• September 25, 2023

Serial fintech founder raises $20M for Ant Money to make micro-investing even more accessible – TechCrunch

Serial fintech entrepreneur Walter Cruttenden founded Acorns with his son, Jeff, in 2012 with the goal of helping low- and middle-income households invest and save responsibly. The pair wanted to simplify investing for the millions that have trouble getting started or continuing to invest.

Then in 2018, Walter went live with a new company —

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PrimaryBid raises $190M to double down on making it easier for ordinary people to invest in IPOs and follow-on fundraises – TechCrunch

Thanks to the growth of fintech, financial services like investing are getting ever more accessible to the wider population of consumers. Now, one of the bigger players pushing the boundaries of that concept is announcing a big round of funding on the heels of strong demand and what it believes are even bigger opportunities ahead.

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TRESU Investment Holding A/S – Consent Solicitation



Tresu Investment Holding A/S (the “Issuer”) announces that it is soliciting consents (the “Consent Solicitation”) from the holders of its Senior Secured Floating Rate Bonds 2017/2022 with ISIN no. DK0030404967 (the “Bonds”) to approve certain amendments proposed to be made to the terms and conditions of the

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Lilly Plans $2.1B Investment in Boone County – Inside INdiana Business

Governor Eric Holcomb speaking at Lilly’s announcement of two new manufacturing plants in Boone County. (IIB Photo/Gerry Dick)

Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) is planning a major expansion of its central Indiana operations. The pharmaceutical giant says it will invest $2.1 billion to build two manufacturing facilities in Boone County and create up to

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The Importance of Investment for Financial Security and Growth

Investment is a critical component of personal finance and long-term financial planning. It allows individuals to grow their wealth, ensure financial security in their later years, and pursue their financial goals and aspirations. Whether you’re saving for retirement, a down payment on a home, or a child’s education, investment is a powerful tool that can …

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5 essential factors for attracting angel investment – TechCrunch

In more than two decades as an angel investor and early-stage company scout, I’ve

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AI startup Fractal becomes unicorn with $360 million investment from TPG – TechCrunch

Fractal has raised $360 million from TPG in a new financing round and entered the unicorn club as the Mumbai and New York-based AI startup, which counts Google and Wells Fargo among its customers, scales its offerings and begins preparation for an IPO.

The new financing round valued the 21-year-old startup “at well north of

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Founders First Capital Partners brings a different approach to diversity investing – TechCrunch

Kim Folsom came up through the engineering ranks in the 80s and 90s before founding the first of six companies, three of which successfully exited. Today, she is the founder and CEO at Founders First Capital Partners, a San Diego startup investment firm that uses a non-traditional approach to funding called revenue-based investment to

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Why Are Underwear Startups Suddenly A Hot VC Investment? – Crunchbase News

Underwear brands are having a bit of a moment in the venture capital world.

Globally, VC-backed underwear and lingerie companies raised $457 million in funding last year—the highest amount in at least five years, Crunchbase data shows. Kim Kardashian’s shapewear brand SKIMS and Rihanna’s lingerie brand Savage X Fenty were among the largest

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Stacked raises $35M to bring passive investing tools to retail crypto traders – TechCrunch

Stacked, a web-based platform that provides passive investment tools for retail investors interested in crypto, just announced it raised a $35 million Series A co-led by Alameda Research, a crypto trading firm owned by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried.

Bybit and BitDAO partner Mirana Ventures co-led the round alongside Alameda. Fidelity International Strategic Ventures

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‘Dogecoin killer’ shiba inu is up–here’s what to know before investing

Another dog-inspired cryptocurrency called shiba inu, or SHIB, hit an all-time high of $0.00008845 on Thursday.

Despite its price being below 1 cent, the “meme token” has garnered a lot of attention. Shiba inu now ranks No. 8 among the top cryptocurrencies by market value, according to CoinMarketCap. It is up more than 173% over

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a16z backs CoinSwitch Kuber in first India investment – TechCrunch

Andreessen Horowitz and Coinbase Ventures have minted a new unicorn in India: CoinSwitch Kuber. The two firms have co-led a $260 million investment in the Bangalore-based cryptocurrency trading startup, valuing the young firm at $1.9 billion, they said on Tuesday.

This is a16z’s first investment in India. TechCrunch reported last month — twice — that

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