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Willkommen Finlex!

Or why we invested in the leading German wholesale broker for Financial Lines.

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Co-leading Mooncard’s Series B: let’s reach for the stars!

A never ending problem for companies…

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What are the most promising trends in BtoB Payment?

A current overview of one of the hottest sector in Fintech

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Who won the 2021 Euro ̶F̶o̶o̶t̶b̶a̶l̶l̶ Fintech league? ⚽🔮

So far, 2021 has been a crazy record year fundraising-wise for tech companies — especially fintech. And last week, just after the…

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We’re thrilled to lead Hawk AI’s $10m Series A!

At BlackFin, we deeply believe in the use of IA to detect abnormal patterns and fight against fraud — which is one of the greatest concern…

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Tervetuloa Tesseract! (It means ‘welcome’ in finnish)

For a year now, the crypto landscape has been booming. Despite the recent volatility and decrease in values, crypto market cap remains…

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Congrats to Memo Bank for its €13m extension round!

A few months after we led its €20m Series A, Memo Bank raises €13m with Serena Capital.

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Glad to double down on Insurtech champion Akur8!

Our first investment in Akur8 was also our first disclosed investment in 2020. Since then, a lot of things happened for the company — in…

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From Seed to $100m Series B: Agicap’s incredible journey

In less than 2 years, Agicap has raised a total of $121m, and successfully expanded its activities to Europe. Today, we’re very proud of…

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We’re doubling down on Epsor to build the future of savings

The fintech raised a €20m funding round led by Gaia Capital Partners, with Augmentum Fintech, existing investor Partech and of course…

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2021 Fintech and Insurtech predictions

BlackFin Tech team view on what to expect from insurtech in 2021

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How has Insurtech brought value to insurers in 2020?

In the first 3 quarters of 2020, European insurtechs have raised more than €480m so far through a little more than 50 deals — among which…

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Tere tulemast (=Welcome) Modularbank!

We are proud to lead Modularbank’s first external round alongside the Estonian fund Karma Ventures

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¡Bienvenido a Bdeo!

We are proud to announce our very first investment in Spain, in the brilliant Madrid-based Bdeo, alongside K Fund and Big Sur Ventures.

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Why you should add an independent director to your board

In the public world, it’s very common — even mandatory in some jurisdictions, to have independent directors sitting at the executive board…

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Thrilled to be part of Descartes Underwriting $18.5m Series A

18 months after we first led the Insurtech seed round, we are glad to announce our new investment in Descartes Underwriting, alongside…

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Herzlich Willkommen, Hypatos!

We are proud to share with you our most recent investment in Germany: we invested in Hypatos, a deeptech startup that is set to completely…

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Which fintech tribe do you belong to?

A brand naming analysis over 300 fintech startups & 10 years in Europe. This article is an update of the “Hi! My name is (what?)” series I…

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Ravelin secures $20m Series C

Just a year after BlackFin led Ravelin $10m Series B, we are glad to announce that the London-based payment fraud detection specialist…

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Welcome Memo Bank: the future of SME banking!

Memo Bank: why you should remember this name (and why we are investing!)

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Welcome to the BlackFin Tech family, Likvido!

Today, we are pleased to announce our 9th investment (and second Danish deal!): Likvido.

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Welcome to the BlackFin Tech family, Likvido!

Today, we are pleased to announce our 9th investment (and second Danish deal!): Likvido.

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Cash is King : that’s why we’re investing (again) in Agicap

Today, we are more than happy to support Agicap again. Seven months after the announcement of Agicap’s first round of funding (2,4 million…

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With Akur8, let’s give superpowers to insurance actuaries!

Akur8 is our first (disclosed) investment of 2020. We are glad to lead this €8m Series A and be joined by US insurtech-focused fund MTech…

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Presenting the 2020 French Fintech Landscape

For the third year in a row, we are very proud to share with you the French Fintech Landscape. We mustered all our energy together with…

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InsurTech for SMEs — A new era of customization & flexibility?

In the general opinion, there is the feeling that SMEs are not that well served by insurers — traditionally because they have small basket…

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Let’s celebrate neobanks!

It’s no secret: over the past decade, neobanks have flourished all over Europe. Starling, Revolut, Monzo, Qonto, N26, LunarWay, Shine…