Topics: Angel Investing

Indian Fintech Startup Raises $5.3m

Indian Fintech Startup Raises $5.3m

Fintech startup PaySense has raised $5.3m in a Series A round, adding to its impressive fundraising efforts. The latest round was led by Jungle Ventures and it also featured Naspers Group and Nexus Venture Partners. The investment round is a clear example of the strength and attractions of the Indian fintech sector.   PaySense’s strong fundraising efforts continue   The [...]

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 [...]

New Angel Model Delivers Returns, Now It’s Aiming for Expansion

New Angel Model Delivers Returns, Now It’s Aiming ...

There are countless stories about successful startup founders who parlay fortunes earned in an IPO or trade sale into becoming early stage angel investors. But what about successful angel investors, what do they do next? Sometimes they form a general partnerhsip,raise a capital pool from limited partners, and join the ranks of the private equity industry. Recent examples are VC [...]

European Business Angels Heading to Dublin

European Business Angels Heading to Dublin

Ireland is carving out a strong reputation for itself as one of Europe’s hottest nations when it comes to technology, and many Irish based businesses and entrepreneurs have attracted a lot of investment in recent months.   It is perhaps fitting that Dublin, Ireland’s capital city, finds itself as the destination for this year’s Eban Congress on 13 – 14 [...]

UK Leads in Adoption of Crowdfunding

UK Leads in Adoption of Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is on the rise with an estimated 50,000 business angels registered on equity financing sites such as AngelList, CircleUp, Seedrs, and Crowdcube. About ten percent of those registered have actually taken the plunge and completed transactions, says a new report from OurCrowd. OurCrowd, which authored and researched the report, claims to be one of the market leaders in this [...]

Super Angel Funds: A New Alternative Asset Class?

Super Angel Funds: A New Alternative Asset Class?

Very early-stage funds are scooping up allocations to venture capital as companies like StepStone, Cendana Capital and AMG National Trust Bank put their money into super-angel funds, reports the WSJ. While the big name VC investors, such as Accel and Khosla Ventures, continue raised large funds, super angel funds seem to be growing in appeal.  SoftTechVC, founded by Jeff Clavier, is [...]