Airwallex, a cross-border payments platform founded in Australia, said it has raised $160 million from investors including Salesforce and Australian bank ANZ. Now based in Hong Kong, the startup was valued at $1.8 billion in the latest round of financing. The company said it will use the money to grow its operations in Europe and the U.S. and expand into new markets including the Middle east....
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Patreon Considers Public Listing as Soon as This Year
Patreon, the online service that allows podcasters, musicians and other artists to receive direct financial support from fans, is considering a public listing as soon as this year, said a person with knowledge of discussions. The San Francisco startup has met with banks and has been approached by special purpose acquisition companies, though the latter path to the public markets isn’t...
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