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Clikalia raises $518.5m in Series B funding

Madrid based digital real estate platform for home buying and selling raised $518.5m in Series B funding led by FifthWall.

“When you buy a home from us, you have all costs in the embedded price,” Moreno told TechCrunch. “If you buy an old home, get a mortgage...…

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Aztec raises $17m in Series A funding

UK based Ethereum privacy startup raised $17m in Series A funding led by Paradigm. 

“Everything on the blockchain is public,” Aztec co-founder Joe Andrews told CoinDesk. “You need each node to be able to verify the state...…

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CreditBook raises $11m in Series A funding

Pakistan based financial management platform for merchants raised $11m in Series A funding led by Tiger Global.

“We started the research and began experimentation in late 2019,” said Iman Jamall, co-founder of CreditBook, in an interview with...…

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Nium launches virtual card issuing solution for the United States travel industry

Virtual card issuance capabilities allow travel-related businesses to optimize supplier payments and better manage cash flow.

"Even before the current global pandemic, the travel industry has been long overdue for technology and process modernization," said...…

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Re:cap raises $111.5m in Seed funding

Germany based revenue-based financing platform raised $111.5m in Seed funding from Felix Capital and Project A Ventures.

“Today’s newly emerging tech players need money fast to finance and scale their business. re:cap has developed a great new digital...…

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Taxdoo raises $64m in Series B funding

Germany based provider of financial tools for e-commerce companies raised $64m in Series B funding led by Tiger Global.

“We’re already helping customers shave off hours of manual [sales tax] work, and with newer features like pro forma invoices for tax...…

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Stocktwits raises $30m in Series B funding

New York based social platform for investors and traders raised $30m in Series B funding led by Alameda Research Ventures.

“Stocktwits is a great way to understand the pulse of the market thanks to our ability to unlock what’s trending in the retail...…

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Silverflow raises $17m in Series A funding

Amsterdam based payment processing startup raised $17m in Series A funding led by Coatue.

"Typically, legacy software has been around for decades and was built on IBM mainframes using Kobol, your hard disk space and RAM was...…

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Uni raises $70m in Series A funding

Bengaluru based pay-later service provider raised $70m in Series A funding led by General Catalyst.

“The Indian credit market is ripe for explosion and there is vast room for innovation. We found a strong product-market fit with our very...…

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Ledn raises $70m in Series B funding

Toronto based crypto lending company raised $70m in Series B funding led by 10T Holdings. 

"Since inception, Ledn has processed over $450 million in loan originations, with 90% of those originations occurring during 2021," Ledn...…

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Juspay raises $60m in Series C funding

Bengaluru based payments technology startup raised $60m in Series C funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2.

“Juspay has been in the forefront, building foundational infrastructure by unifying and enhancing hundreds of diverse payment options in...…

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Arquivei raises $48m in Series B funding

Brazil based tax document management company raised $48m in Series B funding led by Riverwood Capital. 

"Today, tax documents have a great potential to deliver data intelligence and we want to transform bureaucracy into opportunity....…

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Ramp raises $53m in Series A funding

U.K. based crypto infrastructure company raised a $53m in Series A funding led by Balderton Capital. 

“More broadly, the market opportunity for us is really with the advent of web3 — and we’re looking at partnerships, products and...…

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Papaya raises $50m in Series B funding

Los Angeles based mobile bill payment startup raised $50m in Series B funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners.

“People back home were surprised to find out we didn’t have the same capabilities here,” Kann said. “In this respect, the U.S. has been...…

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Anchorage Digital raises $350m in Series D funding

San Francisco based company providing digital assets custody and management for institutions raised $350m in Series D funding led by KKR.

"As more and more institutions look to add crypto services into their offerings, we find ourselves at an inflection point," said Diogo...…

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Level raises $7m in Seed funding

Seattle based small business funding platform raised $7m in Seed funding led by Anthos Capital.

“With a record number of new businesses being formed, we have experienced a flood of new customers who have left ‘traditional’ jobs to...…

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Mesh Payments raises $50m in Series B funding

New York based automated corporate payment and spend management platform raised $50m in Series B funding led by Tiger Global.

