Affirm began trading on the Nasdaq on Wednesday with its shares jumping by more than 100% in the first day, laying the groundwork for huge growth in the buy now pay later space.
US-based venture capital firm Valar Ventures has raised up to $11.6m for its sixth co-investment fund, so far.
The fund counts more than $1bn in total committed capital and aims to back growth-stage companies in China as well as global markets.
Perygee, a company providing a lightweight and complete security platform for IoT and OT, has raised $4.75m from a seed investment round.
Vulnerability remediation platform Vicarius has scored $24m from a Series A financing raise led by AllegisCyber Capital, JVP and AlleyCorp.
Bengaluru-based digital insurance startup Plum raised $15.6m in its Series A funding round led by Tiger Global.
Digital identity verification company ForgeRock has closed a $93.5m Series E round at a time when the sector is poised for massive growth.
PropTech-focused venture capital firm MetaProp has closed its second vehicle on $40m, making it more than 50 percent oversubscribed.
Singapore-based FinTech banco has raised $6.7m in a Series A funding round led by SBI Group.
Global payments platform Airwallex has been granted a Major Payment Institution License in Singapore by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) under the Payment Services Act.