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FINANCE | Payments (non-internet/mobile)
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Investments

45

Portfolio Exits

24

Partners & Customers

10

About American Express

American Express (NYSE:AXP) is a global payments, network, and travel company with a wide range of products & services including charge and credit cards, business credit cards, Plenti rewards program, travel services, gift cards, prepaid cards, merchant services, Accertify, corporate card, business travel, and traveler's cheques.

American Express Headquarters Location

200 Vesey Street 50th Floor

New York, New York, 10285,

United States

+1 212 640 2000

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Expert Collections containing American Express

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

Find American Express in 4 Expert Collections, including Fortune 500 Investor list.

F

Fortune 500 Investor list

590 items

This is a collection of investors named in the 2019 Fortune 500 list of companies. All CB Insights profiles for active investment arms of a Fortune 500 company are included.

C

Conference Exhibitors

6,062 items

Companies that will be exhibiting at CES 2018

P

Payments

2,323 items

Companies and startups in this collection enable consumers, businesses, and governments to pay each other - online and at the physical point-of-sale.

F

Fintech

7,442 items

US-based companies

Latest American Express News

WebBank to issue credit cards in the American Express network

Aug 17, 2022

Wednesday 17 August 2022 08:56 CET | News US-based WebBank has partnered with American Express to issue credit card and payment solutions that include American Express benefits. WebBank announced today an agreement with American Express to become a card issuer and participant in the American Express network. The credit card network selected WebBank as one of its key issuing banks focused on the fintech industry. Commenting on the news, WebBank’s officials stated that they are happy to have a strategic alliance with American Express that broadens the product offerings that they’re able to make available through their strategic partner platforms. Together they aim to create value for the fintech community. American Express’ representatives said that integrating WebBank into their ecosystem is another step toward augmenting fintechs to offer payment innovations on the Amex network. They look forward to working closely with WebBank to continue expanding the reach of the brand and bringing new benefits to fintechs and consumers. About WebBank Since its inception in 1997, WebBank has originated and funded over USD 155 billion in consumer and commercial credit products. WebBank is a national issuer of consumer and small business credit products through strategic partner (brand) platforms, which include retailers, manufacturers, finance companies, Software-as-a-Service, and financial technology companies. The bank engages in a full range of banking activities including consumer and commercial loan products, revolving lines of credit, credit cards, private-label card issuance, auto-refinancing, and more.

American Express Investments

45 Investments

American Express has made 45 investments. Their latest investment was in Black Girl MATHgic as part of their Grant - II on December 12, 2020.

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American Express Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

12/9/2020

Grant - II

Black Girl MATHgic

$0.03M

Yes

1

11/4/2019

Grant

The SRI Foundation

$0.22M

Yes

1

1/10/2017

Series E

iZettle

$15.7M

Yes

8

2/26/2014

Corporate Minority

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10

7/3/2013

Series C

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$99M

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10

Date

12/9/2020

11/4/2019

1/10/2017

2/26/2014

7/3/2013

Round

Grant - II

Grant

Series E

Corporate Minority

Series C

Company

Black Girl MATHgic

The SRI Foundation

iZettle

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Amount

$0.03M

$0.22M

$15.7M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

1

8

10

10

American Express Portfolio Exits

24 Portfolio Exits

American Express has 24 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Deem on January 17, 2019.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Acquirer

Sources

1/17/2019

Acquired

$99M

4

5/17/2018

Acquired

$99M

21

8/25/2017

Divestiture

American Express - Serve Platform

$99M

1

8/23/2017

Acquired

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$99M

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10

6/14/2012

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

1/17/2019

5/17/2018

8/25/2017

8/23/2017

6/14/2012

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Divestiture

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

American Express - Serve Platform

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

4

21

1

10

10

American Express Acquisitions

15 Acquisitions

American Express acquired 15 companies. Their latest acquisition was BodesWell on June 06, 2022.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

6/6/2022

Other

$99M

Acquired

1

8/17/2020

Debt

$99M

$3,348.95M

Acquired

19

7/31/2019

$99M

Acquired Unit

3

5/15/2019

Series A

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$99M

$99M

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10

3/11/2019

Series A

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$99M

$99M

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10

Date

6/6/2022

8/17/2020

7/31/2019

5/15/2019

3/11/2019

Investment Stage

Other

Debt

Series A

Series A

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$3,348.95M

$99M

$99M

Note

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired Unit

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Sources

1

19

3

10

10

American Express Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

American Express has 10 strategic partners and customers. American Express recently partnered with Airbase on November 11, 2022.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

11/2/2022

Partner

United States

7/29/2022

Partner

United States

Quantcast: Why Partnerships Are Essential to Create Great Outcomes in Modern Media — Pacific Asia Travel Association

American Express and its partnership with agency UM is one example of how this works well .

1

7/25/2022

Partner

United States

13:00 EDT Cardless to Launch Co-Branded Credit Cards on the American Express Network

NEW YORK , July 25 , 2022 / PRNewswire / -- Cardless , Inc. , a financial technology firm , today announced a new agreement with American Express .

4

7/15/2022

Partner

United States

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10

6/20/2022

Partner

United States

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10

Date

11/2/2022

7/29/2022

7/25/2022

7/15/2022

6/20/2022

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

United States

United States

United States

United States

News Snippet

Quantcast: Why Partnerships Are Essential to Create Great Outcomes in Modern Media — Pacific Asia Travel Association

American Express and its partnership with agency UM is one example of how this works well .

13:00 EDT Cardless to Launch Co-Branded Credit Cards on the American Express Network

NEW YORK , July 25 , 2022 / PRNewswire / -- Cardless , Inc. , a financial technology firm , today announced a new agreement with American Express .

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Sources

1

4

10

10

American Express Team

116 Team Members

American Express has 116 team members, including current President, Denise Pickett.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Denise Pickett

President

Current

Andrew Wood

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Hans Fleming

Founder

Former

Kenneth I. Chenault

Chief Executive Officer

Former

James M. Cracchiolo

Chief Executive Officer, President

Former

Name

Denise Pickett

Andrew Wood

Hans Fleming

Kenneth I. Chenault

James M. Cracchiolo

Work History

Title

President

Chief Financial Officer

Founder

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer, President

Status

Current

Current

Former

Former

Former

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