This Week in Fintech (3/13)

This Week in Fintech (3/13)

Hello Fintech Friends,

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Please find another week of fintech exits below.


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☯️ Exits

🤝 M&A - Fintech

  • Investor Summa Equity acquired financial transaction and compliance insight platform Intix.
  • PPRO, a digital payments infrastructure builder and holding company, acquired payments technology provider Alpha Fintech.
  • Investing platform Public acquired alternative asset and NFT investing marketplace Otis.
  • Alternative asset investing and servicing provider iCapital will acquire Stifel Financial, a feeder fund platform.
  • Enterprise tech company NCR Corporation acquired Spoke Technologies’ open banking intellectual property.
  • Visa officially completed its €1.8 billion acquisition of European open banking platform Tink.

🏦 M&A - Bank and FinServ

  • Private equity giant Blackstone sold non-bank lender La Trobe Financial to Brookfield Asset Management for $1.6 billion.
  • Private equity firm Carlyle will acquire credit investment firm CBAM for $787 million.

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🌎 Fintech Around the World

Sudan’s first YC-backed startup is helping consumers protect and grow their wealth

Mexican Pay-On-Demand Pioneer Minu Offers Payroll Win-Win-Win

Funding pours into rapidly growing climate fintech scene across Europe and US

Why Virginia Could Let Banks Offer Crypto Custodial Services

📚 Deeper Reads

Women in FinTech: Redefining the Future of FinTech – 2022 Edition

African startups had their bank accounts suspended. Russia sanctions might be to blame.

Just Say No to CBDCs

Why we must market fintech to women

The fintech industry needs to embrace transparency

Fraud, Trust and Real Time

Banks beginning to view fintechs as frenemies

Facebook Libra: the inside story of how the company’s cryptocurrency dream died

Fintech Funding Takes A Tumble

Argyle * Survey: Who Financial Institutions Are Leaving Behind

What does the amount of funding say about the Top 10 FinTechs?

F2 Strategy Progress Report: Women in Wealth Tech

FT Partners’ February Update

16 Labradoodles All Napping in a Big Puppy Pile


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