venture capital

May
24

The FinTech Report podcast – Episode 4: interview with Fred Schebesta, Finder

Fred Schebesta, Co-Founder and CEO of Finder, Finder Ventures talks about his new venture helping startups – Schebesta Ventures.

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May
24

Payments fintech mx51 raises $25 million in less than 12 months since launching

Bank-grade payments fintech company mx51 has raised $25 million in a Series A round led by Acorn Capital, Artesian, Commencer Capital and Mastercard. 

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May
21

‘Can’t be ignored’: Hostplus, Square Peg open to crypto investments

Hostplus says it is open to increasing its crypto investments as venture capitalists state that digital currencies cannot be ignored.

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May
13

Athena Home Loans closes another funding round

Athena Home Loans announced that it has broken its previous venture capital record after it raised $90m in Series D funding.

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Apr
13

Australia’s first virtual card technology of its kind secures a further $1.7 million in Series A funding

The seamless integration of its virtual card technology and invoice payments has ensured DiviPay is the first all-in-one business spend management platform.

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Apr
12

x15ventures invests $1 million in Identitii subsidiary, Payble

Identitii announce that x15ventures is investing $1.0 million in Identitii subsidiary Payble, to acquire a minority ownership stake.

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Apr
07

Standard Chartered turbocharges digital payments proposition with investment and the merger of CurrencyFair with Assembly Payments

CurrencyFair, a global cross-border payments platform and Assembly Payments, whose platform automates complex payment workflows, today announce their merger as a result of a strategic investment by Standard Chartered, subject to regulatory approval. SC Ventures, the innovation, ventures and fintech investments unit of Standard Chartered is doubling down on its commitment to the rapidly growing payments industry, following its earlier investment in Assembly Payments in 2020. Bill Winters, Group Chief Executive of Standard Chartered said, “Digital payments is a core strategic area for Standard Chartered and our 2020 investment in Assembly Payments greatly enhanced our presence in the domestic payments business. By bringing together the complementary strengths of CurrencyFair and […]

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Mar
26

Airwallex’s latest US$100 million capital raising puts valuation at US$2.6 billion

Airwallex announced that the company’s valuation has increased to US$2.6 billion with a capital raising of US$100 million in a further Series D extension.

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