Saving, not spending, is the new hotness in fintech

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private firms, public markets and the grey-haired opening in between. Yesterday news broke that Robinhood is on the hunt for brand-new fund at a approximately flat valuation, per friend of…

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Political fixer Bradley Tusk closes second fund on $70M

Tusk Venture Partners, the venture capital firm led by Bradley Tusk and organizing collaborator Jordan Nof, has secured $ 70 million for its second flagship fund, the firm has confirmed to TechCrunch following a report by Fortune this morning. Fundraising…

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Payment startup Chipper Cash raises $6M for Southern Africa expansion

African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has raised a$ 6 million seed round led by Deciens Capital. The San Francisco-based company offers mobile-based , no reward, P2P payment business in six countries: Ghana, Uganda, Nigeria, Tanzania, Rwanda and Kenya. Chipper…

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