TNF backs in its mission of helping people reduce financial stress, a Seattle, WA, based fintech company is dedicated to improving financial health for the evolving workforce.

The app is a science-backed platform improving financial capability that is available both directly to consumers and through employee wellness programs.’s behavior-based product architecture uses proprietary models to coach towards lasting behavior change automatically.

Using the best techniques in behavioral science, behavioral economics, and AI-driven technology, has created an app and integrated platform designed to improve financial wellness for people, no matter where they come from or what their background is.

The New Frontiers (TNF) joins Stena Group and Bright Ventures, among others, in’s latest funding round, backing this exciting all-female founded and managed startup.

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Doconomy acquires leading engagement banking platform Dreams Technology

Through the acquisition of Dreams Technology, Doconomy becomes the first provider to offer a holistic solution that drives meaningful climate and social impact for the financial services industry.

Doconomy ( – the leading climate technology startup helping banks, brands, and consumers to better understand and reduce their environmental impact – has acquired Stockholm-based financial wellbeing fintech Dreams Technology (, the B2B arm of Dreams AB, one of TNF’s portfolio investments. This marks the first deal of its kind to bridge the unique intersection of behavioural economics and climate impact.

Under the acquisition, Doconomy will incorporate Dreams Technology’s proprietary platform – which leverages behavioural science to deliver radical new ways to boost banking customers’ digital engagement and financial wellbeing – to its suite of leading environmental impact measurement tools. This will enable Doconomy to offer its existing banks and financial institution partners an extended behavioural science-driven product portfolio that will include modules for climate smart savings, debt management, and investments.

TNF Venture Partner and Chairman of Dreams AB, Francisco Arcilla, comments: “This awesome combination of Doconomy’s experts in climate impact with the behavioural economics talent of Dreams Technology is set to deliver an exciting offering that promotes financial wellbeing while encouraging sustainable consumption choices, effectuating climate action at scale.”

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TNF forms partnership with CSX Carbon in strategic push for real and measurable sustainability

The New Frontiers (TNF), the investment firm focusing on disruptive technology, is forming a strategic partnership with UK based start-up CSX Carbon as part of its commitment to real and measurable sustainability.

TNF has joined a number of other institutions, including US based Sage Hill Capital, as investors in CSX’s recent £2.5m Seed round. TNF is increasingly focused on the sustainable technology sector and determined to make its own strong commitments to more effective and properly measurable carbon reduction.   

CSX is aiming to transform the market in carbon trading and offsets with a tradeable carbon asset bank made up of localised Nature Based Solutions fully measured and audited by its proprietary technology platform. The company will introduce a new level of integrity to the carbon market, ensuring that corporates invest in projects that deliver a real, measurable return to the planet. CSX has partnered with leading universities to develop a unique auditing capability using the latest technologies including drones and LIDAR to monitor its projects.

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The New Frontiers leads funding round for Equip, facilitating access to sports and leisure activities via the sharing economy

Equip, a Swiss startup founded in 2021, promises to profoundly change the face of sports participation.

Connected to autonomous stations, the Equip app allows users to borrow sports equipment, then play or participate in leisure activities without having to carry anything around, right where they need it – at venues across the globe.

Putting the emphasis on sharing rather than ownership allows Equip to be part of the global responsibility we have in the face of socioeconomic inequality and the protection of the environment. Equip stations are also autonomous thanks to their solar panels, and can be installed and checked remotely without limitations.

Today, this startup is in full expansion in the United States, Spain, Italy, France and their native Switzerland, where the business seeks to accelerate its deployment at a communal level.

Since mid-July 2022, Decathlon Switzerland has made a commitment alongside Equip to provide quality sports and leisure equipment directly at the places of practice.

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TNF porfolio company Sysmosoft acquired by SwissSign

Swiss software startup Sysmosoft, specialized in trusted and regulated eSignatures is acquired by SwissSign, the Swiss Post dedicated entity to Trust Service and Identity Provider.

Sysmosoft eSignature solution, Let’s Sign, is used by many highly regulated industries such as Financial Services, Governments and Education. It is currently deployed across hundreds of organizations and supports millions of transactions every year that are legally binding under Swiss and European laws.

TNF’s Chief Financial Officer, Victoria Voyteshonok, comments: “Sysmosoft and SwissSign make for a great partnership. Together they can now offer a comprehensive set of solutions to all businesses where confidentiality, privacy and security are critical.”

