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Fintech Elevate’s New Funding to Streamline USD Payments for Filipino Freelancers

Elevate, a Fintech startup supported by Y Combinator, has announced a successful $5 million funding round to bolster its operations in the Philippines, bringing its total raised since 2021 to $10 million. This recent influx from backers such as Y Combinator, Goodwater, Global Founders Capital,… Read More

UAE’s B2B Fintech Alaan Secures $4.5M via Pre-Series A Round

UAE-based Alaan, the spend management platform for Middle Eastern businesses, announced that it has raised $4.5 million pre-Series A funding, “backed by Presight Capital, Y Combinator, and angel investors.” Together with the $2.5 million seed round last year, Alaan has “raised a total of $7… Read More

Fintech Ping Raises $15M to Expand Payment Platform for Freelancers, Gig Economy

Ping, the global payment platform for freelancers and contractors, announced a $15 million seed funding round from key investors “including Y-Combinator, Race Capital, BlockTower, Danhua Capital, Signum Capital and Goat Capital.” The funds from the investment round will “further propel and expand Ping’s platform to… Read More

Spanish Fintech Fuell Acquires €1.5M in Funding

Fuell, the Spanish firm that has created a corporate card and expense management SaaS, has finalized a €1.5 million funding round that was led by Y Combinator and Fin Capital. US business investors Michael Levinthal and Andy Cohen also made contributions to the investment round,… Read More

Payments Orchestration Platform Formance Secures $3.1M in Funding

Formance, a French Fintech firm that provides businesses with a low-code template for tracking payment flows in real-time, has secured $3.1 million in capital from Hoxton Ventures, Frst, Y Combinator and several business angels. Established last year by Clément Salaün and Anne-Sybille Pradelles, Fomance provides… Read More

Coinbooks Acquires $3.2M in Funding from Y Combinator, Multicoin Capital, Others

Software startup Coinbooks, which is only 3 months old, has secured a total of $3.2 million in funding from investors including Y Combinator, Multicoin Capital, Lattice Capital Partners, Polygon Technology’s founders, Seed Club Ventures, and Orange DAO. Established by CEO Arnav Bathla, the firm intends… Read More

Finary Scores €8 Million to Tackle Private Banking

Finary, a French fintech that allows its users to track all of their assets on a single platform, this week announced an €8 million Series A round which was supported by Speedinvest and Y Combinator Founder and CEO Mounir Laggoune said Finary’s mission began last… Read More

Promise Raises $25M Series B Round, Howard Schultz Among Investors

Promise, a company that helps users pay off debts, has raised a $25 million Series B round, the company confirmed today. The deal values the company at north of $520 million. The company’s technology allows people to pay bills issued by governments and utilities in… Read More

More Money Is Pouring into Venture Capital than Ever Before, Valuations for Startups Getting Larger, Industry Professionals Reveal

Like any industry, venture capitalism is “a shifting landscape with ebbs and flows, though to be fair, it hasn’t really ‘ebbed’ lately,” according to a blog post by US Fintech Unicorn Brex. The VC industry has seen tremendous growth during the past few years—one that’s… Read More

Indian Fintech Razorpay Secures $375M via Series F Round at $7.5B Valuation

The month of December is always an “exciting month” for Razorpay, the company wrote in a blog post dated December 20, 2021. Razorpay added that it has celebrated its 7th year since launch. The firm reveals that what started off as an idea between Shashank… Read More

Algofi Welcomes $2.8M to Grow DeFi Lending, Stablecoin Protocol

Algofi, a lending market and stablecoin protocol built on the Algorand blockchain, today announced $2.8 million in seed funding during Decipher, Algorand’s annual community conference. Union Square Ventures, Arrington XRP Capital, and Pillar VC led the round, with participation from Y Combinator, Formulate Ventures, and… Read More

Fintech Firm Coinrule, a Provider of Automated Digital Asset Trading Services, Secures $2.2M via Seed Round

Fintech firm Coinrule, which offers individual and retail crypto investors an automated digital currency trading platform for their assets, reveals that it has completed a $2.2 million seed round. As mentioned in the announcement, several technology company founders and investors took part in the firm’s… Read More

Y Combinator backed Indian Fintech Karbon Secures $12M in Pre-Series A from Unicorn Ramp, Rainfall Ventures, Roka Works

Karbon Card, a Fintech firm providing corporate cards, has secured $12 million (appr. INR 88.8 crore) in a Pre-Series A funding round from US-based Fintech Unicorn Ramp, Rainfall Ventures, Roka Works, Y Combinator, and other international investors. Ramp is a New York-headquartered spend/budget management app… Read More

Indonesian Fintech Finantier, an Open Finance API Platform, Finalizes Seed Round from Global Founders Capital, East Ventures

Indonesia-based Finantier, an open finance API platform, has secured an undisclosed 7-figure sum through a seed round that was led by Global Founders Capital and East Ventures. Finantier’s latest investment round was oversubscribed. The capital was raised at a post-money valuation of over 20 times… Read More

Fintech Aspire Reports Reaching $1 Billion in Yearly Transactions Just a Year After Launch

Y-Combinator-backed Fintech firm Aspire has reportedly managed to reach $1 billion in annualized transaction volumes in just a year since the introduction of its business accounts (in May 2020). Aspire also revealed that it will be offering a new Bill Pay feature, which will be… Read More

Y Combinator Alum Pranos.ai Aims to Secure $600K via Wefunder, Company Focuses on Converting Car Windows to High-Def Displays

Pranos.ai, a Y Combinator alumni, aims to raise $600,000 via Wefunder, a leading funding portal in the Reg CF offering sector. Pranos.ai is focused on converting car windows into “high-definition displays.” David Valverde, Founder & CEO at Pranos and Founder of Community for Global Innovation… Read More

Wefunder Lists 40 Y Combinator Startups in One Day Enabled by New Reg CF Rules

Wefunder, a leading funding portal in the Reg CF offering sector, has listed 40 new offerings – each being a Y Combinator graduate.  According to Wefunder, 20 companies are recent graduates and another 20 are from previous cohorts. Individual investors may participate in any securities… Read More

Dayra, an Egyptian Credit Solutions Fintech for Gig Workers, Secures $3M in Funding, Joins Y Combinator

Egyptian Fintech firm Dayra has reportedly joined Y Combinator and has also acquired $3M in pre-seed funding. Dayra is a Cairo-headquartered Fintech company offering modern financial services to the nation’s unbanked gig economy workers and micro-businesses. Darya has reportedly joined Y Combinator’s Winter 21 batch,… Read More

Y Combinator backed Indonesian Fintech Finantier to Expand Operations into Emerging Markets

Indonesia-based Fintech firm Finantier has revealed that it has acquired an undisclosed amount of capital from US-based startup accelerator Y Combinator. Finantier will be joining Y Combinator’s Winter 2021 funding cycle, which is scheduled to begin in January 2021. Finantier is planning to expand its… 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

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