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QED Investors Raises $1.05 Billion Fund to Invest in Fintechs

QED Investors, a top VC firm that focuses on Fintechs, has raised a sizeable $1.05 billion new fund in an over-subscribed offering, according to the firm. The capital includes $550 million in QED’s Fund VII for early-stage investing and an initial $500 million for our new… Read More

Capitalise Secures £10M to Introduce Integrated Credit Protection Solution

Capitalise.com, a digital “super” platform that enables accountants and their SME customers to gain access to capital with a range of credit and risk tools, has secured £10 million from Experian, QED Investors, Gauss Ventures, Hambro Perks, and Post Finance. The investment acquired by Capitalise.com… Read More

QED Investors Has Busy Q2: Morris

The recently completed second quarter was a busy one for QED Investors, co-founder and managing partner Nigel Morris said in a recent investor update. So far this year QED has invested in 14 companies, Morris said, while describing the pace of deal-making as “frenetic”. Seven… Read More

UK Fintech Weavr, an Embedded Banking and Payments Solution Provider, Acquires £7M via Seed Round

UK-based Weavr, a startup that assists businesses with embedding banking and payments solutions into their mobile or software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions, has finalized a £7 million seed round. Weavr’s investment round, which is an extension of a £3 million seed capital fundraise during 2020, has reportedly… Read More

QED Investors Leads $30 Million Series B in Brazilian Fintech Solfácil

Solfácil, a solar Fintech based in Brazil, has raised a $30 million Series B funding round led by top Fintech VC QED Investors. According to a note from Solfácil, the round is the largest venture capital injection in the distributed solar sector in Brazil.  Existing… Read More

Fintech Veteran Frank Rotman Talks Building Wealth with Investments, Real Estate, Business Ownership

Frank Rotman, who claims to be a 27+ year Fintech veteran and the Co-founder of QED Investors, notes that small businesses are quite important to our communities. Rotman points out that minority-owned small businesses do not have equal access to capital and the appropriate tools…. Read More

QED Leads $21 Million Series B for Hello Alice

Hello Alice, a platform for helping small businesses grow their businesses, has raised $21 million in a Series B funding round led by QED Investors. Founded by Elizabeth Gore and Carolyn Rodz, the company has now raised $30 million in funding. Speaking with Crunchbase, Rodz… Read More

QED Investors Leads $125 Million Series A in Capchase

Capchase, Fintech that provides non-dilutive capital for revenue-generating companies, has closed on a $125 million Series A funding round. Once again, the funding was led by key Fintech VC QED investors. Other investors include Bling Capital, ScifiVC, and Caffeinated Capital, along with several angels. According… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Platform Trellis Raises $10 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By QED Investors

Trellis Technologies, Inc., a U.S.-based insurtech platform, announced on Thursday it secured $10 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by QED Investors with participation from NYCA Partners and General Catalyst. Founded in 2019, Trellis explained it provides secure, digital solutions that… Read More

U.S.-Based Banking as a Service Company Treasury Prime Secures $20 Million Through Series B Insider Funding Round Co-Led By Deciens Capital & QED Investors

  Treasury Prime, a U.S.-based API banking platform, announced on Wednesday it secured $20 million through its Series B insider funding round, which was co-led by Deciens Capital and QED Investors, with participation from SaaStr Fund, and Susa Ventures. As previously reported, Treasury Prime states it builds APIs… Read More

Fintech VC QED Investors Unveils $12 Million Fund For Seed & Pre-Seed Startups in Latin America

    Prominent Fintech venture capital firm QED Investors announced on Thursday it has closed a $12 million network-driven fund to support both seed and pre-seed fintech startups in Latin America. QED reported that the fund will expand its reach across geographies, business models, and teams…. Read More

Fintech Veteran Argues that Banks Achieving Functional Parity with Fintechs Isn’t Good Enough, Much More to Offering Modern Financial Services

Frank Rotman, who claims to be a 27+ year Fintech veteran and the Co-Founder of QED Investors, reveals that he talked to a bank executive who was “proud of finally getting to functional parity” with Fintech service providers in “a particular space” that financial tech… Read More

U.S. Payment Fintech Tribal Credit Scores $34.3 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By QED Investors & Partners For Growth

  Tribal Credit, a U.S.-based payment fintech, announced on Wednesday it secured $34.3 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by QED Investors and Partners for Growth with participation from BECO Capital, Global Ventures, OTG Ventures, Endure Capital, and Endeavor Catalyst. Founded in… Read More

UK Fintech Payhawk Finalizes $20M Series A Round led by QED Investors, with Contributions from Earlybird VC Fund

UK-based Fintech Payhawk, a company focused on developing the “financial system of tomorrow” that combines credit cards, payments, and expenses into “one experience,” has revealed that they’ve closed a $20 million Series A financing round. The firm’s management noted on April 20, 2021, that this… Read More

Calling All Traditional Banks: Read this Twitter Thread Now to Learn How to Survive

Like many people, I use several traditional banks but also have several digital-only accounts. A combination of necessity and inertia has led me to be a customer of incumbent banks for years. Like many people, I am looking at multiple options in the digital banking… Read More

LatAm Insurtech Betterfly Extends Series A, Raises $17.5 Million

Chile-based Insurtech startup Betterfly extended its Series A funding round adding $9 million to a total of $17.5 million. In July, Betterfly announced it had raised $8.5 million. Once again, QED Investors led the round. A Public Benefit Corporation and certified B-Corp. that is 100%… Read More

U.S. Healthcare Fintech Lendeavor Rebrands to “Provide”; Raises $34 Million Through Series A & B Investment Rounds

  Lendeavor, a U.S.-based fintech for healthcare practices, announced on Tuesday it has rebranded to Provide, as well as raised $34 million in Series A and B equity financing led by QED Investors, with additional funding from Fifth Third Bank, Montage Ventures, and Clocktower Technology… Read More

Bitso Receives $62-million Investment from Kaszek Ventures and QED Investors

Bitso, a Mexico based crypto platform, has received a $62 million investment from Kaszek Ventures and QED Investors. The series B funding represents the first foray into cryptocurrency for both QED Investors and Kaszek Ventures. The digital asset platform says this is the first major… Read More

Noted Fintech VC QED Investors Expands into Southeast Asia

Prominent Fintech venture capital firm QED Investors has announced an expansion into Southeast Asia. It already invests in early-stage Fintechs in the U.S., U.K. and Latin America. Fintech in Asia has experienced a boom in early-stage ventures and while investments may ebb and rise it… Read More

10 Years Ago, QED Investors was Series A Lead in Credit Karma

QED Investors, an active venture capital firm that has backed many Fintechs, booked a big win this week it seems. Ten years ago, QED was the Series A lead investor in Credit Karma. Following the news this week that Intuit has purchased Credit Karma for… Read More

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