Liberis Named on the 2023 CB Insights’ Fintech 100 List
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Liberis recognized for achievements in Embedded Finance
“Representing 24 different countries across the globe, this year’s Fintech 100 is shaping the future of real-time payments, spend management automation, embedded finance, and more,” said Chris Bendtsen, Lead Fintech Analyst, CB Insights. Together, they are not only increasing the pace of innovation, but launching new products and features to revolutionize the industry as a whole. I cannot wait to see what this cohort accomplishes next.”
Liberis CEO Rob Straathof commented: “We’re incredibly proud to be featured in CB Insights’ Fintech 100 list. This recognition underscores our ongoing dedication to redefining financial services and empowering businesses worldwide. It’s a testament to our team’s relentless pursuit of innovation and customer-centricity. We’re excited to continue our mission to closing the ever-expanding small business funding gap.”
Liberis offers two products that seamlessly integrate into their partners’ ecosystems, providing their merchants with fast and convenient access to funding. Liberis Core is a white-labeled, online journey hosted by Liberis, enabling partners to go live and provide funding to their merchants in a matter of days or weeks, instead of months. Meanwhile, Liberis Create integrates with partners through a single, customizable API, ensuring a superior customer journey for their merchants, who can apply and receive funding in just four clicks.
Utilizing the CB Insights platform, the research team selected these 100 winners from a pool of over 19,000 private companies, including applicants and nominees. They were chosen based on factors including – including equity funding, investor profiles, business relationships, R&D activity, news sentiment analysis, competitive landscape, proprietary Mosaic scores, and Yardstiq transcripts – and criteria such as tech novelty and market potential. The research team also reviewed thousands of Analyst Briefings submitted by applicants.
Quick facts on the 2023 Fintech 100:
- Equity funding and deals: The Fintech 100 includes a mix of companies at different stages of maturity, product development, and funding. The cohort has raised nearly $22B in equity funding across 381 deals since 2019.
- Unicorns: There are 31 companies with $1B+ valuations on the list.
- Global Reach: This year’s winners represent 24 different countries across the globe. Forty-three percent of the selected companies are headquartered in the US. The UK comes in second with 12 winners, followed by Singapore with 7. Additionally, some emerging markets stand out with multiple winners this year. For example, India has 3 winners, while Indonesia and Egypt each have 2.
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Liberis builds flexible embedded finance solutions that empower businesses and provide positive impact. Founded in 2007, Liberis is a leading global embedded finance platform with a mission to provide small businesses with accessible and responsible finance, based on the belief that funding should always be a positive force for small businesses. Liberis provides partners with the technology platform and financial solutions to offer hyper-personalised and accessible funding, empowering their small business customers to grow their revenues. With over 25 global strategic partners and direct reach to more than 1 million small businesses, Liberis has provided nearly $1bn of funding in over 50,000 transactions, enabling over 100,000 jobs to be created and saved. Liberis’ revenue-based finance is a form of receivables finance, not a loan. Amounts advanced are subject to status and our underwriting process before any offer can be made. Visit www.liberis.com
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