About Emily Nicolle

Technology editor, covering all things tech, fintech and venture capital. You can reach me on Twitter via @emilyjnicolle, or email me at: emily.nicolle@cityam.com

July 2019 articles

Digital bank N26 valued at $3.5bn as it adds $160m onto its series D
Digital bank N26 valued at $3.5bn as it adds $160m onto its series D
German fintech starlet N26 has upped its valuation to $3.5bn (£2.8bn), after extending its series D funding round to raise [...]
July 18, 2019
EU targets Amazon in e-commerce antitrust probe
EU targets Amazon in e-commerce antitrust probe
Amazon is the subject of the EU’s latest antitrust probe, with the European Commission accusing the tech giant of abusing [...]
July 17, 2019
British fintech booms as 2019 set to be a record year for UK investment
British fintech booms as 2019 set to be a record year for UK investment
The UK’s standout fintech sector has once again broken records, hitting a new high of $2.9bn (£2.3bn) in funding in [...]
July 16, 2019
City fintech Curve picks up $55m series B funding round
City fintech Curve picks up $55m series B funding round
London fintech firm Curve has today closed a $55m (£43.9m) series B funding round, led by Gauss Ventures. New investors [...]
July 16, 2019
Thomas Cook nears rescue deal with China’s Fosun
Thomas Cook nears rescue deal with China’s Fosun
Thomas Cook is preparing to announce today it is nearing a rescue deal that will include selling off its tour [...]
July 12, 2019
German fintech challenger bank N26 launches in the US
German fintech challenger bank N26 launches in the US
German fintech giant N26 has today launched its services in the US, making it the second major European digital bank [...]
July 11, 2019
Diversity of senior leadership in British venture capital fails to improve
Diversity of senior leadership in British venture capital fails to improve
The number of women in senior leadership positions at venture capital (VC) firms in the UK has failed to increase [...]
July 11, 2019
London fintech Soldo scoops up $61m in funding
London fintech Soldo scoops up $61m in funding
London-based business banking fintech firm Soldo has today closed a $61m (£48.7m) series B funding round, led by Battery Ventures. [...]
July 8, 2019
Amazon to create 2,000 UK jobs in ‘clear vote of confidence’ post-Brexit
Amazon to create 2,000 UK jobs in ‘clear vote of confidence’ post-Brexit
E-commerce giant Amazon will create 2,000 new jobs in the UK this year, as it seeks to up its total [...]
July 3, 2019
Revealed: Starling Bank chief’s stake slides as billionaire backer tightens grip
Revealed: Starling Bank chief’s stake slides as billionaire backer tightens grip
The chief executive of Starling Bank has lost her position as a major shareholder in the British fintech giant, following [...]
July 1, 2019