Category: Fundings and Exits

Banking platform solarisBank closes €56.6M Series B from BBVA, Visa, Lakestar, and others – TechCrunch

SolarisBank, the Berlin-based “banking platform” co-founded by fintech company builder Finleap, appears to be on quite a roll. The company, which now claims nearly 60 corporate clients who offer various financial services powered by solarisBank, has closed €56.6 million in Series B funding in a round that includes a number of new strategic and financial…

India’s Prime Venture Partners closes new $60M fund for seed investments – TechCrunch

India’s Prime Venture Partners has refueled its tanks for more angel investing after it announced a new fund of INR 400 crore, or around $60 million. Started by three managing partners — serial entrepreneurs Sanjay Swamy, Shripati Acharya and Amit Somani — in 2011, this fund represents the third (and largest) investment vehicle for the firm. Its previous…

Spotahome acquires Erasmusu, an online community for international students – TechCrunch

Spotahome, a Madrid-based startup that lets you view and book mid to long-term accommodation online, has made its first acquisition after raising €13.6 million in Series A funding late last year. The ‘proptech’ company has acquired international student community Erasmusu, a move that will see Spotahome add up to 70,000+ more properties to its rental…

BioCatch closes $30M round for its ‘behavioral biometrics’ tech for banks and other transaction businesses – TechCrunch

BioCatch, the U.S./Israeli startup that has developed “behavioral biometric authentication and threat detection” tech to enable banks and other high-transaction companies to stop online fraud before it happens, has closed $30 million in growth funding. In what can be viewed as a mixture of strategic and pure venture backers, the round is led by Maverick…