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Gr4vy raises $11m in Series A funding

San Mateo based cloud-native payments company raised $11m in Series A funding led by Nyca Partners. 

“I looked at the problem. I realized we need to create a piece of software that the retailer can run that will mean that payments get out...…

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Notional Finance raises $10m in Series A funding

New York based fixed interest rate borrowing company based off Ethereum raised $10m in Series A funding led by Pantera Capital. 

Led by Teddy Woodward, CEO & Co-Founder, Notional is a fully decentralized ethereum-based protocol for borrowing and lending at fixed...…

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GlobeDX raises $18m in Seed funding

UK based cryptocurrency derivatives exchange raised $18m in Seed funding led by Y Combinator and Pantera Capital.

These are exciting times for Globe and for the crypto market as a whole. “We’re working closely with our investors and strategic partners...…

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Warren raises $55.6m in Series C funding

Brazil based financial institution raised $55.6m in Series C funding led by GIC.

“Warren changes everything by redefining how Brazilians build their equity. Their team combines vast industry experience with an...…

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Finoa raises $22m in Series A funding

Berlin based digital asset custody platform raised $22m in Series A funding led by Balderton Capital.

Colin Hanna, Principal at Balderton Capital, who leads most of Balderton’s Crypto investments, said: “Chris, Henrik, and the entire Finoa...…

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Paxos raises $300m in Series D funding at a $2.4b valuation

New York based cryptocurrency infrastructure and white-label services platform raised $300m in Series D funding led by Oak HC/FT.

In particular, Paxos has partnered with PayPal for its cryptocurrency features. Since October 2020, PayPal customers have been able to...…

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Alchemy raises $80m in Series B funding

San Francisco based blockchain developer platform raised $80m in Series B funding led by Coatue and Addition. 

The startup powers a range of transactions across nearly every blockchain vertical, including financial institutions, exchanges,...…

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MoneyLion: We won dega!

Big congratulations to MoneyLion, Brad Keselowski and their partners at Team Penske for winning at Talladega! Keselowski’s overtime...

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ZenGo raises $20m in Series A funding

Tel Aviv based mobile and crypto wallet raised $20m in Series A funding led by Insight Partners.

The company recently announced plans to launch a debit card. This way, users will be able to convert their crypto assets and then spend...…

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Signal Advisors raises $10m in Series A funding

Detroit based platform for financial advisors raised $10m in Series A funding led by General Catalyst.

In a released statement, new board member and managing partner at Michigan-based Annox Capital Robert Mylod puts it well: “We’ve seen a...…

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Step raises $100m in Series C funding

San Francisco based provider of financial services for teens and families raised $100m in Series C funding led by General Catalyst. 

“Our mission is to help improve the financial futures of the next generation and we’re thrilled to have such a massive vote of confidence...…

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Current raises $220m in Series D funding

New York based digital challenger bank raised $220m in Series D funding led by a16z.

“We have exceptional investors who have looked at Current deeply and believe that we’re one of the winners in this neobank space,” Sopp...…

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Brex raises $425m in Series D funding

San Francisco based corporate credit card provider tailored to start-ups raised $425m in Series D funding led by Tiger Global.

TechCrunch reached out to Brex, curious about its 2020 and Q1 2021 growth results. The company provided a statement to TechCrunch,...…

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StashAway raises $25m in Series D funding

India based robo-adviser app raised $25m in Series D funding led by Sequoia Capital India. 

“This is something we didn’t think would happen at the beginning, but then we realized that some of the problems we’re solving are also...…

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Chile heads towards open finance regulation

With incoming open banking rules, Chile’s regulator aims to lay the foundations for collaboration between players in financial services.

Chile’s financial services regulator has set out a clear path towards an open finance future for the country. Collaboration between banks...…

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Tamara raises $100m in Series A funding

Saudi based BNPL platform raised $100 million in Series A funding led by Checkout.com.

Checkout.com Founder and CEO Guillaume Pousaz said in a press release at the time that the new funding “reflects our market-leading...…

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Loft raises $100m in Series D-2 funding

Brazil based real estate platform raised $100 million in Series D-2 funding led by Baillie Gifford.

“We did more than 6x YoY growth with many thousands of transactions over the course of 2020,” Pencz told TechCrunch at the time of the...…

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Percent raises $12.5m in Series A funding

New York based securitization platform raised $12.5 million in Series A funding led by White Star Capital and B Capital.

Nelson Chu, the founder and CEO of Percent, noted that he was particularly interested in finding investors with knowledge of capital...…

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Alto Solutions raises $17m in Series A funding

Nashville based IRA platform raised $17m in Series A funding led by Unusual Ventures.

"Opening a self-directed IRA to invest in alternative assets like startups, real estate, or cryptocurrency should be easy," said Eric...…

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Bux raises $80m in new funding

Amsterdam based neo-broker raised $80m in new funding led by Prosus Ventures and Tencent.

