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Global Fintech Company Beacon Closes Series A Funding Round Led By PIMCO With Participation from Global Atlantic Financial Group & Barclays

Beacon Platform, Inc., a global financial technology company, announced on Monday it has closed its Series A funding round, led by PIMCO, as previously announced. Global investment bank Barclays, as well as the Global Atlantic Financial Group also participated in the funding round. Since its… Read More

African Fintech PayStack Secures $8 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Stripe

Paystack, an Africa-based payments platform, secured $8 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Stripe, with participation from Visa, Tencent and Y Combinator. Founded in 2015, Paystack states that it helps Nigerian businesses accept Mastercard, Visa, and Verve cards from anyone, anywhere… Read More

Fintech Startup Pleo Secures $16 Million Through Series A Investment Round to Bring Company Payment Card Services to Europe

Pleo, a Denmark-based fintech startup, announced on Wednesday it secured $16 million through its Series A investment round led by Kinnevik to expand its company card services in Europe. Founded in 2015, Pleo offers smart payment cards for employees, which enables them to buy the things… Read More

Insurtech LeaseLock Secures $10 Million During Series A Funding Round Led By Wildcat Venture Partners

LeaseLock, a new insurtech startup for the rental housing market, announced on Monday it secured $10 million through its Series A round of financing, which was led by Wildcat Venture Partners with participation from Liberty Mutual Strategic Ventures, American Family Ventures, and Moderne Ventures. The… Read More

Regtech Startup ClauseMatch Secures $5 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Index Ventures

UK-based regtech startup ClauseMatch announced on Monday it secured $5 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Index Ventures, with participation from Tom Glocer, former CEO of Thomson Reuters, and Cristobal Conde, former CEO of Sungard. Founded in 2012, the company… Read More

Yirendai Makes $50 Million Strategic Investment in Finance Services Platform Lion Rock

China-based fintech Yirendai announced on Wednesday it has made a $50 million strategic investment in Lion Rock through the financial service platform’s Series A funding round. According to Yirendai, Lion Rock is headquartered in Hong Kong and is licensed by the Hong Kong Securities and… Read More

Insurtech Startup Slice Secures $11.6 Million During Series A Funding Round

On-demand insurance platform Slice Labs, Inc. announced on Thursday it has secured $11.6 million through its Series A investment round, which was led by XL Innovate with participation from Horizons Ventures, Munich Re/HSB Ventures, SOMPO, Plug and Play, and Tusk Ventures. Launched in 2016, Slice… Read More

Antony Jenkins’ 10x Future Technologies Raises £34 Million During Series A Funding Round Led By Ping An

European fintech firm 10x Future Technologies announced on Thursday it secured £34 million during its latest Series A funding round, which was led by China’s Ping An. Launched in October 2016 by formed Barclay’s CEO Antony Jenkins, 10x Future Technologies provides clients with a new digital platform helps financial service… Read More

Fintech Firm AutoFi Secures $10 Million Through Series A Funding Round

AutoFi Inc., an auto industry fintech firm, announced on Thursday it has secured $10 million through its Series A Funding Round, which included investors Crosslink Capital, Ford Motor Credit Co., and Lerer Hippeau Ventures. The company states it connects dealers to lenders customers may finance,… Read More

Fintech Startup Curve Secures $10 Million During Series A Funding Round

Curve, a London-based fintech company that’s software allows customers to link their bank cards to one Mastercard, announced on Wednesday it secured $10 million during its Series A funding round, bringing its total funding to $13 million. The company saw global banking providers during the round,… Read More

Insurtech Company Next Insurance Secures $29 Million During Series A Funding Round

Next Insurance, an insurtech company that specializes in small to medium businesses, announced on Wednesday it secured $29 million during its Series A funding round, which was led by Munich Re/HSB Ventures with participation from  Markel, Nationwide, and other existing investors.  Next Insurance explained that… Read More

Bitcoin & Blockchain Exchange ShapeShift Secures $10.4 Million During Series A Funding Round

ShapeShift AG, an instant exchange for Bitcoin digital currency and other blockchain assets, announced on Tuesday it secured $10.4 million Series A funding round, which was led by Berlin-based Earlybird with participants from Lakestar, Access Venture Partners, Pantera Capital, and Blockchain Capital. The company, which was founded… Read More

Food Robotics Company Chowbotics Secures $5 Million During Series A Funding Round From Techstars Ventures, Foundry Group, Galvanize Ventures, & the Geekdom Fund

Food robotics company Chowbotics (formerly known as Casabots) announced on Thursday it has secured $5 million during its Series A funding round. Participants of the funding round were Techstars Ventures, Foundry Group, Galvanize Ventures and the Geekdom Fund. Chowbotics, which was founded by Deepak Sekar, Ph.D.,… Read More

Fintech Lending Platform BillFront Secures $35M During Series A Funding Round

Fintech platform for digital media companies, BillFront, recently announced it raised $35 million during a Series A Funding round. Investors who participated in the funding round included 4Finance, NIBC Bank, and FinLeap. BillFront, which was founded in 2015 and based in London, describes itself as… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Particle Secures $10.4M During Series A Funding Round

On Thursday, a prototype-to-production platform for developing an Internet of Things (IoT) product and Kickstarter alum, Particle, announced it has secured $10.4 million during a Series A funding round, which was led by Root Ventures, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, and Rincon Venture Partners. The company revealed it… Read More

Mexican P2P Lender Kubo.Financiero Raises $7.5M During Series A Funding Round

Last week, Mexican peer-to-peer lending platform, Kubo.Financiero announced it had secured $7.5 million during its Series A funding round, which was led by Bamboo Finance with participation from Endeavor Catalyst, Monex Grupo Financiero, KuE Capital, Tanant Capital, Javier Molinar, Alta Ventures Mexico Fund I, Capital Invent,… Read More

California Food Startup Back to the Roots Secures $10M During Series A Funding Round

California-based food company, Back to the Roots, announced on Monday that it has secured $10 million during its new Series A Funding round, which was led by Acre Venture Partners and also includes funding from S2G Ventures and Red Sea Ventures. The company revealed that it has launched 10… Read More

CrowdStreet Secures $3.5M During Series A Funding Round Led By Rally Ventures

CrowdStreet, a real estate crowdfunding platform, investor acquisition and management platform , announced on Wednesday it has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding. This round was led by Rally Ventures with participation from various seed investors including Green Visor Capital, Seven Peaks Ventures and Portland… Read More

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