Sardine raises $51.5M led by a16z to sniff out fishy fintech transactions

As fintechs become more efficient, so too do fraudsters. “Faster instant payments mean faster fraud,” Sardine CEO and co-founder Soups Ranjan told TechCrunch. That’s the thesis behind his startup, which uses behavioral, financial and device-specific...

Sardine raises $51.5M led by a16z to sniff out fishy fintech transactions

As fintechs become more efficient, so too do fraudsters. “Faster instant payments mean faster fraud,” Sardine CEO and co-founder Soups Ranjan told TechCrunch. That’s the thesis behind his startup, which uses behavioral, financial and device-specific...

Fintech app Portabl raises $2.5M to help consumers securely store financial data

Fintech Portabl announced the closing of a $2.5 million seed round today led by Harlem Capital Partners. Portabl, founded by Nate Soffio and Alex Yenkalov, also launches its beta today for institutional use. It provides identity management and protection for financial...

Fintech app Portabl raises $2.5M to help consumers securely store financial data

Fintech Portabl announced the closing of a $2.5 million seed round today led by Harlem Capital Partners. Portabl, founded by Nate Soffio and Alex Yenkalov, also launches its beta today for institutional use. It provides identity management and protection for financial...

Private equity’s gatekeepers get serious about tokens

Welcome to Chain Reaction, where we unpack and explain the latest in crypto news, drama and trends, breaking things down block by block for the crypto curious. For our Thursday episode this week, we dug into the institutional embrace of blockchain by stodgy financial...