• Published on December 31, 2022
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Overview: I am actually away in South America but have provided a quick update to close out December from the Beach in Northern Brazil. Happy Holidays and good luck to everyone in 2023. I will take the time during January to determine the key themes captured through funding analysis through 2022 and what it will mean when applied in the coming year, despite the continued tricky macro landscape and the end of the easy money, speculative phase of start-up optimism.

Funding Summary

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  • Published on November 20, 2022

This week I cover 14 transactions that were covered in Crunchbase over the last 14 days across Pre-seed to Series B, and raising in total a bit over US$100ml. Segments covered this week included the following:

Crypto/Blockchain: Asset Management, Defi Staking, and Real Estate Investing, Wealthtech: Impact Investing, Private Equity Investing (for mass affluent), Advisory platform for value investing, Lending: Home Ownership, via Shared Equity, Student financing, Banking: LGBT+ friendly banking, Insurtech: Automated and Intelligent Claims Management, Payments: Pay and go, Real-Time Bank Payments, Personal Finance: Subscription Managment

All deals covered below and commentary to provide a bit of colour on each transaction that I tracked. Enjoy.

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Roger Portnoy

Fintech and WealthTech Entrepreneur, Strategic Advisor to PE and VC firms in UK and US, Using Data Science and Open Finance to help entrepreneurs