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Partech Ventures joins FinTech Investor Forum

Partech Ventures’ co-managing partner Philippe Collombel is the latest leading European investor announced for the FinTech Investor Forum’s Venture Capital Perspective panel. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Alan picks up $13m for full-stack employee health insurance

French health insurance startups Alan has raised $13m in a new round of funding. The investment comes from CNP Assurances, Power Financial, Partech Ventures and angel investors. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Major French banks merge mobile payments offerings

Backed by BNP Paribas and supermarket giant Carrefour, Wa! will join forced with Crédit Mutuel-CIC-backed Fivory to combine their mobile payments solutions. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Payfit takes $5.6m to revamp payrolls

French payroll management company Payfit is taking on $5.6m in a funding round having just launched in April. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

AXA, Allianz vie for general insurance distribution deal

France's AXA and Germany's Allianz SE have advanced to the second stage of bidding for a Standard Chartered (STAN.L) deal. Read more: uk.reuters.com

Lydia grabs $7.8m for its peer-to-peer payment service

French startup Lydia raised $7.8 million (€7 million) from New Alpha AM and Oddo Cie in order to expand to other European countries. Read more: techcrunch.com

French bank BNP is testing blockchain for mini-bonds

BNP Paribas has announced its latest blockchain project will focus on 'mini-bonds' for small investors. Read more: www.coindesk.com

B2B payment companies score big week of funding

B2B FinTech players scored more than $100 million in venture capital this week. Read more: www.pymnts.com

BNP Paribas joins the blockchain lab legion

The opening of its new 5,000-square-foot innovation marks a reaffirmation of the French bank s interest in blockchain technology. Read more: www.americanbanker.com

Unilend swipes €2.5m for crowdlending platform

French crowdlending platform for SMEs Unilend has raised a €2.5m ($2.8m) in a new round of funding. The capital comes from NewAlpha Asset Management. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com