Amsterdam payment fintech unicorn Mollie enters UK

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Mollie, Amsterdam-based payment service unicorn, has announced its expansion into the UK market to help merchants with European growth post-Brexit.  As a result, the Dutch fintech company has enhanced its service available to UK companies who can incorporate a variety of EU payment methods into their e-commerce websites.  Appointed Josh Guthrie as Head of the […]

Got Revenue? Alternative Financing Tools Look To Help SaaS Founders Avoid Dilution

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While large venture funding rounds often grab the headlines, more tools continue to spring up to offer founders alternatives to what can be costly dilutive equity rounds. While venture debt, shred earning agreements (SEALs), simple agreement for future equity (SAFEs), and revenue-based financing all have proliferated in popularity to some degree or another, some companies […]

Robinhood, amid chaos, raises $3.4 billion in total

The trading app Robinhood, amid the trading frenzy of the last several days, has raised even more money as questions swirl over the capital liquidity issues that surfaced last week. The company, in a blog post, announced Monday it has raised $3.4 billion, including the $1 billion secured on Friday. “This funding is a strong sign of confidence […]

London-based fintech Curve secures €78M funding; eyes international expansion

London-based fintech Curve, which combines multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and app, has announced that it raised $95M (nearly €78M) as a part of its Series C funding round. The investment comes from a slew of leading international investors. International expansion plans The latest funding round in Curve was led by IDC Ventures, Fuel Venture […]

Amsterdam among top 20 global Fintech ecosystems; offers strong reasons for startups to invest in: Startup Genome report

The startup ecosystem keeps frequently changing with multiple ecosystems spread across multiple regions, which foster new and upcoming startups. To understand such ecosystems better, Startup Genome’s Global Ecosystem report 2020 is now available. The current report takes a deeper look at Fintech space to better understand the ever-changing landscape. It also lists the top Fintech […]

London-based fintech startup Primer secures €15.5 million Series A to scale up internationally

UK fintech startup Primer, the low-code payments infrastructure and online checkout API, today announces an approx. €15.5 million Series A funding round led by Accel. Existing investors Balderton, SpeedInvest and Seedcamp also participated, and were joined in the round by RTP Global.  The investment brings Primer’s total funding to around €19.7 million, coming just weeks after […]

Female FinTech Founders’ Funding Behind Male Counterparts

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Female FinTech entrepreneurs are getting left out of funding even as record venture capital money is being pumped into startups. Just 3.8 percent of FinTech startups with female founders received funding January through October, according to Crunchbase, per a Bloomberg report on Wednesday (Nov. 25). Companies that did get funding received only 0.9 percent of total monies […]

Answered: 5 questions about forging a career in fintech

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Learn how to kick-start your career in fintech and what you can expect of different roles in this field. Wondering what it takes to carve out a career in fintech? It’s an industry going from strength to strength with plenty of different opportunities. You can opt to work for a specialised firm, such as Revolut […]