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Tenity Hires New Chief Investment Officer

Tenity announced that Andrea Fritschi has joined its leadership team as new Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner, effective May 1st, 2024. Andrea takes over the role from Maximilian Derpa. Andrea brings over 20 years of extensive experience from her

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Alpian Closes CHF 76M Series C Round

Alpian, Switzerland’s digital bank for premium clients, announced the completion of the last step of its  Series C, totaling CHF 76M of which CHF 40M to be executed upon the regulatory approvals. The CHF 40M investment has been led by

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Tech Giants Lead Q1 2024 Market Surge; Fintech Maintains Momentum

In Q1 2024, public markets surged, led by tech giants, while the fintech sector maintained its momentum, a new report by London-based corporate finance advisory Royal Park Partners shows. The report highlights that Royal Park Partners’ RRP Fintech Index, which

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Securitize Announces $47 Million Strategic Funding Round Led by Blackrock

Securitize, a leader in tokenizing real-world assets announced last week the successful completion of a $47 million funding round led by BlackRock. The strategic investment also includes funding from Hamilton Lane, ParaFi Capital, and Tradeweb Markets. This investment underscores Securitize’s

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Global Venture Capital Funding Rises 11% Driven by Large Gen AI Deals

Venture capital (VC) funding increased by 11% in Q1 2024, driven by massive deals in generative artificial intelligence (gen AI), including Amazon’s US$2.75 billion investment in Anthropic and Alibaba’s US$2.5 billion investment in Moonshot AI, new data released by business

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PayPal Ventures to Ramp Up Investments in AI, Cybersecurity, Crypto

PayPal Ventures, the investment arm of the online payment firm, plans to increase its investment activity to keep up with technological advancements, seeking investment opportunities in fields such as artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, employee benefits and stablecoins, James Loftus, managing

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Top 7 Most Active Gulf Investors in Europe

The Gulf region has historically been depended on the oil sector, an industry prone to price fluctuations and which is heavily influenced by geopolitical circumstances. But recent years have seen a shift toward greater diversification as Gulf investors aim to

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Top Fintech VC Funding Rounds in Europe for Q1 2024

In Q1 2024, Europe experienced an increase in fintech venture capital (VC) funding, reaching a total of US$2.2 billion after rising by 22% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ), data from CB Insights’ “State of Fintech Q1 2024” report show. This is in stark

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Andreessen Horowitz Collects $7.2 Billions

Andreessen Horowitz announced that they have just raised $7.2B for the following venture strategies: American Dynamism ($600M), Apps ($1B), Games ($600M), Infrastructure ($1.25B), and Growth ($3.75B). When Ben Horrowitz and Marc Andreessen started the firm in 2009, the conventional wisdom

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Lakestar Closes $600 Million European VC Funds

Lakestar announced the recent closing of their latest funds, Lakestar Early IV and Lakestar Growth II, for around $600 million to inject new capital into the next generation of European startups, bringing Lakestar’s assets under management to €2bn. Lakestar invests

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