FILED UNDER: Venture Capital

There’s a New Fund in Town – An Interview with Bill Wiberg of G20 Ventures

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Boston-based G20 Ventures recently announced the closing of its first fund with $63.5MM in assets. G20 was founded and is led by Bill Wiberg and Bob Hower, industry veterans who will be familiar to many from their years at Advanced … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: FinTech, Innovation, Startups

Introducing FinTech Sandbox

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FinTech Sandbox is a new non-profit focused on giving early-stage financial services and FinTech entrepreneurs access to financial data for product development and testing. While it is based in Boston, its mission is to promote entrepreneurship and financial technology innovation … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: FinTech, Startups

2nd Annual Boston FinTech Meetup Demo Night

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The Boston FinTech Meetup group held its second demo night Tuesday, with six companies presenting to a standing room only audience at the IBM Innovation Center in Kendall Square. Here’s a rundown of the presenters, in alphabetical order. Cardinal Wind … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: FinTech, Startups, Venture Capital

Greater Boston FinTech Funding 1H 2014

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These are the FinTech startups in the greater Boston area that announced new funding in the first six months of 2014: Consumer United – $14MM Kensho – $10MM peerTransfer – $6.2MM Swipely – $20MM Did I miss anyone? If so, … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: Banking, FinTech, Startups

Q&A with Dan O’Malley of Eastern Labs

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I was excited to read that Eastern Bank hired the team behind PerkStreet and created Eastern Labs, with the objective of leveraging the bank’s resources and data to build new financial service technologies, and of digitizing the bank. Dan O’Malley, … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: FinTech, Uncategorized, Venture Capital

Lightning Round With Jeff Bussgang of Flybridge

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Jeff Bussgang is General Partner at Flybridge Capital Partners, an early-stage VC firm with offices in Boston and New York. Jeff is currently a board member at FinTech startups Plastiq and SimpleTuition, as well as at AdTech firm DataXu. He … READ MORE

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Q&A With Maia Heymann of CommonAngels

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CommonAngels is a small venture capital fund with over 60 Boston-area angel investors and a few family offices as its limited partners. The group is currently investing from CommonAngels Ventures Fund IV, which regulatory filings show had its first close … READ MORE

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