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Payments infra startup M2P Fintech valued at over $600 million in $56 million funding

M2P Fintech, a payments infrastructure startup that has established market dominance in India, has raised $56 million in a new financing round, less than three months after closing its previous fundin

Remote work and cloud adoption lands 1Password with $620M Series C, now valued at $6.8B

Password management platform 1Password has closed a massive $620 million Series C funding round that raises the company’s valuation to $6.8 billion. The investment was led by Iconiq Growth, with par

To reinvent itself in telehealth, Wheel lands $150 million Series C

When Michelle Davey was first building Wheel, a healthcare platform that helps staff clinical workforces, she had to convince investors on two visions: one, that consumers will soon demand high-qualit

Lattice raises $175M at a $3B valuation for its people management platform

Lattice, a platform that helps with workforce people management — the ability to carry out performance reviews, employee feedback and praise; tools to set and track goals and other long-term car

Sequoia Capital India looks to double down on commerce startup Bikayi

Bikayi is in talks to raise about $50 million in a new financing round, four people familiar with the matter told me, as the Indian startup looks to scale its platform that helps small businesses set

Blossom Capital closes $432M fund for Series A deals in Europe

European startups collectively raised a record $100 billion+ in funding in 2021, a sign of their swelling ranks, ambitions and stature. Now, a VC in London has closed a record round of funding to cate

INDmoney raises $75M for its super finance app in India

Indian startup INDmoney has raised $75 million in a new round as it attempts to build a super finance app to become a “one-stop shop” for people’s investments and expenses, a top executi

Ghanaian fintech Float raises $17M seed to power cash flow for commerce in Africa

Cash flow is a major pain point for small businesses in Africa. Long payment cycles, which can take 30-90 days after services or products have been rendered, and little or no capital, of which researc

Tiger Global backs Accrue Savings’ ‘save now, pay later’ approach to consumer purchases

When the consumer opens an account and hits savings milestones for products they want to buy from their favorite brands, they can receive cash contributions from the brands.

India’s Refyne raises $82 million to help workers get faster access to wages

Refyne has raised a new financing round, just seven months after securing its previous funding, as the Bengaluru-based startup scales its platform that helps workers access their earned salaries in re

Business banking startup Qonto raises $552 million at $5 billion valuation

French startup Qonto has raised a $552 million Series D funding round (€486 million). Following this investment, the startup has reached a valuation of $5 billion (€4.4 billion). This is one of th

Avataar raises $45 million to improve consumer shopping experience with life-sized 3D product evaluation

The vast majority of e-commerce customers prefer to preview a product before making a purchase. That’s the reason why the likes of Amazon have historically struggled to move fashion and home decor i

Rupifi raises $25 million for its B2B payments platform in India

Rupifi has raised $25 million in a new financing round as the Indian startup, which currently provides buy now, pay later service to several marketplaces to serve their merchants, looks to expand its

Record number of unicorns and IPOs: Indian startups raised $39B in 2021

In late March last year, as the virus started to spread across India, investors began to worry about the impact a potential pandemic could have on their portfolio firms. They exchanged notes, and on A

African tech took center stage in 2021

Two years ago, the African tech ecosystem saw newfound attention from global players that translated to the continent’s best year of receiving venture capital. From varying sources, it is estimated

Indian neobank Jupiter raises $86 million to launch lending and wealth management services

Industry veteran Jitendra Gupta’s consumer-focused neobank Jupiter has raised about $86 million in a new financing round as the Bangalore-based startup gears up to offer its customers lending and w

Dinner is servoed

I’ve been up to my neck in CES planning — and, I suppose, unplanning this week. There’s a strange disconnect getting pitches for the one millionth UV light sanitizing robot while you’re we

India’s OfBusiness valued at $5 billion in $325 million funding

OfBusiness, a New Delhi-headquartered startup that sells industrial goods and provides small businesses with credit, has secured its fourth financing round this year and is now valued at about $5 bill

Indian fintech giant Razorpay valued at $7.5 billion in $375 million funding

Razorpay has more than doubled its valuation to $7.5 billion from $3 billion in April as one of India’s largest fintech giants demonstrates fast growth and aggressively broadens its product offering

Tiger Global backs fintech CreditBook in first Pakistan investment

Two years ago, a group of entrepreneurs in Pakistan began surveying the market to understand why financial services weren’t reaching the majority of merchants in the world’s fifth most populous na
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