Rakuten Capital

Rakuten Capital

Rakuten Capital


Uber and Cabify pause services in Barcelona after taxi strike turns violent

Tech.eu , TechCrunch

Report: Cabify holds acquisition talks with Lyft, looking for up to $3 billion

Strategy Taxis
$20,000,000 Venture capital (Series C)

Money Transfer Company Azimo Closes $20M Series C Funding

Funding Payments
$24,000,000 Venture capital (Series C)
FinSMEs , PE Hub

Simplesurance Raises $24M in Series C Funding


Uber rival Cabify has raised another $160M at a $1.4B valuation

Apps & Services Global
Tech.eu , FinSMEs

Cabify hits 13 million customers globally, raises $160 million from Rakuten and others at $1.4 billion valuation

Funding Taxis
$36,000,000 Angel
Tech.eu , Bloomberg , FinSMEs , +1

Insurance tech firm PremFina raises $36 million in debt and equity funding

$100,000,000 Venture capital (Series D)

Cabify nets $100M to take on Uber in Latin America, reportedly raising $400M more

Taxis Funding Global

Spanish ride-hailing app Cabify raises $100 million in fresh funding round

Funding Global
Undisclosed funding
allianz , Handelsblatt Global Edition

Allianz cooperates with simplesurance - Press

Undisclosed funding

Insurtech Startup Simplesurance Receives Minority Investment from Allianz Group

Global Funding
$15,000,000 Venture capital
CNBC , TechCrunch , FinSMEs , +2

A money transfer start-up got $15M from the ‘Amazon of Japan’ to take on a $600B market


Weekly Business Update: Tech versus the law, $120M for Cabify, and more

$120,000,000 Venture capital (Series C)
Tech.eu , TechCrunch , FinSMEs , +2

Spain's Cabify scores $120 million from Rakuten and others to rival Uber in Latin America and Europe

Global Funding
GSMArena.com , TechCrunch

Lyft partners with Waze as new default app for driver directions

TechCrunch , TNW , WSJD , +3

Lyft, Cabify, 99Taxis & Others To Integrate Waze’s Routing Software In Their Own Apps

Taxis Cloud

Disrupting transportation: Spanish judges reject temporary suspension of Blablacar and Cabify

$12,000,000 Venture capital (Series B)
novobrief , TechCrunch

Cabify raises $12M from Rakuten to expand in Latam and join the last-mile delivery race

Business Insider

The 11 biggest fintech investments in London so far this year


Mastercard's HomeSend & Azimo Launch New Mobile Money Services Throughout Africa

Payments Global