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Technology Platform Provider Benefitfocus Announces PayActiv As New Financial Wellness Partner

Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a technology platform provider enabling rapid innovation for employers, health plans and consumers, recently announced it has named employment-based holistic financial wellness services PayActiv as its new financial wellness partner. Founded in 2000, Benefitfocus claims it unifies the entire U.S. benefits industry on… Read More

Technology-Led Entertainment Studio “The Cauldron” Now Seeking £500,000 Through Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs

The Cauldron, a UK-based technology-led entertainment studio, is now seeking £500,000 through its recently launched equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2017, The Cauldron, which originally began as a Kickstarter project to open what it claims to be the world’s first wizard pub in… Read More

AvidXchange Announces New “Tech Rising” Initiative to Remove Barriers to Technology Education

  AvidXchange, a U.S. fintech that provides accounts payable and automated payment solutions to midsize businesses, announced on Friday it has launched Tech Rising, an initiative spearheaded by the AvidXchange Foundation that aims to remove barriers to technology education and resources for youth and young… Read More

Overfunding: Mobile Tech Platform Thyngs Quickly Surpasses £200,000 Funding Target Through Latest Seedrs Campaign; Announces New Partnership With Judopay

Just days after launching its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, UK-based mobile technology platform, Thyngs, has successfully secured its initial £200,000 funding target from nearly 240 Seedrs investors. Thyngs is offering 2.57% in equity at a £7,592,407 pre-money valuation.  As previously reported, Thyngs is… Read More

Mobile Tech Platform Thyngs Returns to Seedrs & Quickly Nears £200,000 Funding Target

Just a little over six months after raising £361,162 through its previous Seedrs campaign, UK-based mobile technology platform, Thyngs, has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform with a mission to raise an additional £200,000 in the funding. Through the new funding round, Thyngs is offering… Read More

Update: Short Let Tech Platform Pass The Keys Quickly Surpasses Initial £500,000 Crowdfunding Target Through Seedrs

Pass The Keys, a UK-based short let tech platform, has quickly surpassed its initial £500,000 crowdfunding target though its Seedrs campaign. The campaign was launched earlier this week and has already attracted nearly 140 investors. As previously reported, Pass The Keys describes itself as a… Read More

Short Let Tech Platform Pass The Keys Seeks £500,000 Through Seedrs Funding Round

  Pass The Keys, a UK-based short let tech platform, is now seeking £500,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The platform is now offering 5.88% at a £7,997,542 pre-money valuation. Founded in 2015, Pass The Keys describes itself as a London based Airbnb… Read More

Canadian Tech Incubator OneEleven Permanently Shuts Down Due to COVID-19 Economic Impact

OneEleven, a Toronto-based technology incubator, announced on Wednesday it has officially ceased operations due to COVID-19’s economic impacts. Established in 2013, OneEleven describes itself as home to a community of high-performing technology scaleups, with global locations that provide unparalleled access to peer networks, investment capital,… Read More

Cloud-Based Payment Tech Platform Aliaswire Appoints Former PayPal Executive Jed Rice As New CEO

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Aliaswire, a cloud-based payments tech platform, announced on Tuesday it has appointed former PayPal executive Jed Rice as its new CEO and been appointed to its Board of Directors. According to Aliaswire, Rice has more than two decades of senior leadership at enterprise technology companies… Read More

OnDeck Appoints Scott Totman as New Chief Product & Technology Officer

OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK), a small business online lending platform, recently announced it has appointed Scott Totman as the company’s Chief Product and Technology Officer. OndDeck reported that Totman will oversee its engineering, product, and design organizations with a focus on building the next generation of… Read More

Tech-Enable Governance Solutions Governance.com Secures €3 Million Through Latest Investment Round

Governance.com, a Luxembourg-based company that provides technology-enabled governance solutions, has secured €3 million through its latest investment round.  Founded in 2014, Governance.com helps regulated businesses achieve sustainable business success by understanding critical process information, enabling users to identify and deal with exceptions while recording every… Read More

Overfunding: Mobile Tech Platform Thyngs Surpasses £250,000 Funding Target Through Seedrs Round

Thyngs, a UK-based mobile technology platform, has successfully secured its initial £250,000 funding target and is now nearing £355,000 through its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round comes less than two years after Thyngs raised £301,310 through its Crowdcube campaign. As previously… Read More

Allianz Insurance Announces New Partnership With Insurtech Dinghy

Allianz Insurance announced on Monday it has formed a new partnership with on-demand insurtech startup Dinghy to provide business insurance to the freelance market. According to Dinghy the number of freelancers has increased and so has the diversity of the workforce. The insurtech explained that… Read More

Crowdcube Alum & Mobile Tech Platform Thyngs Now Seeking £250,000 in Funding on Seedrs

Thyngs, a UK-based mobile technology platform, is now seeking £250,000 through its new equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. This new funding round comes less than two years after Thyngs raised £301,310 through its Crowdcube campaign. The company is offering 4.77% in equity at a £4,992,476… Read More

UK Fintech Provider Sonovate Raises £110 Million in Debt & Equity Financing

Sonovate, a UK-based fintech provider, announced on Monday it raised £110 million through its latest debt and equity financing round, which was led by M&G Investments, MXB Holdings Inc, Dawn Capital, and Rocket Internet SE. Founded in 2012, Sonovate reported it has created an end-to-end… Read More

Insurtech Startup Kin Insurance Secures $47 Million Through Latest Investment Round

U.S. insurtech startup Kin Insurance announced on Wednesday it secured $47 million through its latest investment round. According to Kin, the funds will be used to launch its Kin Interinsurance Network, a Florida home insurance carrier. Founded in 2016, Kin describes itself as insurtech startup… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Semsee Completes Pilot Program; Two Dozen Agencies Use Platform to Quote Business Owners Policies & epsent $450,000 in Premiums

Semsee, a U.S.-based insurtech startup that is focused on streamlining workflows for independent insurance agents and wholesalers, announced today the end of a successful three-month pilot program. Founded in 2017, Sense describes itself as an independent insurance agent’s go-to platform for quoting small commercial business… Read More

Visa Set to acquire Technology Solutions Company Verifi

Visa (NYSE: V) announced on Friday it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Verifi, a technology solutions company that reduce chargebacks. Visa reported it will integrate Verifi’s enhanced chargeback tools with Visa’s risk management services, including those delivered by CardinalCommerce and CyberSource. “Buyers, sellers,… Read More

Overfunding: Nanusens Latest Crowdcube Round Surpasses £200,000 Funding Target & Now Nears £350,000

Less than six months after securing €1 million through its previous Crowdcube round, Spanish nanotechnology company Nanusens has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform and has surpassed its £200,000 initial funding target. The funding round is now nearing £350,000 from more than 400 investors. As… Read More

AI Fintech Chatbox Plum Secures $4.5 Million Investment; Surpasses 400,000 Users & Launches on iOS

Plum, an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot for personal finance, announced on Thursday it has achieved 433% user growth in one year, growing from 75,000 to 400,000 users, and has attracted a $4.5 million investment that brings total investment in the firm to $6.3 million. The… Read More

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