Cushion, a leader in bank and credit card fee negotiation, announced today that it has raised $12 million in Series A funding. The funding will enable Cushion to hire talent across product, engineering, data analytics, and marketing as it readies its bill pay solution for a general audience after months of beta testing.
Here’s a simple truth. There is no way to understand the financial industry without also understanding our country’s long and difficult struggle against financial discrimination. Discrimination and economic disenfranchisement go hand in hand, and some of the worst forms of racism and discrimination can be found where prejudice and bias meet with the financial system.
Qoala raised US$ 65 million in Series B funding led by Eurazeo with participation from several existing investors including Flourish Ventures, KB Investment, MassMutual Ventures, MDI Ventures, SeedPlus and Sequoia Capital India. In addition, BRI Ventures, Daiwa PI Partners, Indogen Capital, Mandiri Capital Indonesia and Salt Ventures also joined the investment round as new investors.