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South Korea’s Regulators to Look into Security of Fintech Apps after Unauthorized Payments Made via Viva Republica’s Toss Platform

South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service (FSS), a financial regulator that examines and supervises financial institutions under the oversight of the Financial Services Commission (FSC), is reportedly planning to look into the security of various Fintech platforms, due to unauthorized payments being conducted via Toss. Toss… Read More

Viva Republic, Manager of Largest South Korean Fintech Firm, Toss, Plans to Secure $200 Million in Additional Funding

Viva Republica Ltd., a company that manages Toss, one of the largest South Korean Fintech firms, is reportedly planning to secure around $200 million in additional funding from investors. This, after acquiring $64 million in August 2019. The company says the funds will be used… Read More

South Korea’s Viva Republica, a Fintech that Developed Toss, a Financial Services Platform, Gets Initial Approval for Digital Banking License

South Korea-based Viva Republica, a Fintech firm that developed Toss, a financial services platform, has been given preliminary approval for an online banking license from the Financial Services Commission of Korea, according to a December 16 release. SG Lee, CEO at Viva Republica, stated: “Toss… Read More

Fintech Viva Republica Raises $64 Million at $2.2 Billion Valuation

Viva Republica, a payments and transfer Fintech that operates under the Toss brand, has raised $64 million in funding at a $2.2 billion valuation. The funding was led by Hong Kong-based Aspex Management. Existing investors Kleiner Perkins, Altos Ventures, Goodwater Capital, GIC, Sequoia Capital China,… Read More

P2P Money Transfer Service Toss Gets Unicorn Status in $80 Million Funding Round

Korea based Viva Republica, creator of the peer to peer money transfer service Toss, has raised $80 million led by some pretty big names. VCs Kleiner Perkins and Ribbit Capital led the funding round. The investment has delivered unicorn status for the Fintech as the… Read More

Korean Fintech Viva Republica Secures $40 Million Through Latest Funding Round Led By GIC & Sequoia China

Viva Republica, Korea’s foremost fintech startup and creator of financial services app Toss, announced on Monday it has secured $40 million during its latest funding round, which was led by GIC and Sequoia China, bringing its total amount of funding raised to $116 million. Founded in 2011, Viva Republica stated that Toss “completely… Read More

Wow. P2P Money Transfer Service Toss is Processing $1 Billion per Month in South Korea After Less than 3 Years of Operations

In 2015 Viva Republica launched Toss, a peer to peer money transfer App that has become one of the world’s fastest growing financial Apps have now transacted more than USD$ 10 billion with a current run rate of $12 billion per year with $1 billion per… Read More

PayPal Invests in Korean Payment App Toss

Viva Republica, a Fintech startup that provides a P2P money transfer service called Toss, has received a $48 million investment from PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), Goodwater Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Altos Ventures and Partech Ventures. Toss had previously raised $29 million in earlier funding. The young company… Read More

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