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31 March 2014

Ribbit Capital launches $110m second fundp

payment_lrg Venture capital firm Ribbit Capital is seeking $110m for its second fund, according to a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

10 February 2014

SME-focused foreign currency exchange Kantox seals €6.5m VC round

Kantox, a London-based FX firm offering SMEs and mid-caps a foreign currency exchange solution via a peer-to-peer trading platform, has secured €6.5m of new funding.

7 February 2014

Passion Capital leads $2.4m round for fintech company Birdback

credit card payment Venture capital firm Passion Capital has led a $2.4m investment round for financial technology company Birdback.

28 January 2014

GTCR raises $3.85bn for seventh buyout fund

chicago 3_sq Private equity firm GTCR has held a final close of $3.85bn for its seventh buyout fund after only seven month on the road.

25 September 2013

GTCR, ex-VeriFone CEO Bergeron launch $500m investment firm

bergeron Private equity firm GTCR has teamed up with former VeriFone CEO Douglas Bergeron to launch Opus Global, a $500m investment firm focused on the financial technology sector.

14 August 2013

TTV Capital hits $40m mark for latest fundp

ecommerce Venture capital firm TTV Capital has raised nearly half of its third fund after more than two years on the road, AltAssets has learned.

26 July 2013

Lightyear hires ex-Lava Group CEO as senior advisor

korhammer Private equity firm Lightyear Capital has hired former Lava Trading CEO Richard Korhammer as a senior advisor to help find and evaluate financial technology and capital markets investment opportunities.

8 November 2012

Financial tech investors primed for underbanked consumer growthp

Revenues gained from interest and fees paid by underbanked consumers - individuals that lack access to financial services offered by mainstream banks - rose to $78bn in 2011, offering an attractive prospect for investors in financial technology.

24 July 2012

DFJ Gotham Ventures appoints Thatcher Bell managing director

gotham_thatcher_150 New York early stage technology firm DFJ Gotham Ventures has appointed Thatcher Bell to managing director.

5 August 2011

Blackstone spin-out Augusta Columbia Capital targets $750m for debut fund

Augusta Columbia Capital, which spun out from global investment firm Blackstone Group in 2011, is seeking $750m for its debut fund. Led by former Blackstone senior managing director Chip Schorr, the fund will target mid-market technology companies in the healthcare IT, IT services, telecom equipment, internet infrastructure and financial technology space. It will invest between[...]

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