Acorns to launch new retirement accounts after buying Portland fintech startup, Vault
November 16, 2017

Micro-investment service, Acorns, which automatically invests small amounts from its customers’ bank accounts into investment funds, has bought Vault, a Portland-based developer of retirement fund investment services.

Vault’s application lets its users set aside part of their paychecks Continue reading

Alibaba is leading a $27M investment in open source database startup MariaDB
October 11, 2017

Alibaba has spent 2017 pushing its cloud computing business and now it is preparing to make its first major investment in a Western startup in the space.

The Chinese e-commerce giant has agreed to lead a €22.9 million ($27 million) Continue reading