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India’s 30-year-old MyMoneyMantra raises $15M to scale its financial services marketplace

MyMoneyMantra, a 30-year-old New Delhi-based firm that operates a marketplace of financial services, has raised $15 million in its maiden funding round from an...

MyMoneyMantra Raises ₹104 Crores from Dutch Investor IFSD BV and Vaalon...

17 July 2019, India: Financial services marketplace MyMoneyMantra has raised ₹104 crores from Dutch investor IFSD BV and Vaalon Capital. Investors will get minority stake...

AlphaSense, a search engine for analysis and business intel, raises $50M...

Google and its flagship search portal opened the door to the possibilities of how to build a business empire on the back of organising...

Flybits nabs $35M to build consumer recommendation engines for the financial...

Financial service companies like banks have seen some of their business cannibalised over the years with the rise of digital-based alternatives — often in...

Canal+ acquires Nollywood studio ROK from IROKOtv to grow African film

French television company Canal+ has acquired the ROK film studio from VOD company IROKOtv for an undisclosed amount. Founded by Jason Njoku in 2010—and backed...

Facebook answers how Libra taxes & anti-fraud will work

Facebook provided TechCrunch with new information on how its cryptocurrency will stay legal amidst allegations from President Trump that Libra could facilitate “unlawful behavior”....

Remitly raises $220M to expand from money transfers to financial services,...

When it comes to financial services in emerging markets, remittances — people sending money to each other across international borders, often not to established...

PayU, Naspers’ global fintech firm, enters Southeast Asia with acquisition of...

PayU, the Naspers owned fintech firm that specializes in emerging markets, is broadening its global reach into Southeast Asia after it announced a deal...

Sony announces a new $185M fund to invest in tech startups

Sony is doubling down on the world of startup investment. The Japanese tech giant announced a new fund that is aiming to raise 20...

Kyash, a would-be challenger bank in Japan, raises $14M

The new era of tech-enabled banks is coming, even in regulation-heavy Japan. Kyash, a fintech company with visions on becoming Japan’s first challenger bank,...