Deutsche Börse Group joins €131.5 million Digital+ Partners fund

Financial services giant Deutsche Börse Group has joined the €131.5 million Digital Growth Fund I from Munich-based Digital+ Partners. The fund is targeting growing B2B software companies in Germany with established business models and revenues between €5-25 million. The fund will invest an average of €20-30 million, over several tranches, per company. Deutsche Börse Group […]

TrueLayer launches its banking API in private beta after $1.3 million round

Bank API platform TrueLayer has launched its private beta following a $1.3 million funding round from Connect Ventures and Graph Ventures. TrueLayer is a platform that connects fintech developers with traditional banks’ customer information – or “bridging the divide” as it puts it – to implement into their apps while staying within regulations. The API […]

Barcelona’s ID Finance raises $50 million in debt to boost its Latin American plans

Barcelona-based fintech company ID Finance has raised $50 million in debt financing from several sources. The round includes $15 million from TransKapitalBank, $3 million from Russian food magnate Vadim Dymov, and contributions from For Bank. ID Finance is a balance sheet lender, which provides credit scoring and digital finance services. It launched in Latin American […]

Fintech startup Pleo raises a further $3.25 million for its seed round

Danish fintech startup Pleo has raised an additional $3.25 million for its seed round, originally announced last year, bringing the total investment to $5.5 million. This round was led by Creandum along with Seedcamp and Founders. The startup, which provides a subscription-based platform for companies to automate expenses, first announced the seed funding round last […]