26 US Payments Companies That Raised Money in 2015

In the payments industry, highly used terms such as unbanked and underbanked have been the mantra for multiple startups. The FinTech payments sector has seen large rounds of funding since it is hot property today.

There’s never a dull moment in the payments space. Below is the detailed list of investments for all the 26 companies who have raised more than $1 billion in investments in 2015.


Funding: $275 million in Series B funding

Investors: Lightspeed Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Jefferies Group, Spark Capital

Country of Origin: USA

Affirm is a next generation financial services company which offers installment loans to consumers at the point-of-sale. Affirm enables people to take out simple loans and turn any purchase into a few monthly payments.


Funding: $1 million in seed round

Investors: Y Combinator, T5 Capital, Ludlow Ventures

Country of Origin: USA

Final issues credit cards that give consumers total control over their merchant relationships.


Funding: $2.6 million through venture capital funding

Investors: Novatron Ltd., QueensBridge Venture Partners, Fresco Capital, MetaLab, RTA Capital, Deerfield, Y Combinator

Country of Origin: USA

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