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Starling Bank seeks £40m funding for overseas expansion

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UK-based challenger bank Starling is asking its investors for another £40 million in funding as it looks to grow its business overseas, according to Sky News. Sky News says it understands that Starling, which got its banking licence last year, has appointed Quayle Munro, an advisory firm, to oversee the fundraising. As reported by Banking […]

Fintech funding round-up: 22 September 2017

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There was a round-up yesterday because fintech funding won’t go away. More action featuring Tuition.io, Apiax and Etch. Tuition.io, a US-based employer-funded student loan repayment assistance platform, has announced a $7 million Series B funding round led by Wildcat Venture Partners with participation from existing investors Mohr Davidow Ventures and MassMutual Ventures, the corporate venture […]

Fintech funding round-up: 21 September 2017

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Following swiftly on from the fintech funding round-up on 19 September, here’s more concise, cash-coated action. Features CivilisedBank, HighRadius, Swirlds and Luno. UK challenger CivilisedBank, which got its banking licence in May, has agreed terms for a further round of funding from current investor Warwick Capital Partners. No more details on that but the bank […]

Ex-Barclays CEO’s start-up gets backing from China’s Ping An

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10X Future Technologies, the start-up founded by ex-Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins last year, will announce this week that it has raised more than £30 million in funding from ‎Ping An Insurance and management consulting firm Oliver Wyman, according to Sky News. The deal will speed up 10X’s expansion, and is good news for Jenkins’ ambitions. […]

Raise pulls in $60m funding, PayPal joins party

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Raise, which bills itself as the world’s largest gift card marketplace, has raised $60 million in a Series C funding round led by Accel, with participation from PayPal and existing investors New Enterprise Associates and Bessemer Venture Partners. This new financing brings the total capital raised by the Chicago-based company to more than $147 million, […]

Fintech funding round-up: 19 September 2017

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Four stories in one for a fast fintech funding round-up. Features Ellevest, iZettle, GoCardless and MarketInvoice. New York-based fintech Ellevest, led by former Merrill Lynch CEO Sallie Krawcheck, has got itself $34.6 million funding. Ellevest is a bit different from the rest as it was founded to provide an investing experience to “help women meet […]

Yes Fintech calls on fintech start-ups worldwide to apply for second cohort

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Yes Bank, one of the largest banks in India, us calling for start-ups to apply for the second cohort of its Yes Fintech innovation programme.

Fintech funding round-up: 13 September 2017

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Quickly following on from the fintech funding round-up on 11 September, here’s more action in a concise form. Features InfoSum, Neyber, Goldman Sachs, Forward Partners and BlackRock. Data tech start-up InfoSum has added $5 million to its seed funding, taking the total raised to date to $8 million. Joining existing investors Mark Suster (Upfront Ventures) […]

Payments funding round-up: 12 September 2017

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Pineapple Payments announced a $35 million equity investment for its merchant-focused payments technology, PayJoy snagged $6 million while B2BPay won BBVA’s Open Talent Global Fintech for Companies competition.

Fintech funding round-up: 11 September 2017

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Money is the honey keeping fintech sweet. Our latest funding round-up features Linxo, Rubique and TNG.  French start-up Linxo, which offers a budget management app, has raised €20 million from Crédit Agricole, Crédit Mutuel Arkéa and MAIF (a mutual insurance firm) – bringing the funds raised since its launch to €23.2 million. MAIF is a […]

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