Topics: Fundraising

Fintech Startup Airwallex Gets $13 Million in Funding

Fintech Startup Airwallex Gets $13 Million in ...

Australian fintech startup Airwallex just managed to raise funds from a number of global investors. It secured $13 million in total funding, as the startup continues to expand its cross-border payment business overseas.   A successful funding round   The funding round managed to attract plenty of foreign investment from some of the biggest names in global commerce. Airwallex was [...]

Still Nascent: Global Crowdinvesting

Still Nascent: Global Crowdinvesting

Israel is easing its regulatory framework for crowdinvesting, while Austria is tightening the rules. The newsflow, although strong on this new form of equity financing, suggests that it is still at a very early stage.   Europe is the fastest growing region worldwide for crowdinvesting, and the US leads in volume according to a recently published study by Bruegel, a [...]

Top Five Asia Pacific Funds for Q4 2011; Preqin

Top Five Asia Pacific Funds for Q4 2011; Preqin

Preqin reports that two dozen Asia focused PE funds closed in December, raising a total USD 7.4 billion. China-based fund managers dominated the list, with 11 of these funds from the country, while the remaining 13 are managed by GPs headquartered in Australia, Germany, Japan, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and US.   From 2009 to 2010, Asia and Rest [...]