Global FinTech Fund:
Rakuten launched a new US$100 million global investment fund focused on investments in disruptive early to mid-stage fintech startups that offer attractive return potential with strategic relevance.
Rakuten’s prior fintech investments include Currency Cloud, WePay and Bitnet.
Rakuten Group (4755:JP) is a global Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer- and business-focused services including e-commerce, eBooks & eReading, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal and media, online marketing and professional sports. Based in Tokyo.