FinTech Forum’s 4th anniversary edition- a reflection of European FinTech’s successes and travails
After 5 startup pitches punctuated by a small accident, a networking lunch, 6 more startup pitches, a panel discussion with FinTech, VC and banking veterans, and some networking over coffee, most event-goers would call it a day. But who said our events are for the faint-hearted?
FinTech Deal Map: the latest funding rounds and M&A deals unbundling European finance- on one map!
Younited Credit raises $47.8 million for its crowdlending platform
French startup Younited Credit is building the biggest crowdlending platform in continental Europe. The company just raised $47.8 million (€40 million) to launch in new countries, work on new product features and more.
iZettle Receives €30M Debt Financing from EIB
iZettle, a Stockholm, Sweden-based financial technology company, will receive €30m in debt funding from the European Investment Bank in the coming three years.
GoCardless Raises $22.5M in Funding
GoCardless, a London, UK-based online direct debit provider, raised $22.5M in funding.
The round was led by Accel, with participation from Balderton Capital, Notion Capital, and Passion Capital.
Satispay Closes Third Funding Round, at €18.3M
Satispay, a Milan, Italy-based mobile payment company, closed its third round of funding at €18.3m. Banca Etica, Banca Sella Holding, Smartclub, and Shark Bites joined Iccrea Banca in the second tranche of the round.
Target Global Launches €100M Fund for Fintech Companies in Europe & Israel
Target Global, a venture capital firm based in Berlin, has closed on a new €100 million fund focused on early stage investments in marketplace, mobility, Insurtech, Regtech and Fintech. Target Global Early Stage Fund I will invest in Seed and A rounds, and is expected to fund up to 20 companies throughout its lifetime.