Jack Dorsey’s Block completes $29bn Afterpay acquisition

Block has completed its $29bn acquisition of ‘buy now, pay later firm Afterpay.


JP Morgan makes 49 per cent "strategic investment" in Greek fintech Viva Wallet

JP Morgan has made a 49 per cent “strategic investment” in Greek cloud-based payment firm Viva Wallet, as its investment in fintech continues apace.


Newly minted French fintech unicorn Spendesk raises €100m, plots London hiring spree

Spendesk, which automates spend management for businesses, is the latest French fintech unicorn on the block following a €100m in additional Series C funding. 


French payments fintech Qonto raises €486m, hints at acquisitions

Qonto, a fintech that freelancers and SMEs with banking, has raised €486m in a Series D funding, nudging its valuation to €4.4bn.