Barclays’ Recent Investments in Fintech

The bank has participated in a few different fintech funding rounds as of late; the first was a $5.5 million Series A investment in a blockchain startup called Crowdz which operates an invoice finance platform where businesses can sell unpaid invoices to investors; the other deal occurred last week when Barclays shared they participated in the $17 million Series C round with OpenFin; OpenFin is an operating system used by 15 investment banks; Barclays is also reportedly participating in a round of a recent graduate of their Techstars fintech accelerator program. Source

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