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Ribbit is targeting a $420 million fintech fund

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Ribbit Capital, a global venture capital firm focused on fintech, is tar.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 14th, 2018

Bain"s second life sciences fund comes in over $1 billion

Bain Capital has unveiled an approximately $1.1 billion life sciences fund, its second targeting the fast-growing industry, a spokesperson for the private equity giant said Wednesday. The Boston-based firm secured $900 million in commitments from outsi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2019

Japan"s SoftBank taps into Mexican fintech startup Clip: sources

Japan's SoftBank Group invested about $20 million in Mexican payments startup Clip early this year, one of its first Latin America deals as it launches a $5 billion technology fund in the region, said three people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 6th, 2019

Workday Ventures works it with $250 million fund targeting enterprise software startups

Here’s a glimpse of how companies can capture some of its cash......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2019

Atlanta"s TTV Capital raising fifth fund, aims for $125 million

Founded in 2000, TTV invests in fintech startups......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2019

A Fintech Company Creating A New Asset Class Just Announced A $150 Million Investment

Point, a fintech startup that allows homeowners to sell equity stake in their homes, announced that hedge fund Atalaya Capital would purchase $150 million in homeowner equity instruments from the company. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 18th, 2018

Exclusive: Ripple Invests $25 Million in Blockchain Capital’s $150 Million Venture Fund

Blockchain Capital will invest the capital in cryptocurrency-focused projects. This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune's newsletter about deals and dealmakers. Sign up here. Ripple, the fintech star.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 11th, 2018

Fintech VC firm Vestigo closes on first-ever fund

Vestigo Ventures, the Cambridge-based venture capital firm focused exclusively on financial services technology, has raised $58.9 million for a fund, its first since it was formed two years ago. The fund will be used for early-stage rounds — typically.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2018

Merchants ante up $51M to fund new homeless shelter

Mortgage banking firm Merchants Capital has secured $51 million in agency funding for a homeless shelter in Crown Heights on behalf of Heights Advisors, a social impact investor, and Samaritan Dayt.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJun 14th, 2019

Gov. Baker signs paid family leave delay

This article first appeared on MassLive.com. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill Thursday to delay collection of the Paid Family and Medical Leave tax by three months. The bill also sets aside $3.5 million to fund the new Department of Fam.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2019

Cargill to spend $30M for ideas to end Brazil deforestation

Cargill Inc. said Thursday the Minnesota-based agribusiness giant will spend $30 million to fund new ideas for ending deforestation in Brazil, and called on its peers, governments and organizations to work together to come up with real solutions......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 13th, 2019

Fintech Unicorn Monzo Is Expanding Into the U.S.

Monzo is taking on Chase and Citi starting this summer. With over 1.9 million customers in the U.K......»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 13th, 2019

UPAF raises $11.94M for the arts, still has $12M in sight: Slideshow

The United Performing Arts Fund said its 2019 UPAF campaign came in at $11.94 million, with efforts continuing to the end of August to lift the figure over $12 million for the fifth year in a row. Check out the attached slideshow to see photos from t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2019

Once a book selling giant, Barnes & Noble sold to hedge fund

The one-time bookselling giant is being acquired by a hedge fund for $476 million. The national chain that many blamed for the demise of independent bookstores has been ravaged by Am…; and other... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Exclusive: This new fund is targeting local cyber and tech companies

Its biggest backer is a familiar name in the tech scene......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2019

Capgemini expands with technology venture capital fund

Global business consultancy Capgemini is launching its first-ever investment fund, with plans to invest up to 90 million euros ($102 million) in early-stage technology companies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 11th, 2019

Fidelity, Tenaya Capital Fund Crypto-Security Firm Fireblocks

Sixteen million in Series A for a crypto upstart that has already courted Galaxy Digital and Genesis Global Trading......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 11th, 2019

Workhorse Group Raises $25M To Fund R&D, Completion Of Electric Van

Workhorse Group (NASDAQ: WKHS) has announced a $25 million round of capital infusion from institutional investors as it works to finalize research and development (R&D) of its NGEN electric van and scale production. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 10th, 2019

Oklahoma judge wants more answers on $85M opioid settlement

An Oklahoma judge is declining to approve the state's proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid maker until he's assured it complies with a new law targeting such deals......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 10th, 2019

7 things to know today and Barnes & Noble going private in $683M sale

Good morning, Orlando! Barnes & Noble Inc. — which has eight stores in Central Florida — is being acquired by British hedge fund Elliott Management Corp. in a $683 million deal that includes the assumption of debt. Elliott is paying $6.50 per .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 10th, 2019

IMF"s Lagarde highlights potential disruptive nature of fintech

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde warned on Saturday that the increasing presence of technology giants using big data and artificial intelligence could cause a significant disruption to the world's financial system......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 8th, 2019