Tag "Y Combinator"

Y Combinator Makes Job Cuts to Shift Focus Back to Early Stage Investing

Technology startup accelerator Y Combinator (YC) announced that it will be shifting its focus back to early stage investing and is forced to make some layoffs as a result. YC’s President and CEO Garry Tan said in a blog that

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B2B Fintech Platform Fazz Raises US$100M Series C Led by Tiger Global

Southeast Asian fintech Fazz — a business account for businesses of all sizes to pay, save and get credit — has raised US$100 million in Series C funding. The US$75 million in equity includes investment from existing investors such as

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Zidisha: Crowdfunded Microloans to Reduce Poverty

In the context of financial inclusion, fintech holds boundless potential. Fintech players, who use software and digital platforms to deliver financial services to consumers, are helping in making financial products and services more attainable than ever. According to Julia Kurnia,

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