29 07, 2019

SoftBank’s second act – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-29T04:12:35+00:00 July 29th, 2019|abu dhabi, advisors, alex wilhelm, Amazon Web Services, APPLE, Artificial Intelligence, ashton kutcher, Banking, board member, Brandless, carsharing, ceo, economy, editor, entrepreneurship, finance, Foxconn, Goldman Sachs, huffington, jonathan shieber, Matt Cohler, Microsoft, money, Private Equity, Raisin, ryan graves, Saudi Arabia, Sequoia, Softbank, SoftBank Group, spotify, Startups, Startups Weekly, stripe, taiwan, The Financial Times, thrive global, Uber, Uncategorized, unicorn, venture capital, Vision Fund, vodafone, web services, WeWork|

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I [...]

6 07, 2019

PayU, Naspers’ global fintech firm, enters Southeast Asia with acquisition of Red Dot Payment – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-06T15:54:44+00:00 July 6th, 2019|africa, Asia, eastern europe, economy, Europe, Facebook, finance, financial services, financial technology, Funding, Fundings & Exits, Google, india, Israel, Japan, latin america, MDI Ventures, money, Naspers, Payments, payu, red dot payment, series B, skype, Southeast Asia, Toivo Annus, Uncategorized|

PayU, the Naspers-owned fintech firm that specializes in emerging markets, is broadening its global reach into Southeast Asia after it announced a deal [...]

6 06, 2019

Step raises $22.5M led by Stripe to build no-fee banking services for teens – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-06T15:26:45+00:00 June 6th, 2019|age, alpha, Amazon, api, Bank, Banking, Collaborative Fund, credit cards, crosslink capital, debit card, debit cards, e-commerce, economy, Evolve, finance, financial services, First Data, Jeffrey Katzenberg, mastercard, money, NAS, north america, payment card, Recent Funding, Sesame Ventures, smartphone, Startups, Step, stripe, touchtech, Uncategorized, United States, Will Smith|

The smartphone revolution has well and truly disrupted the world of banking. A wide range of startups have cropped up that have completely [...]

23 09, 2018

Eight Roads Ventures targets Southeast Asia deals – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-09-23T00:00:35+00:00 September 23rd, 2018|Asia, Eight Roads Ventures, Funding, Fundings & Exits, golden gate ventures, Google, india, money, openspace ventures, Southeast Asia, temasek, Temasek Holdings, Uncategorized, venture capital|

Eight Roads Ventures, the investment arm of financial giant Fidelity International, is moving into Southeast Asia where it sees the potential to plug [...]

7 09, 2018

‘I’d love to run a public company’ – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-09-07T23:42:38+00:00 September 7th, 2018|armstrong, battery ventures, Blockchain, brian armstrong, ceo, coinbase, cryptocurrencies, cryptography, Draper Associates, Greylock Partners, money, section 32, Spark Capital, Startups, TC, Uncategorized|

Brian Armstrong, the CEO of cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase, wants to take his company public — maybe on the blockchain. Onstage at TechCrunch [...]

22 08, 2018

Amazon-backed lending platform Capital Float buys consumer finance startup Walnut – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-08-22T11:30:20+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Amazon, Android, Apps, Asia, Capital Float, economy, finance, financial services, Fundings & Exits, india, money, Uncategorized, walnut|

India-based lending platform Capital Float has been busy raising capital, having closed an Amazon-led $22 million extension to its $45 million Series C [...]