Hans Morris and Nyca Partners Bridge the Coasts

The venture capital cultures of Wall Street and Silicon Valley “don’t get each other,” says former Citigroup and Visa executive Hans Morris. He founded Nyca Partners in 2014 to promote mutual understanding in identifying financial technology investment opportunities. The firm’s themes: digital advice, alternative credit, payments and infrastructure.
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Meet GoodWorld, the Startup Revolutionizing Online Charity

Now you can donate to your favorite cause just by tweeting, thanks to GoodWorld founder Dale Pfeifer.
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The 2015 Fintech Finance 35: The Financiers Who Place the Bets

For the bankers, venture capitalists and other financing and facilitating the fintech explosion, it’s not just a money game. Strategic vision and networking are just as critical.
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Bain Capital Ventures leads $225 mln round for AvidXchange

Charlotte, North Carolina-based AvidXchange, a provider of accounts payable and payment automation, has closed $225 million in funding. Bain Capital Ventures led the round with participation from Foundry Group, NYCA Partners, KeyBank, Square 1 Bank and TPG Special Situations Partners.
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Abra Raises $12M In Series A Funding For Its Bitcoin-Based Remittance Service

Abra, a remittance service built on top of the Blockchain, has closed $12 million in Series A funding. Investors in the round include Arbor Ventures, RRE Ventures, and First Round Capital. Total funding to date by the company now totals $14 million.
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