Posts Tagged ‘fundraising’

First ICO on the Bitcoin Cash Blockchain Raises $30 Million in 2 Hours

ViaBTC, a major cryptocurrency mining pool company, has reportedly raised $30 million in a little over 2 hours via an ICO conducted on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain, a first of its kind. 750 million VIAT was sold in the ICO on October 8 and fifty percent of the fixed 2 billion token supply will be […]

Fintech startup OptaCredit in early talks to raise $8-10 million

Alternative-lending firm OptaCredit is reportedly in early talks to raise around $8-10 million to fund its expansion and growth plans. The fintech startup had earlier raised an undisclosed amount as part of its Pre-Series A. Using its proprietary scoring techniques, OptaCredit focuses on exploring unique, alternative mechanisms to create new ways for a more defined […]

Fintech Butterwire raises £300,000 for app

Scottish fintech Butterwire, which runs an artificial intelligence-driven app to support equity investors, achieved more than 150 per cent of its funding target on the Crowdcube platform. The funding round finished with a total of £308,000 from 234 investors, clearing the original £200,000 target ten days before the fund closed. Butterwire’s app uses AI to provide […]

Deadline To Apply For $1 Million Fintech Challenge

Have a Fintech startup that needs investment capital? The $1 million Fintech Challenge is seeking applicants. The rub is the deadline to apply is Aug. 30. Kyyba Innovations has partnered with Fintech Valley Vizag, a sustainable global Fintech ecosystem to organize the $1 Million Startup Challenge as part of “VIZAG FINTECH FESTIVAL.” $1M Challenge will conclude […]

Singapore fintech startup Rate raises US$15M to develop its blockchain network

Singapore fintech startup Rate has raised US$15 million (25,000 ether) in a token sale through its blockchain project Rate3. Rate3 is a blockchain network that aims to help companies tokenise their assets. VCs such as Matrix Partners China and Bo Shen, founder of Fenbushi Capital, as well as crypto investors Node Capital, Kenetic, FBG Capital, Signum […]

Fintech Startup Holberg Financial Raised $1M To Offer Financial Benefits

Holberg Financial, which is a Chicago startup that aims to provide financial advising as a work benefit, has raised an amount of $1 million in VC funding to help it expand in some of the several parts of the world. The seed round was led by the leading investor of Singapore West Loop Ventures, but […]

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. […]

A crypto trading platform has raised $10 million from a Japanese investment giant to go head-to-head with a big business on Wall Street

New York-based trading technology company Templum has snagged $10 million in a fundraising round involving  Japanese investment giant SBI Group. The firm will use the funds to attract accredited investors and institutions to its security token trading platform. Traders on the alternative trading system (ATS) will be able to negotiate directly with one another on the platform. Notably, […]