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With its third fund, Revolution Ventures stays true to its mission

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AOL co-founder and former chief executive officer Steve Case’s venture capital fund, Revolution, deploys capital to companies “outside of the hotbeds.” Revolution, the parent...

Accel and Sequoia seed Middesk with $4M to background check businesses

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For those of you that diligently follow the hot startups to graduate from Y Combinator’s accelerator program, you might recall Middesk. The company was amongst...

PrimaryBid closes $8.6M round for its platform aimed to help retail...

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PrimaryBid, a UK-regulated platform connecting publicly listed companies with everyday investors for discounted share issuances has previously raised $3M. It’s now upped those stakes...

Accion Venture Lab launches $23M inclusive fintech startup fund

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Accion Venture Lab—the seed-stage investment arm of non-profit Accion—has raised $23 million for a new inclusive fintech startup fund. The Accion Venture Lab Limited Partnership,...

Urbvan raises $9 million for its private shuttle service in Mexico

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As cities in emerging markets grapple with increasingly traffic-clogged and dangerous streets, Urbvan, a startup providing private, high-end transportation shuttles in Mexico, has raised...

Kaszek Ventures raises $600 million in two funds as Latin America’s...

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Kaszek Ventures, the investment firm that has been one of the primary architects of the recent boom in startup financing and growth in Latin...

Why do 90 percent of start-ups fail?

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Start up ventures are quite hard to start and once it gets to started, 90 percent of them does work within the initial three...

Klarna raises $460 million, looks to expand its payments presence in...

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Swedish payments provider Klarna has announced a new round of equity funding, adding $60 million at a post-money valuation of $5.5 billion, which makes...

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

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

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

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