“We’re looking for industries that solve big societal needs and fintech continues to be one of them,” said Sandeep Bakshi, who heads up...…

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GoalBased Investors raises $2.75m in Seed funding

New York based wealth management platform raised $2.75m in Seed funding led by True Ventures.

“We are creating a platform where conversations can happen,” said Chip Castille, founder of GoalBased Investors who previously spent time...…

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DataRails raises $18.5m in Series A funding

Israel based financial planning provider raised $18.5m in Series A funding led by Zeev Ventures.

Part of that growth is due to the low barrier for adoption, Gurfinkel said. The DataRails platform allows SMBs to continue to use...…

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Plooto raises $6.3m in Series A funding

Toronto based payments automation startup raised $6.3m in Series A funding led by FINTOP Capital.

“Now even five or six years later, we still see many businesses going through the same thing,” Abbasi told Crunchbase News. “Meanwhile,...…

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Deel raises $156m in Series C funding

San Francisco based international payroll company raised $156m in Series C funding led by YC Continuity Fund. 

"We built Deel to be the solution for companies wanting to hire anywhere around the world, from Argentina to Zambia," said Deel CEO Alex...…

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Knox Financial raises $10m in Series A funding

Boston based startup making it easier to own investment property and optimize returns raised $10m in Series A funding led by G20 Ventures.

Once a property is enrolled on the Knox Frictionless Ownership PlatformTM, Knox automates and oversees the property’s finances and taxes,...…

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Candex raises $20m in Series A funding

Miami based payment processing platform raised $20m in Series A funding led by Altos Ventures. 

Jeremy Lappin, CEO, Candex, says: "The Candex system fixes a glaring failure in how major organisations pay their vendors - a process...…

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Hash raises $15m in Series B funding

Brazil based payment infrastructure startup raised $15m in Series B funding led by QED Investors. 

Existing venture capital firms Kaszek and Canary are also part of Hash's second funding round, the company said. Hash said it plans to...…

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Clearbanc raises $100m in Series C funding

Canada based e-commerce investor and lender raised $100m in Series C funding led by Oak HC/FT.

"This kind of financing allows companies to raise more capital and still be private, where they can continue building their businesses,"...…

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MANTL raises $40m in Series B funding

New York based banking technology company raised $40m in Series B funding led by CapitalG. 

“We are on a mission to expand access to financial services, to help traditional financial institutions modernize and grow,” Nathaniel...…

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Razorpay raises $160m in Series E funding

India based digital payments company raised $160m in Series E funding led by GIC and Sequoia Capital India. 

“We are one of the largest payments providers in the Indian ecosystem. We want to take the learnings we have in India to the Southeast...…

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Starling raises £50Mm in Series D extension funding

UK based digital challenger bank raised £50m in Series D extension funding led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity.

Anne Boden, founder and CEO of Starling Bank, stated: “Securing the support of another global financial heavyweight demonstrates the...…

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The 2020 Global CVC Report

CVC-backed funding soared to an all-time high of $73.1b in 2020, increasing 24% from 2019, despite the overall decline in CVC-backed...

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BBVA offers a sustainable alternative for all of its products in Spain

BBVA has fulfilled its commitment to offer a sustainable alternative for its products in Spain – both for individuals and companies.

The wide range of sustainable solutions is designed to respond to society’s growing demand and to help customers make the best financial...…

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Routable raises $30m in Series B funding

San Francisco based B2B payments company raised $30m in Series B funding led by Sam Altman and Jack Altman. 

“There’s a huge market opportunity for us to address here with the B2B payments industry projected at approximately $125T, with ACH, Cash...…

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Sunday raises $24m in Seed funding

Atlanta based restaurant payment app raised $24m in Seed funding led by Coatue.

“Before Covid I would never have put a QR code on my table. It seemed gross and then suddenly it became normal,” said Lugger, who founded...…

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Enso Finance raises $5m in new funding

Zurich based social trading platform for decentralized finance raised $5m in new funding led by Polychain Capital and Beacon.

“Traders using Enso can batch purchase assets on AMMs [automated market makers], yield farm, liquidity mine, rebalance based on tolerance...…

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Wage raises $5m in Seed funding

San Francisco based payroll data sharing company raised $5m in Seed funding led by Gradient Ventures.

Ben Prawdzik, CEO and co-founder of Wage, explains, “Historically, payroll data access has been a burdensome process for financial...…

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Hatch raises $20m in new funding

San Francisco based neobank for SMBs raised $20m in new funding from Kleiner Perkins, Foundation Capital and SVB. 

“During my time at Kleiner, the goal was to think about what other problems I wanted to solve. I definitely wanted to solve additional...…

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Netstars raises $61m in new funding

Japan based QR code payments company raised $61m in new funding led by KKR.

“Netstars is well-positioned to advance businesses’ digital transformation and their shift from offline to online, which has become...…

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Clearcover raises $200m in Series D funding

Chicago based car insurance startup raised $200m in Series D funding led by Eldridge. 

