Tagged: investment fund

British Business Bank Introduces £130M Investment Fund for Wales to Help SMBs

The British Business Bank is launching its new £130 million Investment Fund for Wales, unlocking additional funding “to help smaller businesses to prosper and thrive.” The fund will drive sustainable economic growth by “supporting new and growing businesses across the whole of Wales through investment… Read More

British Business Bank Introduces £70M Investment Fund for Northern Ireland

The British Business Bank launches a new £70million commitment to support smaller businesses from all sectors right across Northern Ireland. The Investment Fund for Northern Ireland (IFNI) aims “to drive sustainable economic growth by supporting innovation and creating local opportunities for new and scaling businesses… Read More

Belgium’s KBC Insurance to Support Climate Action via European Investment Fund

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and KBC Insurance have announced a new investment partnership that will see the Belgium-based Banking and Insurance Group support up to €200 million of equity investments in sustainable infrastructure projects across Europe. The deal, signed in Brussels, runs over “a… Read More

Crypto Derivatives, Copy Trading Platform BitGet Announces $100M Fund to Make Strategic Investments

Crypto exchange Bitget has introduced a $100 million fund in order to make strategic investments in exchanges, data analytics and other initiatives. As widely reported, Bitget’s EmpowerX Fund should support efforts related to expanding and further diversifying the crypto provider’s solutions.  The fund is expected… Read More

Financial Wellbeing: Discover Bank Launches $36M Fund to Enhance Financial Health in Delaware

Discover Bank has launched a new mission-driven investment fund, the Discover Financial Health Improvement Fund, “to support startups and early stage technology companies who are developing solutions to improve the financial health of low- and moderate-income people, communities, and small businesses.” Discover Bank has “made… Read More

Fintech Investments: TTV Capital Closes Fund VI at $250M to Invest in Financial Tech Firms

TTV Capital, an early-stage fintech venture capital firm, recently announced that it has closed its sixth fund at $250 million, the largest since the firm was founded over two decades ago. The fundraise, which originally “targeted $150 million, saw overwhelming interest and was oversubscribed by… Read More

Investment Fund L4 Venture Builder Takes Stake in Vermiculus Financial Technology

L4 Venture Builder, an independent investment fund with capital for investments in the ecosystems of innovation and entrepreneurship will take a minority stake in Vermiculus Financial Technology, “specialized in providing technology to exchanges, clearinghouses, and CSDs.” Both sides have “signed an agreement defining the terms… Read More

NPIF – Maven Equity Finance Invests £250K in Regtech RiskSmart

NPIF – Maven Equity Finance, managed by Maven Capital Partners and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, has “invested £250,000 in RiskSmart.” RiskSmart is currently “developing an integrated risk management platform that will make risk management simpler for SMEs by utilizing Machine Learning (ML)… Read More

Hetz Ventures Secures $123M Fund for Thematic Seed, Pre-Seed Investments

Hetz Ventures, one of Israel’s seed-stage venture capital funds, recently announced the closing of its third fund of $123 million. The new fund, Hetz III, brings the firm’s total assets under management to nearly $300 million, and like its previous fund, “was heavily oversubscribed.” Hetz… Read More

UK’s SuperSeed, a VC Firm Investing in Future of Business Automation, Establishes £50M Fund

SuperSeed, a VC company investing in the future of business automation, announced that it has finalized the initial closing of its new fund at £31 million, aiming for a final close of £50 million. The fund will be investing anywhere between £500,000 and £1,500,000 into… Read More

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-backed Catalyst Fund Launches $15 Million Commitment from J.P. Morgan, UK Aid

Although the overall progress on reducing poverty has been steady during the past few decades, about half or 50% of the global population still has to live on less than $6 per day. Catalyst Fund is a newly established VC fund with a goal to… Read More

Early Bitcoin Adopter Erik Finman Launches $1 Million Investment Fund for Blockchain Startups

Marshall Hayner, CEO and founder of Metal Payments, and early Bitcoin adopter Erik Finman are launching a new investment fund, called Metal VC. The $1 million fund will mainly focus on micro and angel investments made in early-stage ventures involved in banking and decentralized finance (DeFi)…. Read More

Entrée Capital Ventures Closes $80 Million Israel Focused Early Stage Fund

On Thursday, international venture capital firm Entrée Capital announced the closing of its second Israeli focused early stage fund with aggregate capital commitments of $80 million. Entrée stated this fund follows the success of its previous Israeli fund that invested in early-stage Israeli startups such… Read More

Bpifrance Joins Lendix: Subscribes to Co-Financing Fund Associated with the Online Lender

Online lender Lendix announced on Monday that Bpifrance has joined its lending platform through a co-financing fund. Along with Bpifrance, Lendix has reported attracted other leading investors to the fund, including CNP Assurances, Groupama, Zencap AM (OFI group), Matmut or the “Prêtons Ensemble” fund managed by Eiffel… Read More