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Nov
27

MiddleGame Ventures announces $165m FinTech-focused fund

MiddleGame Ventures (MGV), a fintech-focused investment firm, announced today that it had raised a new fund targeting post-seed, series A and series B lead investments in Europe and North America. MGV’s Venture Fund I has achieved its first close, with a final close target size of $165MM. It will invest in and partner with B2B […]

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Nov
26

India’s Paytm raises $1bn with SoftBank’s contribution

Indian financial technology giant Paytm has raised $1 billion in a new financing round led by U.S.-based global asset manager T Rowe Price and backed by existing investors Ant Financial, SoftBank Vision Fund and Discovery Capital, the company said Monday. The Series G funding round values Paytm at about $16 billion and comes as the […]

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Nov
20

The latest marker of Chinese interest in African fintech is a $120 million funding round for OPay

Chinese interest in African fintech has just stepped up another gear. OPay, the payments service operating in Nigeria, has raised $120 million in a Series B round led mainly by Chinese investors including familiar names like Sequoia China, IDG Capital and Source Code Capital. The round also included participation from Softbank Ventures Asia, Meituan-Dianping, DragonBall […]

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Nov
20

Indonesia study: P2P lenders create thousands of jobs, reduce poverty

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms have provided jobs for more than 362,000 Indonesians and reduced the poverty rate by 0.7 per cent – equal to 177,000 individuals – as they provide access to financing in cities and remote areas alike, a study said last week. The study was conducted by local think tank Institute for Development […]

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Nov
12

Singapore FinTech startup M-DAQ wins Samsung’s backing

Singapore fintech startup M-DAQ Pte won the backing of Samsung Group’s venture capital fund in a bid to expand in South Korea and beyond. With Samsung’s investment in its pre-series D round, the company’s valuation will exceed S$500 million ($368 million), up from S$250 million in November 2015, according to Chief Executive Officer Richard Koh. […]

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Nov
12

Tokyo-based WealthNavi raises $37.6m in Series D round

Tokyo-based WealthNavi, provider of Japan’s biggest financial robo-adviser service, has secured 4.1 billion yen ($37.6 million) in its Series D funding round backed by a fund launched by Sony Financial Ventures and Global Brain, according to an announcement. Other investors including UTokyo Innovation Platform, SMBC Venture Capital, Mizuho Bank, Opt Ventures, and Resona Capital also […]

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Nov
11

FinTech startup troy successfully completes Series A financing round

FinTech startup troy, which specializes in customer-friendly debt collection, has successfully completed its second round of financing, raising a medium-sized seven-digit amount. troy completed the funding round with the help of four new investors: eCAPITAL, BORN2GROW, Avala Capital and Seed X Liechtenstein AG. Also, all existing investors have re-invested. The former lead investor, HTGF High-Tech-Gründerfonds, […]

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Nov
11

London real estate fintech biz collects €11.5m

Immo Investment Technologies has raised €11.5 million from investors including Talis Capital and HV Holtzbrinck Ventures. The business sources and purchases homes on behalf of buy-to-let investors. In addition to the equity capital, the London-based company has secured €60 million from real estate investors to fund the acquisition of properties. To read more, please click […]

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