We are pleased to be further supporting Jaidev Janardana and the Zopa team with a £10m investment as part of their £220m round, led by SoftBank. The funding will further support their plan to help even more UK consumers improve their financial health and access great borrowing and saving products.
Last month we hosted Sivert Rossnes Foss, a student from world-renowned Oslo-based BI Norwegian Business School, for a week-long internship. Learn about the projects and events Sivert got involved in.
Augmentum Fintech has invested in capital markets trading platform, Wematch with participation from Deutsche Börse, Illuminate Financial and J.P. Morgan.
Augmentum Fintech CEO Tim Levene spoke to Citywire Ian Horne about how to spot the future winners of fintech on the The Fintech Show podcast.
DueDil announce a new Strategic Partnership with Artesian Solutions, bringing together two of the UK’s leading FinTechs to transform the ability of the UK FSI Sector to find the right customers, onboard them quicker and keep them for life.
Monese and Investec have established a partnership to launch a digital current account in Britain. Investec will adopt Monese’s technology, offering digital banking to its existing wealthy customers before the launch of business accounts.
We are pleased to have invested in Anyfin in their Series B round. Anyfin leverages technology to allow credit-worthy consumers the opportunity to improve their financial wellbeing by consolidating and refinancing existing credit agreements with improved interest rates, as well as offering smart budgeting tools.
Congratulations to Grover for reaching €100 million in Annual Recurring Revenue. An amazing achievement from the Grover team! A big win for the circular economy as more people embrace a more sustainable way to use technology through flexible access. Read more here.
‘Augmentum Fintech is one of Europe’s leading venture capital investors focusing exclusively on the fintech sector’, says David Kempton in his latest piece for Citywire.
Investors’ Chronicle explores the boom in late-stage venture in fintech and how investment trusts provide access to the market in their latest article.
Wayhome has officially launched their ‘Gradual Homeownership’ model which aims to help aspiring homeowners who are unable to obtain a traditional mortgage to buy a home get on the housing ladder
‘The trust has returned nearly 45% and has issued additional equity to double in size. The recent 15% drop in the share price provides a great opportunity for the sceptics to jump aboard.’
Congratulations to Grover as they announce raising $1 billion in financing, the largest financing round for a startup within the circular economy space.
Augmentum CEO Tim speaks to Investment Week for their latest piece to discuss the substantial changes he has seen within the fintech sector.
‘British fintech firms continue to attract huge amount of international investment…this is due to London’s continued strength as a financial centre where most business is done in English, its access to top tier universities, a diverse talent pool, and strong support from regulators and government’, says Janine Hirt, CEO of Innovate Finance.
We are delighted to announce our partnership with the global alternative asset management group, Tikehau Capital, who have €29.4 billion of assets under management (as of 31 March 2021) plus developed a wide range of expertise across four asset classes (private debt, real assets, private equity and capital markets strategies) as well as multi-asset and special opportunities strategies.
‘Habito One is finding traction amongst groups like older homeowners, those in their 50s who are looking for total repayment stability during the remainder of their mortgage’, says Dan Hegarty.
‘The fintech-focused venture capital investor said the target size of its initial issue will now be up to £55 million ($75.9 million), increased from £40 million.’
John Baron covers Augmentum in his latest ‘Investment Trust of the Moment’ update.
“Augmentum’s businesses are making strong progress. Annual results to March 31 this year showed that the portfolio is now valued at more than £180 million, up from £136 million in 2020.”