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German Fintech Vivid Money Secures €60M from Greenoaks, Ribbit Capital, Reaches €360M Valuation

Berlin-based Fintech Vivid Money, a mobile banking app provider, has secured €60 million in capital through a Series B round that was led by Greenoaks along with participation from existing investor Ribbit Capital. This latest investment round gives Vivid Money a €360 million valuation. Founded… Read More

Indian Fintech Razorpay Secures $160M in Funding from GIC, Sequoia, Ribbit Capital, Matrix Partners

Indian neobank Razorpay notes that it’s been a challenging time for people across the globe. COVID-19 has disrupted lives in many different ways, the company adds in a recent blog post. Razorpay points out that with over a year since the first lockdown, Indian businesses… Read More

Brazilian Fintech Cora Secures $26.7 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Ribbit Capital

    Cora, a Brazil-based fintech, announced on Monday it raised $26.7 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Ribbit Capital with participation from  Kaszek Ventures, QED Investors, and Greenoaks Capital. Cora reported that with the latest round of funding, it has… Read More

Marcus Executive Moves to Walmart. New Digital Bank in the Works?

Marcus executive Omer Ismail has left Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) for Walmart (NYSE: WMT), according to a report in Bloomberg. Marcus has emerged as a top digital bank in the US growing rapidly in both users and services provided minus bank branches. The report states that… Read More

A New Sheriff in Town: Robinhood Raises $3.4 Billion in Capital from Big Names, Meanwhile, Short Funds Look Over Their Shoulders

Robinhood has raised $3.4 billion in capital from Ribbit Capital, CONIQ Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia, Index Ventures, and NEA. The additional funding is a solid sign of commitment by investors as Robinhood struggles in light of heightened volatility of shares like Gamestop driven by Reddit… Read More

Working with Ribbit Capital, Walmart Gets into Fintech with New Startup

Walmart (NYSE: WMT), the largest retailer in the world with over $500 billion in revenue, is getting into Fintech with longtime Fintech investor Ribbit Capital, according to a release. The startup is expected to provide “modern, innovative, and affordable financial solutions.” The Fintech will be… Read More

Former Wealthfront CEO Adam Nash Is Reportedly Planning to Launch Consumer Fintech Startup

Adam Nash, the former CEO at Wealthfront, a software-based financial advisor, is in the process of launching a new Fintech firm that has acquired an investment from Ribbit Capital, a few angel investors, and Nash’s friends as well. Other investors that took part in the… Read More

African Cross-Border Fintech Startup Chipper Cash Secures $30 Million Through Series B Investment Round Led By Ribbit Capital With Participation from Jeff Bezos’ VC Fund

  Chipper Cash, an Africa-based cross-border fintech startup, has reportedly secured $30 million through its Series B investment round, which was led by Ribbit Capital with participation from Jeff Bezos’ personal VC fund, Bezos Expeditions. This investment round comes less than six months after Chipper… Read More

German Fintech Vivid Money Secures €15 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Ribbit Capital

German-based fintech startup Vivid Money announced on Thursday it secured €15 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by venture capital firm Ribbit Capital. The investment brings Vivid Money’s valuation to €100 million. Launched earlier this year, Vivid Money stated it offers… Read More

Y Combinator backed Indian Fintech Investment App Groww Secures $21.4 Million via Series B

Groww, an investment app that aims to focus on providing services to Indian millennials, has reportedly secured $21.4 million in capital through a Series B funding round – which was led by US-based VC firm Ribbit Capital. Existing investors Sequoia India and Y Combinator also… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning Network Developer Lightning Labs Secures $10 Million in Investments from Craft Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Others

Lightning Labs, a company focused on the development of the Lightning Network (LN), a second-layer scalability solution for expediting small Bitcoin (BTC) payments, has reportedly  finalized a $10 million Series A investment round – which was led by Craft Ventures. Ribbit Capital, RRE Ventures, Slow… Read More

Brazil-based Fintech Platform Cora Raises $10 Million in Round Led by Kaszek Ventures

Igor Senra and Leo Mendes, founders of online payments company MOIP, which was acquired by WireCard in 2016, have raised $10 million in order to help fund the operations of a new company, called Cora. Senra and Mendez developed their first business by providing services… Read More

Go Figure: Mike Cagney Raises $50M Easily, Despite Quitting SoFi Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

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Mike Cagney, the former SoFi CEO, raises $50M for Figure, his new fintech venture focused on home equity lending, reported Bloomberg. Cagney left Sofi late last year as the platform was upended with legal challenges regarding accusations of allowing a “sexually charged corporate culture that condones… Read More

Point Initiates Forward Flow Purchase Program with Atalaya: Unlocking Home Equity Wealth

Point, a fintech platform that allows homeowners to unlock home equity wealth without taking on new debt, has agreed to a forward flow purchase program with investment firm Atalaya Capital Management to purchase up to $150 million of Point’s structured home equity investment instruments. “We’re… Read More

Ohio Insurtech Root Insurance Completes Series C Round With $51 Million in Funding

Root Insurance, an Ohio-based car insurtech company, announced last week it secured $51 million in funding through its Series C round, which was led by Redpoint Ventures, with Scale Venture Partners and existing partners Ribbit Capital and Silicon Valley Bank Capital Partners.  Founded in 2015, Root described itself… Read More

Revolut Launches In-App Feature: Buy, Hold & Exchange Cryptocurrencies

Revolut officially launched its cryptocurrency feature, allowing all Revolut customers to buy, hold and exchange cryptocurrencies in-app in seconds, as the innovative fintech platform sticks to its mission and continues to disrupt traditional banking by mainstreaming cryptocurrencies. “We have been amazed by the incredible demand… Read More

India-based Online Lender Capital Float Secures $45 Million During Series C Funding Round Led By Ribbit Capital

Last week, India-based online lender Capital Float announced it secured $45 million during its Series C funding round, which was led by Ribbit Capital with participation from returning investors SAIF Partners, Sequoia India, and Creation Investment. Founded in 2013, Capital Float describes itself as a… Read More

Raisin, A Global Open Banking Forerunner

Pan-European marketplace for savings products, Raisin has become the poster child of Fintech disruption as it managed to convince 75,000 investors to put more than €3 billion into savings accounts held at foreign banks. We spoke with Tamaz Georgadze, co-founder and CEO, who explained to… Read More

Digital Challenger Bank Revolut Raises $66 Million in Series B Funding

Revolut has announced a $66 million Series B funding round to fuel an “aggressive expansion across Asia and North America”. The funding was described as a clear demonstration of strength for the UK based digital bank as a clear alternative to more traditional banking providers…. Read More

BTCjam Sets Closing Date. Users May Withdraw Stored Bitcoin until July

BTCjam, a P2P marketplace launched in 2012 to borrow and lend using bitcoin, announced the company has made “the difficult decision” to close up shop, according to multiple news sources. The platform cited regulatory challenges around bitcoin and the difficulties introducing bitcoin technology to poor communities around… Read More

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