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July 15, 2019

Curve, the ‘over-the-top’ banking platform, raises $55M at a $250M valuation

Curve, the London-based “over-the-top banking platform,” has raised $ 55 million in new funding. The startup lets you consolidate all of your bank cards into a single Curve card and app to make it easier to manage your spending and access other benefits. Curve’s Series B round is led by Gauss Ventures, the U.S-based fintech […]

July 13, 2019

Personality of things

Tiffine Wang Contributor Tiffine Wang is a senior investment manager at Singtel Innov8, the corporate venture capital arm of Singtel Group. Freddy Dopfel Contributor Freddy Dopfel is a senior associate at Grishin Robotics. Humans are starting to get better acquainted with personal assistants such as Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and Bixby. But how would people […]

July 10, 2019

Opera founded startup OPay raises $50M for mobile finance in Nigeria

OPay, an Africa focused mobile payments startup founded by Norwegian browser company Opera, has raised $ 50 million in funding. Lead investors include Sequoia China, IDG Capital, and Source Code Capital. Opera also joined the round in the payments venture it created. OPay will use the capital (which wasn’t given a stage designation) primarily to […]

July 10, 2019

Remitly raises $220M to expand from money transfers to financial services, now at ~$1B valuation

When it comes to financial services in emerging markets, remittances — people sending money to each other across international borders, often not to established bank accounts — continues to be one of the biggest, with the World Bank estimating that $ 529 billion was sent in and out of lower-income countries in 2018, up 9% […]

July 9, 2019

Quip launches dental insurance alternative in NYC

Quip, maker of electric toothbrushes, is making use of its most recent acquisition to launch a dental insurance alternative to customers in New York City this summer. Called Quip Care, the service operates on the back of Afora, a dental insurance alternative startup Quip acquired last May. With Quip Care, the goal is to modernize […]

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