Hello Fintech Friends, A few highlights from this week: 💡 Power, one of our Fintech Fund syndicate portfolio companies, was acquired by Marqeta in a $275 million all-cash deal (Marqeta’s first acquisition). 🕵️ Our portfolio company TrueBiz, a one-stop shop for KYB, announced their seed round (where we invested alongside our
Hello Fintech Friends, Our fintech events are back with a bang! 🔥 In New York, we're hosting our first happy hour of 2023 on Feb 8th at The Glass Ceiling, sponsored by video dating app FilterOff. 🏋️ Also in New York, we’re partnering with our good friends at Founder League to
Hi Fintech Friends 👋 Today, we have something special for readers - our first ever sponsored guest column, written in collaboration with our friends at Portabl. Portabl powers reusable, consumer-permissioned data based on data ownership.The team is on a mission to the simplest path for users to be trusted anywhere
Hello Fintech Friends, We had a great guest writeup this week from Lakestar investor Youmna Sirgi on what the launch of the Wise platform tells us about fintech bundling. If you’re interested in the transition from direct to embedded fintech services, and what happens to an ecosystem when everyone
Hello Fintech Friends, Do you believe in angels? We hope so, because our editors Julie VerHage-Greenberg and Helen Femi Williams got to sit down with Monica Murthy, FinTech Sales & Partnerships Lead at Alloy, and Jenny Johnston, Investor at Better Tomorrow Ventures, to talk about all things angel investing. Give it
Hello Fintech Friends, We're putting out a call for our most creative community members! After many requests we’re finally rolling out One Fintech Swag Store To Rule Them All. Our team has already designed some 🔥 swag - but we want to hear from *you*. We’re holding a design
Hello Fintech Friends, So far in 2023, we’ve tracked 40 fintech and bank M&A deals, with a number of bank/fintech deals like JP Morgan’s stake in Viva Wallet, MUFG’s purchase of Kanmu, Banco Itaú’s acquisition of Prex, and now American Express’ acquisition of Nipendo.