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Fintech VC QED Investors Boosts Brazil Presence with New Hire

One of the most successful Fintech VCs around, QED Investors, has hired Camila Vieira to boost its presence in Brazil – an important region in the hot Latin American Fintech market. Vieira is the company’s first employee based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where she will… Read More

Famous Fintech Investor Nigel Morris Comments on Venture Funding Environment

The venture community is getting gloomy, chattering about deal volume, down rounds, and a dismal economy. From war in Ukraine, too much government spending, and rocketing inflation chased by the US Federal Reserve raising interest rates, things look bad. It does not help that markets… Read More

QED Investors Hires New Principal to Focus on Early Stage Fintechs

QED Investors, one of the most active and successful VCs in the Fintech sector, has selected a new Principal. According to QED, San Francisco-based Victoria Zuo will be aiding QED to seek promising young early-stage Fintech firms. Prior to joining QED, Zuo helped lead fintech… Read More

Fidel API Attracts $65M Series B to Boost Identity, Payments and Data Capabilities

Fidel API, a global financial infrastructure platform, today announced it has raised $65 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Bain Capital Ventures, with participation from existing investors including NYCA Partners and QED Investors. It brings Fidel API’s total funding to $88… Read More

Weavr Attracts $40M for U.S.-Led International Expansion

Weavr, a UK-based company providing businesses with plug-and-play financial solutions, this week announced the close of a $40 million Series A funding round led by Tiger Global. Additional backers included Mubadala Capital, LocalGlobe’s growth stage Latitude Fund and past Weavr backers QED Investors, Anthemis and Seedcamp…. Read More

Insurtech Tint Raises $25 Million, Funding Led by QED

Once again QED Investors has led a Fintech-related funding round by participating in the $25 million Series B of Insurtech Tint.  Along with the funding, Amias Gerety of QED will join Tint’s board of directors. Existing investors Nyca, Deciens, Y Combinator, and Webb Investment Network… Read More

Creditas’ $260M Series F Leaves Innovative Fintech With $4.8B Valuation

Latin American Fintech Creditas today confirmed a $260 million Series F financing round, leaving it with a valuation of $4.8 billion. The company raised $829 million across six fundraising rounds. Fidelity joins as a new key shareholder along with Actyus  (a Spanish fintech investment fund)… Read More

Milo Unveils Crypto Mortgage, Availability in Early 2022

Fintech firm Milo this week announced its new crypto mortgage, a move it believes will make it easier for cryptocurrency investors to deploy their digital assets in the purchase of US real estate. They expect it to become available in the coming weeks. Milo clients will… Read More

Prolific Fintech Investor QED Hires Executives to Boost Africa Presence

QED Investors has hired two new executives to boost its presence in Africa. QED is one of the most prolific Fintech investors in the world. Founded by Nigel Morris and Frank Rotman in 2007, QED’s timing was just about perfect enabling it to benefit from… Read More

India: OneCard Raises $76 Million in Round led by QED, Sequoia,

OneCard, an Indian Fintech that aims to become the one card to rule them all in the country, has raised $76 million according to multiple reports. The funding was led by ubiquitous Fintech investor QED along with Sequoia. Founded in 2018, the company issued its… Read More

UK Fintech Payhawk Acquires $112M via Second Largest Series B in Central and Eastern Europe

UK-based Payhawk, the payments and expense solution with business offices in London, Sofia, Berlin and Barcelona, has secured $112 million in capital three years after its inception, valuing the firm at $570 million. The Series B investment round has been led by San Francisco based… Read More

Investing API Atomic Secures $25M via Series A led by QED Investors, Anthemis

Atomic, the investing API that enables Fintech firms and banking institutions to integrate investing into their products, announced its launch along with a $25 million funding round. Atomic’s Series A investment round has been co-led by QED Investors and Anthemis along with contributions from Softbank… Read More

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

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