Tag Archives: IPO

Funds Flow To Hot FinTech Sector

It’s deal time in the Fintech sector, with IPOs and funding rounds coming to the market, as previously reported here, in profusion. Our friends at Altfi offer reports of two major recent deals. Lending platform CrowdProperty has bagged a £300m five-year institutional funding line with a new unnamed UK asset manager. The latest investment is designed to […]

FinTechs In a Hurry To Launch IPOs

There’s a lot going on in our sector just now, with a rush of FinTech companies on both sides of the Atlantic seeking IPOs. Crowdfundinisder reports a preparatory step, a funding raise in the UK: FaizPay, a company offering a truly multi-channel fast and fair payments service that’s built on Open Banking rails, has secured 87% […]

Markets Show Strong Appetite For FinTechs

Why do valuations of Fintech companies keep tripling? Our friends at AltFi ask, and partially answer, this question… This year so far has seen some of the biggest fintech funding rounds in history, with some of the biggest names in fintech picking up billions of dollars worth of VC funding. In the first quarter of […]

Coinbase Offering Promises To Be FinTech Landmark – Plus Loan Latest

The biggest landmark event in the FinTech sector since the IPO of Lending Club over six years ago is upon us. It’s another IPO – the flotation of crypto exchange, Coinbase. The share debut will see an explosion of interest and publicity – and, we hope, understanding. Our friends at Crowdfundinsider run a piece that argues […]

Revolut Widens Open Banking Operations Amid US IPO Speculation

More movement in the open-banking sector. The high street and the financial-services sector will look radically different in the summer, when we hope some semblance of normality returns. Our friends at Finextra carry the story. Atom Bank has signed a deal with Plaid to introduce Open Banking and payment initiation services to small business customers. […]