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Fintech VC keeps getting later, larger and more expensive

November 14, 2020 0

The venture capital market appears to be getting later, larger and more expensive. As a result, fintech — one of its hottest and most-funded sectors

Extra Crunch roundup: Inside DoorDash’s IPO, first-person founder stories, the latest in fintech VC and more

November 13, 2020 0

One of my favorite series of Monty Python sketches is built around the concept of surprise: Chapman: I didn’t expect a kind of Spanish Inquisition. [JARRING

Startup fundraising is the most tangible gender gap. How can we overcome it?

November 9, 2020 0

Ximena Aleman Contributor Ximena Aleman is co-founder and chief business development officer at Prometeo, an open banking platform that serves Latin America. More posts by

Extra Crunch roundup: B2B marketplaces, edtech M&A, breaking into the $1M ARR club

November 8, 2020 0

I’ve worked at TechCrunch for a little over a year, but this was one of the hardest weeks on the job so far. Like many

Is fintech’s Series A market hot, or just overhyped?

November 1, 2020 0

Ryan Falvey Contributor More posts by this contributor Fintech’s $138 billion opportunity Theo Katsoulis Contributor According to industry reports, venture capital deal-making has notably rebounded

Crypto-driven marketplace Zora raises $2M to build a sustainable creator economy

October 16, 2020 0

Dee Goens and Jacob Horne have both the exact and precisely opposite background that you’d expect to see from two people building a way for

Interswitch CEO Mitchell Elegbe to discuss African fintech at TechCrunch Disrupt

September 8, 2020 0

The CEO of Pan-African fintech unicorn, Mitchell Elegbe, is set to speak at TechCrunch Disrupt 2020 on September 16. He founded the company in Lagos

Banks aren’t as stupid as enterprise AI and fintech entrepreneurs think

August 29, 2020 0

Simon Moss Contributor Announcements like Selina Finance’s $53 million raise and another $64.7 million raise the next day for a different banking startup spark enterprise

Vitesse, a fintech providing real-time cross-border payments for businesses, scores £6.6M Series A

August 11, 2020 0

Vitesse, the London-based fintech that offers real-time cross-border payments for businesses, has raised £6.6 million in Series A funding. The round is led by Octopus

Plum raises $10M for its ‘smart’ money management app

July 21, 2020 0

Plum, the London and Athens-based fintech that offers a ‘smart’ money management app to help you improve your “financial resilience,” has raised a further $10

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