Fintech Fundings: 26 Companies Raise $270 Million

The fintech sector attracted $266 million in new capital the second week of August. Half went to Finovate/FinDEVr alums including:

The number of deals totaled 26, slightly below the YTD average of 28 deals per week. The YTD total now stands at 895, about 400 more than last year’s 484. Total dollars raised YTD is $19.9 billion, nearly double the $10.2 billion raised during the same period a year ago.

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Fintech deals by size from 6 Aug to 12 August 2016:

Interactions
Virtual customer service
Latest round: $56 million
Total raised: $167 million
HQ: Franklin, Massachusetts
Tags: Institutioins, customer service
Source: Finovate

Finova Financial
Alt-title loans
Latest round: $52.5 million Private Equity
Total raised: $52.5 million
HQ: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Tags: Consumer, credit, loans, underwriting, auto lending, vehicles, Finovate alum
Source: Finovate

Yunnex
POS solutions provider
Latest round: $45.1 million Series B
Total raised: $60.9 million
HQ: Guangzhou, China
Tags: SMB, merchants, payments, credit/debit card processing, acquiring, point of sale
Source: Crunchbase

BPS Technology
Digtial currency management for small businesses
Latest round: $21.2 million
Total raised: $21.2 million
HQ: Southport, Australia
Tags: SMB, payments, accounting, bitcoin, blockchain, cryptocurrency
Source: FT Partners

Upguard
Cybersecurity
Latest round: $17 million Series B
Total raised: $27 million
HQ: San Francisco, California
Tags: Institutions, SMB, consumer, security, FinDEVr alum
Source: FinDevR

Touzhijia
Wealth management
Latest round: $12 million Series A
Total raised: $16.5 million
HQ: Shenzen, China
Tags: Consumer, advisors, trading, investing
Source: Crunchbase

ComparaOnline
Financial services price comparison portal
Latest round: $6 million
Total raised: $20 million
HQ: Santiago, Chile
Tags: Consumer, credit, loans, deposits, price comparison, lead gen, discovery
Source: FT Partners

Pindrop Security
Phone-based fraud solutions
Latest round: $5.8 million addition to previously announced $75 million Series C
Total raised: $122.8 million
HQ: Atlanta, Georgia
Tags: SMB, institutions, security, anti-fraud, biometrics, call center, Finovate alum
Source: Crunchbase, Finovate

CUneXus
Consumer lending platform
Latest round: $5 million Series A
Total raised: $6.65 million
HQ: Santa Rosa, California
Tags: Consumer, credit, loans, underwriting, mobile, account opening, Finovate alum
Source: Finovate

DailyPay
Payment provider to employees & contractors
Latest round: $5 million Series A
Total raised: $6.5 million
HQ: New York City
Tags: SMB, payments, payroll, HR, benefits
Source: Crunchbase

Bigstone Capital
SMB lending marketplace
Latest round: $3 million Seed
Total raised: $3 million
HQ: New South Wales, Australia
Tags: SMB, credit, loans, underwriting, commerical loans, crowdfunding, P2P, investing
Source: Crunchbase

Verifly
Drone insurance
Latest round: $2.7 million Seed
Total raised: $4.86 million
HQ: New York City
Tags: Consumer, SMB, insurance
Source: Crunchbase

AlphaFlow
P2P real estate investment management
Latest round: $2.16 million Seed
Total raised: $2.28 million
HQ: San Francisco, California
Tags: Investors, advisors, P2P lending, investing
Source: Crunchbase

HashRabbit
Cloud hashing for blockchains
Latest round: $1.65 million Seed
Total raised: $2.34 million
HQ: San Francisco, California
Tags: SMB, institutions, blockchain, security, bitcoing, payments, crypto-currency
Source: Crunchbase

ET Index
Investor tools to manage carbon risk
Latest round: $1.5 million Seed
Total raised: $3.1 million
HQ: London, England, UK
Tags: Investors, traders, advisors, investing
Source: Crunchbase

Faircent
P2P lending platform
Latest round: $1.5 million Series B
Total raised: $5.75 million
HQ: Haryana, India
Tags: Consumer, credit, loans, underwriting, peer to peer, investing
Source: Crunchbase

Finexio
B2B payments network
Latest round: $1 million Seed
Total raised: $1 million
HQ: San Mateo, California
Tags: SMB, payments, B2B, billing, invoicing, accounts receivables management
Source: Crunchbase

PledgeMe
Equity & loan crowdfunding platform
Latest round: $860,000 Equity Crowdfunding
Total raised: $960,000
HQ: Wellington, New Zealand
Tags: Consumer, SMB, non-profits, credit, loans, underwriting, P2P, peer to peer, investing
Source: Crunchbase

First Access
Alt-credit score & risk management for financial institutions in emerging markets
Latest round: $750,000 Debt
Total raised: Unknown
HQ: New York City
Tags: Consumer, credit, loans, underwriting, solar energy, home equity
Source: Crunchbase

Remitware Payments
Remittance provider, RemitR
Latest round: $590,000
Total raised: $590,000
HQ: Mumbai, India
Tags: Consumer, SMB, payments, funds transfer, FX, remittances
Source: Crunchbase

RateHub
Financial services comparison site
Latest round: $495,000
Total raised: $495,000
HQ: Toronto, Ontario
Tags: Consumer, credit, loans, mortgage, deposits, lead gen, price comparison, discovery
Source: Crunchbase

AppIDentify
Residential real estate valuation system
Latest round: Undisclosed
Total raised: Unknown
HQ: Atlanta, Georgia
Tags: Consumer, home buying, mortgage
Source: Crunchbase

Duocaitou
Real estaete crowdfunding platform
Latest round: Undisclosed
Total raised: Unknown
HQ: Bejing, China
Tags: Consumer, credit, loans, underwriting, P2P, investing, rental real estate
Source: Crunchbase

FintecSystems
Data provider to financial institutions
Latest round: Undisclosed Series A
Total raised: Unknown
HQ: Munich, Germany
Tags: Institutions, metrics, analytics, information, BI, underwriting, risk management
Source: Crunchbase

Red Dot Payment
Payment processor
Latest round: Undisclosed
Total raised: Unknown
HQ: Singapore
Tags: SMB, credit/debit cards, payments, acquring, merchants
Source: Crunchbase

Otly
Spending platform for families
Latest round: Undisclosed investment from Uber
Total raised: Unknown
HQ: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tags: Consumer, spending, budgeting, youth market, PFM, mobile
Source: FT Partners

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