Posts Tagged ‘seed’

Portify raises £1.3M to help gig economy workers improve their financial well-being

Portify, a London fintech startup that offers an app and various financial products to help gig economy workers better manage their finances and in turn improve financial well-being, has raised £1.3 million in seed investment. The round was led by Kindred Capital and company builder and investor Entrepreneur First, with participation from various unnamed angel […]

Digital Lending Startup NIRA Raises $1 Mn in Seed Funding from Angel in India and UK

Bangalore-based NIRA, a consumer finance fintech venture focused on financial inclusion, has raised $1 million seed funding from angel investors in the UK and India. NIRA provides small credit to consumers with limited access to traditional avenues of finance. NIRA will use the latest funding to accelerate building out the core team and technology to […]

Israeli fintech co FundGuard raises $4m

Israeli fintech company FundGuard has raised a $4 million financing round led by Blumberg Capital and LionBird. FundGuard will use the capital to accelerate the development of its platform and Contingency NAV product as well as to bring operational efficiencies afforded by AI and cloud technologies to market. FundGuard helps asset managers, custodian banks and fund […]

GREE Ventures backs seed round for Indonesian fintech startup CROWDE

Indonesian agriculture-focused fintech startup CROWDE has announced the closing of an undisclosed seed funding round led by GREE Ventures and joined by CREVISSE Partners and local prominent angels. The company will use the capital to accelerate the development of its fintech platform targeted at Indonesia’s agriculture sector. CROWDE allocates capital raised through its platform to […]

See ya, seed? Decline in seed-stage startup funding deals may impact venture ecosystem

A record amount of investment dollars are going to U.S. startups. But that doesn’t necessarily mean good news for founders trying to raise seed-stage capital. While total capital invested rose, VC-backed deal volume dropped to the lowest amount in nearly six years, following a trend of more money going to fewer, later-stage deals. There were 16 […]

Responsive raises $1.1 million to help wealth managers predict client behaviour

Vancouver-based Responsive has raised $1.1 million in a seed round led by Plug and Play Ventures, an early investor in PayPal, Dropbox, and Lending Club. Responsive’s platform targets banks and private managers. The funding will be used to integrate the work of Logan Grosenick, Responsive’s VP of research, that entails identifying if people are anxious or […]

Fintech Platform For Gig Workers Bon Raises $1 Mn Seed Funding

Pune-based financial services company for gig economy workers Bon has raised $1.08 Mn (INR 7.8 Cr) in a Seed Round led by Silicon Valley-based impact investing firm Omidyar Network. Early-stage investment firm Axilor Ventures and Better Capital’s AngelList India Syndicate also participated in the funding round. The startup plans to use the funding to further partnerships […]

Unmortgage Aims For Financial Inclusion In Housing Market

London startup Unmortgage has closed a £10 million (just over $13 million USD) seed round as it prepares to launch its “part-own, part-rent” platform next year. Investors in the seed round are FinTech venture capital firms Anthemis Exponential Ventures and Augmentum Fintech, which are betting on Unmortgage’s unique approach to helping first-time buyers secure their first […]

Real Estate Fintech Startup Obligo Raises $5 Million

Fintech startup Obligo Inc. has announced the completion of a $5 million seed financing round, which was led by Israel-based venture capital firm 83 North and participated by Entrée Capital, HFZ Capital, and Viola Credit. Obligo offers an alternative to the security deposit—the sum of money required by most landlords when renting an apartment. Obligo’s solution has renters […]