Also covered are Plaid’s European expansion, a cybersecurity acquisition, and an EV mega-round.
1. Digital remittance platform WorldRemit raises $175M
UK-based WorldRemit, a fintech startup that specializes in digital money transfer, raised $175M from Accel, LeapFrog Investments, and Technology Crossover Ventures. The deal is rumored to value the company at $900M+, up from a $669M valuation in December 2017.