Tagged: investment

Fintech SaaS Company HighRadius Secures Strategic Investment From Citi Ventures & PNC

HighRadius, a fintech enterprise Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company, has secured a strategic investment from Citi Ventures and PNC. The company, which was founded in 2006, states its HighRadius Integrated Receivables platform optimizes cash flow through automation of receivables and payments processes across credit, collections, cash application, deductions, electronic… Read More

DirectMoney Secures New Strategic Investment From Alceon For Growth & Innovation Initiatives

Australian marketplace lending platform DirectMoney announced on Tuesday it secured a strategic investment from alternative investment manager Alceon to fund growth and innovation initiatives. According to DirectMoney, the investment will be structured through an initial placement of $600,000 at $0.042 per share (being 14,285,715 new shares), a… Read More

CreditEase’s Fintech Investment Fund Invests in Automotive Fintech Company Fair

On Monday, CreditEase announced its fintech investment fund, along with next47 and BMW i Ventures, has invested in California automotive fintech company, Fair. This news comes after Fair announced the acquisition of Uber’s Xchange Leasing subsidiary’s leasing portfolio. According to CreditEase, Fair was launched in August… Read More

Brazilian Fintech EBANX Secures $30 Million Investment From FTV Capital

Brazilian fintech EBANX announced on Wednesday it has secured a $30 million investment from FTV Capital. The company states it is focused on helping global merchants grow exponentially and increase revenue in Latin America by offering end-to-end local payments solutions, which allows businesses to sell to… Read More

Fineqia Announces Investment in Blockchain Company Nivaura

Fineqia International Inc. (CSE: FNQ) (OTCPink: FNQQF) (Frankfurt: FNQA) announced on Monday it has made a cash investment for an equity stake in Nivaura, which recently demonstrated the world’s first crypto-currency denominated bond issuance that was cleared, settled and registered entirely on a public blockchain. According… Read More

Singapore Fintech tryb Group Secures $30 Million Investment from Makara Innovation Fund

Singapore-based fintech platform tryb Group announced on Thursday it secured a $30 million investment by Makara Innovation Fund, a $717 million private equity fund that invests in IP-driven small- to mid- companies with the aim of scaling, internationalizing and creating enterprise value. Founded in 2016, tryb describes… Read More

PeerStreet Announces New Investment Product “30-Day Notes”  

On Wednesday, PeerStreet announced the launch of its new investment product, 30-Day Note, to provide increased liquidity for accredited investors at 30-day terms. According to the online lender, the 30-Day Notes product was launched quietly in October as a pilot program, is now offered monthly. It provides… Read More

Danish Fintech Cardlay Secures $5 Million Investment from SEB & SEED For Global Expansion

On Thursday, Danish fintech Cardlay announced it secured a $5 million investment from SEB and SEED as it prepares to expand globally. Founded in 2016, Cardlay describes itself as a single software platform that issues, loads, and manages cards and expenses globally. The company noted it… Read More

YieldStreet Secures $113 Million Through Financing Round to Expand Investment Platform

YieldStreet, an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments, announced on Wednesday it has secured $113 million through its latest financing round, which included $12.8 million of Series A equity financing co-led by Greycroft and Raine Ventures, as well as a revolving credit facility of… Read More

Boston Fintech Bison Completes New Investment Round Led By FINTOP Capital

Bison, a Boston-based fintech company focused on developing innovative software solutions for the private markets, has closed a funding round led by FINTOP Capital with participating from existing investors, including Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE) and GrandBanks Capital. Along with the investment, Bison also announced Rick Kushel, General Partner… Read More

SoFi’s Former CEO Mike Cagney Seeks $25 Million For His New Fintech Startup

Just a few months after he was dismissed from SoFi amid sexual harassment allegations, the founder and former CEO of the online lender, Mike Cagney, is now seeking $25 million for his new fintech startup. As previously reported, allegations in an NYT.com article criticized both SoFi operations… Read More

Allianz X Announces $96.6 Million Investment in Digital Microinsurer BIMA

Allianz X, the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group, announced this week it has invested $96.6 million investment in BIMA, a digital microinsurer utilizing mobile technology to serve low-income customers in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Allianz reported it has become BIMA’s sole insurance shareholder and… Read More

Zopa News: Users May Now Automatically Redirect Repayments Into An ISA

Earlier this week, online lending platform Zopa announced that users may now set their repayments to automatically move into an ISA. The lender reported this means that users may gradually move their Zopa money into an ISA without having to sell loans and pay fees… Read More

Wealth Migrate Continues Global Expansion By Opening Two New International Offices

Real estate investment marketplace platform Wealth Migrate announced on Tuesday it has continued its global expansion by opening additional offices in the UK and UAE. According to Wealth Migrate, the new locations add to its current operations in Hong Kong, China, the U.S., Australia, and South… Read More

Insurtech Goji Receives $15 Million Through Investment Round Led By Hudson Structured Capital Management

Insurtech firm Goji, announced last week it secured $15 million during its latest investment round, which was led by Hudson Structured Capital Management Ltd., (HSCM Bermuda). The companies have also formed a new strategic partnership. The company, which was launched in 2007, offers data-driven home and automobile… Read More

B2B Payment Provider Transfermate Secures €30 Million Investment From Allied Irish Bank

Ireland-based B2B payment provider TransferMate announced on Monday it received a €30 million investment from Allied Irish Bank (AIB).  Founded in 2010, TranferMate stated it is on a mission to provide businesses with a faster, cheaper, and easier solution for sending or receiving funds globally.TransferMate… Read More

Symbid Announces Partnership With Funding Specialist ILFA

  On Tuesday, Netherlands-based Symbid announced it has formed a partnership with funding specialist, ILFA. According to the crowdfunding platform, ILFA has a license for an investment firm since 201 and as a tied agent of ILFA, it will from now on operate with an AFM… Read More

FinMkt Secures $5 Million During Financing Round Led by ManchesterStory Group

FinMkt, Inc., a New York-based provider of technology and infrastructure for the online lending industry, announced this week it has closed a $5 million equity round led by venture capital firm ManchesterStory Group with participation from Perot Jain LP, Vectr Ventures, and existing investors. This… Read More

Acorns Acquires Retirement Fund Services Vault

Micro-investing app Acorns has acquired retirement fund services Vault and is planning to launch new retirement accounts. Vault is now called Acorns Later. While sharing details about the acquisition, CEO of Acorns, Noah Kerner, and CEO of Vault, Randy Fernando, stated: “By staying true to its mission… Read More

Monzo Secures £71 Million During Latest Investment Round Led By Goodwater Capital, Stripe, & Michael Moritz

Crowdcube success and challenger bank Monzo announced on Tuesday it secured 71 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Goodwater Capital, Stripe, and Michael Moritz with participation from existing investors, Passion Capital, Thrive Capital, and Orange Digital Ventures. As previously reported, Monzo (originally… Read More