Tagged: mary meeker

Fintech Startup Plaid Secures $250 Million Through Series C Funding Round

Plaid, a U.S.-based fintech startup, announced on Tuesday that it is secured $250 million through its Series C funding round, which was reportedly led by venture capitalist and Internet Trends author, Mary Meeker. Plaid was founded in 2012 and focuses on enabling innovation and democratizing… Read More

3 Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report

This article highlights three takeaways for Fintech firms from Mary Meeker’s 355-page-long report: 1) The Internet’s center of gravity shifts to Asia; 2) The biggest get bigger; 3) Fintechs must use gamification to improve customer engagement. Since 2001, Mary Meeker, a Partner at venture capital… Read More

What’s In Store For Lending Club In 2014: An Interview With Renaud Laplanche

In the ever-growing crowdfunding community, peer lending reigns supreme. A TD Economics report we covered last week estimates the size of the global crowdfunding industry at somewhere between $3 and $5 billion in 2013. Of the sites responsible for this emergent shift in capital access,… Read More

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