Tagged: unicorns

Craft Ventures Launches its $1.2 Billion Fund for SaaS and Marketplace Startups

US-based venture capital firm Craft Ventures has announced its latest $1.12 billion funds for SaaS and Marketplace founders. The fund is divided into Craft Ventures III ($612 million) and Craft Ventures Growth I ($510 million), bringing Craft’s total assets under management at $2 billion. The… Read More

GlobalData Predicts Blockchain Unicorns

GlobalData believes it has a good idea of who the next blockchain unicorns will be. The company used its Unicorn Prediction Model to produce a list of 25 startups with the potential to exceed a $1 billion valuation. GlobaData looked to its scorecard of 10,000… Read More

Tiger Global’s hunt for Fintechs Continue in India, U.S, Invests in Briq, Plum

American venture capital fund Tiger Global has been on the prowl for Fintech startups worldwide. The investment firm has recently invested around $30 million in Briq, a Fintech platform for the construction industry, as per a TechCrunch report. With this, Briq has raised a total… Read More

Singapore’s iSTOX, a Blockchain enabled Digitized Securities Platform, Lists New Unicorn Fund

Singapore-based iSTOX, a blockchain-powered digitized securities platform, has revealed that it has listed a unicorn fund in digitized securities form, enabling the issuance of security tokens where manual processes may be automated and minimum investment ticket sizes to be reduced to $20,000. This move should… Read More

$34.5 Billion in Fintech Deals During 2019, a Dip in Number of Deals from Year Prior but Deals Get Supersized

In 2019, there were $34.5 billion in 1,913 Fintech deals around the world a decline of 15% versus 2018 – a year that benefited from Ant Financial’s huge $14 billion deal.  If you choose to ignore Ant, part of Alibaba, then 2019 would be a… Read More

Open Banking and Compliance Platform Railsbank Establishes Business Offices in Singapore

Singapore has been ranked number one in Asia and eighth worldwide when it comes to innovation and embracing the latest technologies. Singapore is also recognized as one of the world leaders in key sectors including Fintech,  engineering, manufacturing, healthcare, biomedical sciences, urban solutions and sustainability,… Read More

KPMG: VC Funding Rockets as Unicorn Population Booms

KPMG and CB Insights have released a quarterly report on global VC funding and according to their data VC backed companies are booming.  In Q2 alone over $32 billion went toward 1819 deals.  This pushed VC funding globally to almost $60 billion. If you compare… Read More

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