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Investment Platform Lightyear Introduces Free Shareholder Engagement, Voting for Retail Investors

European investment platform Lightyear has rolled out voting alongside in-app communication, “giving shareholders and publicly traded companies a seamless way to engage with each other.” This feature is “a first for many countries around Europe, where this level of ownership and transparency is lacking for… Read More

UK Fintech Lightyear Launches in 19 EU Nations, Acquires $25M in Funding

Investment platform Lightyear has announced a $25M Series A equity round “led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.” The company’s seed investors, Mosaic Ventures, Taavet+Sten and Metaplanet also took part in the investment round “alongside a number of new and existing angel investors.” Joining Lightspeed in this… Read More

UK Fintech Lightyear Introduces Limit Orders, Auto Conversions, Exportable Activity Statements

Fintech firm Lightyear, which launched in the UK last year, recently announced the addition of new features: limit orders, auto conversions and exportable activity statements. Lightyear has also “formally appointed two of its seed investors as advisors, Wander Rutgers and Joe Cross.” Lightyear, founded by… Read More

Fintech Lightyear Introduces Lightyear Profiles to Encourage Converstaions Around Investing

Fintech startup Lightyear announced the launch of Lightyear Profiles, which is a way for investors to share “high-level” details regarding their investment portfolio with friends. It creates individual and personalized web pages for every user highlighting their portfolio holdings, recent activities, and which stocks are… Read More

Open Banking: UK’s TrueLayer Partners with Fintech Lightyear to Provide Instant Account Funding Services

TrueLayer, the international Open Banking platform, has announced a new collaboration with investment platform Lightyear in order to provide instant account funding via Open Banking payments. Lightyear, established by ex-Wise professionals Martin Sokk and Mihkel Aamer, combines multi-currency accounts with unlimited access to 1,000+ international… Read More

Fintech Lightyear, Founded by Early Wise Investors, Secures $8.5M via Latest Investment Round

Fintech firm Lightyear announced on Wednesday (September 15, 2021) that they’ve acquired an additional $8.5 million in capital. The firm also confirmed the launch of its app as the business begins onboarding UK clients off its waiting list. Lightyear aims to combine multi-currency accounts with… Read More

Fintech Lightyear, Founded by Early Wise Investors, Secures $1.5M via Pre-Seed Round

Fintech startup Lightyear has secured $1.5 million through a pre-seed funding round. The company has also introduced its waiting list for Europe’s first “truly commission-free” investment platform. As noted in a release shared with CI, Lightyear‘s platform is scheduled for roll out in Q3 2021…. Read More

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