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Ribbit Capital

Ribbit Capital

Ribbit Capital is a global venture capital firm focused on fintech (financial technology). It was founded in 2012 and is located in Palo Alto, California.

History

The firm was founded by Meyer Malka and focuses on technology companies involved in lending, payments, insurance, accounting, tax preparation and personal financial management. Malka states that Ribbit Capital invests in already established companies. It generally invests between $2 million and $15 million in early stage financial start ups. The firm has invested mostly in companies headquartered in the United States, Latin America, and Europe.

Investments

The firm has invested directly in Bitcoin. In addition to direct investments in Bitcoin, Ribbit has financed five Bitcoin companies. Other notable investments include Robinhood, Battery Ventures, Cross River Bank, Lending Home, and Root.In 2018, United Kingdom-based unicorn start-up Revolut raised $1.7 billion with investment contributions from venture capital firms including Ribbit.

Ribbit Capital has raised five funds as of 2019. There was a $100 million fund in 2013, a $125 million fund in 2014 and a $226 million fund in 2015, a $300 million fund in 2017, and a $420 million fund in 2018.

Timeline

Funding Rounds Participated In

Associated investment funds

Invested in

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Antonio Bravo Acín

Investor

Cary Cole

Investor

Jay Reinemann

Investor

Kyle Matson

Employee

Meyer Malka

Founder

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Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Fintech Investor Ribbit Capital Sets $420 Million Goal for Its Latest Fund

Ana Alexandre

Web

September 13, 2018

Robinhood Raises $323 Million From DST, Sequoia, and Ribbit Capital

Daniel Kuhn

Web

July 22, 2019

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Interview with Nick Shalek of Ribbit Capital and Dan Romero of Coinbase - IIF Spring Membership Meet

June 6, 2014

Micky Malka of Ribbit Capital @ CoinSummit

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Omar Faridi
August 26, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
Balance, a payments experience platform for B2B digital commerce, acquires $25M via Series A led by Ribbit Capital.
FinSMEs
August 17, 2021
FinSMEs
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August 10, 2021
WebWire
Helium Inc., a pioneer in decentralized wireless networks, today announced Andreessen Horowitz with additional participation from Ribbit Capital, 10T Holdings, Alameda Research, and Multicoin Capita l invested $111 million into the Helium Network. The new raise will accelerate the rollout of its decentralized 5G network and support mobile network operators (MNOs) and mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) as they leverage Helium 5G to expand their coverage. The investments signal...
Omar Faridi
May 19, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
AI enhanced investment management provider Vise secures $65M via Series C led by Ribbit Capital, Sequoia Capital.
Jordan Crook
May 18, 2021
TechCrunch
Vise today announced a $65 million Series C financing round led by Ribbit Capital, with participation from existing investors including Sequoia. The startup launched on the Disrupt Startup Battlefield stage in 2019 and has since raised upwards of $125 million. Vise uses an AI-powered platform to give independent financial advisors the same level of data as [...]
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