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Mollie Becomes Third Largest Fintech in Europe

Before the Covid-19 pandemic, the small Dutch payments startup Mollie was not known by many. Today it is the third-largest fintech in Europe. Mollie was founded in 2004 by the Dutch entrepreneur Adriaan Mol. In September 2020, 16 years later, Mollie reached a value of $1 billion, becoming a fintech “unicorn.” Less than a year …

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US Digital Bank Current, Triples Valuation, Becomes Unicorn

There’s a new fintech unicorn in town and it’s in the United States. The American-based challenger bank Current, which has seen amazing growth trends reaching three million users, announced this morning that they had raised US $220 million in a Series D funding round that was led by new investor Andreessen Horowitz. This comes on …

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Singapore-Based Fintech Raises US $3.6 Million to Help Financial Institutions Develop Blockchain Platforms

Hashstacs PTE LTD (STACS), a Singapore-based fintech, announced on April 20th it had raised US $3.6 million in a pre-Series A funding round as reported by Tech Crunch. The company, which also deals with environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments, develops blockchain platforms that work with the financial institutions already existing platform. Wavemaker Partners, a …

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Fintech Startup Zeta Close to Unicorn Status

The coronavirus pandemic has added fuel to the already burning global fintech fire, as contactless mobile banking has become increasingly desirable. The industry has shown that bright fintech ideas can arise from nearly every corner of the world. The pandemic may have shown us a negative to having such an interconnected world, since the virus …

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