TechCrunch March 27, 2015

Fundbox Raises $40 Million To Pay Invoices On Demand

By Christine Magee Fundbox, a company that loans businesses money for outstanding invoice payments, has raised $40 million to grow its own business in the trillion dollar alternative lending market. The Series B round was led by General Catalyst with participation from NyCa Investment Partners and help from existing backers Khosla Ventures, Shlomo Kramer […]

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News March 26, 2015

Lendio Raises $20 Million to Help Connect Lenders, Borrowers

By:  Timothy Hay As investors continue to put money into startups that lend money to small businesses or help enable such transactions, online lending marketplace Lendio Inc. has raised a $20.5 million Series C round to scale up its marketing efforts…read more Source:  Wall Street Journal

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VentureBeat

Appboy becomes a grown-up competitor in the marketing world

By Barry Levine Appboy is making moves to become a more complete citizen of the marketing ecosystem. The mobile marketing platform is doing so by launching today a new data exchange called Open Access and by unveiling mobile personalization. First, Open Access. Essentially, it opens up the data spigots on […]

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Uncategorized February 9, 2015

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Personal Finance

By: Fast Company Staff From an investment site for millenials to a service that sniffs out fees, the companies helping consumers make (and keep) their money. 3. FeeX – For sussing out hidden fees in your brokerage accounts. 6. Addepar – For creating a financial dashboard to give wealth managers a […]

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Uncategorized

Home of The FinTech50: 50 game-changers transforming the future of finance

The FinTech50 2015, as selected by our panel. We announced it on Thursday 29th January. Click on any logo to view a snapshot of that business…Read More Source: FinTechCity

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News February 4, 2015

Ex-Visa Exec to Chair Credorax Board

By: PYMNTS Today, digital merchant acquiring bank Credorax will announce Joshua Floum as the new chairman of its Board of Directors. Today’s announcement follows one last fall in which it was reported that the startup nabbed $40M in funding to expand its cloud-based, cross border payments processing platform.  Read more… […]

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Forbes

Lenddo Creates Credit Scores Using Social Media

By Tom Groenfeldt, Contributor One billion people around the world are entering the middle class, many in countries with no credit bureaus. Lenddo offers banks an opt-in social media app to evaluate them and extend credit. …read more Source: Forbes

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Uncategorized January 14, 2015

7 Top Trends in Venture Capital

By:  Murray Newlands As managing partner of Blumberg Capital; David Blumberg is a respected investor, with two decades of experience investing in early-stage tech startups. I recently interviewed him on the top trends impacting venture capital in the current market. His uncanny insights into upcoming trends could be of great […]

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News October 27, 2014

Credorax Raises $40 Million To Become A Payment Acquirer For The Internet Age

By Jonathan Shieber  Managing the arcane arts of processing transactions for online purchases is a complicated job. Once a shopper enters the numbers on their card, the expiration date on their credit card, and their zip code, a complicated machinery of transaction processors springs into action representing both buyer, seller, […]

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News October 8, 2014

The Art Of Cyberwar: Amazing Images Created From Attacks On Banks

By Neal Ungerleider Cybersecurity isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of data visualizations. But we live in a design-centered world, and cyberattacks and online fraud, it turns out, can be quite beautiful. One security company, Israel-based biometrics authentication firm BioCatch, recently turned visualizations of attacks […]

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