Azimo Raises $15M from Rakuten to expand into Asia

Azimo Raises $15M from Rakuten to expand into Asia

Beacon Capital portfolio company, Azimo, has raised $15 million led by Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten as the start-up looks to expand its presence in Asia. The funding round brings Azimo’s total amount raised to $40 million to-date. Existing investors eVentures, Frog Capital, Greycroft, Accion and MCI also contributed to this round of funding. To date, Azimo makes most […]

Trailblazing Women: Marta Krupinska, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Azimo

Trailblazing Women: Marta Krupinska, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Azimo

Marta Krupinska (Linkedin), co-founder and managing director of Beacon’s portfolio company Azimo has recently given an interview as part of a series on Trailblazing Women role models from around the world. It first appeared at Global Invest Her which hosts these exclusive interviews and later made its appearance at Huffington Post.  Marta is a living inspiration and […]

Michael Kent Discusses the Adoption of Online Remittance Platforms

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Michael Kent Discusses the Adoption of Online Remittance Platforms

The way we send and receive money has changed significantly over the past few years – with an increasing number of people now choosing online platforms over more traditional methods. Michael Kent, CEO and founder of Azimo, joined Voxafrica to discuss this shift.   Azimo, founded in 2012, is a London based digital money transfer […]

United Nations recognise Azimo as one of the best valued and most comprehensive money transfer services

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United Nations recognise Azimo as one of the best valued and most comprehensive money transfer services

United Nations recognise Azimo as one of the best valued and most comprehensive money transfer services; Fin-Tech start-up Azimo recognised by the UN as a major player in the global remittance market The week after Azimo announced a $20 million Series B funding round*, the London-based digital money transfer service has been recognised by the […]

In the Press: Azimo named as one ‘well-established’ solution of money transfer

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In the Press: Azimo named as one ‘well-established’ solution of money transfer

Azimo, an AngelLab portfolio company, has secured their name in the market as one of the best companies that help you avoid bank transfer hidden charges and save money. The Guardian newspaper named Azimo today when citing a case of hidden bank fees. Someone flagged in a letter to the newspaper how almost half of […]

What you should know about fintech and its positive powers

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What you should know about fintech and its positive powers

Fintech is the application of technology in financial services to create disruptive business models and inclusive products. Innovation in any sector creates winners and losers, and fintech will be no different.

Azimo Featured on CNN Report

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Azimo Featured on CNN Report

Azimo CEO Michael Kent featured on a CNN report “The Future of Money Transfer”.  

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