FintechOS, a Romanian-born and London-based startup, has raised a £10.7 million Series A to expand its platform and app marketplace for financial institutions looking to digitalise. The round was led by Earlybird’s Digital East fund and OTB Ventures, with existing investors Gapminder and Launchub Ventures chipping in, as well. With FintechOS, traditional banks and insurers […]
Salv, an Estonian anti-money laundering (AML) startup, raised $2 million seed round led by Fly Ventures, along with Passion Capital and Seedcamp. Angel investors joining the round include Twilio CTO Ott Kaukver, N26 co-founder Maximilian Tayenthal, and former national CIO for Estonia, Taavi Kotka. The startup was founded by Taavi Tamkivi (CEO), Jeff McClelland (COO) […]
Enfuce, the Finland’s largest fintech, has raised €10 million funding round led by Maki.vc, including venture debt from Nordea, LähiTapiola, and Finnvera. One of the fastest-growing fintech companies in the Nordics, the startup will use the latest funding to grow globally and scale its newly launched sustainability service, My Carbon Action. Founded by Denise Johansson […]
MiddleGame Ventures, the Luxembourg-based fintech VC, has announced a new fund for early-stage lead investments in startups from Europe and North America. The fund has made its first close toward the target of €150 million and remains open to more investments until a final close later in 2020. MGV’s Venture Fund I will go to […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about the concerns of the European Commission regarding Apple’s possibly anticompetitive practices and Google’s acquisition of Fitbit, the future of Huawei in Europe, best practices of running a newsletter, and much more. The featured interview of the week is a conversation with Ken Villum Klausen, founder and CEO of the challenger bank Lunar.
TotallyMoney, the UK fintech offering credit solutions, has raised £5 million growth funding from Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). The London-based company wants to make financial and credit management accessible through its platform. It has acquired over 2.5 million customers since 2017 when it launched its free credit report, now the highest rated on Trustpilot. “We’re […]
Startupbootcamp Amsterdam will list its next fintech accelerator on the Rabo&Crowd funding platform, which is powered by Nxchange, a next generation stock exchange. The broader public can now invest in the first publicly-traded startup accelerator, SBC Fintech Amsterdam 1921. Would-be investors are eligible for tickets of €37.500, for which they receive 1000 depository receipts which […]