Snoop Dogg invests in Sweden’s payments unicorn Klarna

Blaze Info Sec

Not only did the rapper millionaire become a minority shareholder in the online financial solutions provider, but he will front a new marketing campaign and is reportedly changing his name to ‘Smooth Dogg’ in homage to Klarna’s seamless payments solutions.   Adding to an impressive investment portfolio already boasting several start-ups, Snoop Dogg emphasises the importance […]

Investsuite raises €2 million

Data Republic website

Investsuite is reported to have raised  €2 million in funding during a round led by PMV and joined by the founders and business angels. Bart Vanhaeren, CEO of Investsuite said: “We strongly believe in cooperation with traditional financial institutions. The time to bring innovative wealthtech products to the market can be significantly reduced and value […]

Rabobank venture fund invests in ProducePay

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Rabo Frontier Ventures is reported to have invested in the agtech company ProducePay. Accordingly, the company has secured USD 14 million in a Series B Funding round. ProducePay will use the funding to finance its next growth phase and to develop its software platform.  Harrie Vollaard, Head of Rabo Frontier Ventures, states that “As the global leading […]

NIBC signs EUR 75 million receivables financing deal with elf Leasing

Data Republic website

The Dutch bank agreed to finance the receivables of the German financial leasing services company, assisting them fuelling their growth. NIBC was the sole lender in the deal. elf Leasing, besides receiving the initial EUR 75 million in full, will be able to take advantage of a structured refinancing that will allow them to unload […]

Funding Circle featuring the news over the last week

Jeroen de Bel

Funding Circle has recently filed for an IPO that could value the company more than £1.65bn. ($2.13 billion). Since the announcement of its plans to raise in venture capital funding via a document filed with the London Stock Exchange, the company has been featuring in a vast array of pieces written around the topic. We have […]