eToro to acquire rival trading app Gatsby

In a significant move towards consolidation in the consumer trading app space, eToro has agreed to acquire options trading start-up, Gatsby.


Lending verification fintech Truework raises $50 million

Lending verification fintech Truework has raised $50m in a Series C funding round. 


Digital lending platform Auxmoney raises €500m credit line

Digital lending platform Auxmoney has secured €500m in funding for new lending. The Düsseldorf-based firm, founded in 2007, provides a peer-to-peer lending marketplace, which it claims is the largest operating in Europe.


Berlin-based Wefox becomes “one of the most credible insurtechs” as it raises $400m in debt and equity

Wefox CEO and co-founder Julian Teicke claims his startup is “one of the most credible insurtechs in the market right now” after raising a $400m Series D.


Lightyear raises $25m Series A round, launches in 19 EU countries

Less than a year after launching, Lightyear, a stock trading app founded by two former Wise execs, has raised a $25m Series A funding round.