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US$135m ING Group, Santander, Scotiabank 15 Oct 2015
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Banking Beyond The Hype - Fintech Investment Levels Off

Fintech continues to be one of the most exciting and well-funded spaces in tech. Potentially huge profits are attracting startups and investors to take on banks and major financial institutions. From currency conversions to lending there’s a whole...

Read More28 Oct 16
3 Areas Where Fintech Is Fighting For The Little Guy

TransferWise is back in the news after raising GBP17.7m (USD26m), with a USD1.1bn valuation and a new focus on bringing its cheap currency conversion tool to small businesses. The currency converter unicorn claims small businesses are all too often...

Read More26 May 16
Partnerships And Acquisitions - How Fintech Relationships Will Change

Banks’ indifference to fintech startups is well and truly over. Most are now busy partnering with, investing in and buying these would-be disruptors. It's a shift in attitude that's a long time coming. As for startups many are now taking a more mature...

Read More20 Apr 16
5 Biggest Fintech Deals In Q4

Fintech investment continues to thrive across the world, with Pivotl tracking USD1.3bn invested globally during Q4 in financial tech companies. As well as significant funding, the last quarter of the year also saw a series of massive acquisitions,...

Read More05 Jan 16
OCTOBER DEAL BOOK: Investment Falls In Mega Deal Vacuum, M&A Hits USD88bn

Investment continues to fluctuate at a global level, falling 47% month on month to USD3.4bn in October. With September this year including big rounds such as SoFi's USD1bn, that's not too surprising and it's likely that investment levels will pick up...

Read More10 Nov 15
INSIGHT: Fintech Loans - Why More Small Business Are Looking Beyond Banks For Financing

Small businesses are increasingly turning to online services rather than banks for loans. PayPal is one of the key players here and it's just crossed USD1bn in small business loans. Lending is increasingly rapidly as it took five months to lend its...

Read More28 Oct 15
Kabbage Swipes USD135m At USD1bn Valuation For Loans

Online lending platform Kabbage has raised USD135m in a Series E round of funding. The investment was led by Reverence Capital Partners with ING Group, Santander Innoventures and Scotiabank also participating. The Atlanta-based company is now reportedly...

Read More15 Oct 15
Online lending firm Kabbage secures USD50m

Kabbage, a business finance company, has secured USD50m in a new funding round. The funding round was led by existing investor SoftBank Capital with additional contributions from new investors Lumia Capital and TCW/Craton. Kabbage focuses on loans to...

Read More06 May 14
Kabbage lands USD30m for online merchant loans

Business finance company Kabbage has raised USD30m in Series C funding from Thomvest Ventures. UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund, Mohr Davidow Ventures, BlueRun Ventures, SV Angel and individual investors also contributed to the round. The Atlanta-based...

Read More18 Sep 12
eBay adds new developer partners to X.commerce

eBay's technology platform X.commerce has partnered with a number of startups to deliver end-to-end commerce tools for online merchants. The partnerships see eBay building out its developer platform further in a bid to flesh out its ecosystem for...

Read More24 Apr 12