Tallinn’s seed-stage focused Tera Ventures closes €43 million fund

Tallinn-based Tera Ventures has closed a new fund, topping out at €43 million, with a global base of limited partners participating.  Tera will now count the European Investment Fund, under the EstFund,  LHV Pension Funds, ITOCHU Corporation, Mistletoe Venture Partners International, Perot Jain, MasterBorn, Inc., Eastport Strategies Principl Jonas E. Neihardt, as well as other […]

Zilch wants to flip the dynamic on ‘buy now, pay later’

Buy-now-pay-later has been in the spotlight in the UK of late with the credit payment method for consumers attracting much attention and scrutiny from critics. More than 70 MPs said the BNPL space, exemplified by big players like Klarna and Clearpay, could be “the next Wonga waiting to happen” unless there is stringent regulation put […]

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 […]