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ClearBank expands senior management team with two new hires

ClearBank, the cloud-based clearing bank, has appointed James Hopkinson as chief financial officer and Stuart Morley as chief information officer.  Hopkinson joined ClearBank earlier this...

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Corporate Finance Moves

Opera to acquire Fjord Bank as fintech expansion continues

Norway-headquartered internet company Opera is moving into the banking space with the acquisition of Fjord Bank. With a growing user base of more than 50...

Incoming streaming fintech Wagestream raises £20 million

Wagestream, the fintech that enables employees to access their earned wages in real time, has completed a £20 million series B funding round. The investment,...

Ingressive Capital boosts seed funding power of African startup fund

Nigeria-based venture capital firm Ingressive Capital has doubled its investment vehicle to back high-growth, tech-enabled startups across Africa. The investment fund, now with $10 million...

Mastercard to acquire Finicity to advance open banking strategy

Mastercard has entered into an agreement to acquire Finicity, a North American provider of real-time access to financial data and insights, for $825 million. The...