“We like many other insurers saw COVID-19 as a light tailwind. We’re a digital auto insurer, people still had to buy car insurance. They...…

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Appzone raises $10m in Series A funding

Nigeria based developer of software for financial institutions raised $10m in Series A funding led by CardinalStone Capital Advisers.

“We started Appzone with the intention to build out innovative local solutions for banking and payments on the continent,” CEO Obi...…

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The Zebra raises $150m in Series D funding

Austin based insurance comparison site raised $150m in Series D funding led by an unnamed investor.

“The high season for auto insurance hits in March, which is when people spend their tax refunds on new insurance,” he added. “Then the...…

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dClimate raises $3.5m in Seed funding

New York based decentralized network for climate data raised $3.5m in Seed funding led by CoinFund. 

"We are privileged to have CoinFund, Multicoin Capital and Republic Labs as partners in our mission to build a network that works to...…

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Orum raises $21m in Series A funding

New York based platform for financial institutions to move money in real-time raised $21m in Series A funding led by Bain Capital.

“At LearnVest I saw six to seven million people get a financial plan and maybe 10% execute it. Why is that?” the 39-year-old Orum CEO...…

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Finary raises $3.2m in Seed funding

San Francisco based social investing platform raised $3.2m in Seed funding led by Upfront Ventures.

"It's clear that retail investing as a form of entertainment is a huge opportunity and a trend that's here to stay," said Aditi Maliwal,...…

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Paymob raises $18.5m in Series A funding

Egypt based digital payments start-up raised $18.5m in Series A funding led by Global Ventures. 

Paymob’s three co-founders – Islam Shawky, Alain El-Hajj and Mostafa El Menessy – told FinTech Futures in September 2020 that they...…

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Nuvocargo raises $12m in Series A funding

New York based US and Mexico trade startup raised $12m in Series A funding led by QED Investors.

“While on the surface Nuvocargo appears to be primarily a logistics company, our vision has always been to build an all-in-one digital...…

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TipRanks raises $77m in Series B funding

Israel based stock research platform raised $77m in Series B funding led by Prytek and More Investment House. 

“In addition to being the only company that ranks analysts based on their performance rather than the prestige of the bank they work for,...…

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TrueLayer raises $70m in Series D funding

London based open banking platform raised $70m in Series D funding led by Addition. 

“We started looking at how to get access to all of the APIs, but banks all have different interfaces and there were no standards, so we...…

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Blue dot raises $32m in new funding

Israel based business tax accounting startup raised $32m in new funding led by Ibex Investors.

“The tax sector is very complicated, and we are playing in a very large space, but it’s a huge revolution,” Blue dot’s CEO and co-founder...…

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Groww raises $83m in Series D funding

India based investment app raised $83m in Series D funding led by Tiger Global. 

“We started Groww almost five years back to make investing accessible and transparent to everyone in India. We have made good progress,...…

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OneStream raises $200m in Series B funding

Michigan based corporate performance management software company raised $200m in Series B funding led by D1 Capital Partners. 

“We remain sharply focused on delivering innovative planning, reporting and analysis solutions designed to help our customers succeed for...…

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Cora raises $26.7m in Series A funding

Brazil based technology-enabled lender to small and-medium-sized businesses raised $26.7m in Series A funding led by Ribbit Capital. 

Ribbit Capital partner Nikolay Kostov believes that Cora has embarked on “an ambitious mission” to change how small businesses in Brazil...…

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FinanZero raises $7m in new funding

Brazil based online credit marketplace raised $7m in new funding from VEF, Dunross & Co. and Atlant Fonder. 

“From day one we said, ‘We only work with a success fee,’ so we only get paid when the customer signs the loan contract,” said Olle...…

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dLocal raises $150m in new funding at a $5b valuation

Uruguay based cross-border payments startup raised $150m in new funding led by Alkeon Capital. 

“This new investment combined with our strengthened leadership team will allow us to further focus on our customers’ success,” Chief...…

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Regulatory sandboxes in LatAm: fintech test environments take shape

Regulators in several Latin American jurisdictions are opening regulatory sandboxes to drive innovation – but not all see them as necessary.

Regulatory sandboxes are becoming more widespread in Latin America, in a bid to drive innovation in banking and fintech. However,...…

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Walgreens launches a bank account

US pharmacy chain Walgreens is launching its own mobile and online bank account in partnership with InComm Payments and Meta Bank.

The account, which comes with a Mastercard debit card and mobile spend tracking features is set to be available from 9,000 Walgreens...…

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Finch Capital acquires Wirecard Turkey

The london-based early-stage fintech VC is acquiring Wirecard Turkey, a subsidiary of Wirecard.

Explains Vlaar: “We see tremendous growth opportunities to further enhance payments for Turkey’s 80 million inhabitants. We are excited...…

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