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Self Financial raises $50m in Series E funding

Austin based startup that helps consumers establish and build credit history raised $50m in Series E funding led by Altos Ventures.

“Credit score is used for a lot of things, and in many states it’s an important factor in determining the cost of auto insurance,” he...…

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Coinfirm raises $8m in Series A funding

London based reg-tech startup focused on digital currencies raised $8m in Series A funding led by SIX Fintech Ventures.

“The Series A unlocks Coinfirm’s potential in the crypto compliance and analytics space as we expand in a fast-paced growth market. I am...…

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Ascend raises $5.5m in Seed funding

Palo Alto based insurance payments platform raised $5.5m in Seed funding led by First Round Capital.

“Insurance carriers continue to focus on annual payments because they don’t have a choice,” he added. “They want all of their money up...…

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Abra raises $55m in Series C funding

Mountain View based crypto wallet raised $55m in Series C funding led by Ignia and Blockchain Capital. 

Abra plans to use its latest funding to develop new offerings in wealth management, trading and payments for its high-net-worth and...…

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TomoCredit raises $10m in Series A funding

San Francisco based credit card for first-time borrowers raised $10m in Series A funding led by Kapor Capital and KB Investment.

“In the beginning, we thought international students and immigrants would be most interested in our product,” she told TechCrunch. “But...…

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Peach Finance raises $20m in Series A funding

Oakland based loan serving SaaS raised $20m in Series A funding led by Canapi Ventures.

“I have seen firsthand the challenges that emerging lenders have commonly faced, and legacy platforms continue to fall short in a few...…

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Xendit raises $150m in Series C funding

Indonesia based payments infrastructure startup focused on Southeast Asia raised $150m in Series C funding led by Tiger Global.

Xendit decided to raise again because to fuel expansion into other countries, Wijaya told TechCrunch. “Our core focus at the moment for...…

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Ribbon raises $150m in Series C funding

New York based homeownership platform raised $150m in Series C funding led by Greenspring Associates.

"We are thankful to our investor group for their confidence and support in our mission to make homeownership achievable," Shaival Shah,...…

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Melio raises $250m in new funding

New York based B2B payments platform for small businesses raised $250m in new funding led by Thrive Capital and General Catalyst. 

Melio said it planned to use the funds to expand its partnerships with financial institutions, software providers and marketplaces.

Pacaso raises $125m in Series C funding

San Francisco based company for second home ownership raised $125m in Series C funding led by Softbank Vision Fund 2. 

“Spain is a market where a lot of people in Europe aspire to own second homes,” Allison said. “There’s a very diverse base of people that...…

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Papaya Global raises $250m in Series D funding

New York based global people management platform for the remote work era raised $250m in Series D funding led by Insight Partners. 

“2021 is a breakthrough year for Papaya,” said Papaya Global Co-founder and CEO Eynat Guez. “We set a new standard for global payroll...…

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SpotOn raises $300m in Series E funding

San Francisco based payments company focused on SMBs raised $300m in Series E funding led by a16z. 

“SMEs are going to benefit from the scalable tech that can grow with them, including things like kiosks and offline modes, and for the...…

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Pluang raises $35m in Series B funding

Indonesia based investment and savings app raised $35m in Series B funding led by Square Peg. 

“We have been fortunate to double down on Pluang in every funding round making it one of our core portfolio holdings. We continue to be...…

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Billogram raises $45m in new funding

Stockholm based payments platform for recurring billing raised $45m in new funding from Partec.

“We are excited to partner with Jonas and the team at Billogram.” says Omri Benayoun, General Partner at Partech, in a statement. “Having...…

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Vouch raises $90m in Series C funding

San Francisco based business insurance startup raised $90m in Series C funding led by Redpoint Ventures, SVB Capital and Ribbit Capital.

“It’s our responsibility to meet startup founders where they are, and give startups flexibility as they navigate changing laws,...…

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Orchard raises $100m in Series D funding

New York based home buying and selling platform raised $100m in Series D funding led by Accomplice.

"We're proud to have built a business that gives the consumer unparallelled convenience, certainty, and control when buying a home." said...…

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Lean raises $4.5m in Seed funding

California based provider of financial products for gig workers raised $4.5m in Seed funding led by Inspired Capital.

“Seventy percent of independent workers live paycheck to paycheck and 30% are inadequately insured,” he said. “Independent workers will...…

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Koyo raises $50m in new funding

London based provider of loans for individuals with poor credit raised $50m in new funding led by Force Over Mass.

