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French fintech company Lydia lands additional $86 million from Accel, closing Series B at $131 million

On Dec 17, 2020
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French financial services platform Lydia has announced a whopping extension of its Series B round, raising an additional $86 million led by Accel. The round now rests at $131 million, which it claims is the largest round ever raised by a French fintech startup. ...

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On Dec 17, 2020
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RT @tech_eu: French fintech company @applydia lands additional $86 million from Accel, closing Series B at $131 million https://t.co/D8dSxopzyT @Accel @TencentGlobal @XAngeVC @groupe_duval @NewAlphaAM @founders_future #France #Paris #fintech #payments https://t.co/nYSpOQ9XiC
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French fintech company Lydia lands additional $86 million from Accel, closing Series B at $131 million

French fintech company Lydia lands additional $86 million from Accel, closing Series B at $131 million

French financial services platform Lydia has announced a whopping extension of its Series B round, raising an additional $86 million led by Accel. The round now rests at $131 million, which ...

Lydia extends Series B by a further $86 million

Lydia extends Series B by a further $86 million

French mobile payments startup Lydia has extended its Series B funding round, raising an additional $86 million led by Accel.

Morning Brief 8.26.20: Visa adds bitcoin startup to fintech program

Morning Brief 8.26.20: Visa adds bitcoin startup to fintech program

Japan's running out of card numbers; and other information you need to start your day, from PaymentsSource and around the web.

GO-JEK Pairs With P2P Lenders To Boost FinTech In S. Asia

GO-JEK Pairs With P2P Lenders To Boost FinTech In S. Asia

Indonesian ride-hailing and online payment company GO-JEK is expanding its financial technology services through partnerships with three peer-to-peer (P2P) lending firms: Findaya, Dana Cita ...

Fintech Infrastructure 101 - Overview & Market Landscape

Fintech Infrastructure 101 - Overview & Market Landscape

Financial Technology (“Fintech”) startups are companies targeting all of the core financial applications including Banking ($7T), Wealth Management ($75T), Capital Markets ($74T), Lending ...

How regulation created a fintech boom in Brazil

How regulation created a fintech boom in Brazil

Ralf Germer and Alex Hoffmann, co-founders of PagBrasil, explain what stays behind the fintech boom in Brazil 

German Fintech Startup N26 Nabs $300M Series D At $2.7B Valuation

German Fintech Startup N26 Nabs $300M Series D At $2.7B Valuation

The funding represents “the largest private equity financing round for a fintech company in Europe in recent years," according to N26.

Accel leads France’s largest-ever fintech round in Lydia, closing $131m Series B

Accel leads France’s largest-ever fintech round in Lydia, closing $131m Series B

Lydia, the mobile app adored by French millennials, is now ramping up its ambitions

21 of The Most Exciting And Fastest Growing Startups In The UK

21 of The Most Exciting And Fastest Growing Startups In The UK

The UK startup ecosystem may not be as vibrant as the startup scene in the US but the UK, and specifically London, has long been the epicentre of startup activity and VC funding in Europe.

Banking And Fintechs Will Align More in 2020, Say CB Insights and Mastercard

Banking And Fintechs Will Align More in 2020, Say CB Insights and Mastercard

Because consumers now expect credit and payment to be integral parts of the overall experience, banks are transforming how they deliver products, and fintechs and digital players have moved ...

Google set to offer banking current accounts

Google set to offer banking current accounts

The tech giant plans to partner with banks and credit unions in the US to offer current accounts.

French Fintech Lydia Locks in $45 Million

French Fintech Lydia Locks in $45 Million

TechCrunch reported this morning that French mobile payment app Lydia has raised $45 million (€40 million) in a round led by Tencent. With existing investors CNP Assurances, XAnge, and New ...

Can Europe's Digital Banks Successfully Storm US Market?

Can Europe's Digital Banks Successfully Storm US Market?

The US historically has been an extremely fragmented market with severe limitations on interstate and even branch banking for much of its history, so customers tend to remain loyal to the ...

Tencent leads $44.7M Series B funding into Paris-based fintech Lydia

Tencent leads $44.7M Series B funding into Paris-based fintech Lydia

Lydia, a Paris-based fintech super app, said it raised $44.7 million (40 million euros) in Series B funding, led by Chinese gaming and social media giant Tencent, to scale its mobile ...

Google moves into Venmo and bank territory with checking accounts and updated payment app

Google moves into Venmo and bank territory with checking accounts and updated payment app

Google will let you open a bank account or pay friends through the new version of its app rolling out Wednesday. 

Fintech Leader ClickSWITCH Secures $13 Million in Series B Funding, Accelerating Growth

Fintech Leader ClickSWITCH Secures $13 Million in Series B Funding, Accelerating Growth

ClickSWITCH, a turn-key solution that simplifies and automates the switch of direct deposits and recurring payments for financial institutions’ new and existing account holders, announced ...

Revolut to move its Irish accounts to Lithuania due to Brexit; launches new metal cards for business customers

Revolut to move its Irish accounts to Lithuania due to Brexit; launches new metal cards for business customers

Revolut to move its Irish accounts to Lithuania to ensure the company can continue to serve its non-UK customers and hedge amid Brexit.