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Founded Year

2019

Stage

Loan | Alive

Total Raised

$2.189B

Valuation

$0000 

Last Raised

$1B | 6 mos ago

About Wayflyer

Wayflyer provides a revenue-based financing platform for e-commerce merchants. The company offers an analytics platform to analyze marketing performance on a daily basis and helps e-commerce businesses with insights for their decision-making. It was founded in 2019 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.

Headquarters Location

19-22 Baggot Street Lower Dublin 2

Dublin,

Ireland

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ESPs containing Wayflyer

The ESP matrix leverages data and analyst insight to identify and rank leading companies in a given technology landscape.

EXECUTION STRENGTH ➡MARKET STRENGTH ➡LEADERHIGHFLIEROUTPERFORMERCHALLENGER
Financial Services / Digital Lending Tech

The revenue-based financing platforms market offers an innovative approach to funding for businesses seeking capital without traditional equity or debt financing and instead exchange a percentage of their future revenues. This arrangement enables entrepreneurs to access growth capital without diluting ownership or incurring fixed interest payments. These platforms use advanced algorithms and data …

Wayflyer named as Leader among 15 other companies, including Clearco, Outfund, and Arc Technologies.

Wayflyer's Products & Differentiators

    MCA

    Merchant Cash Advances is the flexible funding we provide our customers to work within their budget and ensure the money we provide is working for them at all times, not sitting around doing nothing. We receive a percentage of daily sales to pay us back within a specified time limit and a fee on top of it for the company.

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Expert Collections containing Wayflyer

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Wayflyer is included in 3 Expert Collections, including Digital Lending.

D

Digital Lending

2,187 items

This collection contains companies that provide alternative means for obtaining a loan for personal or business use and companies that provide software to lenders for the application, underwriting, funding or loan collection process.

U

Unicorns- Billion Dollar Startups

1,229 items

F

Fintech 100

249 items

250 of the most promising private companies applying a mix of software and technology to transform the financial services industry.

Latest Wayflyer News

Wayflyer, GoStudent-backer Speedinvest closes latest fund at €350M with over €1B in AUM

Jan 31, 2024

Vienna-based early-stage VC Speedinvest just announced that it closed Speedinvest 4, its oversubscribed fourth early-stage fund at €350 million, which is €50 million more than its €300 million target. With this, the total assets under management (AUM) of the VC fund account for over €1 billion. Speedinvest will use the fund to deepen its commitment to supporting its portfolio and helping early-stage startups scale to global success. Several new LPs joined the final close of Speedinvest 4, including Aviva, PwC Germany, Bitburger, ODDO BHF, and Abeille Assurances Ventures. Long-term investors, the European Investment Fund (EIF), and first-time investors, Generali alongside other globally recognised government funds, banks, insurance companies, pension funds, and large family offices. Many of Speedinvest’s founders have also committed funds, including from Bitpanda , GoStudent , Billie, Planetly, TWAICE, and Yokoy. Speedinvest 4 investments The firm has already made investments from the latest fund fintech startup Finres , customer support SaaS platform Surfboard , battery recycling outfit Cylib , healthtech startup Fertifa, travel tech Fairlyne , and climate-tech Neocarbon . VC’s investment portfolio Led by Oliver Holle, founder, CEO and Managing Partner, Speedinvest invests across all stages of growth ranging from seed to pre-IPO investing. Its portfolio includes also includes wefox , Wayflyer , Open, CoachHub , Schüttflix, TourRadar, Adverity, Kittl , TWAICE, and 300+ additional companies. Also, the VC firm has offices in Berlin, London, Munich, Paris, and Vienna. In late 2022, ‍Speedinvest raised €500 million of new capital to help European startups scale to global success. Of this, €300 million was invested into innovative new pre-seed and seed tech startups through Speedinvest 4. The remaining capital was reserved for selective follow-on co-investments in existing Speedinvest portfolio companies to support their long-term growth. The Speedinvest 4 follows the raise of a €80 million Climate & Industry Opportunity fund . Oliver Holle, CEO and Managing Partner at Speedinvest, said: “Now more than ever, Speedinvest remains committed to its sole mission: helping companies build their category-defining business in the early days – when it matters the most. This incremental capital gives us even more firepower to support our courageous, innovative entrepreneurs in their journey to global success as we stay consistent with our target portfolio size.” “Aviva is investing more in early-stage businesses. Becoming an LP in Speedinvest and investing in some of the most promising new digital and tech firms will bring us closer to emerging technology and consumer trends, helping us create great outcomes for our customers”, said Ben Luckett, Managing Director, Venture Capital, Aviva. “While we are driving innovation forward internally at PwC Germany, we also get inspired by new developments in the market every day. By being a corporate investor in Speedinvest we get the opportunity to support founders inventing new technologies and platforms  – ultimately contributing to long-term growth prospects and fostering the European innovation ecosystem”, said Florian Nöll, Partner and Head of Corporate Development & Innovation, PwC Germany. “We are delighted to announce our commitment to Speedinvest 4, a new step in our journey towards fostering innovation and entrepreneurship. Speedinvest has been a leading force in pan-European early-stage venture since 2011 and has become one of Europe’s largest and most active pre-Seed and Seed investors. By committing capital to this final close, we are strengthening our positioning as an investor of the European tech environment, fostering an innovation culture in our businesses to provide cutting-edge solutions to our customers and stakeholders”, said Madani Safsaf, Head of Abeille Assurances Ventures.

Wayflyer Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Wayflyer founded?

    Wayflyer was founded in 2019.

  • Where is Wayflyer's headquarters?

    Wayflyer's headquarters is located at 19-22 Baggot Street Lower, Dublin.

  • What is Wayflyer's latest funding round?

    Wayflyer's latest funding round is Loan.

  • How much did Wayflyer raise?

    Wayflyer raised a total of $2.189B.

  • Who are the investors of Wayflyer?

    Investors of Wayflyer include Neuberger Berman, J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse, QED Investors, Left Lane Capital and 13 more.

  • Who are Wayflyer's competitors?

    Competitors of Wayflyer include Ampla, Liberis, Banxware, Flow48, Viably and 7 more.

  • What products does Wayflyer offer?

    Wayflyer's products include MCA and 1 more.

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Ritmo

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8fig

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