Funding

UK Real Time Payment Fintech Volt Closed $60M Series B Round, CommerzVenture Participates

Volt, a UK based infrastucutre-real-time payment company, announces that it has raised a $60 million Series B to fund expansion into new international markets such as APAC and the Americas – and support product development in existing markets across Europe,

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FinFinder.ch sichert sich 200’000 CHF Angel Round Funding

FinFinder.ch ist einie unabhängige Matchmaking-Plattform für persönliche Finanzcoaches in der Schweiz. Das Unternehmen ist seit zwei Jahren aktiv und generiert täglich Kundenanfragen aus allen Altersgruppen und zu verschiedenen Finanzthemen wie Altersvorsorge, Geldanlage, Wohneigentum, Risikoabsicherung, Steuern und Nachlassplanung. Auf der schnell

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Fintech Was Sequoia Capital’s Top Investment Category in 2022

2022 was a challenging year for the fintech sector. Funding dried up, stocks plunged and many companies were forced to shut down or sell themselves. But despite a trying environment that was marked by an uncertain economic picture and growing

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Verve Ventures Raises Series C, Martin Scholl Joins Board of Directors

To further invest in its digital platform, serve more investors and drive new partnerships, Verve has raised a Series C financing round from several investors. At the same time, Martin Scholl, former CEO of Zürcher Kantonalbankk (Switzerland’s third-largest bank) will

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Global Finance, Tech M&A Activity Continues to Decline

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the financial services and technology industries continued their decline in Q1 2023, carrying on a trend that began last year. Deal activity in these sectors is now reaching levels not seen since the start

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QED Investors Raises Nearly US$1 Billion to Invest in Fintech Firms Globally

QED Investors, a global venture capital firm investing exclusively in fintech companies, announced the close of two new funds totaling US$925 million. With the close of these two new funds, QED will have more than US$4.0 billion under management. The

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wefox Secures $110M Funding, $55M Credit Facility From J.P. Morgan and Barclays

wefox, the Switzerland and Berlin-based insurtech, has secured US$55m credit facility from J.P. Morgan and Barclays alongside a $55m second close in its Series D at US$4.5bn valuation from existing investors and new investors including Squarepoint. The new funding is

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Österreichisches Tech News Portal Brutkasten wird von VGN Medien übernommen

Die Brutkasten Gruppe, Österreichs Medienhaus für Startups, Innovation und die digitale Wirtschaft, gibt bekannt, dass der österreichische Magazinverlag, die VGN Medien Holding (u.A. Trend, Woman, tv-media), als strategischer Investor eingestiegen ist und neuer Mehrheitsgesellschafter wird. Als Teil der Transaktion wird

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UK Retirement Saving Fintech Raises $95m Series E Funding

Smart, a London-headquartered fintech in the global retirement savings market, announces it has closed its $95m Series E funding in a round led by Aquiline Capital Partners LLC , a private investment firm based in New York and London. Existing

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U.S. Fintech 8fig Raises US$140M Series B Led by Koch Disruptive Technologies

Fintech firm 8fig announced that it has secured a US$140 million Series B funding round in April 2023 led by Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT). This brings 8fig’s total funds raised to US$196.5 million. The funding round was also joined by

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