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TNF leads strategic investment in Metaphysiks, bringing it one step closer to embodying the Metaverse

Metaphysiks’ technology is a confluence of the neuroscience of body perception and self-consciousness, virtual reality, and soft haptics converged to enable users to “feel” digital experiences rather than only seeing or hearing them.

 TNF (The New Frontiers) believes that Metaphysiks’ MetaTouch opens the door to the holy grail of experiential technologies. 

MetaTouch is the culmination of over a decade of cutting-edge research in the laboratories of world-leading neuroscientist Olaf Blanke, professor at EPFL, who is also Metaphysiks’ co-founder and Chief Scientist, and with whom TNF’s founder Erkin Bek continues to collaborate extensively towards building and expanding immersive experiences. 

TNF led the funding round and was joined by numerous prominent and strategic investors including Logitech, Tej Tadi (founder of Mindmaze), All Here (a Swiss lifestyle company that collaborates closely with EPFL) and several other international investors.

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EXCEL ESPORTS announced today that it has secured €20m in new equity capital.

EXCEL ESPORTS, a British e-sports franchise competing in League of Legends, Fortnite and VALORANT, today announced that it has secured €20m in new equity capital.

This financing round was led by investment firm JRJ Group. TNF participated in the round alongside investors such as TOMS CAPITAL LLC (Noam Gottesman), IPGL Ltd (Michael Spencer) and Alan Howard. In addition to the investment, TNF Partner Francisco Arcilla has joined Excel’s Board of Directors. 

EXCEL has rapidly grown into a top name in competitive gaming, most notably as a founding partner of the League of Legends European Championship and more recently as the subject of a BBC Documentary. EXCEL’s unique position in British and European esports forms the foundation of a strategy that has enabled management to build a franchise capable of attracting partners such as BT, HyperX, Sony, Chupa Chups and Beyond NRG, under the leadership of CEO wouter sleijffers.

Francisco Arcilla, Managing Partner at TNF said, “This is TNF ‘s first investment in e-sports and we could not be more excited.  EXCEL ESPORTS is  the most vibrant gaming brand in the UK and a rising force on the European and global scenes. This investment is the perfect addition to our unique ecosystem and we look forward to supporting the team for years to come.”

TNF Partner Francisco Arcilla elected to Dreams’ Board of Directors

Dreams, one of TNF’s portfolio investments, held its Annual General Meeting on 21 June 2021. At the meeting, TNF Partner Francisco Arcilla, was elected to the Board of Directors.

Following TNF’s participation in Dreams February 2021 funding round, TNF Partners Francisco Arcilla and Samir Khosla have played an active role in the continued growth of the company by sharing access to their ecosystem of like-minded investors. 

In his new role, Francisco will deepen his involvement by working with Henrik Rosvall, Dreams CEO and Founder, the executive team and the rest of the board to help further grow the business, while building a smarter world.

TNF co-leads MSMEx funding round

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise EdTech company (MSMEx) today announced it has raised $1 million in a Pre-Series A funding round co-led by TNF and Razorpay. The company had previously raised angel funding from several well-known angel investors.

MSMEx is an EdTech platform that connects micro and small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs with curated Business Experts over live chat, video interactions and hand-holding support. Users can attend hundreds of live video sessions and can also talk to experts 1-to-1 over the video calls to get mentorship and advice from highly experienced and curated business experts.

Samir Khosla, Managing Partner at TNF said, “Micro and small enterprises in India and other developing economies are demonstrating growth, in their numbers and ambitions. This investment is the first step of a larger vision and partnership, which will become a catalyst for best breed MSME entrepreneurs, supporting them by applying our intellectual, network, and financial resources.” 

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RealTyme Merges with Adeya to Launch Innovative Secure Collaboration Platform with Human-Centric Design

Adeya, one of TNF’s portfolio investments, today announced its merger with RealTyme, an innovative collaboration platform focused on privacy and digital well-being. This merger will result in a new secure collaboration platform with human-centric design that provides personalized control and privacy for businesses and people.

Erkin Bek, RealTyme Chairman and TNF Founder, said of the merger, “Our vision is that all people and institutions should have the right to set up their own private networks that are flexible and highly personalizable in real-time. This merger brings to the market an exciting new product that enables secure collaboration with focus and organized work/life mindset, while preserving the highest level of privacy. We’re thrilled to offer this innovative solution that we envision will improve the lives – both personal and professional – of individuals struggling with digital overwhelm and lack of data privacy”.

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