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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

Associated investment funds

17 Results

Funded Companies

18 Results
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Figure is a San Francisco-based company that uses blockchain technology to provide home equity loans online.

Nubank is a financial technology company based in Brazil.

GuiaBolso is a company founded by Benjamin Gleason.

UPGRADED is a sport company founded by Sandy Khaund.

Jetty is an insurance company.

Juniper Square is a software as a service company.

Viva Republica is a financial services company.

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Antonio Bravo Acín

Investor



Cary Cole

Investor



Jay Reinemann

Investor



Kyle Matson

Employee



Meyer Malka

Founder



Nick Shalek

Partner



Nikolay Kostov

Partner



Shan M

Investor



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



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