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 Bank 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 Bank Asia
Singapore
May 18-19, 2016

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

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Open a Next Bank chapter in your city, run events, meetups, competitions, workshops and training for your industry peers, and connect globally with your fellow Next Bankers.

What we think

Regentis Biomaterials Closes $15M Series D Funding

By | Generali Financial Holdings, Haisco Pharmaceutical Group, Israel, Medica Partners, Regentis Biomaterials, SCP Vitalife Partners, Technion Innovation Opportunities Fund, Technion Research & Development Foundation | No Comments

Regentis Biomaterials Ltd., a Princeton, New Jersey and Or Akiva, Israel-based developer of cartilage repair solutions, closed a $15m Series D funding. The round was led by Haisco Pharmaceutical Group, a Chinese pharmaceutical manufacturer, with participation from existing investors Medica Partners, SCP Vitalife Partners, Generali Financial Holdings and both the Technion Research & Development Foundation […]

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OnePark Raises €2.5M in Funding

By | France, Keolis, OnePark | No Comments

OnePark, a Cergy, France-based provider of a platform to find & book parking space, raised €2.5m in funding. Backers included Keolis. The company intends to use the funds to accelerate its sales efforts and development efforts and expand its geographic reach. Co-founded in 2013 by David Vanden Born and Gilles Latouche, OnePark allows a web […]

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ServeAnywhere Raises $250K in Seed Funding

By | Riptide Software, ServeAnywhere | No Comments

ServeAnywhere, an Orlando, Florida-based hospitality education startup, raised $250k in seed funding. Riptide Software made the investment. Led by Philip Loeffel, CEO, and Eric Kovar, ServeAnywhere provides restaurants with learning, employee management, and training content via a single a mobile training platform. The BYOD platform, powered by Riptide Elements, a configurable micro-learning services architecture that […]

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ThingLink Closes $1.3M Funding Round

By | Finland, Inventure, Run Capital, Russia, Steelhead Ventures, ThingLink | No Comments

Interactive media platform ThingLink closed $1.3M funding round. Backers included Run Capital, Inventure Oy, and Steelhead Ventures. The company intends to use the funds to expand its SaaS offering to virtual reality annotation. ThingLink is evolving from image and video annotation to 360 content, which gives publishers a larger canvas to create custom experiences. By […]

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Lantern Receives $17M Investment

By | Lantern, Mayfield Fund, SoftTech VC, Stanford University, UPMC | No Comments

Lantern, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of evidence-based online mental health wellness services, received a $17m investment. The round was led by Pittsburgh-based healthcare company UPMC with participation from previous investors Mayfield Fund, SoftTech VC and Stanford University. Founded in 2012 by CEO Alejandro Foung, Lantern provides personalized online programs coached by experienced professionals to strengthen emotional well-being. […]

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Armo BioSciences Completes $50M Series C Funding

By | ARMO BioSciences, Celgene Corporation, Clough Capital Partners, DAG Ventures, Google Ventures, GV, HBM Healthcare Investments, Industrial Investors Group, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, NanoDimension, OrbiMed | No Comments

Armo BioSciences, Inc., a Redwood City, CA-based clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on multiple oncology indications, completed a $50m Series C funding. Backers included existing investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), OrbiMed, DAG Ventures and NanoDimension, as well as new investors HBM Healthcare Investments, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Celgene Corporation, Industrial Investors Group and certain […]

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DFJ Closes $350M Early-Stage Venture Capital Fund

By | DFJ | No Comments

Menlo Park, CA-based venture capital firm DFJ has closed a new $350m early-stage fund. DFJ Venture XII, which received support from existing and new limited partners, will make seed and early-stage investments in entrepreneurs with ideas that have the potential to reinvent entire industries. Led by Partners Steve Jurvetson, Bill Bryant, Emily Melton, Bubba Murarka, […]

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Crunchbase Raises $2.2M in Series A2 Funding

By | 8 Partners, Cowboy Ventures, CrunchBase, Felicis Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, SV Angel | No Comments

Crunchbase, the San Francisco, CA-based operator of the data platform about startups, venture capital and people working in the tech world, raised $2.2m in Series A2 funding.  Backers included Salesforce Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Cowboy Ventures, SV Angel, and 8 Partners, as well as other unnamed investors. The company will use the funds to commercialize the […]

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zyBooks Raises $4M in Funding

By | Bialla Venture Partners, zyBooks | No Comments

zyBooks, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of interactive digital learning products for the higher education STEM (Science, Technology Engineering & Math) market, raised $4m in funding. The round was led by Bialla Venture Partners. In conjunction with the funding, managing member of Bialla Venture Partners, David Uri, will join zyBooks’ Board of Directors. The company […]

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Yumanity Therapeutics Raises $45M in Series A Funding

By | Alexandria Venture Investments, Biogen, Dolby Family Ventures, Fidelity Management & Research Company, Redmile Group, Sanofi-Genzyme BioVentures, Yumanity Therapeutics | No Comments

Yumanity Therapeutics, a Cambridge, Mass.-based developer of drugs for neurodegenerative diseases, raised $45m in Series A funding. The round was led by Fidelity Management & Research Company with participation from Redmile Group, Alexandria Venture Investments, Biogen, Sanofi-Genzyme BioVentures and Dolby Family Ventures. In conjunction with the financing, John Cox, executive vice president of therapeutic operations, Biogen […]

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scriptr.io Raises $4m in Series A Funding

By | Berytech Fund, Insure & Match Capital, Middle East Venture Partners, scriptr.io | No Comments

scriptr.io, a New York City-based cloud platform for IoT solutions, raised $4m in Series A funding. The round was led by Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP), Berytech Fund, and Insure & Match Capital (IM). The company intends to use the funds to expand business operations in the U.S. which includes opening a new office in […]

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Sphere Fluidics Secures $7M

By | 24Haymarket, London Business Angels, Parkwalk Advisors, Sphere Fluidics, UK | No Comments

Sphere Fluidics Limited, a Cambridge, UK-based developer of a single cell analysis system, secured $7m in the first close of its latest funding. The round, which remains open, is being led by an Asian Corporate investor with participation from 24Haymarket, ParkWalk Advisors and London Business Angels. The company intends to use the funds to accelerate […]

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Nobody is changing the conversation like Next Bank. They bring in valuable perspectives from within the industry and unique viewpoints from far beyond.

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