Repeat Founders Build Financial Infrastructure to Accelerate Time-to-Market and Provide End-to-End Financial and Corporate Solutions for New Businesses
We’re halfway through March Women’s History Month and in the spirit of this year’s theme #breakthebias we reached out to Female Fintech Mavericks and asked them two questions: 1) How do you encourage other women to pursue careers in fintech and 2) Who are fellow female mavericks you admire and who are living proof of the bias being broken. Here are three themes we picked up on.
This year, we’re thrilled to announce that we’re expanding our efforts and expertise across new international markets by adding four exceptional team members who each bring deep technology, finance, and local market expertise along with a passion to create a more fair and equitable financial system.
Why We Invested in Mercê do Bairro
Just as in every major economy, big box grocery stores and e-commerce are disrupting Brazil’s retail market, creating new retail channels that have the potential to threaten the small mom-and-pop stores that traditionally serve large segments of the consumer base.
A Firsthand Documentary Film by NPR’s “Out of the Blocks”
When COVID-19 first hit, Flourish responded, and we sought to uncover the stories of people hit hardest by the economic shock. So did journalist Aaron Henkin, whose award-winning podcast Out of the Blocks has told the stories of American neighborhoods for over a decade.
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.
February 24, 2022
The explosion of fintech innovation and the mass migration to digital channels drove a new need for regulatory compliance. From crypto and payments to cross-border transactions, startups and financial institutions face significant compliance challenges and operational scaling needs. Join Flourish Investor Kabir Kumar when he sits down with the co-founders of Regtech rising star Hummingbird.