Tagged: index ventures

No Sour Grapes: Online Marketplace Raisin’s €3 Billion+ in Investments

Only three and a half years after its launch as WeltSparen in Germany, Raisin, the online marketplace for savings products, counts more than €3 billion in investments done on the platform. Raisin secured €60 million in several financing rounds from investors including Index Ventures, Ribbit Capital and Thrive Capital…. 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

Property Partner Raises Significant £15.9 Million in Funding

Property crowdfunding platform, Property Partner, has raised £15.9 million in a series B funding round. The investment was led by Octopus Ventures with participation by Index Ventures and Dawn Capital (£12.9 million).  Silicon Valley Bank provided a £3 million venture debt facility as part of… Read More

Brief: Crowdfunding Platform Patreon Captures $30 Million During Series B Funding Round

This week, Patreon announced it has secured $30 million during series B funding. The website’s total amount of funding is now at $47.1 million. According to the Patreon team, the round was led by Thrive Capital and included investments from Allen and Company and follow-ons by Charles River… 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

Trustpilot Closes $73.5 Million Series D Round

Trustpilot, the leading review community for global online shoppers, today announced that it raised $73.5 million in a Series D investment round. The round was led by the private equity firm Vitruvian Partners. Previous investors DFJ Esprit, Index Ventures, Northzone and Seed Capital Denmark also contributed significantly to this round. Trustpilot will… Read More

Property Partner Secures £5.2 Million to Build Global Stock Exchange For Residential Property

Residential property crowdfunding platform, Property Partner, today announces a £5.2 million funding round to transform the way people invest in the residential property market. By bringing innovation and simplicity to a previously hard-to-access marketplace, Property Partner enables people to invest as much or as little as… Read More

London’s JustPark Seeks to Grow Its Already Successful Parking Services Through £1 million Crowdcube Campaign

London-based JustPark, formerly known as ParkatmyHouse.com, is seeking to raise £1 million during its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The project launched earlier this month and has already captured over half of the initial goal thanks to nearly 1,200 investors. JustPark is apparently leading the disruption of… Read More

Funding Circle Raises $65 Million; CEO of Perella Weinberg Joins Board

Funding Circle Announces $65 Million Investment to Fuel International Growth in New Markets.  Funding Circle, one of the pioneers of peer to peer lending, has released dramatic news today stating they have raised $65 million in a series D round funding led by Index Ventures…. Read More

Funding Circle Grabs $37 Million in Series C Funding Led by Accel Partners

Over 57,000 UK citizens have joined Funding Circle with over £165 Million lent to British businesses.  Now the Peer-to-Peer platform is getting bigger and they have received $37 Million in a Series C round led by Accel Patners.  Additional investors included Union Square Ventures, Index… Read More

Organic Product Site Abe’s Market Raises $5m

Abe’s Market, an online shopping site for natural products which connects buyers seeking amazing natural products has announced a round of financing raising $5 Million.  A portion of these funds were raised on Israel based crowdfunding platform OurCrowd. Abe’s Market is the brainchild of Richard… Read More