Fintech startup Jefa has raised a $2 million seed round to build a challenger bank with a product specifically designed for women living in Latin America and the Caribbean. The company has managed to attract 115,000 women on its waitlist and participated in TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield last year. Investors in Jefa include The Venture Collective, [
Fintech company Upgrade has raised a Series F round just four months after raising its previous round. Today, the company is announcing $280 million in new funding at a $6 billion pre-money valuation. In August, the company announced its Series E round — $105 million at a $3.325 billion valuation. In other words, the company [
N26's American customers will no longer be able to use its app from Jan. 11, 2022.
We won't know how special Podium truly is till it coughs up some new numbers.
E-commerce and other online businesses are becoming increasingly global in their operations and customer bases, and a startup called Airwallex — which has built a banking solution that addresses the opportunity to provide cross-border financial services — has been seeing a massive surge of activity. To capitalize further on that opportunity, today the company is [
Green Bay Ventures, a San Francisco venture capital firm, led a $60 million Series C funding round in 100 Thieves. The round values the esports, gaming and apparel company at $460 million, up from $190 million two years ago.
Sierra Space, the subsidiary of private aerospace contractor Sierra Nevada Corporation, raised $1.4 billion.
Paris-based VC firm Partech has announced the closing of the fundraising of its new growth fund. Partech Growth II is the firm’s second growth fund. And the team managed to raise $750 million. As a reminder, Partech Growth I was a smaller fund with €400 million under management, which represents $460 million at today’s exchange [
Way back in March, autonomous tractor maker Monarch announced a $20 million Series A. Now, a mere eight months later, the company is tripling the round, with a $61 million Series B. This latest raise is led by sustainable food fund Astanor Ventures, with participation from CNH Industrial, At One Ventures and Trimble Ventures. The [
French startup Lifen has raised a $58 million (€50 million) funding round. The startup has been working on digital infrastructure for the healthcare industry, starting with medical reports. 600 healthcare facilities are using the product to send and receive medical documents. And each customer is using Lifen intensively as it represents 2 million medical documents [
Falcon Edge Capital, the New York-headquartered investor that has emerged as one of the most aggressive in recent years, is pushing to make its most ambitious bet yet. The firm is in early stages of talks to raise a fund of over $10 billion, sources familiar with the matter told me. The talks have yet [
Earnings of Gokongwei-led Robinsons Bank Corp. increased by 19.8 percent to P941.8 million from January to September compared to P786.22 million in the same period last year after a strong performance in the third quarter.