Ziglu wants to bring the challenger bank mindset to crypto

Mark Hipperson had a very busy Monday morning after his fintech startup Ziglu just launched its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. It set a £1 million target but the campaign surpassed that goal within three hours. As of now it’s at £1.8 million. “What we’re trying to do is add customers and profile and crowdfunding […]

Starling Bank co-founder completes £5.25 million round for fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange Ziglu

Mark Hipperson, a co-founder and former CTO of British neobank Starling Bank, is today announcing £5.25 million in seed funding for his latest venture, cryptocurrency exchange platform Ziglu. Somewhat oddly, the names of the investors were not disclosed – only that it involves “a number of specialist UK FinTech investors, and entrepreneurs.” Ziglu provides a […]

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Swiss startup Crypto Finance banks €13.3 million Series B, building fintech bridge with Asia Pacific

Swiss startup Crypto Finance has secured a €13.3 million Series B round led by Swiss investor Rainer-Marc Frey and Beijing-based Lingfeng Capital, with support from Hong Kong’s QBN Capital and others. The fintech startup will use the funding to continue expanding internationally, where the majority of its clients reside. Based in Zug, the company offers […]

German cryptocurrency startup Bitwala raises €13 million in Series A funding

Bitwala, a Berlin-based provider of crypto banking services, has raised €13 million in Series A funding from a group of international investors in a round led by Sony Financial Ventures/Global Brain and NKB Group. Half the round comes from prior backers Earlybird and coparion. Founded in 2015, Bitwala says it is currently the only provider […]