“We start with the notion that there is different context to different kinds of spend,” Oded Zehavi, co-founder and CEO of Mesh Payments,...…

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Factor raises $6m in Seed funding

San Francisco based payments and order management platform for the global supply chain raised $6m in Seed funding led by Gradient Ventures.

“Most people hear ‘supply chain disruption’ and think of container ships stalled outside a port. But the overwhelming majority of...…

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BHub raises $20m in Series A funding

Brazil based provider of back-office SaaS for Latin American SMEs raised $20m in Series A funding led by Monashees and Valor Capital Group.

“It was hellish, but I’m grateful for that experience because I became passionate about how I could help people avoid the same hurdles in...…

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Whym raises $4.3m in Seed funding

Los Angeles based single-tap checkout startup raised $4.3m in Seed funding led by Deciens Capital.

“I realized through that journey that messaging was going to become a really important part of social shopping in the future,” Nyland...…

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Palm NFT Studio raises $27m in Series B funding

Delaware based NFT ecosystem raised $27m in Series B funding led by M12.

“More than just the money for us, we set out to partner with companies who are philosophically and strategically aligned with us,” Daniel...…

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Bumper raises $12m in Series A funding

UK based car repair financing platform raised $12m in Series A funding led by Autotech Ventures.

“Bumper offers a simple alternative to unexpected car repairs,” said James Jackson, CEO and co-founder, Bumper. “It’s a very different...…

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Sympl raises $6m in Seed funding

Egypt based BNPL startup raised $6m in Seed funding led by Beco Capital.

“The platform is an evolution of customers’ checkout experience. Rather than promoting purchasing, it gives customers more choices at the...…

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Pleo raises $200m in extended Series C funding

Denmark based provider of expense management software and smart company cards raised $200m in extended Series C funding led by Coatue.

“The relevance of tooling to allow workforces to work in smooth ways while being distributed is very high right now,” Rindom said in an...…

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Rho raises $75m in Series B funding

New York based corporate spend and cash management startup raised $75m in Series B funding led by Dragoneer.

According to Rho, November’s transaction volume gives the company a $6 billion annualized run rate, showing rapid acceleration from its...…

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Mambu raises €235m in Series E funding

Amsterdam based provider of embedded financial services and banking APIs raised €235m in Series E funding led by EQT Growth.

“Speed itself…is a critical characteristic for survival in financial services,” with banks and new entrants under pressure to introduce...…

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Lydia raises $100m in Series C funding

France based financial super app raised $100m in Series C funding led by Dragoneer, Accel and Tencent. 

“What we’re experiencing is the reinvention of the banking industry,” Chiche told me. According to him, people are not going to manage...…

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Monzo raises $500m in new funding

UK based digital bank raised $500m in new funding led by Abu Dhabi Growth Fund.

“This round comes off the back of a fantastic year for Monzo,” said chief executive TS Anil. “We’ve seen record revenues, launched new...…

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Going from Operator to Founder

Mikael Hussain, co-founder and CEO of Anyfin, took the stage at Slush in Helsinki to discuss how he made the leap from operator at Klarna...

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CinetPay raises $2.4m in Seed Funding

Ivory Coast based payment gateway for Francophone Africa raised $2.4m in Seed funding from 4DX Ventures and Flutterwave.

“When we launched our website to sell domain names online, we faced difficulty in collecting online payment after creating many PayPal...…

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Tipalti raises $270m in Series F funding

San Mateo based accounts payable automation startup raised $270m in Series F funding led by G-Squared.

“I think the market has a proper appreciation for the size of market opportunity we’re facing,” CEO and co-founder Chen Amit. “Our...…

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AgentSync raises $75m in Series B funding

Denver based provider of infrastructure for the insurance industry raised $75m in Series B funding led by Valor Equity Partners.

“The overwhelming industry enthusiasm and customer traction for AgentSync make it clear that the future of insurance distribution will be...…

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TRM Labs raises $60m in Series B funding

San Francisco based blockchain analysis startup raised $60m in Series B funding led by Tiger Global. 

“At Amex, we continuously deliver innovative products and services to our customers in a safe and compliant manner through these phase...…

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Majority raises $27m in Series A funding

Houston based mobile bank for U.S. migrants raised $27m in Series A funding led by Valar Ventures.

