Melio, an Israeli-based fintech company, raised an additional $250 million in Series D, tripling the company’s valuation to $4 billion since January 2021.
The Series D round, which comes as the company grew its monthly processing volumes by 5,000% over the last 18 months, was co-led by new investor Thrive Capital of New York, along with existing investor General Catalyst. U.S. investment firm Tiger Global Management also invested in the round, along with existing investors Accel, Bessemer, Coatue, Corner Ventures, and Latitude.
The capital raised will accelerate the company's expansion through partnerships with leading financial institutions, software providers, and marketplaces interested in enabling B2B payments for their customers.
Company: Melio Payments Inc.
Round: Series D
Funding Month: September 2021
Lead Investors: Thrive Capital and General Catalyst
Additional Investors: Tiger Global Management, Accel, Bessemer,
Coatue, Corner Ventures, and Latitude
Company Website: https://www.meliopayments.com/
Software Category: B2B online payment solutions
About the Company: Melio's mission is to keep small businesses in business, helping them to improve their cash flow and workflow, gain more control over their finances, and optimize their business's financial health. Melio was founded by CEO Matan Bar, CTO Ilan Atias, and COO Ziv Paz in 2018, with headquarters in New York and an R&D center in Tel Aviv. Melio also selected Colorado for its western U.S. headquarters and has begun recruiting for 250 new jobs in the state. The company has raised $506 million to date. Melio's smart B2B online payment solution is tailor-made for small businesses needs. It is a free, simple, and secure solution that allows small businesses and their suppliers to transfer and receive payments quickly and easily.