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10 YEARS AFTER THE CRISIS.

The financial crisis and the massive federal response reshaped the world we live in. The Wall Street Journal takes a look at some of the...

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Flipside Crypto raises $3.4m to predict successful crypto investments

Boston based investment portfolio and data solutions for cryptocurrencies has closed a $3.4m Series Seed round led by True Ventures. 

To understand the position of the company in the cryptocurrency space, here’s a simple way to think about it. As Balter explained, there...…

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Atidot raises $5m Series A

Tel Aviv based big data and predictive analytics software for life insurance raised a $5m Series A led by Vertex Ventures with...

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This young lending startup just secured $70 million to lend $2 at a time

San Francisco based mobile lending platform Branch has raised a $20m Series B led by Trinity Ventures, alongside $50m in debt capital.

“The banking infrastructure in the U.S. is so robust and complete,” says Schwark Satyavolu, the general partner at Trinity Ventures who...…

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Introducing Braintree Extend

Braintree is launching a new solution that eases transaction services (e.g. connecting with specialized AML tech providers) and better...

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Silver Lake Buys $500 Million Stake in Credit Karma

San Francisco based Credit Karma has received $500m in a secondary offering from Silver Lake, valuing the company at $4b.

Credit Karma isn’t receiving any proceeds or issuing any new shares as part of the transaction, Chief Executive Kenneth Lin said in an...…

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Root Insurance Closes $51 Million Investment to Expand Customized Auto Insurance

Ohio based technology enabled auto insurance provider has raised a $51m Series C funding round led by Redpoint Ventures.

Root is a full-stack automobile insurance company founded on the principle of fundamental fairness. While most car insurance companies...…

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CryptoKitties Raises $12 Million From Andreessen, Union Square

Vancouver based digital asset gaming company CryptoKitties has raised a $12m Series A from Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures.

CryptoKitties, which is being spun off from Axiom Zen, aims to make the distributed ledger technology, best known for underpinning...…

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Cheddar Raises $22 Million, Plans to Launch General News Network and Expand Globally

NYC based digital financial news provider Cheddar has raised $22m in Series D financing led by Raine Ventures.

Next month the New York-based company plans to launch Cheddar Big News, a general news network focused on what it says will be...…

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Lydia launches Lydia Premium

French fintech startup Lydia, which as 1m users and is available in France, Ireland, UK, Spain, and Portugal, has launched its premium...

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Future Finance Closes €40 million Investment Round

Ireland based student loan provider closed $49.5m of Series C funding led by KCK with participation from S-Cubed and Invus. 

This capital raise will support Future Finance's effort to scale and hire top talent in London, Dublin, and Chicago.  Hiring will focus...…

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Pilot raises $15M to bring bookkeeping into the modern era

San Francisco based accounting services platform Pilot raised $15m of Series A capital led by Index Ventures.

“If you look at the history of bookkeeping, it goes back to the 1400s,” Daher said. “Probably the oldest written records were of...…

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Allianz Investment Arm Co-Leads Funding Round in Fintech C2FO

Kansas based working capital marketplace raised $100m in equity funding by Allianz SE and Mubadala.

“We’re very happy with dollars raised and our partners,” Sandy Kemper, chief executive officer of C2FO, said in an interview. “This...…

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Comcast Makes First Big Bet on a Multi-Blockchain Future

New York based blockchain node deployment startup has raised a $3.3m seed investment from Comcast Ventures.

While this so-called "blockchain as a service" functionality is not new, the public blockchain options reflect a new willingness among...…

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Qualia Grabs $33M Series B Led By Menlo Ventures To Simplify The Home Closing Process

San Francisco based real estate software platform Qualia raises a $33m Series B led by Menlo Ventures.

Qualia addresses the lack of technology in the $40B home closing industry by bringing everyone involved in the transaction – lenders,...…

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Justworks raises $40M to build a simpler business

New York based tech enabled PEO has raised a $40m Series D led by FirstMark Capital.

It’s indicative of the constant push-and-pull startups and founders face when having to juggle the hopes and dreams of their own road map...…

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Coinbase Hires LinkedIn's Deals Maven to Help Ramp Up Expansion

By hiring Emilie Choi, who previously oversaw 40 deals at LinkedIn, Coinbase is signaling a potential move to grow via acquisition.

The move by Coinbase may point to a potentially burgeoning new stage of mergers and acquisitions in cryptocurrencies. One of the biggest...…

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Technology Investment Firm Susquehanna International Group Invests $5 Million in TigerWit Group

London based blockchain-enabled consumer brokerage raised a $5m venture round from Susquehanna International.

The Group is investing heavily in blockchain technology to bring further innovation to the retail broking space. With a key feature...…

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Regtech firm Ascent raises $6m

Chicago based regtech and AI startup raised a $6m venture round led by Alsop Louie Partners.

Ascent uses artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP) to transform raw regulatory data into discrete actions for...…

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United States of Corporate America

Axios covers the hottest topic in America's boardrooms today during the Trump era - mounting social pressure being put on corporations by...

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Cyber Insurer Coalition Raises $10 Million to Solve Cyber Risk for SMBs

SF based cyber insurance platform raised a $10m Series A funding led by Vy Capital, Ribbit Capital, and Valor Equity Partners.

"Our mission is simple, yet monumental: to solve cyber risk for SMBs. We now have the team, technology, investors, and resources to do...…

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Cyber Insurer Coalition Raises $10 Million to Solve Cyber Risk for SMBs

SF based cyber insurance platform raised a $10m Series A funding led by Vy Capital, Ribbit Capital, and Valor Equity Partners.

"Our mission is simple, yet monumental: to solve cyber risk for SMBs. We now have the team, technology, investors, and resources to do...…

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