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U.S. Fintech Brex Secures $100 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led by Kleiner Perkins Digital Growth Fund

U.S. fintech Brex announced on Tuesday it secured $100 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Kleiner Perkins Digital Growth Fund. This round of investment comes just a couple of months after Brex received $100 million debt capital investment from Barclays Investment… Read More

P2P Money Transfer Service Toss Gets Unicorn Status in $80 Million Funding Round

Korea based Viva Republica, creator of the peer to peer money transfer service Toss, has raised $80 million led by some pretty big names. VCs Kleiner Perkins and Ribbit Capital led the funding round. The investment has delivered unicorn status for the Fintech as the… Read More

ApplePie Capital CEO & Co-Founder Denise Thomas Makes Marketplace Lending Success Look Easy

“We have gained a foothold within the industry by partnering with 42 brands to date. Moving forward we will continue to innovate…” Having spent more than 20 years as a corporate executive in companies backed by prosperous VC firms including Kleiner Perkins, Mohr Davidow and Sequoia Capital, ApplePie Capital CEO… Read More

Kleiner Perkins & Others Invest $15 Million in Online Lender Better Mortgage

Better Mortgage has received $15 million in funding during a Series B round. Kleiner Perkins, the VC firm that helped to fund companies like Google and Amazon, participated in the funding round alongside Goldman Sachs Principal Strategic Investments Group and Pine Brook. Better previously raised… Read More

Ray Lane of Kleiner Perkins on Crowdfunding: I Don’t Think Capital Formation is a Big Problem for Companies These Days (Video)

Ray Lane, a Partner Emeritus at Kleiner Perkins, was interviewed by CNBC’s Kelly Evans last week during an excursion to Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh.  Lane, a graduate of Carnegie Mellon, is now Trustee at the university.  The discussion was largely about Carnegie’s engineering expertise including… Read More

FOR SALE: OUYA Is Officially On the Market

Last September, Crowdfund Insider revealed that OUYA was rumored to be making its way to the sale block. The Android gaming startup rocketed to fame and potential fortune back in 2012 during a 29-day Kickstarter campaign, which it raised $8,596,474 from over 29,000 backers.  Unfortunately, the device consistently… Read More

Is Ouya For Sale? Does Anyone Care?

Last week Re/Code posted that Android gaming platform Ouya was on the sales block. It sounded like it was almost a matter of time before an acquiring company swept in and scooped up a twitching carcass of a gaming platform.  To quote Re/Code; “Ouya, the… Read More

Ouya Raises $15 Million Led by Kleiner Perkins

Kickstarter darling raised over $8 Million crowdfunding, now they are raising more funds in a new funding round lead by Venture Capital legend Kleiner Perkins including the Mayfield Fund, NVIDIA, Shasta Ventures and Occam Partners Video game startup OUYA today announced $15 million in new… Read More

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