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Insurtech Kin Secures $33M in Additional Financing via Series D Led By QED Investors

Kin, the direct-to-consumer home insurance company built for every new normal, today announced the closing of a $33 million Series D extension. The funding was led by QED Investors “with participation from returning investors Geodesic Capital, Allegis Capital, Hudson Structured Capital Management Ltd. (doing its… Read More

QED Says Fintech Venture Environment Returning to Reality

QED Investors, one of the top Fintech venture capital firms in the world, says that “dry powder” is slowly returning to the market following the “champagne hangover” of easy money and huge valuations ruled the day. Venture markets, in general, have dropped dramatically in the… Read More

Asia-Pacific Region Expected to Claim Almost Half of Global Fintech Revenue in Coming Decade, Report Claims

Global Fintech revenue is expected to increase around 6x from current levels between 2021 and 2030 and could hit $1.5 trillion. The APAC region is expected to claim a significant portion of that total, representing around 40% of international Fintech revenue or totaling about $600… Read More

Fintech Firm Collective Raises $50M to Establish AI-Powered Finance Platform for Freelancers

Collective, which claims to be the first all-in-one online back-office platform for solopreneurs, announced it has raised $50M from a syndicate of investors including Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI fund, Innovius Capital, The General Partnership, General Catalyst, QED, Expa, and Better Tomorrow Ventures, among others. Collective… Read More

Fintech Nexus 2023 – Fintech Forever

It was a warm week in New York City, and I found myself flying across the country to attend the preeminent fintech conference Fintech Nexus, previously known as LendIt Fintech. At the heels of a global pandemic, the recovering U.S. economy, and continuing regional banking… Read More

Fintech VC Firm QED Investors Closes Nearly $1B in New Funds

Global fintech venture capital firm QED Investors announced that it has closed two new funds with combined capital commitments of $925 million. The new capital commitments comprise Fund VIII, “an oversubscribed $650 million early stage fund, and Growth II, a $275 million early growth-stage fund.”… Read More

Fintech Report: Sector On Track to Become $1.5 Trillion Industry by 2030

In Q2 2021 Fintechs Hit Peak Valuation of 20X Revenue  Financial technology revenues are projected to grow sixfold from $245 billion to $1.5 trillion by 2030, according to a report released by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and QED Investors. At the same time, since April… Read More

Everyone Hates Paying Taxes but Taxtech Can Streamline the Process: Adams Conrad of QED Investors Shares Insight into Rising Sector of Fintech

It is that time of year again taxes are due in the US. The only groups that like tax season are the ones that benefit – state, local, and federal government – and tax preparers that earn their keep by navigating the byzantine process of… Read More

Finch, a Global Employment Ecosystem Supporter, Secures $40M via Series B

The team at Finch reveals they’ve raised $40M in their Series B round, “co-led by General Catalyst and Menlo Ventures, with additional investments from QED, PruVen, and Altman Capital.” As mentioned in the update, the workforce is “the backbone of the U.S. economy.” From retirement… Read More

QED Investors Founder Nigel Morris Comments on Challenging Economic Environment, Fintech Lenders

  QED Investors is probably the most prominent and successful Fintech-focused venture capital firm. Holding dozens of well-known names in their portfolio – including multiple unicorns, QED is hyper-engaged with the  Fintech ecosystem around the world. Recently, QED distributed a couple of comments on the… Read More

QED Investors: The Future is Bright but Right Now, Not So Much

QED Investors founder and Managing Partner Nigel Morris has distributed an email commenting on the current economic environment. QED is one of the top Fintech VCs in the world, having backed dozens of successful firms both inside the US and globally. In his email, Morris… Read More

MENA Region’s FlapKap Finalizes $3.6M Seed Round

FlapKap, a tech-enabled revenue-based financing platform in the Mena region, “revolutionizing” e-commerce growth, announced the close of its $3.6 million Seed round. The investment round “included participation from Bolt by QED, Nclude, Outliers, and A15.” This latest capital injection “comes six months after the company’s… Read More

QED Investors on Fintech VC Activity and Valuations: Down as Economy Struggles

QED Investors is one of the most prolific venture capital firms focusing on Fintech in the world. With more than one hundred portfolio companies and over a dozen exits, QED has touched almost all sectors of Fintech. Big Fintech names have received the backing of… Read More

Fintech VC QED Investors Acquires Lingua Franca Search

QED Investors, one of the top VC firms focusing on Fintech, has acquired boutique search firm Lingua Franca Search. QED already held a majority stake in the firm, but the company increased its ownership as part of a strategic focus of investing in firms providing… Read More

QED from Origin, a Decentralized Oracle Protocol and Aggregator, Aims to Enhance DeFi Transactions

Decentralized platforms and blockchain-enabled smart contracts are transforming the way digital transactions are performed. Distributed ledger technology (DLT) has the potential to streamline the key processes carried out in many different sectors by eliminating the need for third-parties and enabling automated contract terms and conditions,… Read More

Commonstock, a Broker-Agnostic Social Platform Amplifying Best Investment Knowledge, Secures $25M Series A

Commonstock, a broker-agnostic social platform that “amplifies” the best-investing knowledge, has secured $25 million in capital via its Series A round that was led by Coatue, along with contributions from QED, Floodgate, Upside Ventures, Resolute Ventures, Abstract Ventures. Commonstock’s latest investment round was also joined… Read More

Nubank: A LatAm Fintech Valued at $10 Billion and Growing Fast

Last week during LendIt Fintech’s LatAm virtual event, David Velez, founder and CEO Nubank, took to the screen to share some of his experiences in launching a digital bank in Latin America that has now emerged as a hugely successful Fintech. In 2013 following years… Read More

Orchard Co-Founder Matt Burton Joins QED as a General Partner

Orchard co-founder and former CEO Matt Burton has joined VC firm QED Investors as a General Partner. According to a note circulated by QED, Burton will lead their newly launched founding stage investment platform QED Belay. As part of this role, Burton will open the… Read More

QED Considers StockProfile.com as Possible Crowdfunding Platform

In a wide ranging release, management of QED Connect, a global holding company announced the acquisition of AFON 2010; a Ukraine based oil and gas company.  As part of this announcement management indicated they are considering migrating their domain, StockProfile.com to a crowdfunding platform; “QED… Read More

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