Tagged: balderton capital

SeedInvest to Host Live Crowdfunding at LendIt Europe in London

SeedInvest and LendIt, the roving global Fintech conference, have partnered on live crowdfunding for the upcoming LendIt Europe event scheduled for this coming October. The live crowdfunding event is being billed as a European first. LendIt Europe participants will be able to invest directly in… Read More

Digital Challenger Bank Revolut Raises $66 Million in Series B Funding

Revolut has announced a $66 million Series B funding round to fuel an “aggressive expansion across Asia and North America”. The funding was described as a clear demonstration of strength for the UK based digital bank as a clear alternative to more traditional banking providers…. Read More

Mobile Fintecher LevelUp Dials Up $50M Financing, JP Morgan Chase & U.S. Boston Capital Lead Round

LevelUp, a Boston-based mobile app fintech firm, has secured $50 million in finance from long-term investors JP Morgan Chase and U.S. Boston Capital and from newcomer CentroCredit Bank, bringing the total raised by the startup so far to just over $85M, according to CNBC. LevelUp aims to… Read More

SyndicateRoom: £7 Billion in Wealth Creation for Investors in Early Stage Companies in 2017

SyndicateRoom has released research that indicates up to £7 billion in wealth creation will occur in 2017 for individuals investing in early stage companies – undeterred by Brexit fallout. Of course past results are no guarantee of future returns but the findings are positive for… Read More

$13.8B for Global Funding for VC-Backed Fintech Firms; Payments, Lending & Blockchain Lead Way

2015 was the year that financial technology entered the mainstream, claims the new report “Pulse of Fintech” from KPMG and CB Insights (see also the University of Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance  seminal benchmarking surveys last year), which estimates that VC-backed fintech firms around the world secured $13.8 billion in… Read More

Aircall Receives $2.75 Million from Balderton Capital & FundersClub

Paris-based tech startup Aircall has closed a $2.75 million seed round led by Balderton Capital.  The funding round  also received the support of online investment platform FundersClub, along with other US based angels. Aircall is a online phone system that may be deployed in “seconds”.  The… Read More

Crowdcube Hosts #FundedClub Celebration

Last week, equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube held a special event that celebrated its #FundedClub members. The UK-based website shared: “During 2015 we raised over £115 million with over 300 raises, therefore we decided to celebrate with those businesses who had helped us reach this milestone…. Read More

Credit Benchmark Secures $20M in Series B Financing Led by Balderton Capital

Credit Benchmark, the independent source of consensus credit risk information, today announces substantial new Series B funding and its expansion into the US. It is also set to launch its service to contributing banks, with the first release of its consensus data. The $20 million… Read More

Revolut Raises £1.5m through Balderton Capital for its Alternative Foreign Exchange Service

Fintech company Revolut has raised £1.5m in a funding round led by leading tech VC house Balderton Capital, reported TechWorld’s Sam Shead. Funding will be used to launch the business’ money transfer app on iOS and Android. Revolut’s technology allows people to transfer money through a… Read More

Crowdcube Self-Crowdfunding Campaign Fully Funds in 16 Minutes

Equity crowdfunding portal Crowdcube launched their self-crowdfunding campaign earlier today seeking to raise an additional £1.2 million.  This was on top of a recently announced investment led by well known European VC Group Balderton Capital.  The Venture group had invested £3.8 million in the young… Read More

Balderton Capital Invests £3.8 Million in Crowdcube

Equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has announced an investment in their company by Balderton Capital in the amount of £3.8 million (approximately $6.5 million).  This investment will act as the lead in Crowdcube’s forthcoming £5 million series B round financing.  The remaining £1.2 million will be… Read More