Goldman Sachs has put $25m of funding into Raisin to drive an expansion into the US and into two additional European markets.
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
The US-based venture capital firm has hired GV’s former partner and entrepreneur-in-residence, Anish Acharya, to oversee fintech investments.
Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange DeCurret has raised $31m from a dozen corporates such as Internet Initiative Japan, Sumitomo Life, KDDI and Toppan Printing.
Creditas has received $231m in series D funding from investors including SoftBank through its Latin America Fund and Vision Fund, and Santander.
Visa has contributed to a $40m series B round for Anchorage, which is working on cryptocurrency protection technology that does not require a password.
Leapstack Data Technology will put the money from the PPDAI Group-backed $14.5m round to partner additional insurance companies in China.
Prudential Financial and existing shareholder PayU have backed a $135m series E round for Remitly, which concurrently obtained $85m in debt financing.
Opera spinout OPay has secured a funding round from investors including its parent company and Meituan-Dianping.
Tencent has contributed to a $35m series B round for Niyo Solutions, the operator of a mobile bank that gives blue collar workers access to financial services.