FINTECH FINALS 2016

Startups exhibit free and compete for big prizes at the largest FinTech startup event in Asia. Plus some of the worlds best thought leaders will be on stage and in break out session. January 2016, Hong Kong

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Upcoming Events

Next BankĀ FinTech Finals 2016,
Hong Kong
January 25-26, 2015

Asia’s biggest showcase of FinTech startups, thought leadership and expertise. 40 startups exhibit, 24 selected to pitch on stage for big prizes.

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Next Bank USA
Silicon Valley
May 12, 2016

Next Bank USA is coming to Silicon Valley, with a stellar lineup. Get in touch to be a part of it.

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Next BankĀ Asia
Singapore
June 2, 2016

Next Bank Asia returns to Singapore, with a stellar lineup. Get in touch to be a part of it.

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Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Closes $34M Series A Financing

By | Altitude Life Science Ventures, ARCH Venture Partners, Partner Fund Management, Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, Venvest Capital | No Comments

Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a Westlake Village, Calif.-based development stage company focused on aesthetics and medical dermatology, closes $34m Series A financing. The round was led by Arch Venture Partners with participation from Altitude Life Science Ventures, Partner Fund Management, and Venvest Capital, as well as direct investment from several prominent aesthetics and medical dermatology industry […]

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Stance Raises $30M in Series D Funding

By | August Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Menlo Ventures, Mercato Partners, Shasta Ventures, Sherpa Capital, Stance | No Comments

Stance, a NY- and Livemore, CA-based lifestyle apparel company, raised $30m in Series D funding. The round was led by Mercato Partners with participants returning investors August Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, Menlo Ventures, Shasta Ventures, and Sherpa Capital. The company intends to use the funds to continue its growth and expansion into strategic, direct-to-consumer […]

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Stance Raises $30M in Series D Funding

By | August Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Menlo Ventures, Mercato Partners, Shasta Ventures, Sherpa Capital, Stance | No Comments

Stance, a NY- and Livemore, CA-based lifestyle apparel company, raised $30m in Series D funding. The round was led by Mercato Partners with participants returning investors August Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, Menlo Ventures, Shasta Ventures, and Sherpa Capital. The company intends to use the funds to continue its growth and expansion into strategic, direct-to-consumer […]

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E la Carte Receives $15M in Debt Financing

By | Bridge Bank, E la Carte, Trinity Capital Investment | No Comments

E la Carte, a Redwood City, CA-based smart dining company, received $15m credit facility. Bridge Bank and Trinity Capital Investment provided the debt financing. The company is using the new financing to refinance its existing debt structure and reduce its debt service costs as well as provide additional working capital to complement their equity investment […]

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VividCortex Raises $4.5M in Series A Funding

By | Battery Ventures, Jaffray Woodriff, New Enterprise Associates, VividCortex | No Comments

VividCortex, a Charlottesville, VA-based database performance monitoring platform for enterprises, raised an additional $4.5m in Series A funding. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) with participation from previous investors including Battery Ventures and Jaffray Woodriff. The company will use the funds to accelerate product development and sales. Founded in 2012 by Baron […]

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Digital Foodie Receives Strategic Investment from EnterWorks

By | Digital Foodie, Enterworks, Finland | No Comments

Digital Foodie, Ltd., a Helsinki, Finland-based provider of a cloud platform that allows grocers of all sizes to deploy an advanced on-demand commerce solution, received a strategic investment from EnterWorks Holding Company, a provider of master data management (MDM) and product information management (PIM) solutions. The amount of the deal was not disclosed. The company […]

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Ionic Raises $8.5M Series A Funding Round

By | Arthur Ventures, Founder Collective, General Catalyst Partners, Ionic, Lightbank | No Comments

Ionic, a Madison, WI-based provider of an SDK to build hybrid mobile apps, raised an $8.5M Series A funding round. The round was led by General Catalyst with participation from existing investors Lightbank, Arthur Ventures, and Founder Collective. The company, which has raised $12.2m in total funding, to continue to develop and add features to […]

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Levyx Closes $5.4M Series A Round of Funding

By | Amino Capital, Levyx, OCA Ventures, Sumavision USA, zPark Capital | No Comments

Levyx Inc., an Irvine, CA-based processing technology that reduces infrastructure costs associated with big-data applications, closed a $5.4m Series A round of funding. The round was led by Chicago-based OCA Ventures with participation from Amino Capital (a.k.a. zPark Capital) and Sumavision USA Corporation, as well as individuals from EMC and SAP. The company intends to […]

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JP Nicols, Bank Innovators Council

Next Bank is where the future of finance is discussed, debated and defined.

Aman Narain

More than just an innovation showcase or trade show, Next Bank brings together the brightest minds in and out of the industry to share ideas and provide a vision for next gen banking.

Jim Marous, The Financial Brand

Next Bank is a great community of thought leaders, startups, industry players and subject experts that are keen to bring productive change to the financial industry.

Markus Grnick, Startup Bootcamp Fintech