January 31st Report: Top FinTech Funding Rounds

Where we all hope fintech is headed: Visa acquiring Plaid for $5.3B and Stripe over $20B. Buckle up.

On the other side of the fintech funding coin are two Series As. SF-based Aumni cashed in $10M to free VC data and analytics from its human mind confines – more data! Sneaky NYC-based Forwardlane garnered an undisclosed amount to continue doing “mind-boggling” things with AI and wealth management.

63.63% of our list this week are seeds, soon to be saplings. First up, Gentem and its platform to help physicians get instant reimbursements and pay off the mountains of medical school debt. Knox Financial helps customers convert their home into a passive income money machine. Rapidly wants to completely virtualize tax and accounting practices.

Representing our northern neighbor is Montréal-based Lexop. Fintech meets debt collection to “remove friction from collections”. Similarly based is Contxtful technologies, harvesting eyeballs with its receptivity score. Returning home from our Canadian sojourn is U-Nest – the app that lets you bank for your child’s college fund. TomoCredit smashes through the no-credit-history barrier by analyzing alternative data sources. Last but not least, Kurtosys serves up an end-to-end digital platform for financial service organizations.




Name Funding Type Money Raised Lead Investor Announced
Series F $240,000,000 -- Jan 14, 2020
Series A $10,000,000 SVB Financial Group Jan 28, 2020
Seed $3,700,000 Susa Ventures Jan 15, 2020
Seed $3,000,000 Greycroft Jan 27, 2020
Seed $1,840,000 -- Feb 1, 2020
Seed $1,800,000 Anges Quebec Jan 28, 2020
Seed CA$2,000,000 -- Jan 29, 2020
Seed $1,500,000 -- Jan 15, 2020
Pre-Seed -- -- Jan 20, 2020
Series A -- -- Jan 23, 2020
Series D -- Vistara Capital Partners Jan 23, 2020
Source: Crunchbase

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