Post Tagged with: "venture capital"

Top 3 Fintech Rounds:, Lemonade, MoneyLion, KKday

Top 3 Fintech Rounds:, Lemonade, MoneyLion, KKday

by December 5, 2016 at 11:07 am 0 comments

Fintech funding seems to have picked up steam this week, with home-selling platforms, online insurance carriers, personal finance apps, and e-commerce companies all getting a healthy boost of capital. This brings us to our top five fintech funding rounds of the week: Lemonade It’s the venture funding round we’ve allRead More

Will Stripe’s New Funding Lead to an IPO?

Will Stripe’s New Funding Lead to an IPO?

by November 28, 2016 at 3:40 pm 1 comment

Digital payments startup Stripe, begun back in 2000 by a pair of Irish brothers, has just raised new funding that values the company at just over $9 billion—and incidentally makes its founders the youngest billionaires in Ireland. In all, $150 million in new capital was raised. This brings the company’sRead 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 4 Fintech Raises: Treasure Data, Quantopian, Freespee, Active.ai

Top 4 Fintech Raises: Treasure Data, Quantopian, Freespee, Active.ai

by November 14, 2016 at 1:35 pm 1 comment

Quite a few fintech ventures received funding this week; though perhaps surprisingly blockchain is not an area featured on this list—perhaps with all of the recent blockchain proof-of-concepts that are running, investors and angels thought it was time to take a stronger look at artificial intelligence, big data, and otherRead More

Square Capital Drives Company Revenue

Square Capital Drives Company Revenue

by November 4, 2016 at 11:19 am 2 comments

Square reported its third quarter 2016 earnings this week, and it’s not a particular surprise that the company exceeded all expectations: for the third consecutive quarter Square surpassed its expected metrics with a GPV of $13.2 billion, up 39% year over year. As was the case last quarter, CEO Jack Dorsey attributedRead 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

Top 5 Fintech Raises: FTV Capital, Avalara, OurCrowd, Certona, Zero

Top 5 Fintech Raises: FTV Capital, Avalara, OurCrowd, Certona, Zero

by September 26, 2016 at 11:49 am 1 comment

While it seems as though the unicorn birth rate is declining, investors are still finding fintech enterprises to sink their teeth (and by “teeth” I mean wallets) into, like the five companies below. Our top five fintech raises this week include SaaS companies; e-commerce; crowdfunding for, er, startups; and insuranceRead More

Top 5 Fintech Raises: Point, Promoboxx, DueCourse

Top 5 Fintech Raises: Point, Promoboxx, DueCourse

by September 20, 2016 at 10:41 am 0 comments

Even though we’re not seeing quite as many raises as in previous years, fintech funding doesn’t seem to be in any danger of disappearing. This last week, investors went for platforms in mobile development, cloud-based Big Data, cloud-based invoicing, home equity funding, and marketing. This brings us to our topRead More

Top 3 Fintech Raises: M1Finance, Shippo, Unilend

Top 3 Fintech Raises: M1Finance, Shippo, Unilend

by September 12, 2016 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

Investors across the globe continue to be passionate about fintech, but funding this week was a bit slow, with no big funding rounds to speak of as yet. However, this week saw some lucky startups receive venture funding, and others in e-commerce and crowdlending also raised some capital. Here areRead More