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Canapi Ventures Launches Inaugural $545 Million Fintech Venture Funds

U.S. venture capital firm Canapi Ventures announced on Wednesday the launch of its inaugural venture capital funds. The funds, which are centered around early to growth-stage financial technology investment opportunities, have received $545 million in commitments from a “robust” institutional investor base.  “Canapi focuses on… Read More

U.S. & Lagos Fintech Startup Flutterwave Secures $35 Million Through Series B Funding Round & Announces New Partnership With WorldPay For Payments in Africa

Flutterwave, a U.S. and Lagos-based fintech that’s on a mission to build payments infrastructures to connect Africa to the global economy, has reportedly secured $35 million through its Series B funding round. Along with the investment announcement, the company revealed it is now teaming up… Read More

Open Banking Platform Tink Secures €90 Million Through Latest Investment Round to Support European Expansion

Tink, a Sweden-based fintech that provides APIs to create next-generation banking services, announced on Monday it secured €90 million through its latest investment round, which was co-led by Dawn Capital, HMI Capital, and Insight Partners. The latest funding comes less than a year after Tink… Read More

AI SaaS Business FeedStock Raises £2.5 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By Praetura Ventures

FeedStock, an AI-driven SaaS business that uses the latest natural language processing technologies to enable financial services companies to meet both their compliance requirements and commercial goals, announced on Monday it secured £2.5 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Praetura Ventures… Read More

Payroll Service Provider OnPay Secures $6 Million Through Series A Funding Round

OnPay, a U.S.-based payroll service provider for small businesses and accountants, announced on Monday it secured $6 million through its Series A funding round. Founded in 2011, OnPay describes itself as a software company that offers small businesses and accountants payroll, HR and benefits services…. Read More

AvidXchange Secures $260 Million Through Latest Investment Round to Support Continued Growth

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AvidXchange, a U.S. fintech that provides accounts payable and automated payment solutions to midsize businesses, announced on Friday it has raised $260 million in equity capital as part of the company’s latest financing round. With contributions from TPG Sixth Street Partners and other leading investors, this brings… Read More

Tech-Enable Governance Solutions Governance.com Secures €3 Million Through Latest Investment Round

Governance.com, a Luxembourg-based company that provides technology-enabled governance solutions, has secured €3 million through its latest investment round.  Founded in 2014, Governance.com helps regulated businesses achieve sustainable business success by understanding critical process information, enabling users to identify and deal with exceptions while recording every… Read More

Australian Neo Lender Wisr Secures $33.5 Million Through Placement Round

Wiser (ASX: WZR), an Australia-based neo lending platform, announced on it has secured commitments to raise $33.5 million through a placement of approximately 181 million ordinary shares. According to Wisr, the placement was supposed and allocated to new and existing institutional investors. “The issue price… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Insurify Secures $23 Million Through Series A Funding Round to Expand Into Home & Life Insurance

Insurify, an AI-powered insurance comparison platform that’s based in the U.S., announced on Wednesday it secured $23 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by MTech Capital and Viola FinTech, with participation from Nationwide, Hearst Ventures, and MassMutual Ventures. Founded in 2013,… Read More

Global Investment Firm KKR Closes $2.2 Billion Next Generation Technology Fund II

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KKR, a global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, announced on Wednesday it has officially closed its $2.2 billion KKR Next Generation Technology Growth Fund II. The Fund is notably dedicated to growth equity investment opportunities in the technology space in North America,… Read More

Tradeshift Reportedly Secures $240 Million Through Latest Funding Round & Puts IPO Plans on Hold

Business commerce platform Tradeshift has reportedly secured $240 million in equity and debt through its latest funding round. The new investment comes less than two years after Tradeshift raised $250 million through its Series E funding round, which was led by Goldman Sachs and Public Sector… Read More

Singapore-Based Digital Securities Platform iSTOX Receives $5 Million Investment From Hanwha Asset Management

iSTOX, a regulated capital markets platform that provides digital security issuance and trading, announced on Tuesday it secured a $5 million investment from South Korea-based Hanwha Asset Management. This new investment comes just a couple of months after iSTOX received a $5 million investment from… Read More

Qatar Financial Center Records 33% Growth with Over 800 Fintech, IT, Tax, and Investment Consulting Firms Now Part of the Organization in 2019

The Qatar Financial Center (QFC), one of the largest and fastest-growing business and financial centers in the Middle Eastern country, ended 2019 with a significant 33% growth, as nearly 200 companies registered on QFC’s platform. The number of firms establishing operations out of the QFC… Read More

Premium Video Content Platform DreamItReel Launches RegCF Campaign on SeedInvest

DreamItReel, an all-in-one solution for premium video content creation at scale, is now seeking funding through its RegCF funding round on the crowdfunding platform, SeedInvest. DreamItReel describes itself as a video creation platform built specifically for brands, agencies, and content creators looking to create high-quality… Read More

Venture Capital Firm Brewer Lane Ventures Launches; Hires Insurtech Vet Martha Notaras As Managing Partner

Brewer Lane Ventures, a U.S.-based venture capital firm focused on investing in the insurtech and fintech industries, it has officially launched and it has brought on Martha Notaras as Managing Partner. Notaras previously led XL Innovate, a leading property and casualty insurtech VC fund that invested in Cape… Read More

Update: U.S. Insurtech Corvus Insurance Raises $32 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By Telstra Ventures

Corvus Insurance, a U.S.-based insurtech startup, announced on Thursday it raised $32 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Telstra Ventures with participation from Obvious Ventures and existing Corvus investors including .406 Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures and Hudson Structured Capital Management…. Read More

European Investment Platform Bux Acquires Social Crypto Exchange Blockport

European investment platform Bux announced on Thursday it has acquired Blockport, a social cryptocurrency investment platform based in Amsterdam. Bux reported that the acquisition will further expand its service offerings and will continue to drive its mission to become a single designation for young investors… Read More

Swiss Fintech AlgoTrader Secures  CHF 3.7 Million Through Series A Funding Round

AlgoTrader AG, a Swiss platform services provider for fully-integrated and automated quantitative trading and trade execution, for both traditional and digital assets, announced on Wednesday it secured CHF 3.7 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by an undisclosed global Tier 1… Read More

Roofstock Secures $50 Million Through Series D Funding Round Led by SVB Capital

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Roofstock, an online marketplace where you can invest in single-family rental homes, announced on Wednesday it secured $50 million through its Series D funding round, which was led by SVB Capital with participation from Citi Ventures, Fort Ross Ventures and 7 Global Capital as well… Read More

Securrency Raises $17.65 Million Series A Funding Round Led By WisdomTree

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 Securrency, a global financial services technology infrastructure and products company, announced on Tuesday it secured $17.65 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by WisdomTree with participation from the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), Monex Group, Inc., RRE Ventures, Strawberry Creek Ventures,… Read More

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