Posts Tagged ‘funding’

Cologne-based fintech startup nextmarkets raises €6 million and launches ‘real-money offer’

The Cologne-based fintech startup nextmarkets has announces the closing of its Series A financing round, in which, in addition to existing shareholders FinLab, Peter Thiel and Falk Strascheg, new investors Axel Springer, Cryptology Asset Group and British hedge fund manager Alan Howard are investing in total €6 million. After a seed round of €2.5 million […]

Fintech Startup Cashpresso Completes €3.5M Financing

Cashpresso, a Vienna, Austria-based fintech startup, completed a €3.5m financing. The round was led by Hevella Capital, with participation from existing investors Speedinvest and Hansi Hansmann. The company will use the funds to continue to expand operations, continue to develop the platform, and grow its business reach. Read more

Fintech VC fund Luge Capital opens with $75-million backing from Caisse, other Quebec institutions

A new Canadian venture-capital fund focused on financial technology, and seeded by several top finance institutions operating in Quebec, has opened for business with $75-million in backing and two tech-sector veterans as partners. Luge Capital, created last October, with a commitment of $25-million each from the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Desjardins Group, […]

Enterprise Ireland Announces €750,000 Competitive Start Fund for Fintech & Deep Tech Start-Ups

Enterprise Ireland, the government organization that’s responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises, has announced the launch of its new €750,000 Competitive Start Fund for Fintech and Deep Tech start-up companies that have the capacity to succeed in global markets. According to the organization, the fund is designed to enable recipient companies working in […]

Meet the 50 top-funded startups and tech companies in China

Which company in China is most likely to challenge the West? One way to judge – although imperfect – would be the amount of money they have raised. Using its data, Tech in Asia has generated a constantly updated list of 50 startups and tech companies in China who have raised the most money from investors […]

Double-Digit Funding Rounds for Fintech Startups BlueVine, Chime, Marqeta

A trio of Bay Area fintech companies announced fundraising rounds in the double-digit millions over the past week to help build out their alternative services in small business lending, consumer banking, and payment cards. BlueVine, an online lender to small and medium-sized businesses, raised $60 million in a Series E equity funding led by Menlo Ventures. […]

Meet the 20 top-funded startups and tech companies in Indonesia

Which Indonesian firms are most likely to have global impact? One way to judge – although imperfect – would be the amount of money they have raised. Tech in Asia has generated a constantly updated list of 20 startups and tech companies in Indonesia who have raised the most money from investors in the past […]

Menlo leads $60 mln funding of fintech company BlueVine

Redwood City, California-based BlueVine, which provides financing to small and medium-sized businesses, announced that has raised $60 million in equity funding. The Series E funding round was led by Menlo Ventures, and includes new investors, such as SVB Capital. The company, which has raised more than $500 million in debt and equity since it was […]

Chinese Fintech Firm CGTZ.com Raises $358M Series D Round Led By Geo-Jade Petroleum

Hangzhou-based fintech platform CGTZ.com has raised a RMB2.3 billion (US$357.8 million) series D round led by Shanghai-listed Geo-Jade Petroleum, a Chinese real estate development and oil exploration and production firm. CGTZ.com provides investment products for small and medium-sized enterprises and individuals. It also provides collateral loans backed by vehicles and houses, and consumer installment credit products […]

Visa launches $100 million venture fund; introduces fast track programme for startups

Visa in Europe has launched a $100 venture investment fund and a fast track programme for onboarding fintech startups to the network. The focus of the fund will be on supporting start-up businesses that are innovating in the arena of open banking and those using emerging technologies that have the potential to create new secure, […]