FILED UNDER: InsurTech, Venture Capital

Introducing Brewer Lane Ventures

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Brewer Lane Venture is a new, Boston-based VC firm focused on early-stage InsurTech and FinTech startups. Former New York Life President and Chief Investment Officer John Kim is the founder, and veteran investor Martha Notaras joined the firm in January as … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: FinTech, Startups, Venture Capital

Another Strong Year of Fundraising for Boston FinTechs

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There were at least 35 financing events resulting in more than $540 million in capital raised by Boston-area FinTech startups in 2019 — significantly more than any previous year except 2018 when Cambridge Mobile Telematics raised $500 million (all from Softbank) on … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: FinTech, Insurance, Startups, Uncategorized

The Future of Benefits? (part two)

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This is the second half of our interview with Kristen Tyrell, co-founder and CEO of Catch, which is building a portable benefits platform for workers who don’t receive their benefits from an employer. (Find the first half here.) Q.     Can you measure … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: FinTech

Don’t Miss 2019 Boston FinTech Week September 9 – 12

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It’s almost here! Since 2017, FinTech Sandbox has organized Boston FinTech Week, putting on stage key leaders from the world of digital finance and FinTech. You won’t want to miss the upcoming 3rd edition. More than 200 speakers from 120 organizations … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: Accelerators, Financial Services, FinTech

MassChallenge FinTech

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MassChallenge is an industry-agnostic accelerator program designed to strengthen the global innovation ecosystem by accelerating high-potential, early-stage startups. The Boston-based not-for-profit provides free office space, makes significant cash awards to its most promising participants, and takes no equity. If you … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: Blockchain, Marketing, Venture Capital

B2B Marketing Advice from Mike Troiano, Newest Partner at G20 Ventures

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Mike Troiano joined G20 Ventures as the third general partner almost a year ago. The Boston-based firm invests in “early traction” stage (late seed/early A), East Coast enterprise software companies. (Here’s a post from a few years ago on the … READ MORE

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