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Korean Fintech Viva Republica Secures $80 Million Through Latest Funding Round Led By Kleiner Perkins & Ribbit Capital

Viva Republica, a Korea-based fintech startup that created the financial services app Toss, announced earlier this week it secured $80 million through its latest round of funding, which was led by Kleiner Perkins, an investor in tech giants such as Google, Amazon, and Twitter, and Ribbit Capital, a… Read More

U.S. Fintech YayPay Raises $8.4 Million Through Latest Funding Round

San Francisco fintech startup YayPay announced on Wednesday it raised $8.4 million dollars in funding to further its drive to bring automation to the back-office finance operations of mid-sized enterprises. The funding round was led by Information Venture Partners with follow-on investment from existing shareholders including Birchmere, QED, Fifth… Read More

Crypto Lender BlockFi Secures $4 Million in Convertible Debt Investments Led By Akuna Capital

Cryptoasset-to-USD lender BlockFi announced on Wednesday it secured $4 million in convertible debt investments led by Akuna Capital with participation from Susquehanna Government Products, LLLP, CMT Digital, Recruit Strategic Partners, Galaxy Digital Ventures, Morgan Creek Digital and Devonshire Investors, the private equity group affiliated with FMR LLC, the parent… Read More

Fintech Startup Plaid Secures $250 Million Through Series C Funding Round

Plaid, a U.S.-based fintech startup, announced on Tuesday that it is secured $250 million through its Series C funding round, which was reportedly led by venture capitalist and Internet Trends author, Mary Meeker. Plaid was founded in 2012 and focuses on enabling innovation and democratizing… Read More

U.S. Fintech Cross River Secures $100 Million Through Latest Funding Round Led By KKR

U.S. fintech Cross River announced on Thursday it secured $100 million through its latest funding round, which was led by KKR, with participation from CreditEase and Lion Tree Partners, Battery Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Ribbit Capital. Founded in 2008, Cross River stated it combines innovative technologies with… Read More

Korean Fintech HonestFund Secures $12 Million Through Series B Investment Round

HonestFund, a Korean fintech startup, announced on Wednesday it secured $12 million through its Series B funding round, which featured investments from Dunamu & Partners, MurexPartners, KB investment, TL Asset Management, Bass Investment, and HB Investment. HonestFund total investment amount is now $21 million. Founded… Read More

eToro Joins Blockchain Association as Executive Member

Global investment platform, eToro, announced on Tuesday it has joined the Blockchain Association as an executive member. eToro reported it will be working alongside prominent organizations in the blockchain ecosystem such as Coinbase, Circle, Digital Currency Group, and Polychain to will help further the Blockchain Association’s… Read More

Overfunding: Property Investment Platform British Pearl Secures £2 Million Funding Target on Seedrs

Just a few weeks after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, UK property crowdfunding platform British Pearl has successfully secured its initial £2 million funding target from more than 430 investors. As previously reported, British Pearl describes itself as an online property investment platform facilitating… Read More

Monzo Sets Record Straight About Crowdfunding Round After Media Outlet Claims Fintech Is Lending Money to Customers to Buy Shares

Just days after announcing plans to raise up to £20 million through its upcoming crowdfunding round, UK challenger bank Monzo is now setting the record straight after a media outlet claimed that the startup was lending money to customers to help them purchase shares. According to… Read More

Hong Kong Fintech Oriente Secures $105 Million Through Initial Funding Round

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Oriente, the Hong Kong-based financial services and technology company, announced earlier this week it secured $105 million through its initial funding round. The round included investment from the founders and a group of family offices such as members of the Berjaya Group, JG Summit Holdings, Inc., and Sinar Mas. The round ranks as one… Read More

Monzo News: UK Challenger Bank Set to Seek Up to £20 Million Through Latest Crowdfunding Effort

Less than a month after securing £85 million through its latest investment round, which was led by General Catalyst, alongside Accel, UK-based challenger bank Monzo announced on Monday it is now seeking up to £20 million through its upcoming crowdfunding efforts. As previously reported, Monzo (which… Read More

UK Fintech Form3 Secures $13 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By Draper Esprit

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Form3,  cloud-based platform for global payments processing, announced on Tuesday it secured $13 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by venture capital firm, Draper Esprit plc, with participation from existing shareholders Barclays Bank plc, Angel CoFund, and several individuals. Founded in 2016, Form3… Read More

German Fintech Finleap Secures €41.5 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By the Ping An Global Voyager Fund

FinLeap, the fintech start-up platform behind Germany’s SolarisBank, announced on Monday it secured €41.5 million in its investment round, led by Ping An‘s Global Voyager Fund. As previously reported, FinLeap was co-founded by Jan Beckers, Ramin Niroumand and Hendrik Krawinkel to found and build digital start-ups within the financial industry. Its portfolio companies… Read More

Online Lending Platform CrowdOut Capital Secures $2.5 Million Through Latest Funding Round

Private lending syndication platform CrowdOut Capital announced on Thursday it secured $2.5 million in growth capital through its latest funding round, which was led by co-founder and CEO, Alexander Schoenbaum, and other members of CrowdOut’s investor network for debt offerings. As previously reported, CrowdOut was founded in 2015… Read More

UK Property Investment Platform British Pearl Now Seeking £2 Million Through Seedrs Funding Round

British Pearl, a UK-based property crowdfunding platform offering both debt and equity investments, is now seeking £2 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The launch of the campaign comes less than six months after the funding portal secured 7 million through an investment round led… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Success Continues: Renewable Investment Platform Abundance Surpasses £1.3 Million on Seedrs

Abundance, a renewable crowdfunding platform that allows investors the opportunity to earn money while making the world a better place, has surpassed £1.3 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The round, which recently launched, quickly raised its initial £1.2 million funding target and has attracted… Read More

Singapore Private Investment Platform Fundnel Announces Expansion Into Malaysia

Singapore-based private investment platform Fundnel announced on Thursday it has officially expanded into Malaysia. According to Fundnel, the launch was officiated by Norhizam Abdul Kadir, Vice President, Growth Ecosystem Development of Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) at a private event in the city center. Fundnel reported that Fundnel Malaysia will… Read More

Crude Oil Tech Startup CentriCrude Launches New Crowdfunding Round on Nvsted

U.S.-based crowdfunding platform Nvsted announced on Wednesday it launched a new investment campaign for CentriCrude, a technology startup that is on a mission to recover and resell previously unused crude oil. The funding round is seeking up to $1.3 million. According to Nvsted, CentriCrude’s leadership believes that… Read More

Overfunding: Prop-Tech Investment Platform Brickowner Surpasses £150,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Prop-tech startup Brickowner has successfully secured its initial £150,000 funding target on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The funding round is now nearing £220,000 thanks to more than 180 investors. As previously reported, Brickowner’s investment platform has reportedly experienced significant growth throughout 2018, even completing five raises totaling £4.9… Read More

Fintech Startup Birdylabs Secures $3 Million Through First Investment Round Led By Rising Sun

Early-stage fintech company Birdylabs announced on Friday it secured $3 million through its first investment round, which was led by the Rising Sun investment company. Launched earlier this year, Birdylabs notably integrates into online banking services and learns from the habits and expenses of customers to offer… Read More

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