Hey FinTech Fanatic! In today’s fast-paced FinTech world, I understand the challenge you face every day. Cutting through the noise, making your brand resonate in a crowded market - it's a task that marketing, PR teams, and founders like grapple with constantly. That’s precisely why I'm reaching out
Issuer processing powerhouse Enfuce, announced today an €8.5m follow-on investment round, led by Vitruvian Partners with participation from Maki.vc, and Visa, a world leader in digital payments. This follows Enfuce’s €45m Series C funding round initiated in 2021. Enfuce has raised a total of €62m to date.
In the dynamic landscape of venture capital, secondary transactions are gaining unprecedented momentum. The venture capital secondary market is rapidly evolving, presenting a complex landscape of opportunities and challenges. Several platforms that facilitate secondary transactions have made it easier for buyers and sellers to engage in this burgeoning market. However,
TGIF!😉 Robinhood is once again setting its sights on the U.K. market, unveiling a new waitlist for British residents. This marks the company's third attempt in four years to establish a foothold in the U.K., reflecting its persistent ambition despite previous setbacks. In 2020, Robinhood's initial U.K.
Hey FinTech Fanatic! In a significant move signaling its global ambitions, Monzo, the UK-based digital challenger bank, is setting its sights on international markets, with a particular focus on the American financial landscape. This revelation was made by Monzo's Chief Executive TS Anil during the recent Financial Times’ Global Banking
Hey FinTech Fanatic! In a surprising twist in the fintech landscape, Apple has decided to terminate its collaborative venture with Goldman Sachs in the realm of consumer credit. This decision effectively ends the Wall Street giant's aspirations in the consumer lending sector. According to sources familiar with the situation, Apple
Hey FinTech Fanatic! Metro Bank Holdings Plc's recent journey is a key example of resilience in banking. Facing short seller pressure and a need for a capital boost, the bank announced a major refinancing plan, including a £325 million capital raise led by Spaldy Investments and £600 million in debt
The digital banking sector in the Middle East is undergoing a significant transformation, marked by an impressive surge in digital payment adoption and technological advancements. This change is particularly noteworthy considering the region's substantial population of 450 million and a robust GDP of $4.8 trillion, creating a fertile environment
Hey FinTech Fanatic! First, a spotlight on my recent exploration: Airbnb's financial performance in 2023. Astoundingly, they've raked in a whopping $529 million in interest income in just three quarters. This begs the question: Is Airbnb morphing into a FinTech powerhouse right under our noses? Your thoughts are eagerly awaited!
TGIF! First of all I like to thank the Swan team for inviting me to the launch party in Amsterdam yesterday. I had a blast! As Nicolas mentioned in his speech: "Launching In the Netherlands as a French FinTech/Payments company might seem like a Dutch company selling cheese in