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7 May 2015

Spark Capital heads up $275m round for fintech company Affirm

lighter-fireworks-5-1415127-m Venture investor Spark Capital Growth has led a hefty $275m funding round for financial technology company Affirm, which is headed up by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin. New investors Jefferies and Andreessen Horowitz and existing backers Khosla Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners also led the round, which consists of debt and equity financing. Affirm aims to[...]

18 March 2015

Europe’s Truffle Capital sniffs out new investment manager

piggy-1-891238-m French venture capital firm Truffle Capital has hired investment banker Patrick Lord as investment manager responsible for the firm’s IT portfolio.

4 March 2015

LDC to benefit from ‘natural partnership’ between tech and financial services $

Jonathan Caswell LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group, is extolling the virtues of financial technology companies, or fintech, with the UK named as a hub for such investments.

29 July 2014

Apis Partners seeks up to $300m for first growth fund

afrika Private equity firm Apis Partners is seeking up to $300m for its debut growth fund, which will focus on financial technology startups in emerging markets.

3 July 2014

Santander launches $100m fintech-focused venture fund

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Banking group Santander has launched a $100m London-based venture fund to invest in fintech businesses around the globe.

12 June 2014

Oak Investment execs beat $400m target for new fund

ambu Three executive from private equity firm Oak Investment Partners have held a first close of $450m for their new fund that will be focused on healthcare and financial technology.

27 March 2014

Fintech-focused Nyca Partners to launch maiden fund

dollar envelope money Venture capital firm Nyca Partners, which is led by former Visa president Hans Morris, is preparing to launch its maiden fund.

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.


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