“If you look at different communities that we serve, they usually have a focal point. There is a town for Cubans — it’s Miami. For...…

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Pento raises $35m in Series B funding

London based provider of payroll management software for SMEs raised $35m in Series B funding led by Tiger Global and Avid Ventures.

Pento says its SaaS offering fully automates the payroll process so that payroll managers and finance teams don’t have to rely on...…

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Hummingbird RegTech raises $30m in Series B funding

San Francisco based risk and compliance management startup raised $30m in Series B funding led by Battery Ventures.

“There are lots of data sources and risk signals and algorithms to bring in that are great, but it’s very, very difficult to weave them...…

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Stride Funding raises $12m in Series A funding

Boston based student finance startup raised $12m in Series A funding led by Firework Ventures.

“Especially in student lending, there’s this massive gap in terms of access to capital,” says Tess Michaels, CEO and founder at Stride...…

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Nearside raises $58m in Series B funding

San Francisco based online bank for SMBs raised $58m in Series B funding led by Valar Ventures.

“A trend I find really interesting is that the line between a business and an individual is getting blurrier as people are starting...…

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Diem was too meta for Marcus

David Marcus, the former PayPal president, who was in charge of launching Facebook’s digital currency project, has said he will leave...

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Bunq raises €193m in Series A funding

Amsterdam based challenger bank raised €193m in Series A funding led by Pollen Street Capital.

Ali Niknam, founder and CEO of Bunq, says: “We’re incredibly excited to start this next chapter in bunq’s history. Being self-funded...…

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Structure raises $2m in Seed funding

Globally distributed crypto and DeFi investment startup, raised $2m in Seed funding led by Polychain Capital. 

"We built Structure because we didn't think people were fearing missing out in crypto and Defi. They're actually missing out," Bryan...…

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Kueski raises $102m in new funding

Mexico City based BNPL startup raised $102m in new funding led by StepStone Group.

“This situation is a prevailing issue in Mexico, and Mexico has the fifth highest rate of unbanked citizens globally,” he said. “Almost...…

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Goalsetter raises $15m in Series A funding

New York based platform that helps parents teach their kids financial literacy raised $15m in Series A funding led by Seae Ventures.  

"Wealth disparities in the United States are vast, and prevalent in every corner of our country," said Goalsetter Founder and CEO Tanya...…

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CertiK raises $80m in Series B2 funding

New York based blockchain security startup raised $80m in Series B2 funding led by Sequoia Capital. 

"We are seeing demand from a mixed set of projects, both large and small," CertiK co-founder Ronghui Gu told The Block."We also have a...…

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Fireblocks raises $400m in Series E funding

New York based digital asset custody firm raised $400m in Series E funding led by Sequoia Capital. 

In July, Fireblocks announced a $310m Series D raise at a $2 billion valuation. That round was also co-led by Sequoia Capital alongside...…

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PeopleFund raises $63.4m in Series C funding

South Korea based P2P lending platform raised $63.4m in Series C funding led by Bain Capital.

“For the past six years, we have been focusing on proving the performance of our data-driven risk management technology, which is the...…

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Simpl raises $40m in Series B funding

India based BNPL startup raised $40m in Series B funding led by Valar Ventures and IA Ventures. 

“We built a full-stack checkout platform that gives merchants ultimate control of the user experience and helps them build trust with...…

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Anchor raises $15m in Seed funding

New York based B2B autonomous billing startup raised $15m in Seed funding led by Rapyd Ventures and Entrée Capital.

“Today marks the beginning of the next payments revolution, making existing B2B payment processes obsolete, and redefining what billing,...…

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24 Exchange raises $14.25m in funding

Bermuda based trading platform which aims for round-the-clock stock trading raised $14.25m in funding led by Point72 Ventures.

“When you look at the growth of equities trading over the last couple of years, a lot of that has been the increased role of retail,” Mr....…

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CloudTrucks raises $115m in Series B funding

San Francisco based business management software provider for trucking entrepreneurs raised $115m in Series B funding led by Tiger Global.

“We cater to owner-operators and truck drivers who have one or more trucks and are managing their business while also doing the job of...…

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Iron Fish raises $26.7m in Series A funding

San Francisco based privacy focused cryptocurrency startup raised $27.6m in Series A funding led by a16z. 

“Lack of privacy, and having this expectation that I am surveilled and I need to hide what I have because I don't actually have privacy...…

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