Articles with tag like: Venture Capital

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Thomson Reuters launches USD 100 mln CVC fund

News | Payments General | 15 Oct 2021

Thomson Reuters has launched a new USD 100 million Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) fund to support and accelerate innovation for the ‘Future of Professionals’, according to

investment, Venture Capital

Avaloq Ventures becomes independent and renames to FiveT Fintech 

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 20 Sep 2021

Switzerland-based venture capital & private equity company Avaloq Ventures has announced becoming independent and renaming to FiveT Fintech.

investment, Venture Capital, mobile banking, fintech

Egyptian fintech MNT-Halan secures USD 120 million of investment

News | Mobile Payments | 08 Sep 2021

Egypt-based microfinance lending and payments company MNT-Halan has received an investment of USD 120 million.

online payments, funding, Venture Capital, digital wallet, mobile payments

OPay raises USD 400 mln in funding round led by SoftBank

News | Online Payments | 24 Aug 2021

Opay, a Nigeria-based digital payments company, has concluded a USD 400 mln funding round led by UK-based venture capital company SoftBank Vision Fund.

online payments, funding, Venture Capital

Cryptocurrency broker Bitpanda raises USD 263 mln at USD 4.1 bln valuation

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Aug 2021

Austria-based cryptocurrency broker Bitpanda has raised USD 263 million at a valuation of USD 4.1 billion in a funding round led by Valar Ventures.

funding, cryptocurrency, investment, Venture Capital

Defining the 'startup' of 2021: challenges and opportunities

Voice of the Industry | Ecommerce | 10 Aug 2021

Christine Chang, venture partner at Rally Cap, puts a magnifying lens on what it means to be a fintech startup in 2021 and what would be the best criteria to attempt to define it

startup, fintech , ecommerce, ecommerce platform, funding, Venture Capital

Fintech startup Ritmo raises EUR 13.8 million

News | Ecommerce | 02 Aug 2021

Spain-based fintech Ritmo has secured a EUR 13.8 million seed round led by JME Ventures. 
The funds will be used to expand into new markets in Europe and Latin America.

startup, ecommerce, Venture Capital, funding

Airwallex launches early-stage VC fund Capital 49

News | Online Payments | 29 Jul 2021

Hong Kong-based cross-border fintech Airwallex has announced launching an early-stage venture capital fund dubbed Capital 49.

Venture Capital, Airwallex, cross-border payments, online payments

Brex files application for industrial bank charter in US

News | Payments General | 22 Feb 2021

US-based Brex, a financial service and technology company, has announced that it has submitted an application to establish Brex Bank, an industrial bank to be located US.

Brex, bank charter, brex bank, industrial bank, SMBs, Venture Capital, fintech

Molo raises GBP 266 mln in series A funding round

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 09 Oct 2020

UK-based digital mortgage lender Molo has raised GBP 266 mln in debt and equity funding, completing its series A equity funding round.

Molo, funding, fintech , investment, equity round, Venture Capital, digital lending

Clearbanc to invest GBP 500 mln intro British SMEs

News | Payments General | 08 Oct 2020

Canada-based ecommerce platform Clearbanc has announced its plans to invest GBP 500 mln into British SMEs as part of its UK launch.

Clearbanc, Canada, UK, SMEs, AI, alternative capital, Venture Capital, API, expansion, ecommerce platform, Europe, Canada, North America

UK government rolls out fintech review

News | Payments General | 22 Jul 2020

The UK government has launched the independent ‘FinTech Strategic Review’ to establish a roadmap for future success, according to

UK, United Kingdom, government, fintech , fintech review, HM Treasury, Budget 2020, Venture Capital, market growth, fintech sector

Okra secures USD 1 mln from TLcom

News | Payments General | 28 Apr 2020

Nigeria-based fintech venture, Okra, has raised USD 1 million in funding from TLcom Capital, a UK-based VC company focused on Africa.

Okra, TLcom Capital, fintech venture, VC, Venture Capital, API developer, payment startup, financial institution, pre-seed funding, financial data, banking app, mobile payments startup, PalmPay, AXA Mansard, digital lender, Renmoney

Maersk invests in German trade finance platform

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 06 Jun 2019

The venture capital arm of Moller Maersk has announced investing in Germany-based financing platform startup Modifi.

Maersk, Modifi, Germany, Denmark, Europe, partnership, trade finance, financing , financing platform, Venture Capital, startup, payments, fintech

Thunes raises USD 10 mln to offer financing in emerging markets

News | Payments General | 06 May 2019

US-China-based company GGV Capital has announced leading a USD 10 million investment in Singapore-based cross-border fintech startup Thunes.

Thunes, GGV Capital, Venture Capital, cross-border payments, B2B payments, financing , funding round, financial technology, fintech , Singapore, China, APAC, US, North America, emerging market

Fintech companies raised USD 39.6 bln in 2018, research shows

News | Online Payments | 29 Jan 2019

According to CB Insights, venture capital-backed fintech companies have raised USD 39.57 billion from investors globally in 2018, up 120% from 2017.

fintech , Plaid , fintech unicorn, Monzo, Ant Financial, Brex, Venture Capital, Asia, US, CB Insights

Sodexo Ventures invests in image-recognition self-checkout system

News | Online Payments | 14 Nov 2018

Sodexo Ventures has invested in AEYE-GO, a Chinese startup focusing on computer vision and artificial intelligence technology for the catering industry.

Sodexo Ventures, checkout system, AI, China, check-outs, Venture Capital, facial recognition

Fintech factoring company Credimi scoops EUR 10 mln fundraise

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 14 Nov 2018

Italy-based factoring platform Credimi has raised EUR 10 mln in a round led by two venture funds, United Ventures SGR and Vertis SGR.

Credimi, factoring company, Italy, fundraiser, funding round, United Ventures SGR, Vertis SGR, e-invoicing, Venture Capital, Bank of Italy, European Invetment Fund, investment

Sompo, BitPesa partner for digitalisation of remittance services

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Nov 2018

Japanese insurance company Sompo has partnered with pan-African digital payment platform BTC Africa, BitPesa, to digitalise the global remittance services.

Sompo, BitPesa, remittance, partnership, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, Venture Capital

TrueLayer secures USD 7.5 mln funding for European expansion

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 19 Jul 2018

UK-based financial APIs provider TrueLayer has secured a USD 7.5 million funding round led by venture capital fund Northzone.

TrueLayer, API, UK, funding, funding round, Northzone, Monzo, Starling Bank, Zopa, ClearScore, Canopy, Plum, BitBond, Emma, Anorak, CreditLadder, third-party applications, Open Banking, Venture Capital