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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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TransferWise launches Facebook Messenger bot for easy global money transfers

The international money transfer service will let users use the popular social media messaging service to send money and create alerts. 

International money transfer service TransferWise has introduced a new Facebook Messenger bot, letting customers send money and create...…

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UK challenger bank Monzo raises £19.5M with another £2.5M in crowdfunding planned

Monzo raised £13M from Thrive Capital, £5 M from Passion Capital, and £1.5M from Orange Digital Ventures, the venture arm of telco Orange

Monzo, one of a number of so-called “challenger” banks in the U.K. aiming to re-invent the current account, has disclosed a new funding...…

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Thomson Reuters unveils innovation lab in Singapore

Thomson Reuters has officially opened Thomson Reuters Labs – Singapore.

The innovation facility aims to collaborate with customers, tech...

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Singapore fintech investment down 65% in 2016: KPMG

Overall investment falls to US$214m; number of deals dips by 2 to 28, indicating slide in average deal value

In 2016, there was a 65 per...

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The FinTech World is Looking East

The trend has been confirmed — Asia is the leading region in the world, as measured by FinTech investment. Globally VC-backed FinTech...

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Singapore Snags Another Insurtech Hub

Singapore is now recognised as having one of the most developed fintech environments in the Asia-Pacific which includes an expanding...

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Fintech players need to build bridges, not walls

Nice header! Feels the industry is heading in this directions, while at the same time several disruptive models may be replace old...

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SolarisBank raises €30m in funding round

Berlin based API-accessible banking platform SolarisBank has raised €30m in Series B funding led by Index Ventures. The company will use...

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Amazon looking to buy Capital One?

Would be a great move! Amazon is rumored to have an interest in acquiring Capital One.  The acquisition would enable cost savings by...

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China Insuretech

Compared to developed markets, insurance penetration in China is lagging. In this report, Oliver Wyman aims to illustrate the size,...

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OnDeck Capital shares plunge on downbeat outlook

OnDeck Capital shares fell as much as 24% on Thursday after the online lender clocked-up record levels of loans under management and...

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MSP Cloudreach snapped up by Blackstone

This investment by Blackstone will allow Cloudreach to continue to expand their geographic reach and further automate and expand their...

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PayPal buys TIO Networks for $233 million

California based online payments giant Paypal has agreed to acquire Canadian payment management company TIO Networks for $233 million....

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China mobile payments dwarf those in US as fintech booms, research shows

Chinese mobile payments were nearly 50 times greater than those in the US last year,

Chinese mobile payments were nearly 50 times greater than those in the US last year, market data show, highlighting Chinese internet...…

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European fintech deals hit 5-year high in 2016

Easier regulatory environment helps financial start-ups buck global decline. Europe’s advantage in financial technology has been...

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UK FinTech Funding Bounces Back in Q4 2016

Funding numbers are just like weather predictions lots of different forecast and it turns always out to be slightly different..funding...

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Kevin. Chatbot Insurance for the Sharing Economy

Today we are introducing Kevinsured.com. Kevin is a chatbot that provides micro-insurance for your P2P transactions with strangers.

From buying football tickets to renting your bicycle, Kevin insures any P2P transactions against theft, fraud, scams, etc. Anything. With...…

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PayPal is launching a fintech scholarship in Singapore

It will collaborate with SMU to offer a scholarship that is worth S$180,000 (US$126,900)

PayPal has announced that it will partner with...

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N26 users can now get a credit line in five minutes

N26 is iterating at an incredible pace these days with a ton of new product features and geographical expansions to build the most modern...

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Facebook Sizzles, Stocks Fizzle And Corporate America Proves We Can Be Friends

Sofu buys Zenbanx, Greendot graps UniRush,  and ANT buys moneygram. M&A activity is off with a great start in 2017!

Amid earnings season, it’s tough to keep track of who is up and who is down. The stock market is a scorecard, redone on a daily basis....…

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Mee heads €4.5m funding round for Global Shares

Cork, Ireland based financial services startup Global Shares has received €4.5m in Venture Funding led by technology guru Pearse Mee....

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EU Watchdog Says Too Soon for New Blockchain Rules

No specific European Union rules are needed to regulate blockchain for the time being given the sector's still limited reach, the bloc's...…

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Chinese tech IPO candidates to watch for in 2017

After a dry spell for tech IPOs in 2016, we are recording a good beginning for a new year with brightening IPO market globally. Snapchat...

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FinTech sector urged to develop local talent pool

Five polytechnic universities and the Singapore FinTech Association have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop programmes to...

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Valuing a digital bank isn't so Simple

The U.S. banking unit of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria paid $117 million for the digital banking startup. To date, the company has...

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What We Learned Designing a Chatbot for Banking

Nice practical article re Chatbots in FI

For the past year we were working on a concept of conversational interface for an online banking system that we called K2 Bank. Check out...…

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Big data, AI – and the need to stay human

The big question, think it is not only AI, but in general how digital and remote will our social and business live be versus personal...

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Bots & Banks: How AI is Revolutionizing Fintech

As a service industry Financial Sector should massively benefit from AI!

AI-powered chatbots are the next big trend in emerging technology, with Venture Beat reporting there are currently 11,000 messenger...…

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Online home-selling platform Knock racks up $32.5 mln Series A

Some good prop tech companies tackling the unique problems for homeowners or investors!

Knock, an online home-selling platform, has raised $32.5 million in Series A funding. RRE Ventures led the round with participation from...…

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Singapore is Beating the World at Fintech

As a tiny country with limited natural resources, Singapore built its outsized influence on the world as a hub of global finance. With...

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