S’pore fintech startup Xfers now leads the payments, crypto space in SEA

Xfers is founded by a group of friends — three computer engineers and one legal professional — Samson Leo, Tianwei Liu, Tianyao Liu and Victor Liew. The seeds of Xfers were planted years ago back when Tianwei worked for a startup in California’s Silicon Valley as part of National University of Singapore (NUS)’s Overseas Colleges … Read more

3 fintech unicorn CEOs share what it takes to build a successful company

As part of Singapore Fintech Festival 2021, three CEOs of fintech unicorns in Asia — Linklogis, VNLIFE and Advance Intelligence Group — came together as panellists to discuss the key ingredients for success that help to shape and grow a unicorn. Some topics that were discussed include scaling considerations and processes, as well as hiring … Read more

Lendflow Secures $10.8 mln In Series A Funding To Accelerate Fintech Industry’s Growth

Lendflow, an Austin-based software startup, has raised $10.8 million in Series A funding to allow any organization to become a fintech company. The funding round, which was led by Underscore VC, brings the total funding raised by the startup to over $13 million. Uncorrelated Ventures, Y Combinator, 2048 Ventures, Knoll Ventures, I2BF, Hack VC, and … Read more

Fintech Startup Qira raises $8 mln in Series A Funding

Qira, a fintech startup based in New York, has raised $8 million in Series A funding to rethink real estate management. The round was led by Phoenix Insurance Company, Israel’s largest institutional investor, As a result of the round, Phoenix’s Head of Global Real Estate Investments Guy Porat will be joining Qira’s board of directors. … Read more

Fintech Unicorn Ascend Money Secures $150 mln in Funding

Ascend Money, Thailand’s first fintech unicorn, has raised $150 million in funding to continue expanding its offering of financial services. The funding round counted with participation from Bow Wave Capital Management, Charoen Pokphand Group, and Ant Group. The round allowed the startup to gain unicorn status with a valuation of $1.5 billion, a first for … Read more

Fintech Startup Ocrolus Closes $80 mln Series C Funding Round

Ocrolus, a Fintech startup based in New York, has raised $80 million in Series C funding to expand its document automation platform. Led by Fin VC, the funding round counted with participation from Thomvest Ventures, Mubadala Capital, FinTech Collective, Bullpen Capital, ValueStream Ventures, RiverPark Ventures, Stage 2 Capital, Cross River Bank, etc. Logan Allin, CEO … Read more

Fintech Startup Xendit Raises $150 mln in Series C Funding

Fintech startup Xendit has raised $150 million via a Series C funding round to expand its digital payment infrastructure. The round, which was led by Tiger Global Management, brings the total funding raised by the startup to $238 million. Existing investors including Accel, Amasia, and Justin Kan’s Goat Capital also participated in this round. Alex … Read more

Fintech Startup Neo Financial Closes $64 mln Series B Funding Round

Neo Financial, a Calgary-based Fintech startup, has closed a $64 million Series B funding round to revolutionize how people use their money. The round was led by Valar Ventures, who also led the Series B round, and counted with participation from Greenoaks Capital, Altos Ventures, Breyer Capital, Golden Ventures, Afore Capital, Inovia Capital, Thomvest, and … Read more

Fintech Startup Wisetack Raises $45 mln In Series B Funding

Wisetack, a fintech startup based in San Francisco, has raised $45 million in Series B funding to expand its pay-later services. The round was led by New York-based Insight Partners, counting with participation from existing investors like Greylock Partners and Bain Capital Ventures. With this round, the startup has raised a total of $64 million … Read more

Fintech Startup Jeeves Closes $57 mln Series B Funding Round

Jeeves, a New York-based fintech startup, has closed a $57 million Series B funding round to scale its all-in-one expense management platform. The round was led by CRV and counted with participation from Tencent, Silicon Valley Bank, Alkeon Capital Management, Soros Fund Management, and a key group of angel investors including Kevin Durant, Andre Igoudala, … Read more