markets for sapling startups. Read more:

Startupbootcamp launches Mexican accelerator program

Startupbootcamp FinTech has announced the launch of its new fintech Mexico City program. Read more:

Singapore poised to steal London’s FinTech crown

By Finextra Singapore's lucrative FinTech sector looks poised to grow as rivals around the world struggle with regulatory challenges and political upheaval. Read more:

Ex-Providence, Actis exec Kheterpal launches $15m India startups fund

Experienced Indian private equity investor Manish Kheterpal has reportedly launched a $15m early-stage investment fund focusing on tech startups in the country.

FinTech is now worth £7bn to Britain’s economy

Chancellor Philip Hammond will call for the 'growing and strengthening' of UK FinTech in a speech at the Treasury's first International FinTech conference. Read more:

VC FinTech spending comes off the boil in UK

Investment by venture capital firms in new financial technologies in the UK is running at levels well below a year ago. Read more: