Crypto Payments Service Provider BCB Group Raises $60M Series A

The new financing will be used to accelerate BCB Group's offerings.

Jan 25, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. UTC

Will Canny is CoinDesk's finance reporter.

BCB Group, a crypto-dedicated payments services provider, has closed a $60 million Series A funding round.

  • The round was co-led by Foundation Capital with participation from BACKED VC, PayU (the e-payments business of Prosus), Digital Currency Group, Nexo, Wintermute, Menai Financial Group, Circle, Tokentus Investment, Cowa, Profluent Ventures and LAUNCHub Ventures.
  • Previous investors North Island Ventures, Blockchain.com Ventures, Rockaway Blockchain Fund, Pantera and L1 Digital also participated in the round.
  • The new financing will be used to accelerate BCB Group’s offerings of payments and banking services, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.
  • In March 2021, BCB Group had raised $4.5 million in strategic funding to snag more regulatory licenses. The round was co-led by North Island Ventures and Blockchain.com Ventures.
  • The firm acquired fintech-focused Sutor Bank in December, gaining control of a German bank to drive the group’s expansion in the European Union.
  • CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups.
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