For the past few years, everybody working in fintech has been talking about embedded finance. It’s supposed to be the next revolution in financial services — bringing financial services to other
Solaris — the German fintech that, when it was known as Solarisbank, raised hundreds of millions of dollars to build out its embedded finance platform — is today announcing more funding. T
Finfra, an Indonesian startup that provides the tech infrastructure for online businesses that want to offer embedded finance products, has raised $1 million in new funding. The round included partici
Startups are facing a moment of reckoning in the current economic climate, and today one of the more promising in the world of fintech has cracked under the pressure. Railsr, the London, U.K. embedded
In this operating environment, startups have a better chance of impressing investors if they can point to tangible results.
Embedded banking has been on a growth tear in the last several years as companies turned to APIs to embed financial services like credit, payments and deposits to grow their revenues. Now, with the t
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TechCrunch understands Runa Capital, which launched in 2010, has raised $55 million toward its fourth fund, aiming for a target of $250 million. The company is declinging to comment. However, after 12
Pakistan’s embedded finance platform Neem has raised $2.5 million in a seed funding round as it works to support underbanked communities in the country. The Karachi-based startup targets communi
By utilizing APIs and a few lines of code, Solid enables customers to embed fintech products and get them up-and-running quickly.
Access to finance remains a key growth constraint for small businesses, with data showing a $330 billion financing deficit for the small enterprises that make up 90% of Africa’s businesses. This is
In 2015, the emergence of fintechs such as Flutterwave and Paystack changed the game for online businesses in Africa by making it easier to integrate payments into customer interfaces without building
The company enables its customers to quickly and easily create digital banking features without the need for developers.
Amid a pandemic and unrest over gasoline prices, investors are still pouring money into Latin America's logistics and shipping businesses.
The gig economy is experiencing profound growth in Africa. Yet, all that growth hasn’t changed the status of workers who are seen as contractors rather than employees. Because many of them, particul
A growing number of people are looking for ways to live more sustainably amid increasing concerns over the environment and what we humans keep doing to pollute it. Today, a startup called Grover, whic
Financial technology startups raised $121.6 billion last year — up 153% year-over-year in terms of global VC deal value — and include a range of outfits, from payments companies to digital banks t
Dapio, the U.K.-based cashless payment solutions provider for businesses, today announced that it has raised $3.4 million to fuel the launch of its ‘Tap to Pay’ solution for Android users in the U
“Embedded commerce” started with things like PayPal and has evolved with products like Stripe, many years later. But “embedded finance” is appearing as a new wave in fintech, w