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: , , , , , |

FinReach strengthens its position

FinReach strengthens its position as a leading software-provider in the international B2B financial market   ●      The German Software as a Service-Provider for financial institutions expands its reach to Austria and Spain; further European countries will follow in 2018 ●      The digital account switch service of FinReach is now offered by over 500 banks ●      Clients can switch their accounts from one bank to another [...]

2018-03-08T12:17:45+00:00November 28th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

FinLeap Raises €39 million

Press Release 41 Charlotte Square Edinburgh, EH2 4HQ 17 July 2017 Shackleton is delighted to confirm today that FinLeap has closed a €39 million funding round led by international investors, including German insurer Signal Iduna Group, the SBI Group from Japan, and the Dutch Bank NIBC.  German reinsurer Hanover Re also invested further in the round, thereby cementing their ongoing trust in the cooperation [...]

2019-11-26T16:30:57+00:00July 17th, 2017|Categories: Funding, Press Release|Tags: |

FinLeap Forms de:Hub for Fintech

Press Release 41 Charlotte Square Edinburgh, EH2 4HQ 17 July 2017 Shackleton is delighted to announce that FinLeap’s new Headquarters in Berlin has been selected by the German Federal Government as the official hub for German FinTech innovation. The company builder has now moved from its previous head office in Berlin-Mitte to Charlottenburg. The digitalization of the international financial services industry will be driven [...]

2019-11-26T16:29:23+00:00July 17th, 2017|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

Shackleton Victoria Invests in German Fintech

Press Release 41 Charlotte Square Edinburgh, EH2 4HQ 10 February 2017 Shackleton announces today that it has launched the first close of its fourth fund: Shackleton Secondaries Victoria.  The fund focuses on financial technology investments. The central investment of the fund will be a 13% shareholding in FinLeap GmbH, a leading Fintech company builder, based in Berlin. Renowned for its fast execution, innovative and [...]

2019-11-26T16:32:30+00:00February 10th, 2017|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |
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