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Orange Growth Capital (“OGC”) is a Financial Technology Investment firm founded in the fall of 2013. We invest in high growth companies primary in EMEA and prefer to invest after the seed round, when there is proof of concept and there are some revenues.

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RSA Conference 2015: A Sneak Peek Program Chair Hugh Thompson on What to Expect

A good summary in case you were missing out. New tracks dedicated to the Internet of Things and securing the ecosystem

Running from April 20 through 24 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, this year's U.S. event revolves around the theme of change -...…

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The Unbundling Of Everything

The sharing economy and the Unbundling of Everything all nice trends. Interestingly enough they contradict e.g. UBER is bundling...

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JPMMorgan FInTech investments map

Nice Overview, and also some very nice investments made! Also interesting to see what they did not invest in: BitCoin....

But when we isolate for JPM’s FinTech moves, a few names stand out. Specifically, JPM invested in online broker Motif Investing‘s $35M...…

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LONDON FINTECH: OPEN API STANDARD FOR UK BANKS

The API debate is heating up each week growing number of reports! Very few however look into the economics of API's

Last week the Treasury announced the deadline of its call to evidence, in an attempt to consolidate an open API standard for UK banks,...…

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P2P Lending Site Funding Circle Raises $150M Led By DST At A $1B+ Valuation

Making it 2 known unicorns (1Bn+ valued companies) in the UK. Transferwise and FundingCircle. Which one will be the next?

 Funding Circle — a London-based peer-to-peer platform for small businesses to get loans, and investors to put up money to finance those...…

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World Bank reports massive drop in number of unbanked

700 million became account holders in 2011-2014. Mobile money in Africa helped also for a massive boost!

From 2011 and 2014, 700 million people became account holders at banks, other financial institutions, or mobile money service providers,...…

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Personal cashflow forecaster MoneyStream raises $3.2 million

May be this is the breakthrough personal Financial Money management tool...to date results in general for PFM have been disappointing

MoneyStreamMoneyStream, a new personal finance service, enables consumers to see how much money they will have each day for the year...…

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Will SAP buy Tradeshift

Interesting article on the impact FinTech start-ups also have on the established IT companies.

In short, and similar to IBM, Tradeshift is building its own ecosystem through the incorporation of third-party apps that compliment...…

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Digital Lender Atom Taps Investors For £75m

That's quite a high pre-live round outside the US!

The UK's first digital-only bank is tapping investors for £75m in fresh funding as it inches towards a green light from regulators that...…

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Citi looks to build a global ecosystem for FinTech

City was with City ventures clearly already one of the earlier movers in banking, interesting article on their broader plan

FINEXTRA: Why is Citi investing in the Citi Mobile challenge? RUIZ: It is not just a question of Citi, it is how the industry is...…

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Behind PayPal’s Foreign Assets Violations

Wonder how well the FinTech Start-ups are organised to prevent AML issues like this?

In 2009, the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) blacklisted an individual named Kursad Zafer Cire. Mr. Cire...…

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UBS to Open Blockchain Research Lab in London

Good to have a focused initiatives as most of these initiatives are so broad that it is hard to get meaningfull impact out of it

Swiss banking giant UBS UBS +0.57% is to open a technology lab in London. Bloomberg News Swiss banking giant UBS is to open a technology...…

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