London-Based Open Banking Startup TrueLayer Raises $130M Led by Tiger Global, Stripe


London-based open banking startup TrueLayer has raised $130 million in funding in a spherical led by Tiger Global and Stripe.

  • The elevate values TrueLayer’s at greater than $1 billion, thus giving it “unicorn” standing.
  • Open banking, for which TrueLayer offers infrastructure, permits clients to transact with companies extra seamlessly through bank-to-bank funds, circumventing the necessity for debit and bank cards to make purchases and register with platforms.
  • “People find themselves endlessly typing in the 16 digits of their debit cards, trusting unknown websites to store their card details, deferring to credit cards for bigger purchases, and getting stuck in clumsy authentication loops,” CEO Francesco Simoneschi said in an announcement Monday.
  • Removing this requirement has the potential to negate among the onboarding frictions for crypto companies. TrueLayer goals to permit on the spot deposits and withdrawals via a single integration between the person’s checking account and the crypto platform.
  • TrueLayer counts such corporations as digital banking service Revolut and crypto funds app MoonPay amongst its shoppers and has seen 400% development in month-to-month quantity and 800% development in month-to-month worth up to now in 2021.

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