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Affirm revealed its IPO paperwork. Here's a look inside the buy now, pay later frenzy, the new twist on financing that is a must have for everyone.

Klarna markets itself as a 'smoooth shopping' experience. Thomas Concordia/Getty Images Point-of-sale financing isn't new, but it's gotten renewed attention as a wave of startups like Affirm, Afterpay, and Klarna acquired millions of new users during the coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday, Affim published its S-1, the paper detailing its planned initial public offering.  These fintechs offer consumers the ability to buy now, pay later, both online and in-store. And now, incumbents ...
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M1 Finance raises $33M Series B as it reaches $1.45B AUM

Today M1 Finance, a Chicago-based fintech startup focused on consumer finance, announced that it has closed a $33 million Series B. Left Lane Capital led the round, with participation from Clocktower Technology Ventures and Jump Capital. The firm has raised around $54.5 million to date. M1 Finance caught TechCrunch’s attention earlier in the year when it crossed the $1 billion assets-under-management (AUM) mark. When TechCrunch learned of its impending Series B, we wanted to know how fast the...
Tags: Travel, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Finance, Chicago, Cac, Barnes, AUM, Brian Barnes, Clocktower Technology Ventures, Recent Funding, Finservices, M1 Finance, Left Lane Capital

CTV raises about $70 mln for sophomore fund

Clocktower Technology Ventures, a venture arm of Clocktower Group, has closed its second fund at about $70 million. Clocktower Technologies II LP’s investors include chief investment officers at global hedge funds, a university endowment, a Canadian pension, a sovereign wealth fund and an outsourced chief investment officer. The fund invests in early-stage fintech companies. PRESS RELEASE SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Clocktower Technology Ventures (“CTV”), the venture capital investment ...
Tags: London, Trends, Funds, North America, CTV, Santa Monica CA, Ben Savage, OCIO, Clocktower Technology Ventures, Clocktower Group, Europe CTV

Security startup Paladin Cyber raises $3.6 mln led by Lightbank

San Francisco-based Paladin Cyber, which provides cyber protection services for small and medium businesses, announced that it has raised $3.6 million in seed funding. Lightbank led the round, which included participation from Aquiline Technology Growth, Haystack, Argo Ventures and Clocktower Technology Ventures, as well as existing investors Ground Up Ventures, Hemi Ventures, Sutardja Ventures and Y Combinator. As part of the funding, Lightbank Managing Director Vic Pascucci will join the board...
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, Lightbank, Paladin, VC Deals, Vic Pascucci, Clocktower Technology Ventures, Aquiline Technology Growth Haystack Argo Ventures, Ground Up Ventures Hemi Ventures Sutardja Ventures

Five Questions with Ben Savage, partner at Clocktower Technology Ventures

Few VC-backed fintech public companies at moment GPs are returning to LPs for more capital quickly Fintech startups starting to rebundle financial services. Ben Savage of Clocktower Technology Ventures, a noted fintech investor, is responsible for Clocktower’s private-market activities. The Santa Monica, California, VC has funded companies such as Embroker, MoneyLion, Currency, CircleUp, Papaya and bread. What […]
Tags: Trends, People, Financial Services, Fintech, Uncategorised, Santa Monica California, Ben Savage, Lps, Clocktower Technology Ventures, Firms and Funds, Embroker MoneyLion Currency CircleUp Papaya

Civic Data Startup LiveStories, Estate App Tomorrow Ideas Raise Cash

Here’s a look at funding news for two interesting Seattle-area technology startups this week: LiveStories raised $10 million to grow its civic data analysis and visualization business and Tomorrow Ideas raised $2.6 million to support a new estate planning app. —LiveStories, an online service for creating visualizations and analysis of civic data such as infant mortality rates and migration patterns, has raised $10 million. The Series A funding round was led by Ignition Partners with True ...
Tags: Startups, Trends, It, Vc, Seattle, True Ventures, Data Visualizations, Maveron, Ignition Partners, National blog main, Seattle blog main, Seattle top stories, TechStars Seattle, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Founder's Co-op, Plug And Play