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Property Data Firm Xceligent Files for Chapter 7 Protection

Xceligent, one of the largest commercial real-estate data firms in the U.S., has filed for chapter 7 liquidation following a year-long...

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What Conversations About Bitcoin Sound Like to Me

Just a brilliant article from Matt's Yale classmate - well done Ethan! 

“Where do bitcoin come from? Easy: computers use a process...

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Avoka Completes $12 Million Capital Raising to Support Growth Plans

Sydney based financial services customer acquisition software provider Avoka has raised a $12m funding round from existing investors.

Funds raised will be used to support growth plans now underway in Australia, North America and Europe, with a focus on investment and...…

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Veritas Finance raises Rs 120 Cr Series B funding from CDC and Lok Capital

India based micro and small business lender Veritas Finance has raised a Rs 120 crore ($18.7m) Series B led by Lok Capital and CDC Group.

Veritas had raised its first institutional funding in April 2016 from Lok Fund II (Sarva Capital) and Caspian Impact Investment Adviser. ...…

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CrossBorder Solutions lands $6 mln Series A

New York based corporate tax software provider CrossBorder Solutions has raised a $6m Series A round led by Kennet Partners.

The founders of CrossBorder Solutions, Donald Scherer and David Bukovac, already made their mark in the New York tech community and were...…

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Cryptocurrency market now worth $500 billion, more than Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway

At the all-time high of $506b at 7:40am on Wednesday, the total market cap of all cryptocurrencies exceeded the market capitalization of...

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Europe's banks look to boot out PayPal

In response to the competitive threat in the payments industry from the likes of PayPal and Transferwise (and the upcoming EU second...

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QuanTemplate Raises Seed Funding with Anthemis Group and Existing Investors

London based insurance analytics startup QuanTemplate has raised a £2.5m Seed Round led by Anthemis Group.  

The global insurance market is worth £2.8 trillion globally, representing around 7% of global GDP. Despite spending an estimated £95...…

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Commerce platform iZettle raises $47M at a $950M valuation

Stockholm based mobile POS payment provider iZettle has raised a €40m Series D at a $950m valuation led by Dawn Capital and Fourth...

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Pimco Goes Small to Get Big in Private Equity

Artivest has entered into a partnership with PIMCO enabling financial advisors to pool client funds into PIMCO's suite of alternative...

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Will 2018 Be the Year of the Bank of Amazon? Experts Weigh In

Industry experts from Bain Capital Ventures, General Catalyst, Menlo Ventures, and more weigh in on key fintech trends to watch in 2018....

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Brazilian startup Creditas is revolutionizing credit in the world’s third largest lending market

São Paulo based online secured lending platform Creditas has raised a $50m Series C round led by Vostok Emerging Finance.

So far, the company has originated about $100 million in collateralized loans. Furio’s company charges anywhere from 17 percent to 25...…

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BitGo Raises $42.5M, Without An ICO, For Crypto Security

Palo Alto based Bitcoin security platform BitGo raised a $42.5m Series B round led by Valor Equity Partners at a $42.5m valuation, up...

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U.S. Bitcoin Futures Climb in First Day of Trade

A major milestone in crypto occurred earlier this week - the first U.S. Bitcoin futures began trading on an exchange run by Cboe.  ...

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Building a Delightful Consumer Experience

Diwakar Choubey, Founder and CEO of MoneyLion talks about how fintech platforms such as MoneyLion are built to focus on consumers first...

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Ebay is 'seriously considering' accepting bitcoin

Weeks after Square rolled out crypto transactions to more users, another large retailer appears to be eying an entry into the burgeoning...

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Maxwell Closes New Funding Round to Accelerate Pace of Mortgage Innovation

Denver based B2B digital mortgage software provider Maxwell Financial Labs has raised a $3m funding round led by Anthemis Group.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, the costs to originate a mortgage have skyrocketed 80% in the last 7 years. The national...…

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LUX Fund Technology and Solutions Inks $6M Series A

New York based alternative asset industry technology solutions provider LUX Fund Technology and Solutions has raised a $6m Series A round...

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Make your money roar with Tim Hong and Moneylion

After launching MoneyLion Plus a new solution that gives consumers ongoing access to a 5.99% APR loan plus helps them grow their savings...

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Not all account aggregation service providers are created equal. Here are 5 questions you should be asking providers before choosing.

