Silicon Valley Startup Plaid has closed its first funding round since its $5.3bn takeover deal from Visa was left dead in the water. The financial API provider scooped $425m in fresh capital nearly three months to the day since its shelved acquisition.
Butter, a London based fintech platform that started life as the UK’s first Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) travel agency, has just closed a £15m funding round.
Property-focused alternative lender Landbay and Allica Bank have launched a five-year partnership worth £1bn.
Payment infrastructure provider Stripe has cemented its position as the world’s most valuable fintech following its Series H raise. The fintech raised $600m with a valuation of $95bn from a host of existing investors including Allianz X, Baillie Gifford, Sequoia Capital and Ireland’s National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA).