FinTech Update – Spotlighting Motif Investing and PeerTransfer

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The companies we’re spotlighting in this update are:

1. Motif Investing ( – Motif is a online broker targeting retail investors that allows users to buy a basket of 30 stocks that all follow the same theme (or motif, if you will). Themes can include trends (such as buying generic pharmaceutical companies because major drugs are becoming public domain) and trading strategies (such as buying companies that experience a drop in price with no change in fundamentals). The company tracks the performance of all their motifs, and each trade is $9.95. They have also raised $127M to date.

2. peerTransfer ( – peerTransfer provides a payments solution that makes is very easy for international student to pay their university tuition bills using their preferred method and currency. The company establishes a relationship with the institution, then the student can handle everything online. peerTransfer has worked with hundreds of thousands of students from 220 countries. They currently have raised $43.2M.

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