Lowell Putnam, CEO of Quovo highlights 5 questions you should ask your aggregation partner including: Do you aggregate all of your data...

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MishiPay raises £1.6M led by Nauta Capital for its mobile self-checkout technology

London based mobile self-checkout startup MishiPay has raised a £1.65m Seed Round led by Nauta Capital.

The tech itself has been two years in the making and has been successfully trialled in four countries, and Khanwala says the startup is...…

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Happay Raises $10 Mn Funding From Sequoia, Axiom Capital, Others

Bengaluru based business expense management startup Happay has raised a $10.1m Series B round led by Sequoia Capital India.

As per filings with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), the investment was raised last month, against the allocation of 6,294...…

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Coinsquare Raises $10.5 Million Series A

Toronto based crypto trading platform Coinsquare has raised a $10.5m Series A led by an undisclosed global asset manager.

goNumerical-owned Coinsquare, a Toronto-based cryptocurrency platform for buying and selling bitcoin, has raised a $10.5 million Series A...…

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Earny, The Automated Consumer Advocate Service, Raises $9 Million In Series A Funding

Santa Monica based personal finance startup Earny has raised a $9m Series A led by Mayfield with participation from Comcast Ventures.

As a leading consumer advocate service, Earny automatically gets hundreds of thousands of shoppers money back on almost every item they...…

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Compass gets $450M from SoftBank; real estate portal now valued at $2.2B

New York based real estate platform Compass has raised a $450m funding round from SoftBank.

New York-based Compass is now valued at $2.2 billion post-money, up from $1.8 billion just four weeks ago, with $775 million raised to...…

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Mswipe raises $10 million from DSG Consumer, B Capital

Mumbai based mobile POS startup Mswipe has raised a $10m Series D round led by B Capital Group and DSG Consumer Partners.

Mswipe is an independent merchant acquirer and payment services provider based out of Mumbai. It makes mobile PoS (mPOS) devices for...…

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Design a stock option plan with benchmarks for every role

What a useful tool! Thank you Index Ventures who analyzed over 4,000 option grants from more than 200 startups across the US and Europe -...

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The Trump Treasury’s Disturbing Regulatory Turn

It would give The FSOC, a Dodd-Frank agency, powers that even the Obama administration thought too dangerous.

The FSOC—a council of federal financial regulators chaired by the Treasury secretary—was in many ways the heart of Dodd-Frank. The...…

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Lending Club shares plumb new depths

Shares in Lending Club dropped to a record low this week as it cut guidance for profits, overshadowing the company’s first investor day...

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ASX Says Yes: Stock Market to Settle Trades with DLT

The Australian Securities Exchange is set to be the first mainstream exchange in the world to adopt a blockchain-based system as it will...

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Uber Really Wants You to Use Its Credit Card

Uber's new credit card features higher cash back and rewards than many premium offerings from banks - and a privacy policy stating that...

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Square is unleashing crypto onto more of its Cash App users

In a step that brings Square closer to competing with the likes of Coinbase, the company is expanding the number of users who are...

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BitPay to raise $30M for its bitcoin payments platform

Atlanta based merchant bitcoin payments processor BitPay has raised a $30m funding round led by Aquiline Capital Partners.

For consumers, BitPay introduced a prepaid Visa debit card in 2016 that allows users to load its balance with bitcoins from any wallet....…

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Zego picks up £6M Series A led by Balderton for its gig economy worker insurance

London based gig economy insurance startup Zego has raised a £6m Series A led by Balderton Capital.

Unlike traditional insurance, which can work out prohibitively expensive as a proportion of income for food delivery drivers who may only...…

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Aruba Looks to Ethereum to Boost Tourism

Aruba is working with Swiss startup Winding Tree on a blockchain solution to disintermediate travel agencies such as Expedia and...

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WorldRemit raises $40 million to push its money-transfer service into new markets

London based money transfer startup WorldRemit has raised a $40M Series C round led by LeapFrog Investments.

This takes the company’s total funding to $220 million, including a $100 million round in early 2015 and a $45 million debt round a year...…

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Morgan Stanley is using a robo to attract younger customers

Morgan Stanley's hybrid robo offering is priced at a 35 bps annual fee, below Merrill's 45 bps but higher than Betterment and Wealthfront...

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NYC Emerges As The Capital Of Insurtech

Forbes discusses the ways NYC has differentiated itself as a hub for insurance technology.  Key advantages include the city being...

