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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 0 comments

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

Top 5 Fintech Raises: InCred Finance, Notonthehighstreet, MobiKwik

Top 5 Fintech Raises: InCred Finance, Notonthehighstreet, MobiKwik

by August 29, 2016 at 10:10 am 2 comments

Fintech funding is still an area of interest for investors worldwide, the only question is: Which startup stands out from the crowd this week? For the latest funding round, investors across the globe have backed P2P lending services, online e-commerce marketplaces, “non-banking” financial services, and food services, which leads to BI’s topRead More

The VC business is finally being disrupted

The VC business is finally being disrupted

by August 18, 2016 at 1:00 am 1 comment

Image source VCs love to invest in technology and business models that disrupt the old established way of doing things. The irony that VC is now an old established way of doing things has not been lost on many people and the disruption of VC has been much forecast forRead More

Fintech Funding Down 26% Annually, But Future Looks Brighter

Fintech Funding Down 26% Annually, But Future Looks Brighter

by August 17, 2016 at 3:46 pm 3 comments

The newest Pulse of Fintech report by KPMG and CB Insights shows that investment in VC-backed fintech companies and startups fell nearly 50% across the globe, with U.S. investment specifically down 26% from same quarter results last year. The number of deals is also down for the quarter, with mega-round activityRead More

Top 5 Fintech Raises: Fusion Microfinance, Outfittery, UpGuard

Top 5 Fintech Raises: Fusion Microfinance, Outfittery, UpGuard

by August 15, 2016 at 2:24 pm 2 comments

“Wow, all of this funding, and not a fintech company in sight”—there’s a sentence you won’t be hearing from investors for a good while.  There are so many fintech ventures out there, investors are hard-put to choose. This week, they’ve opted for all-female microfinance, German personal shopping platforms, and peer-to-peerRead More

3 Startups to Watch: Leveraging Market Niches for Next Gen Investment

3 Startups to Watch: Leveraging Market Niches for Next Gen Investment

by April 6, 2016 at 10:58 am 2 comments

A few weeks ago we focused on invest tech, and brought up three startups working to help the market-savvy turn a small advantage into a major lead over other investors. This week’s startups to watch are investing in under-leveraged niches of the fintech world, from P2P networks to lower insurance premiums,Read More

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Top 5 Fintech Rounds: Forty Seven, Health Catalyst & Others

by February 29, 2016 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

Last week’s top venture capital rounds differed from those of the week before, both geographically and topically. With all the five top fintech companies located in the U.S., we are reminded of how domestic markets are no stranger to innovation and adaptation to changing times. This time we had fourRead More

Big Money: Top 5 FinTech Rounds: Kreditech, BitFury, & More

Big Money: Top 5 FinTech Rounds: Kreditech, BitFury, & More

by July 13, 2015 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

Last week’s top venture capital rounds echoed the message of the week prior: the future of fintech, and the destination of venture capitalists’ dollars, lies outside the United States. On the list of the five largest fintech fundings this week we find two Chinese companies, one German company, and one SwedishRead More