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Why VCs are investing in startups that help other startups shut down

In one of the VC world’s greatest ironies, investors have lately been clamoring to back startups that are helping other startups shut down. So whether a VC-backed startup is succeeding or shutte

Pagos raises $34M as the demand for ‘payment intelligence’ rises

With global digital payments revenue expected to reach $14.79 trillion by 2027, payment infrastructure has arguably never been more critical. But at the same time the tech is becoming essential, the c

How fintech startups are navigating the extension-round rush

We asked eight fintech investors: How popular are extension rounds proving? Are you seeing more companies opt to raise extensions rather than new rounds compared to, say, 2021 and 2020?

Three PayPal Ventures alums strike out with their own $158M fund

A trio of PayPal Ventures alumni has raised $158 million for Infinity Ventures, a new early-stage venture firm dedicated to investing in fintech startups globally.

Sensible Weather is building an ‘oh no, it’s raining while I’m on holiday’ insurance product

You save for months to be able to go on a fun holiday, and then you spend nine days stuck in your Airbnb hoping the little umbrella on your drink will help against the rain falling from the heavens. S CFO raises $10.8M to build Glean AI, or ‘accounts payable with a brain’

Having held the positions of CFO at digital lenders OnDeck and, Howard Katzenberg experienced firsthand just what a lack of visibility into company spend could cost an organization. After s

Neo.Tax raises $10M to help startups access R&D tax credits

For most people, mention of the word “taxes” conjures up unpleasant things like tedious processes, mountains of paperwork and shelling out a lot of money to the government. But one startup is on a

Mexico’s Mendel secures $35M to tackle LatAm’s corporate spend management problem

Mendel, a corporate spend management solution for enterprises in Latin America, announced today that it has secured $35 million in debt and equity.  The Mexico-based startup closed the $15 million Se

Taiwan’s entrepreneurs move forward after tense presidential election

Last Saturday, Taiwanese voters re-elected President Tsai Ing-wen to her second term after an election that split the country among generational and ideological lines. A crucial issue were the differe

Infinity Ventures Summit In Miyazaki, Japan: 12 Demos From Japanese Startups

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Infinity Ventures Summit In Sapporo: 12 Japanese Startups Set Out Their Pitches (Part 1: The Five Winners)

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