Washington, DC – March 11, 2020 – Cooley advised QED Investors on the closing of its significantly oversubscribed sixth fund at $350 million. Aaron Velli and Katelyn Kimber led the Cooley team advising QED on this newly formed fund, while Mike Lincoln and Derek Colla advise QED on a variety of corporate and financing matters.
QED is known for its singular focus on fintech and its more than 200 years of operator experience. Fund VI will allow QED to continue to invest in early and growth-stage fintech companies primarily in North America, South America and the UK.
“When Frank Rotman and I founded QED 12 years ago, we set out to provide the best fintech business advice anywhere, leveraging our founder and operator experience and our extensive financial services expertise,” said Nigel Morris, co-founder and managing partner of QED. “We are delighted that our approach resonates with founders. This fundraise reflects the power of the QED model in supporting fintech founders to surefootedly grow breakthrough companies.”
Based in Alexandria, VA, QED is dedicated to building great businesses and uses a unique, hands-on approach that leverages its partners’ decades of entrepreneurial and operational experience, helping companies achieve breakthrough growth. Notable investments include Nubank, SoFi, Credit Karma, Klarna, GreenSky, Avant, Flywire, Remitly, QuintoAndar, Creditas, ClearScore and Konfio.
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