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  • QED’s Nigel Morris and Frank Rotman named to Forbes’ 2021 Midas List

    We’re delighted to announce that QED Investors co-founders Nigel Morris and Frank Rotman have been named to the 2021 Midas List, published annually by Forbes. The Midas List is the definitive ranking of the Top 100 venture capital investors globally and is populated by investors of some of the world’s biggest companies. QED Investors is […]

  • The No-Code/Low-Code Accelerant

    APIs are everywhere, and, in no uncertain terms, every SaaS company must turn into an API-first company to survive. For the last six weeks we’ve laid out a guide for the next generation of SaaS built on the foundations of API-first development. What does it mean for the next generation of fintechs to be powered by […]

  • Kavak and Kavak Capital: Why it’s a Perfect Match for QED

    Last week, Kavak, an online marketplace for used cars, announced its Series D financing, valuing the company at $4 billion and cementing itself as the most valuable startup in Mexico. QED invested in Kavak early in 2019, which might not make sense on the surface since we tend to focus on finance and technology rather than […]

  • API-first development: fuel for regulations, Open Banking and Standardization

    In our last essay, we defined the core ecosystem value and the raison d’être of banking-as-a-service (BaaS) providers—to sit between consumer apps and “real banks” and do what many banks are still struggling to do: provide portable, pluggable banking services out in the wild where consumers need and want them the most. Bear in mind […]