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India Fintech Zeta Announces Series C Investment Round Led by Sodexo Benefits and Rewards

Zeta, an India-based fintech company, announced on Tuesday it has secured a Series C investment from Sodexo Benefits and Rewards (BRS), at a valuation of $300 million. Founded in 2015, Zeta, part of the Directi Group, describes itself as a fintech leader offering a wide… Read More

Robinhood Secures $323 Million Through Series E Led By DST Global

Robinhood announced on Monday it secured $323 million through its Series E funding round, which was led by DST Global, with participation from investors including Ribbit Capital, NEA, Sequoia, and Thrive Capital. Founded in 2013, Robinhood reported that it is on a  mission to democratize… Read More

India B2B Payments Platform Paymate Raises $25 Million Through Series D Funding Round With Participation from Visa

Paymate, an India-based B2B payments platform, has reportedly secured $25 million through its Series D funding round, which included participation from credit card giant, Visa, as well as other investors like Recruit Strategic Partners (Venture capital Arm of Recruit Co. Ltd. Japan), Brand Capital, existing… Read More

Atom Bank Secures £50 Million Through Latest Investment Round

UK-based digital banking group Atom Bank announced on Monday it secured £50 million through its latest investment round, which included participation from BBVA, Toscafund, Woodford Patient Capital Trust and funds advised by Perscitus LLP. “Atom continues to be a fast-growing challenger in the UK’s lending… Read More

Ethic Secures $13 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Nyca Partners

Ethic Inc., a U.S. asset management platform that powers sustainable investment portfolios, announced on Thursday it secured $13 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Nyca Partners with participation from Sound Ventures, Fidelity Investments, ThirdStream Partners, Urban Innovation Fund and Kapor… Read More

N26 Extends Series D Funding Round to $470 Million; Now Valued at $3.5 Billion

N26, a European digital-only bank, announced on Thursday a $170 million extension of its Series D funding round to $470 million. N26 reported that the extension drives the bank’s valuation to $3.5 billion, claim it to be the highest valued German startup. To date, N26 has raised more… Read More

U.S. Fintech Statup Finix Secures $17.5 Million Through Series A Funding Round

Finix, a U.S.-based fintech startup that specializes in payments, announced on Tuesday it secured $17.5  million through its Series A funding round. Matt Harris from Bain Capital Ventures, which led the round, will be joining our board of directors. Founded in 2016, Finix claims to… Read More

Data Intelligence Company Flybits Raises $35 Million Through Series C Round Led by Point72 Ventures With Participation From Mastercard & Citi Ventures

Flybits, a contextual data intelligence company, announced on Tuesday it raised $35 million through its Series C round led by Point72 Ventures with participation from Mastercard, Citi Ventures, and Reinventure (backed by Australia’s Westpac Banking Corporation), along with existing partners Portag3 Ventures, TD Bank Group… Read More

UK Fintech Curve Secures $55 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By Gauss Ventures

Curve, a banking platform that consolidates multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and even smarter app, announced on Tuesday it secured $55 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Gauss Ventures. According to Curve, the investment round also welcomes… Read More

Prop-Tech Startup Brickowner Now Seeking £225,000 Through Equity Crowdfunding Round on Seedrs

Just a little over six months after raising nearly 275,000 through its previous Seedrs campaign, Prop-tech startup Brickowner has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform to raise £225,000. Brickowner reported investment through its platform has grown from £347k in 2017 to £1m by February 2018,… Read More

UK Insurtech AkinovA Announces Launch of Series B Investment Round

AkinovA, a UK-based insurtech, announced last week it is now seeking funds through its Series B investment round. Founded in 2017, AkinovA is building an electronic marketplace for the transfer and trading of (re)insurance risks. “By working in collaboration and partnership with the insurance industry,… Read More

Crypto Asset Trading Desk Altonomy Raises $7 Million Through Seed Financing Round Led By Polychain Capital

Altonomy, a U.S.-based trading desk and market maker for cryptocurrency assets, announced on Monday it secured $7 million through its seed financing round, which was led by Polychain Capital. Founded in 2018, Altonomy describes itself as a cryptocurrency trading, advisory, and asset management firm. The… Read More

U.S. Fintech Lendbuzz Secures $150 million in Debt & Equity Financing

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Lendbuzz, a U.S.-based fintech company that aims to disrupt the existing car financing market using machine learning algorithms, announced on Monday it secured $150 million in debt and equity financing. The company reported that this latest funding round was led by 83North with significant participation from existing… Read More

Cryptocurrency Holdings Startup Anchorage Secures $40 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By Blockchain Capital & Visa

 Anchorage, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency holding for institutional investors startup, announced earlier this week it secured $40 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Blockchain Capital and Visa. Founded in 2017, Anchorage claims to be the first crypto-native digital asset custodian specifically… Read More

Brazilian Lending Platform Creditas Secures $250 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By SoftBank

Brazilian digital secured lending platform, Creditas, successfully secured $250 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Japan’s SoftBank with participation from Vostok Emerging Finance (VEF).  As previously reported, Creditas’ mission is to reduce the Brazilian consumer debt burden by offering consumer loans… Read More

U.S.-Based Money Transfer Service Remitly Secures $220 Million in New Financing to Continue International Expansion

U.S.-based independent mobile remittance company Remitly announced on Wednesday it secured $220 million in new financing to continue its international expansion. Remitly reported that the funding includes $135 million Series E equity and $85 million syndicated debt financing. The equity component is led by Generation… Read More

India Digital Banking Startup NiYO Solutions Secures $35 million Through Series B Funding Round Led By Horizons Ventures & Tencent

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NiYO, an India-based digital banking startup, announced on Tuesday it secured $35 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Horizons Ventures and Tencent with participation from existing investor, JS Capital. Founded in 2015, NiYO aims to create a technology-enabled and value-added… Read More

Canadian Fintech Sensibill Secures $31.5 Million Through Series B Funding Round

Sensibill, a Canada-based fintech startup, announced on Monday it secured $31.5 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by AI-focused venture fund Radical Ventures. Founded in 2013, Sensibill notably works with global financial institutions to solve their customers’ point of management receipt… Read More

French Fintech Startup Joko Secures €1.6 Million Through First Investment Round

Joko, a fintech startup based in France, announced this week it secured 1.6 million through its first investment round. The companies who participated in the funding round are Partech, Axeleo Capital, Lafayette Plug and Play, and several angel investors. Founded in 2018, Joko states it… Read More

Update: Investment Mobile App Tickr Completes Seedrs Round With More Than £1 Million in Funding

Tickr, a UK-based investment mobile app, completed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with more than £1 million. The funding round was launched in April and quickly raised its £500,000 funding target. As previously reported, Tickr describes itself as an impact investment app that has… Read More

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