Advent scoops up Mangopay, injects a further €75m for growth

Mangopay, the European payments provider for a number of fintech companies and P2P lenders, has been acquired by private equity software and fintech investor, Advent International.


Clearco pledges €100m investment as it launches in Ireland

Ecommerce lender Clearco (formerly Clearbanc) is launching in Ireland today with plans to lend over €100m to support Irish businesses.


Finleap co-founders raise over €100m for new “embedded” fintech VC fund

A Berlin-based VC fund focused on the "next generation" of fintech founders has raised over €100m to invest in startups "embedding" financial services in their business models.


Meet the UK’s 24 fintech unicorns

In recent years, the number of fintech unicorns – start-ups valued at $1bn or more – has grown dramatically. In fact, 15 of the 24 active unicorns on this list reached their $1bn valuation in 2021, suggesting a real surge in fintech startups following covid lockdowns.