For Simple, an online bank trying to overthrow the tyranny of traditional banks, its biggest milestones yet couldn’t be timed any better.
Online payment network Dwolla has pulled in$16.5 million in a third funding round led by elite venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.
Online investment manager Nutmeg opens for business in the U.K.
Funding news was rather slow today, but then again, it’s the end of the week. And no one wants to release major news with Google is stealing all the spotlight at this week at its Google I/O conference. However, here are a few (and I do mean a few) deals that caught our eye.
Citigroup on Thursday said that computer hackers broke into the bank’s network and accessed data on 200,000 North American bank card holders.
eWise, a company that allows people to to make secure online payments, today announced it has secured a second round of funding for $14 million.
Consumers bewildered by a rash of resetting rates on loans and various outstanding credit lines now have the same tools banks have to aggregate all their debt in one place, after free online personal finance tool Credit Sesame launched a beta version today to help users get a complete financial snapshot all in one place.
Clovr Media, a developer of credit card-linked offers for online advertising, said today it has received $1.5 million in seed funding in order to launch a new platform that bridges the link between online deals for consumers and banks looking to re-connect their customer base.
ClairMail, which sells mobile tools for banking alerts and transactions, announced today that it has raised $13.8 million in a late-stage round of funding.