Global remittance startup SendFriend has raised $1.7 million in pre-seed funding by 13 participants. The US company announced Monday that it had received support from MIT Media Lab, Barclays, the Mastercard Foundation, Ripple, TechStars, Mahindra Finance, 2020 Ventures, and 8 Decimal Capital. Other companies that joined the round at an earlier stage include Deloitte and New York Angels. Thanks to @BuiltInNewYork for including us on their list of 50 Startups to Watch in 2019. Excited for a fun year ahead! #fintech #sendfriend #nyctech — SendFriend (@sendfriendinc) February 5, 2019 Partnership with Ripple Labs Launched in May 2017 by a

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