AAICO targets businesses in regulated industries including, Insurance, Healthcare and Financial Services, which are document, process and resource heavy. Through targeted investments and partnerships with like-minded management teams, AAICO applies its proprietary AI technology to legacy business models to deliver measurable margin improvements. WeWork had a tumultuous 2019, which saw its $47B valuation slashed to just $8B after its S-1 revealed intense unprofitability, drama surrounding its co-founder and CEO Adam Neumann, and subsequent mass layoffs.
There is a prevailing attitude among many in the fintech industry that heightened regulation will be the death of innovation. The Financial Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Women Leaders in Financial Technology of Europe for 2022. This year’s awardees represent some of the most accomplished women leading organizations and teams across various segments of the financial technology sector… Dave Stephenson oversees Airbnb’s global finance function and is responsible for financial management, planning and reporting, accounting, tax, treasury, investor relations, corporate and business development, real estate, and procurement.
The France-based health insurance startup used the deck to raise its Series A, with the stated goal of becoming “the leader in France” for health insurance. Since launching, the company has raised $363M, with its latest round netting it a $1.68B valuation. It covers 260,000 people, with 14,000 enterprise clients per the company’s website. Foursquare’s 2009 pitch deck outlined a vision of its app being a “part friend-finder, part social city-guide, part social-game,” but Foursquare has since evolved into a location data company with 15B+ data points regarding where people spend their time and money.
Ackman broke a record in July when he listed shares of Pershing Square Tontine Holdings, raising $4 billion in a blank-check offering and pledging to stump up another $1 billion of his firm’s own cash. With a potential $5 billion as bait and mature technology firms as possible targets, an outgoing call to Bloomberg’s firm – unsolicited and unappreciated as it might be – wouldn’t be a surprise. Founded in 1993 by brothers Tom and David Gardner, The Motley Fool helps millions of people attain financial freedom through our website, podcasts, books, newspaper column, radio show, and premium investing services. The Financial Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Financial Technology Leaders of New York for 2022.
Stanley Capitalis a European and US focused mid-market private equity firm using a research and technology-based approach to identify opportunities in the growing sustainable investment sectors of Resource Efficiency, Healthcare and Technology. Stanley Capital targets businesses with Enterprise Values of $250mn to $2.5bn. They partner with management teams, in majority and minority transactions, to transform companies through growth via technology change, operational change and market consolidation. Stanley Capital was founded in 2019 by Simon Cottle, James Brooks and Patrick Hargutt and has a team of 10 professionals working closely together with its Leader Network and investor, sector and technology partners. Jeff Epstein is an Operating Partner in the Silicon Valley office, where he leads Bessemer’s CFO Advisory Board and helps portfolio company CEOs and CFOs share best practices.
As shoppers raise grocery spending due to the COVID-19 pandemic, plant-based egg startup JUST said it aims to turn an operating profit before the end of next year and then will consider an initial public offering. Wall Street’s embrace of what used to be a backwater of the stock market underscores how it is now using its heft to tip the scales in its favor. On the subject of SPACs, I recommend Lauren Silva Laughlin’s good-humored “investor intellux pills letter” to prospective backers of a $500 million Breakingviews blank-check company. Enter your email address to be the first to know about new offerings for real estate, startups and other alternative investments with strong potential returns. While it’s unclear how much Bezos invested in the firm at the time or whether he still holds all of his shares, the stock IPO’d for $68 per share and has not returned to that level.
Mom-and-pop investors have followed suit, helping fuel a frenzy for SPAC stocks in the wake of their deal announcements. The Japanese e-commerce giant is intensifying its play for shares in the massive American market for online shopping through a new deal with fintech company Payoneer. At the start of February, payments-focused fintech Payoneer announced that it would be going public through a $3.3bn merger with a special purpose acquisition company backed by Bancorp founder Betsy Cohen.
The Financial Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 50 Financial Technology CEOs of 2022. This year’s awardees represent some of the most accomplished and innovative leaders across the sector… If you aren’t already a client, sign up for a free trial to learn more about our platform. The company has seen renewed interest from consumers as the pandemic wanes.
Billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX has raised $1.9 billion in new funding, according to a regulatory. The social network that Beijing-based ByteDance is under White House orders to divest in the United States has suitors that range from the obvious to the downright odd. But some acquirers look smarter than others, and perhaps the best buyer might not be a tech company at all.
As their early clients have grown into major companies, Payoneer has grown up with them. Get stock recommendations, portfolio guidance, and more from The Motley Fool’s premium services. The Financial Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Financial Technology COOs of 2022.