FundGuard Announces $100 Million Funding Round
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FundGuard Announces $100 Million Funding Round

A FinTech firm looking to modernize investment accounting has raised a new “mega-round.”

About the round:

This week, FundGuard announced a $100 funding round. The Series C was led by Key1 Capital with participation from new investors Euclidean Capital and funds managed by Hamilton Lane. The round also included returning investors Blumberg Capital and Team8. To date, the company has now raised a total of $156 million including a Series B in 2022 and Series A in 2021.

According to FundGuard, these latest funds will be “strategically deployed” to invest in product innovation and customer onboarding.

About FundGuard:

FundGuard describes itself as a “fully cloud-native, AI-powered, multi-asset class investment accounting platform” that’s aimed at asset managers, owners, custodians, and administrators. Founded in 2018, the company has sought to modernize investment account operations. As mentioned, this includes utilizing AI capabilities and cloud technology.

Recent years have seen FundGuard’s expansion, fueled by previous funding rounds. In fact, in addition to acquiring new clients, the company has also opened offices in Boston, London, and Toronto.

What they’re saying:

Announcing the investment round, FundGuard CEO and co-founder Lior Yogev said, “FundGuard is shaping the future of investment and fund accounting. This latest significant investment round reflects the ongoing support of the industry, the confidence our investors have in the value our products bring to the market, and their trust in our leadership and strategic roadmap.”

Additionally, Key1 Capital co-founder and managing partner Amit Pilowsky said of the firm’s investment, “The exceptional team at FundGuard has developed a unique, cutting-edge technology platform over the last five years, empowering asset managers and fund administrators with a timely, accurate, and cost-efficient solution to support their investment accounting operations.”

Pilowsky continued, “It is rare to witness a company at this stage receiving significant attention from the largest and most sophisticated clients in an industry dominated by incumbents. This serves as a testament to just how valuable and unique FundGuard’s solution is. FundGuard is just scratching the surface of its potential to revolutionize the Investment Management industry, and we are honored to be their partner.”

My thoughts:

This Series C from FundGuard is one of the few “mega-rounds” I’ve seen in among FinTech startups as of late. Thus, this is welcome news during what’s been an overall tough time for the sector. Of course, while one round won’t change the fortunes for all of FinTech, it’s reassuring to see that startups can still break through.

As for FundGuard themselves, the company’s trajectory is certainly impressive. And, considering that they readily use the term “AI” in their marketing, it’s not hard to see why investors have taken an interest in them. With their first nine-figure round now in the books, I expect more big things from FundGuard going forward.

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Kyle Burbank

Head Writer ~ Fioney
Kyle is the head writer for Fioney. He is a personal finance nerd, constantly looking for new apps and services to test and incorporate into his own financial game plan. In addition to his role at Fioney, he's written for other publications including Born2Invest, Lifehack, and Laughing Place, as well as his own site Money@30. He also creates personal finance and travel-related videos for Fioney's YouTube channel, which has garnered more than 2 million views. Currently, Kyle resides in Springfield, Missouri with his wife of 10 years. Together, they enjoy traveling (including visiting Disney Parks around the world), dining, and playing with their dog Rigby.

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