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More than $1 Billion Raised by Alums in Q3 2015

sackofmoneyFinovate alums raised about $1.1 billion in the third quarter of 2015.

The fundraising in Q3 of this year is more than 5x last year’s Q3 tally of $194 million, and 6x the 2013 total of $171 million. The number of deals was up as well: 40 last quarter compared to 17 in Q3 a year ago, and 23 in Q3 2013.

There were also four acquisitions:

Top 1o Fundings in Q3:

  • Twilio: $130 million
  • Kabbage: $120 million
  • Behalf: $119 million
  • Kreditech: $92 million
  • Fenergo: $75 million
  • ShopKeep: $60 million
  • BankBazaar: $60 million
  • Radius: $50 million
  • Payoneer: $50 million
  • RealtyMogul: $35 million

Total: $1.07 billion raised by 40 alums

July: $748 million raised by 16 alums

August: $153 million raised by 12 alums

September: $173 million raised by 12 alums

If you are an alum that raised money in the third quarter of 2015, and do not see your company listed, please drop us a note at We are eager to share your good news! Funding received prior to becoming a Finovate alumnus is not included in our research.