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Revolut merges mobile banking with cryptocurrency trading

The $90m-funded digital first bank is trying to erase the divide between merging traditional banking and cryptocurrency by letting its...

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Bitcoin miner: 'I haven't paid for heat in three years'

With the price of BTC continuing to explode, some experimenters are choosing to buy equipment from Chinese based Bitmain to mine the...

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CBOE to start trading BTC futures next week

CBOE will be the first to start trading in Bitcoin futures on December 10th, giving the venue a week of exclusivity before CME contracts...

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Nations best places to work

Congrats to Chris Grewe and the APDS team for being named one of the most admired company cultures by its employees. 

All week Comparably, a compensation, culture and career monitoring website, has exclusively published "Best of" lists with USA TODAY,...…

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Future Proofing Your Practice

Lowell Putnam, CEO of Quovo, was featured on Folio Institutional's Expert Interview series discussing the importance of account...

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Tools to tackle your own savings crisis

CNN recently featured portfolio company MoneyLion in a profile of tools that help people take control of their own savings.  The...

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The Private Tech Board Crisis and What to Do About It

Whilst the author does not recommend building 20-person boards, adding a few directors with experience in other boardrooms, who are...

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Most Big Private Tech Firms Fall Far Short on Governance

The Information released a ranking of board governance practices of 30 private tech companies based on board makeup, shareholders rights,...

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Chinese AI Facial Recognition Firm CloudWalk Technology Raises 75M Series B Round

China based AI facial recognition firm CloudWalk Technology Co. raised a $75m Series B led by Shunwei Capital and Oriza Holdings.

China’s AI facial recognition sector has seen a flurry of investment deals recently. Less than a week ago, CloudWalk Technology’s...…

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Digix gets $1.3m seed funding to turn gold into cryptocurrency

Singapore based platform for trading gold-backed digital tokens Digix raised a $1.3m seed round led by Global Brain and Fenbushi Capital.

By tokenizing gold bullion, Digix is aiming to create a cryptocurrency that can provide more stability for investors. Unlike the majority...…

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PayStand Secures $6M Series A Funding to Disrupt B2B Financial Services Industry

California based B2B payment platform PayStand raised a $6m Series A led by BlueRun Ventures.

PayStand will use this new round of funding to scale its account receivable systems, and launch a new free accounts payable product line,...…

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Libra Raises $7.8 Million in Series A Round

New York based blockchain technology provider Libra has raised a $7.8m Series A led by a family office.

“Libra’s vision is to be the premier provider of next generation accounting, audit, and tax software and data services for the blockchain...…

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China fintech lending boom fuels risks of data theft

As lending apps require users to grant them access to contacts, location, stored files, and other mobile data as part of their T&Cs,...

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TechCrunch founder Arrington raising $100m XRP fund

One of the highlights of the CoinDesk's Invest Conference was the announcement of Arrington XRP Capital, the first crypto fund that will...

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Building a Modern Retirement Plan Offering

Aaron Schumm, Founder & CEO of portfolio company Vestwell recently spoke with the Institute for Innovation Development about...

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RBS to shut 259 more branches amid shift to digital

Royal Bank of Scotland announced it is also cutting 680 jobs and will use the savings to invest heavily in its smartphone offering, which...

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Coinbase has more users than stock brokerage Schwab

Coinbase has more than doubled its number of users in just 12 months,  adding 300k users in the last week alone.  At the...

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Fintech company Deposit Solutions raises $20 million from existing investors

Hamburg based open banking platform provider Deposit Solutions has raised a $20m funding round led by e.Ventures and Greycroft.

The new funds will be used to grow the Hamburg-based company’s Open Banking platform for savings deposits for both B2B and B2C services,...…

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APEXX reels in $4 mln

London based global payments marketplace APEXX has raised a $4m seed round led by Forward Partners.

The global APEXX network is made up of payment service providers and banks which helps merchants to reduce the cost of cross border...…

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Forbes recognizes Yale affiliates in ‘30 Under 30’ issue

Jason Guss, cofounder of portfolio company Octane Lending has been recognized in Forbes Magazine's latest "30 Under 30 Finance" edition....

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State Street veterans launch cryptocurrency trading platform

The cyrptocurrency trading platform for institutional investors will aim to work with exchanges, OTC venues, and fund accountants to fill...

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