Surviving a war zone. Unrelenting fear. Decimated strategies. This is how startups in India describe the catastrophe that the Covid-19 pandemic and...
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 25, 2021
Join us for a discussion between Flourish Managing Partner, Arjuna Costa and Mateo Jaramillo, CEO and Co-founder of Mexico City-based Heru. They’ll discuss the inspiration behind Mateo’s startup that offers Latin American gig workers digital services and community safe stops.
December 8, 2020
The shortcomings of America’s retail financial systems became evident when the government responded to the economic fallout of the pandemic. The payment system moved slowly—it took as long as three months to get government payments to an estimated 100 million Americans.
October 10, 2020
We have remained inspired by ShopUp's vision for a more inclusive financial system that begins with providing SMEs access to the formal financial sector. Smita Aggarwal sits down with Afeef Zaman, Co-founder and CEO of ShopUp, to tell his founder story.