Category: Financial Services

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 5, 2021
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Cipher Mining Inc disclosed it will go public through a merger with blank-check firm Good Works Acquisition Corp in a deal that values the combined company at $2 billion. Cipher Mining’s bid to go public comes as a clutch of other crypto firms are pushing ahead with plans to go public despite regulatory uncertainty. Coinbase, […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 5, 2021
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Fix Price set the final offer price for its initial public offering (IPO) at $9.75 per global depositary receipt (GDR), the top of its target range, implying a market capitalisation of $8.3 billion, the Russian retailer disclosed. Fix Price said it was increasing the size of its offering to approximately $2 billion from around $1.5-1.7 […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 5, 2021
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Berkeley-based fintech Flourish has raised $1.5 million in a funding round led by Brazilian venture capital firm Canary. Founded by Pedro Moura and Jessica Eting, the startup offers an “engagement and financial wellness” solution for banks, fintechs and credit unions with the goal of helping them engage and retain clients. Also participating in the round were […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 3, 2021
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Klarna, the Swedish buy now, pay later behemoth and upstart bank, has raised $1 billion in new funding at a post-money valuation of $31 billion. That sees the company retain the crown as the highest-valued private fintech in Europe. Backers of this round are said to be a combination of new and existing investors, while […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 3, 2021
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San Francisco-based venture studio Atomic has picked up speed since. Indeed, at this point, Atomic has created “dozens” of startups including roughly one per month last year, says Abraham. It also just closed on $260 million in new capital commitments, including from a prominent university that now serves as its anchor investor but would prefer not […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 2, 2021
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  Monroe Capital has sponsored MCAP Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). This is the third SPAC Monroe has participated as a sponsor investor. In 2018, Monroe co-sponsored Thunder Bridge Acquisition, Lt. and supported its successful business combination with Repay Holdings Corporation. In 2019, Monroe co-sponsored Thunder Bridge Acquisition, Ltd II, which has […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 2, 2021
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A startup Apna by Apple alum that has become home to millions of low-skilled workers in India said it has raised an additional $12.5 million, just five months after securing $8 million from high-profile investors. One-year-old Apna said Sequoia Capital India and Greenoaks Capital led the $12.5 million investment in the startup. Existing investors Lightspeed India and Rocketship […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 2, 2021
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Humaans, a London-based HR startup, has raised $5 million in seed funding to accelerate the development of its employee on-boarding and management platform. Backing the round is Y Combinator, Mattias Ljungman’s Moonfire, Frontline Ventures and former head of Stripe Issuing, Lachy Groom. A number of other investors, made up of seasoned entrepreneurs and startup operators, […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 1, 2021
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Former Credit Suisse Group AG Chief Executive Officer Tidjane Thiam raised $300 million for his blank-check company after boosting the size of the deal. Thiam’s Freedom Acquisition I Corp. sold 30 million units at $10 apiece in its U.S. initial public offering. The special purpose acquisition company, which is targeting deals in the financial services industry, was earlier targeting […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 1, 2021
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Cartesian Growth Corporation announced the closing of its initial public offering of 34,500,000 units, including 4,500,000 units pursuant to the exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option. The offering was priced at $10.00 per unit generating total gross proceeds of $345,000,000. The Company’s sponsor is an affiliate of Cartesian Capital Group, LLC, a global private equity […]

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