What have VCs and fintech entrepreneurs learned after the last five years’ rounds of financing? Forbes.
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Episode Six, a next-generation financial technology provider, today announced that it has secured $7 million of its Series A funding. The round was led by HSBC and includes investments from Mastercard and SBI Investment Co., Ltd., which first invested in Episode Six through its FinTech Business Innovation Fund in 2017. Yahoo Finance.
Award winning Danish fintech ARYZE is launching a USD $15 million funding round after selecting Episode Six and IBM to support initiatives aimed at solving the inefficiencies of today’s payment systems. AryzeBlog
One of Episode Six’s goals is to help companies around the world with digital transformation, enabling them to easily adapt to shifts in market demand. The Financial Revolutionist
The four new partners have joined the Visa Fintech Fast Track program and will collaborate with Visa to enable faster go-to-market for fintechs that want to build, test and launch new payment solutions. Finextra
BBVA’s not sure if consumers or merchants will want to use an e-commerce marketplace to make bill payments in the same way they buy clothes — but if they do, BBVA wants to be the one to provide the necessary technology. PaymentsSource
Following recent moves by PNC and JPMorgan Chase, expect to see a “snowball effect” as financial institutions aim to boost security and control of personal information. BankingDive
Global payments company, Visa, recently joined hands with four global finance firms to help fintechs in over a dozen Asia Pacific markets launch digital payment solutions. Moneycontrol.com
Visa has added Episode Six as a fintech partner in the card brand’s Fast Track Program in Asia Pacific. PaymentsSource