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Staying on the beat – 30 August-05 September 2021. From Startups to Funding Fintech Startup Jeeves Raises $57Million, Goes from YC to $500Million Valuation in One Year The “fully remote” Jeeves describes itself as the first “cross country, cross-currency” expense management platform. The startup’s offering was live in Mexico and Canada and today launched in […]

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Staying on the beat – 23-29 August 2021. From Startups to Funding SAAS and Fintech Elopage Raises USD 38 Million in Initial Funding Round to Help Creators and Digital Entrepreneurs to Market and Monetize Their Business Elopage, Europe’s fastest-growing SaaS platform and payment provider for digital entrepreneurs, creators, SMEs and enterprise businesses, announced the successful […]

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Staying on the beat – 17-23 August 2021. From Startups to Funding Bitpanda raised $263M The Crypto trading platform boasts a 6x customer growth year-over-year. Simultaneously, the company said that revenues will increase sevenfold in 2021 compared with the previous year. Plaid Funding  Plaid just announced Series D funding looking “to support the massive growth […]

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Staying on the beat. – August 10 – August 16 From Startups to Funding WorkMotion announces a $24m Series A.  German startup WorkMotion plans to scale its platform for hiring and managing employees abroad. Following on the general trend for VCs continuing to bet big on remote working as a cure for talent shortages.  Upgrade […]

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Staying on the beat – August 2 – August 9 2021 From Startups to Funding Octane raises $52m in Series D Helping people finance large recreational purchases -and now with a $900m+ valuation led by Progressive Investment Company. CEO and co-founder Jason Guss projects that the company will see “over $100 million in revenue” this […]

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Staying on the beat – July 26 – August 2 2021 From Startups to Funding Prime Trust raises $64m Prime Trust, a one-stop shop for API-based financial infrastructure for fintech and digital asset innovators, has raised $64 million in a Series A funding round led by Mercato Partners. Nium closes $200m Series D Cross-border B2B […]

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Staying on the beat – July 20 – July 26 2021 From Startups to Funding Funding flows into Cybersecurity With 2021’s halfway point just crossed – funding has more than doubled the $4.4 billion in 2020 to $7.8 billion 2021.  Why the influx? Reasoning may be linked to the SolarWinds, Colonial Pipeline, and Kaseya attacks. […]

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Staying on the beat – July 12 – July 19 2021 From Startups to Unicorns Railsbank raises $70M expanding fintech-as-a-service platform. Financial services as a service — where neobanks, retailers and others can create and sell their financial products has been one of the bigger trends in the world of fintech. Embedded finance is on […]

Nethone: A Polish solution to plague of online account takeovers powered by $6.7M Series A

Nethone’s passive behavioral biometrics allows online businesses to seamlessly stop over 95.3% of account takeovers (ATO) – cyber threats that have been spreading globally at an alarming rate. Besides ATO, the Polish fraud fighter has been flourishing in its payment and financial application use cases, systematically proving over 10 p.p. higher fraud detection precision than […]

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Staying on the beat; 6 July – 12 July 2021 From Startups to Unicorns Tide rises on $100 million cash injection UK business banking platform Tide has raised over $100 million in Series C funding at a valuation of $650 million. Tide, which has recruited 350,000 SMEs and opened over 410,000 business accounts since its […]