End of life fintech Farewill has raised an additional £20mn and is working on a big push into the funeral industry; the round was led by Highland Europe and supported by existing investors including Augmentum Fintech; Highland Europe Partner Stan Laurent tells AltFi that Farewill is “an extraordinary blend of compassion and tech-fueled efficiency. For too long, the wills and funeral industry has been largely geared towards profit over purpose. Since our first meeting with Dan, we knew that Farewill had the ingredients to radically disrupt the industry. We’re excited to back them as they broaden their ambition.”; the deal was done all virtual due to the pandemic, find out more about how Farewill’s completed their virtual capital raise when Michael Sidgmore of Broadhaven Ventures interviews Farewill CEO & Founder Dan Garett on LendIt Fintech Digital next week. AltFi.
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