Category: Announcement

Forbes: The Forbes Fintech 50- The Most Innovative Fintech Companies In 2020
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Forbes: The Forbes Fintech 50- The Most Innovative Fintech Companies In 2020

We’re proud to see our portfolio companies, Chime and Propel, recognized on the 2020 Forbes Fintech 50: Most Innovative Fintech Companies. Challenger bank Chime gained recognition for its growing valuation — rising from $1.3 billion to $5.8 billion in value over nine months. While, Propel was recognized for its mobile app Fresh EBT, enabling two...

Flourish’s Emmalyn Shaw and Portfolio Companies Speak at the 5th Annual Paris Fintech Forum
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Flourish’s Emmalyn Shaw and Portfolio Companies Speak at the 5th Annual Paris Fintech Forum

We are thrilled to join more than 2,000 industry experts at the 5th Annual Paris Fintech Forum, to be held January 28-29. This two-day conference will bring together CEOs and senior decision-makers from banks, insurance providers, regulatory bodies, and fintech’s from around the world. Managing Partner and US investment lead Emmalyn Shaw will join fellow...

Our portfolio company Paga has acquired US Software Company Apposit
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Our portfolio company Paga has acquired US Software Company Apposit

Our portfolio company Paga has acquired Apposit LLC, a US software company that specializes in building software to power innovative and high impact businesses in Africa. On Paga’s milestone acquisition, Founder and CEO Tayo Oviosu shared: “Last year we refined our mission and vision to birth our massive transformative purpose: To make it simple for...

Albo strengthens its position as the leading challenger bank in Mexico through a historic $19M funding round
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Albo strengthens its position as the leading challenger bank in Mexico through a historic $19M funding round

Our portfolio company, albo, the leading challenger bank in Mexico, closed an extension of its Series A funding round for $19M million, adding up the Series A round in a total of $26M. CEO Ángel Sahagún explained the company will allocate this capital to three strategic initiatives: the expansion of its products, concrete growth plans, and the best available...