Posts Tagged ‘funding’

Meet the 100 top-funded fintech companies in China

The entire financial system could be due for an overhaul, and China is right at the forefront. Which company in the country is most likely to challenge the status quo? An imperfect way to judge would be the amount of money they have raised. Using its data, Tech in Asia has generated a constantly updated […]

Singapore VC Firm Launches Dedicated $10 Million Cryptocurrency Fund

Singaporean venture capital firm Golden Gate Ventures is launching what it bills as Southeast Asia’s ‘first dedicated VC cryptocurrency fund’ with $10 million in investment capital. The fund will see a ‘laser-like focus’ on the cryptocurrency and blockchain space by investing in early-stage startups including cryptocurrency exchanges. Beyond cryptocurrency exchanges, the fund will also target startups […]

Patron Of Fintechs: Surveying Goldman Sachs Growing Portfolio Of Tech Startups

As reported earlier, fintech startup Even Financial announced raising $18.8 million in Series A seed funding, a portion of which came from investment bank Goldman Sachs. In light of this most recent investment, Benzinga collected some of Goldman Sachs’ other bids for a foothold in the surging fintech space to shed light on just how and […]

Fintech startup Steady raises $9 million in Series A funding; Shaquille O’Neal joins the team

Steady, the income-building platform for the Build-Your-Own (BYO) workforce, has raised $9 million in Series A financing. The latest round was led by Propel Venture Partners, with significant participation from Omidyar Network. The funds raised in this round will be used to rapidly scale and extend product features. Shaquille O’Neal also joined the Steady team […]

CreditEase Leads Seed Round in Mobile App Blast that Melds Fintech & Gaming, Level Up Your Savings

China based Fintech CreditEase has invested in Blast, a California based startup that is the mobile gamification space led by Acorns founder and Chairman, Walter Cruttenden. The investment was facilitated via CreditEast Fintech Investment Fund – a US $1 billion fund. Other investors in the funding round include several prominent names such as Tony Robbins […]

Experian backs personal finance marketplaces CekAja and eCompareMo with $28m injection

Online financial services marketplaces CekAja and eCompareMo are about to get a major upgrade. Their parent company C88 Financial Technologies has just raised US$28 million in a series C round led by global credit-scoring giant Experian. Banks and other financial services providers that sell products through C88’s sites will get access to Experian’s credit-scoring solutions, allowing […]

Microsoft’s M12 joins $12 million funding extension for fintech startup BlueVine

Fintech startup BlueVine has added $12 million to its recently announced series E round of funding, bringing Microsoft’s VC unit M12 onboard alongside the VC arm of finance giant Nationwide. The additional funding brings BlueVine’s total series E round to $72 million, after the company announced an initial $60 million cash injection just two months […]

Irish fintech Transfermate scoops up €21m equity backing from ING

Cross-border business paytech firm Transfermate has announced a €21m investment from ING, in exchange for a minority equity stake in the company. The investment takes Transfermate’s series A fundraising round to a total of €51m, following a €30m raise from Allied Irish Banks at the end of 2017. The tech firm’s series A is dedicated to […]

After Surpassing $1 Billion Payments, Patientco Raises $28M from Accel-KKR

Patientco, a healthcare patient payments platform, has raised a $28 million Series B funding round led by growth-stage fund Accel-KKR; existing investor BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners/Sandbox Advantage Fund also participated. The Patientco platform automates the administration of payments, freeing up hospital administrators to do more important work, and provides analytics to help healthcare systems build […]

Indonesia: Lending startup Kredivo raises $30m Series B led by Square Peg

Indonesia-based fintech startup Kredivo announced raising $30 million in a Series B funding round led by Square Peg Capital. Other new backers in the round include MDI Ventures and Atami Capital. The round was also joined by return backers Jungle Ventures, Openspace Ventures, GMO Ventures, Alpha JWC and 500 Startups. Kredivo’s latest funding round is the […]