Unicorn News

You have clicked on Unicorn

Find here all the latest articles, news, and research on Unicorn and other Unicorn-related topics:

Find here all the latest articles, news, and research on Unicorn and other Unicorn-related topics:

read more
read less

Found 16 results in 890 milliseconds.

Wefox warns shareholders of insolvency

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 20 May 2024

Germany-based insurance company Wefox has alerted investors that it may face insolvency due to financial losses and regulatory changes.

insurance, funding, financial services, Unicorn

Slice secures approval to merge with a bank

News | Payments General | 04 Oct 2023

India-based unicorn fintech, Slice, has announced its merger with North East Small Finance Bank after receiving approval from the central bank. 

merger, banking, fintech, Unicorn, financial services

Zepto raises USD 200 million in a new funding round

News | Payments General | 28 Aug 2023

India-based instant grocery delivery startup Zepto has raised USD 200 million in a new funding round and became India’s first unicorn in 2023.

funding, startup, Unicorn, investment

From start-ups to scale-ups: lessons to learn from Israel top fraud prevention companies

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 Mar 2023

Irina Ionescu, Senior Editor at The Paypers, provides an in-depth overview of the most promising fraud prevention startups in Israel, emphasising on their success model.

fraud management, fraud detection, online fraud, fraud prevention, identity fraud, startup, Unicorn, digital identity, biometrics, biometric authentication, AML, artificial intelligence, machine learning, payment fraud, CNP fraud, fraud platform

Grocery JOKR secures USD 50 mln at USD 1.3 billion valuation

News | Ecommerce | 06 Feb 2023

Germany-based Grocery delivery platform JOKR has raised USD 50 million in its Series C investment round, reaching a USD 1.3 billion valuation.

investment, funding, equity, Unicorn, delivery

Zopa secures GBP 75 mln in funding

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 02 Feb 2023

UK-based digital bank Zopa has announced it secured a GBP 75 million in funding from existing investors to accelerate growth and explore potential mergers and acquisitions.

funding, banking, digital banking, Unicorn, M&As, expansion, lending, P2P, fintech, investment, financial services

Younited receives EUR 60 million to expand its instant credit offering

News | Payments General | 12 Dec 2022

Consumer credit platform Younited has raised EUR 60 million to expand its instant credit offering in Europe and reach unicorn status.

lending, funding, investment, expansion, Unicorn

The big downsizing – why companies make cuts to survive the fintech winter

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 05 Oct 2022

After the flourishing period experienced in 2021, fintech companies are now facing difficult times due to sustained inflation and geopolitical conflicts that forced them into adapting a downsizing trend.

fintech, ecommerce, COVID-19, startup, online banking, digital payments, IPO, Unicorn, funding, cryptocurrency

Satispay raises EUR 320 million and becomes a fintech unicorn

News | Mobile Payments | 29 Sep 2022

Italy-based Satispay has raised EUR 320 million in a new investment round and is now valued at more than EUR 1 billion or USD 960 million.

funding, Unicorn, mobile payments, mobile banking, investment

Atome Financial gets USD 100 mln from HSBC Singapore

News | Ecommerce | 12 Aug 2022

Fintech providing BNPL services and digital finance services, Atome Financial, has announced it received USD 100 million worth of debt facility from HSBC Singapore to boost its flexible deferred payments business across Asia.

fintech, financial inclusion, BNPL, online banking, digital banking, funding, crowdfunding, Unicorn, digital payments, digitalisation, instalment payments

Goldman Sachs invests up to USD 150 mln in startup Clara

News | Payments General | 09 Aug 2022

US-based multinational investment bank Goldman Sachs has extended a USD 150 million credit line to Mexican startup Clara, which lends to corporations and helps manage their spending.

funding, Unicorn, startup, lending, spend management

Zimpex suspends crypto withdrawals

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 Jul 2022

Digital assets exchange platform Zimpex has officially announced it is pausing withdrawals until further notice.

cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchange, crypto, crypto asset, online platform, trading platform, COVID-19, Russia Ukraine War, Unicorn

Startup Stori becomes Mexico's latest Unicorn

News | Cards | 19 Jul 2022

Mexico-based startup that offers credit cards to the underserved population, Stori, has raised an additional USD 50 million in equity at a USD 1.2 billion valuation, becoming the country’s latest Unicorn.

expansion, funding, crowdfunding, Unicorn, credit card, mobile banking, mobile payments, startup, fintech

India's OneCard raises USD 100 mln, becoming unicorn

News | Cards | 14 Jul 2022

India-based credit card fintech OneCard, has joined the unicorn club following a new round of funding worth upwards of USD 100 million, bringing the company to a USD 1.4 billion valuation.

funding, investment, credit card, debit card, mobile money, startup, Unicorn

UK-based Zilch extends Series C by USD 50 mln, totalling USD 160 mln

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 30 Jun 2022

UK-based double unicorn Zilch has extended its Series C by USD 50 million, taking the total raise to USD 160 million. 

Unicorn, fintech, investment, Open Banking, BNPL

PPRO integrates Gojek's GoPay e-wallet onto its platform

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 23 Jun 2022

PPRO, a provider of digital payments infrastructure, has integrated Gojek’s GoPay e-wallet onto its platform, helping PPRO to offer better coverage of the Indonesian market.

partnership, BNPL, payment methods, Unicorn, digital payments