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China No. 1 for Fintech Funding, But It Is Not Doing Much Investing

China No. 1 for Fintech Funding, But It Is Not Doing Much Investing

by February 20, 2017 at 11:37 am 0 comments

China may have taken the top spot in 2016 fintech funding, but it wasn’t the one doing most of the investing. While China claimed nearly $8 billion of the total $17.4 billion invested across the world, according to a report by U.K-based Innovate Finance, the top fintech investor for the yearRead More

Button Begins Move Into Payments to Push M-Commerce Forward

Button Begins Move Into Payments to Push M-Commerce Forward

by January 30, 2017 at 9:51 am 1 comment

The goal of seamless m-commerce between apps is stuck on several factors, but one key hurdle is payments. Startup Button is looking at ways to fix this problem. With $20 million in new funding from Norwest Venture Partners, New York-based Button — which connects the mobile apps of commerce brands such asRead More

Top 4 Fintech Funding Rounds: MissFresh e-commerce, Collibra, Dwolla, Habito

Top 4 Fintech Funding Rounds: MissFresh e-commerce, Collibra, Dwolla, Habito

by January 24, 2017 at 10:25 am 0 comments

Fintech got a fresh flush of capital this week, with some old favorites joining newer names all with innovations in big data, e-commerce software, compliance, and many more. Here are the Top 4 fintech funding rounds of the week: MissFresh e-commerce Beijing-based MissFresh e-commerce ‘s equity rose sharply with itsRead More

Top 4 Fintech Funding Rounds: Tiger Brokers, Rockets of Awesome, Monese, Ripio

Top 4 Fintech Funding Rounds: Tiger Brokers, Rockets of Awesome, Monese, Ripio

by January 4, 2017 at 12:02 pm 1 comment

Another day, another dollar—only this is fintech, so it would be more accurate to say another day, another multi-million investment in blockchain, virtual currency, mobile banking, e-commerce, and/or all of the other technologies on the playground. So far, 2017 fintech funding hasn’t veered far from the areas of interest inRead More

Fintech in Europe: Is Berlin the New London?

Fintech in Europe: Is Berlin the New London?

by November 23, 2016 at 10:33 am 1 comment

London is a bustling metropolis of commerce, thought of as a titan of industry and innovation—no matter what industry is under discussion. However, recent economic concerns, most notably the effects of the Brexit on business sectors including fintech, have led some to suggest that the city is no longer theRead More

Top 3 Fintech Raises: Prevalent Networks, AdvisorEngine, PeerStreet

Top 3 Fintech Raises: Prevalent Networks, AdvisorEngine, PeerStreet

by November 21, 2016 at 3:25 pm 1 comment

A good way to check the current climate in fintech is to see where investors are placing their bets. The top funding rounds this past week dealt with cybersecurity and compliance, investing, and financial advice. This brings us to our top three fintech funding rounds of the week: Prevalent Networks ITRead More

Top 3 Fintech Raises: Context360, Hixme, MPower Financing

Top 3 Fintech Raises: Context360, Hixme, MPower Financing

by October 31, 2016 at 10:53 am 1 comment

There’s no shortage of interest in fintech right now — the recent 10,000-plus attendees at last week’s Money20/20 conference proved that — and even though the industry is still not seeing the mega funding rounds it did last year, investors are still finding new fintechs to sink their teeth into. It appears asRead More

Fintech Funding on Track for 36% Bump; ‘Transparency’ as a Business Model

Fintech Funding on Track for 36% Bump; ‘Transparency’ as a Business Model

by September 27, 2016 at 9:59 am 1 comment

Fintech is on pace to best venture capital 2015 fundraising by 36% this year as startups focus on transparency and ease-of-use to disrupt the incumbents. Last year, VCs poured $11.9 billion into the sector, Bruce Taragin, managing partner, Blumberg Capital, said at a recent gathering at Columbia Law School inRead More

Signs of a Chill in Fintech Funding?

Signs of a Chill in Fintech Funding?

by April 28, 2016 at 9:55 am 2 comments

Fintech funding is booming. The first quarter of 2016 may have seen no IPOs, but it saw more funding than ever — $5.3 billion, 67% more than the same period last year, according to Accenture. But there are signs a chill may be in the air. At the Empire StartupsRead More

Fintech Startups Face a Difficult Fall Funding Season

Fintech Startups Face a Difficult Fall Funding Season

by August 24, 2015 at 12:43 pm 0 comments

We may be headed for the biggest fall season in venture funding history. Then again, given the excitement on the stock market this morning, maybe not. A tweetstorm from Mattermark CEO Danielle Morrill offering advice for startups pitching in the fall funding season took over Twitter yesterday, and continued into Monday, with variousRead More