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We are delighted to share this recent news from FinLeap's CEO Ramin Niroumand. The fintech sphere has been quite dynamic in recent weeks. The developments in the Wirecard case continue to dominate international news as the story gradually unfolds. However, there is also positive fintech news to share. Despite the summer break, many companies are working on their comebacks following the Corona crisis. The finleap [...]

2020-07-09T15:53:57+00:00July 8th, 2020|Categories: Funding, News|Tags: , , , , |

FinLeap launches Joonko

Shackleton investee, FinLeap today announced that it has created Joonko a new consumer finance portal.  Joonko has other prestige backers including Ping An and Raisin - who besides offering funding are strengthening the new company's technology platform. Joonko will help German consumers choose the right financial products for their personal saving and protection needs. With EUR10 million in seed capital under its belt, the portal [...]

2020-03-03T02:02:10+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , , |

Elinvar secures backing from Goldman Sachs

FinLeap investee Elinvar announced today that it has secured Goldman Sachs as the lead investor for its latest funding.  This is yet another example of the quality of FinLeap's portfolio companies and ecosystem. Elinvar is a digital platform for asset and wealth managers. Its platform covers the complete value chain - from the client’s website to the consultation and the investor portal.  It provides an [...]

2019-05-15T13:26:13+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Funding, News|Tags: , , |

FinLeap acquires Penta to strengthen its Ecosystem

Shackleton investee Finleap announced today the acquisition of Penta, the digital business banking solution.  Penta will complement a number of Finleap portfolio companies, and will work particularly closely with Beesy, which offers digital banking and accounting for freelancers in Italy. Penta delivers fast and easy business banking. It counts over 5,500 digital businesses (including for example AirHelp, bepro11 and Global Digital Women) as customers. [...]

2019-04-11T08:24:53+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Acquisition, News|Tags: , , |

Marriage with Figo

Shackleton portfolio company FinLeap today announced the merger of Figo and Finreach solutions. Both companies are well-known fintech pioneers. Finreach is already a FinLeap company. Figo was formed in 2012 and has to date received some €10 million from angel investors, Deutsche Börse, and Berliner Volksbank Ventures. The merger will create the leading European Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) API platform for finance. - Markus Dränert, Cornelia Schwertner [...]

2019-04-11T08:26:16+00:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Acquisition, News|Tags: , , , , |

ELEMENT Secures €23 million

We are delighted to announce that ELEMENT, the digital insurance platform developed by Shackleton investee FinLeap has secured a further €23 million in funding. ELEMENT is a fully digital white-label insurance product factory, which is fully licensed by Germany's regulator BaFin to write P&C insurance business. ELEMENT's business partners can offer to their customers modern property and casualty insurance products and a digital customer experience [...]

2019-04-11T08:27:00+00:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: Funding, News|Tags: , , |

FinLeap raises over €40 million in ground-breaking funding

Shackleton investee FinLeap, which is now Europe's largest fintech company builder, today announced that it has raised EUR 41.5 million in an investment round, led by Ping An‘s Global Voyager Fund. Ping An, a leading Chinese financial services firm, is the world‘s largest insurance company by market capitalization and a widely recognized fintech and healthtech innovator. "Since our launch four years ago, we have been [...]

2019-04-11T08:27:15+00:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Funding, News|Tags: , , , |

Clark breaks European insurtech financing record with US$29M Series B round

Insurance-robo-advisor Clark today announced the closing of a US$29 million financing round, the largest Series B financing of any European insurtech to date, led by FinTech investor Portag3 Ventures and transatlantic fund White Star Capital. Existing investors, including Coparion, Kulczyk Investments and Yabeo Capital, also invested new funds in the Frankfurt and Berlin-based company, bringing total financing to date to US$45 million. Shackleton investee, FinLeap, [...]

2019-04-11T08:28:37+00:00April 25th, 2018|Categories: Funding, News|Tags: , , , |

solarisBank raises $70 million from Visa, BBVA, and others

Berlin-based banking platform raises EUR 56.6 million (USD 70.1 million) BBVA, Visa, Lakestar and ABN AMRO DIF to join as strategic investors Current investors Bertelsmann subsidiary, Arvato Financial Solutions and Japanese SBI Group re-invest solarisBank was formed by Shackleton-backed FinLeap two years ago, with FinLeap remaining the leading shareholder   Berlin, 08/03/2018 – solarisBank, the first banking platform with a full banking license, has successfully [...]

2019-04-11T08:29:32+00:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Funding, News|Tags: , , , |

FinLeap launches Infinitec – CFO as a service for SMEs

FinLeap today announced that it has launched its newest venture serving the "B2B2SME market". Infinitec provides SaaS solutions for banks, insurances and corporations who are targeting small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs).  Its software solution makes it possible for SMEs to plan and manage company finances at a glance while providing direct access to custom-made banking and insurance products. They are the major pillar of the German [...]

2018-03-08T12:16:53+00:00January 14th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |