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
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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
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
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 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
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
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