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Blockchain Security Firm CertiK Doubles Valuation to $2B in Only 3 Months

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It only feels like “yesterday” when CertiK was announcing their B2 round of funding, where the firm had been valued at $1 billion. The blockchain-focused firm also mentioned that just 3 months later, here they are again, and now they are “a $2 billion company.”… Read More

Berlin’s Stock Trading Platform, lemon.markets, Acquires €15M via Seed Round

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Lemon.markets, a Berlin-headquartered Fintech firm that helps companies embed trading services through APIs, has secured €15 million via a seed funding round that was co-led by Lakestar and Lightspeed. Creandum and System.one took part in the investment round, along with contributions from angels (like N26… Read More

Socket Welcomes $5M Seed Round, Attracts Coinbase Ventures, Mark Cuban as Investors

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Socket (previously known as Movr Network) has announced a $5 million seed round, led by Framework Ventures, an investment adviser with significant experience in decentralized finance (DeFi) space, and with participation from a group including Coinbase Ventures, Lightspeed, eGirl Capital, Nascent, Geometry, and entrepreneur Mark… Read More

Neobanking Fintech Zolve Acquires $40M to Streamline Global Access to Digital Financial Services

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Zolve, a neobank enabling international access to financial services, has announced the closing of $40 million in Series A funding. Zolve‘s investment round has been led by Partners of DST Global, who have previously led rounds in Fintech firms like Robinhood, Nubank, Chime, Revolut, and… Read More

Commerce Platform Lightspeed to Acquire Digital Commerce Firms Ecwid and NuORDER

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Lightspeed (TSX: LSPD) (NYSE: LSPD), the “one-stop” commerce platform for merchants across the globe to “simplify, scale and create exceptional customer experiences,” revealed on Monday (June 7, 2021) that it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire two “global leaders” in digital commerce. After the… Read More

Blockchain.com Raises $300 Million Through Series C Funding Round Led By DST Global Partners, VY Capital, & Lightspeed

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  Blockchain.com, a UK-based cryptocurrency wallet and exchange, announced earlier this week it secured $300 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Global, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and VY Capital, with participation from other existing and leading investors. The latest investment round… Read More

Canadian E-Commerce Platform Lightspeed Teams Up With Stripe to Launch New Integrated Payment Capabilities in North America

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Lightspeed, a Canada-based e-commerce platform, announced on Thursday it has launched new integrated payment capabilities in North America. The expansion is through Lightspeed’s partnership with Stripe. Founded in 2005, Lightspeed provides customers with a way to build, manage, and grow retail, restaurant, or commerce business… Read More

OnDeck Canada Announces Partnership With Point of Sales Platform LightSpeed

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Online lender OnDeck Canada announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with cloud-based point-of-sales platform for independent retailers and restaurants, Lightspeed. According to the duo, this new partnership will allow Lightspeed users to secure loans through OnDeck’s lending platform and the new offering will… Read More

Global Online Marketplace VarageSale Partners with Sequoia & Lightspeed: Raises $34M

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VarageSale, the online marketplace for people to buy, sell and connect with their local communities, announced its partnership with Lightspeed and Sequoia, raising $34 million. The financing will be used to further enhance the VarageSale user experience and to continue to expand the company’s user base… Read More

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