Investment

Thoma Bravo completes strategic investment in BlueMatrix 

Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm, has announced the completion of its strategic growth investment in BlueMatrix, a leading end-to-end content creation and distribution platform for investment research providers.  Founded in 1999,...

Investec is taking API banking mainstream 

Moving banking services closer to where clients conduct their work and business operations will significantly transform the future of banking says Investec, who is actively expanding its banking integrations and Application Programming Interface (API)...

finova unveils digital-first, end-to-end savings platform

finova, the UK’s largest cloud-based mortgage and savings software provider, has announced the launch of ‘finova Savings’, its latest digital-first, end-to-end savings solution.  finova Savings helps saving providers offer their...

CFA Institute outlines policy recommendations for ‘finfluencer’ social media content 

New research published by the CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, reveals that insufficient financial literacy, limited interaction with regulated financial advisers and a preference for obtaining information through digital...

Collaboration addresses accelerating demand for modern retirement technology among UK SMEs 

Smart Pension, one of the UK’s leading workplace pension providers, and Mercer, a global consulting and investments leader and a business of Marsh McLennan, has launched a new pension solution to meet the accelerating demand for modern retirement...

CFOs opt for defensive strategies as tech investment rises, according to Deloitte survey 

 CFOs of the UK’s largest firms are optimistic about prospects for their own businesses as they enter 2024, according to Deloitte’s latest CFO survey.   The research revealed that sentiment among finance leaders has risen for the...

Buckingham Advisor’s blueprint for 2024 prosperity in stocks, investments and more 

Ohio-based Buckingham Advisors releases educational information to prepare investors and businesses for 2024 changes in financial planning, investments and tax.  Buckingham Advisors is helping investors and businesses prepare for transitional changes...

Paypal invests in a B2B data privacy company 

Mine, a pioneering company disrupting the data privacy market, has announced that it has raised US$30 million in Series B funding, co-led by Battery Ventures and PayPal Ventures, with significant investments from Nationwide Ventures and with the...

CFA Institute joins as founding member of the new Capacity-building Alliance of Sustainable Investment 

CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, has announced its role as a founding member of the Capacity-building Alliance of Sustainable Investment (CASI), a new global initiative that aims to provide quality learning programmes,...

Providing digital and affordable financial solutions to East African farmers

Bram van den Bosch, Co-founder and CEO of Emata, a company dedicated to providing digital and affordable financial solutions to East African farmers, shares the remarkable journey of the organisation, from its inception to a recent successful seed fund...

Get To Know: Paul Scott, CTO, Matrix Booking 

Paul Scott, CTO, Matrix Booking, speaks to us about his company, current major areas of investment within the industry and his most memorable achievement.   Can you tell us about your current position?  I’ve been the Chief...

The transformative power of Blockchain in real estate

Jean-Marc Jacobson, Co-CEO and Co-founder of RealT, a platform that democratises realty investment opportunities through tokenising properties, discusses the transformative power of Blockchain in real estate. As Blockchain becomes as ubiquitous as email,...