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 […]

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 […]

Chaser named Xero Add-on Partner of the Year for 2016

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Chaser named Xero Add-on Partner of the Year for 2016

Beacon Capital portfolio company Chaser were this week named as Xero’s Add-on Partner of the Year for 2016 from across the 500+ add-ons in their ecosystem. Chaser, who were exhibiting at Xerocon (Xero’s annual conference) this week, are transforming how Xero users chase up their customers to pay their invoices on time; saving them from the scourge 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.

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