Tags : Taavet Hinrikus


Ramp Swaps secures £7.1 million Seed investment led by NfX

“PayPal for crypto” platform, Ramp raises $10.1million to bring its cryptocurrency on-ramping infrastructure to more partners and people globally  Ramp is a non-custodial, full-stack infrastructure that allows developers to onboard users into crypto-based apps seamlessly in-app, without a need for any third-party crypto exchange app, so the crypto top-up takes seconds, not days In the […]Read More


Lightyear Financial secures £1.06 million Pre-Seed investment led by Taavet

EARLY TRANSFERWISE EMPLOYEES TO LAUNCH NEW FINTECH LIGHTYEAR: EUROPE’S FIRST COMPLETELY COMMISSION-FREE INVESTMENT APP Lightyear, founded by ex-Wise duo Martin Sokk & Mihkel Aamer, marries multi-currency accounts with unlimited access to global markets so customers can invest without hidden fees. Lightyear announces a $1.5 million pre-seed funding round as the first portfolio investment of Taavet […]Read More

Greater London

Better Half (t/a Paired) secures £2.54 million Seed investment led

PAIRED APP ANNOUNCES $3.6 MILLION SEED ROUND TO BRING RELATIONSHIP CARE TO MORE COUPLES Significant investment from Eka Ventures and top European angel investors, including Taavet Hinrikus of Wise and the co-founders of Runtastic Looking to grow to 100,000 paying subscribers in next 18 months New study proves regular use of Paired increases relationship quality […]Read More


Flown secures £1.2 million Pre-Seed investment from angel investors

Pioneering start-up to launch ‘deep work-as-a-service’:Serial tech entrepreneur Alicia Navarro raises £1.2m to support her latest venture Flown Flown is a new digital platform that provides knowledge workers – people who think for a living – with the physical and mental spaces in which they can work more productively and creatively Navarro, who previously founded […]Read More

Greater London

Radix DLT secures £3.2 million Seed investment led by LocalGlobe

Radix raises $4.1m from LocalGlobe and TransferWise’s Taavet Hinrikus to revolutionise how the next generation of finance is built  Radix’s funding will be used to develop the first public release of its decentralised finance protocol London, 9th July 2020: Radix DLT has raised $4.1m from LocalGlobe, and TransferWise’s Taavet Hinrikus, to bring its revolutionary decentralised […]Read More


Fidel secures £14.61 million Series A investment co-led by Nyca

Fidel Raises Series A Funding to Facilitate Rapid Fintech Innovation US investors Nyca Partners and QED Investors co-lead $18M Series A round Fidel’s suite of APIs provides tools for developers to build PCI compliant financial services products using real-time payment data from Visa, MasterCard and American Express Customers including British Airways and Klarna use Fidel […]Read More

Series B

Zego secures £33.12 million Series B investment led by Target

Flexible insurer Zego has set its sights on more European bases following a $42 million Series B round led by Target Global, Jane Connolly writes. FStech reports that TransferWise founder, Taavet Hinrikus, Latitude and existing investors, Balderton Capital and Tom Stafford of DST Global also participated in the round. Taavet Hinrikus and Target Global’s partner, Ben Kaminski will join Zego’s board. The […]Read More