Chime has increased its valuation nearly tenfold in 18 months and is worth $14.5bn following a $485m series F round that included existing shareholder Access Industries.

US-based mobile bank operator Chime has completed a $485m series F round backed by Access Technology Ventures, an investment vehicle for diversified conglomerate Access Industries, CNBC reported on Friday. Coatue Management, Iconiq Capital, Tiger Global Management, Whale Rock Capital, General Atlantic, Dragoneer Investment Group and DST Global also took part in the round. Chime is…

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