This Week in Fintech (6/18)

This Week in Fintech (6/18)

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💸 Venture Financing
  1. Metropolis, a builder of payment infrastructure for parking facilities, raised a $167 million Series B.
  2. Paycargo, a freight payments company, raised a $130 million Series C.
  3. MFS Africa, a pan-African payments firm, extended its Series C by $100 million, bringing the total to $200 million.
  4. Flip, an Indonesian payments platform, raised a $55 million Series B extension.
  5. Dastgyr, a Pakistani B2B marketplace focused on financial inclusion, raised $37 million Series A.
  6. Upvest, a German investment API, raised a $42 million Series B.
  7. Nava Benefits, a payroll, billing, and HR platform for small businesses, raised a $40 million Series B.
  8. Narmi, a provider to layer additional services on top of digital banking infrastructure, raised a $35 million Series B.
  9. Cube, a financial planning and analysis platform, raised a $30 million Series B.
  10. Allica Bank, a UK small business-focused neobank, raised £25 million in equity and £30 million in Tier 2 credit.
  11. Airbank, a financial management and account aggregation platform for businesses, raised $20 million in funding.
  12. KEO World, a B2B buy-now-pay-later provider, raised $20 million of growth equity.
  13. Able, a commercial loan enablement provider, raised a $20 million Series A.
  14. Kinly, a neobank focused on serving Black Americans (f/k/a First Boulevard), raised a $15 million Series A.
  15. CapIntel, a workflow and fund analysis service for financial advisors, raised an $11 million Series A.
  16. Clausematch, an automated policy management and compliance software for financial institutions, raised $10.8 million in strategic funding.
  17. Factris, a Dutch alternative factoring company, raised €10 million.
  18. Auxilius, a financial planning software for clinical trials, raised $10 million.
  19. Swoop, a one-stop financing platform for small businesses, raised £5.4 million.
  20. Prometheus, an investing insights platform for family offices, raised a $5 million pre-Series A.
  21. Mewt, an Indian banking app, raised $4.8 million in seed funding.
  22. Bits of Stock, a rewards platform that lets shoppers earn fractional stock shares, raised $4.4 million in seed funding.
  23. Webio, a conversational AI builder for the debt collection and repayment industry, raised €3.84 million.
  24. Destaxa, a Brazilian platform for offline retailers to access payment networks, raised $3.1 million in seed funding.
  25. Nume Crypto, a crypto payments processing startup, raised $2 million.
  26. Mast, a UK mortgage origination provider, raised £1.2 million.
  27. ManageAmerica, a property management software provider, received a strategic investment from Serent Capital.
  28. Klarna, the buy-now-pay-later giant, is reportedly raising funds at a $15 billion valuation, down from $46 billion.

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