Posts Tagged ‘funding’

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

Which Japanese startups are making the most impact? 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 Japan who have raised the most money from investors in the past two […]

FinTech Startup SharesPost Raises $15M USD To Accelerate Security Token Trading

Liquidity solutions provider SharesPost has raised $15 million in its Series C funding round led by LUN Partners and Kenetic Capital. Founded in 2009, SharesPost offers an online platform that links investors with late-stage venture-backed companies and shareholders. It provides the private tech asset class with a suite of trading and lending solutions to facilitate […]

Fintech startup Drip Capital raises Rs 100 cr from Sequoia, early backers

Fintech startup Drip Capital has raised $15 million (about Rs 100 crore) in a new round of funding, bringing on board marque venture capital firm Sequoia Capital as a new investor, with existing backers Accel Partners and Wing VC also participating. The Palo Alto and Mumbai-based company, which has now raised a little over $20 […]

Brex launches credit card for startups, raises $57 million from Y Combinator, PayPal founders, others

A fintech startup Brex, founded out of San Francisco in 2017, has lifted the lid on a new credit card product specifically for startups, along with the announcement of $57 million in funding from some major figures in the technology and financial worlds. The company is setting out to reimagine the corporate credit card. It essentially […]

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. […]