Thomas Olszewski, Koyo’s founder and a former VC with Frontline Ventures in London and Cavalry Ventures in Berlin, said in a statement: ...…

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Eden Network raises $17.4m in Seed funding

New York City based maker of a network focused on protecting Ethereum traders raised $17.4m in Seed funding led by Multicoin Capital.

Sheridan said users who stake EDEN tokens get priority in Eden blocks with protection from MEV, improved trade privacy, and better price...…

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HoneyBee raises $5.7m in Series A funding

Los Angeles based financial wellness as-a-benefit startup raised $5.7m in Series A funding led by FFVC.

“My credit was negatively impacted to the point where I found myself unable to get access to any affordable credit,” she recalls. “I wish...…

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Jetty raises $23m in new funding

New York based renter payment platform raised $23m in new funding led by Citi and Flourish Ventures.

“Around 50% of the average renter’s paycheck is going to rent. So this is the largest expense of any renter, on a given month,” he said....…

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Addi raises $75m in Series B extension funding

Bogota and São Paulo based BNPL startup raised $75m in Series B extension funding led by Greycroft. 

“We lost 99% of our GMV in 20 days when the pandemic hit. We had to make some painful decisions, including letting go of many of our...…

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Marshmallow raises $85m in Series B funding

UK based car insurance startup raised $85m in Series B funding led by Passion Capital. 

“We started with the idea of the power of data and using a wider range of resources [than incumbents], and using that in our pricing led...…

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Kalepa raises $14m in Series A funding

New York City based commercial insurance startup raised $14m in Series A funding led by Inspired Capital.

Co-Founder and CEO, Paul Monasterio said: “InsureTech has seen a massive evolution over the past decade, but commercial insurance—which...…

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Ryd raises €10m in new funding

Munich based in-car digital payments provider raised €10m in new funding led by BP Ventures. 

“In-car digital payments are an integral part of the seamless and convenient experience that customers increasingly expect at our retail...…

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Zebedee raises $11.5m in Series A funding

New York based developer of "Bitcoin-powered payment rails" raised $11.5m in Series A funding led by Lakestar.

“Blockchain changes what is possible with a game,” said Ben Cousens, principal at Lakestar, in an email to GamesBeat. “Players now seek...…

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Jeeves raises $57m in Series B funding

New York based expense management platform for startups raised $57m in Series B funding led by CRV.

“We’re building an all-in-one expense management platform for startups in LatAm and global markets — cash, corporate cards, cross-border...…

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HomeLight raises $100m in Series D funding

San Francisco based platform for matching home-sellers with real estate agents raised $100m in Series D funding led by Zeev Ventures.

“The pandemic only highlighted many of the pain points in the real estate transaction process that we’ve been focused on solving since...…

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Flat.mx raises $20m in Series A funding

Mexico City based real estate super app for Latin America raised $20m in Series A funding led by Anthemis and 500 Startups.

“The real estate market in Mexico is broken,” said co-founder Bernardo Cordero. “One of the biggest problems is that it takes sellers...…

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Point raises $46.5m in Series B funding

San Francisco based challenger bank raised $46.5m in Series B funding led by Valar Ventures. 

With today’s funding round, the company plans to hire more people, launch new features and introduce new products. In other words, don’t...…

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Snap Mobile raises $90m in new funding

Seattle based digital fundraising platform for high school groups raised $90m in new funding led by Elysian Park Ventures.

"Our data shows that high school coaches and activity leaders serve on average for just three years, yet when we speak to these leaders,...…

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Insurify raises $100m in Series B funding

Boston based virtual insurance agent and comparison platform raised $100m in Series B funding led by Motive Partners. 

“We decided to build the most trusted virtual insurance agent in the industry that allows for customers to easily search, compare and buy...…

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PayEm raises $20m in Series A funding

Israel based spend and procurement platform for multinationals raised $20m in Series A funding led by Glilot Capital Partners.

“Organizations are running in a more democratized way with teams buying things on behalf of the organization,” Jobani said. “We built a...…

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Zipmex raises $41m in Series B funding

Singapore based digital asset exchange raised $41m in Series B funding led by Krungsri Finnovate.

“The first step toward that vision has been to offer an interest-bearing account,” said Lim, who points toward Zimex’s “earn” product....…

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