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Mobile Payments Startup Flint Raises $6M Series B Led By Digicel Group

October 25, 2013

TechCrunch

Mobile payments startup Flint has been keeping a low profile for much of this year, but it’s looking like that quiet period is finally over. The company just recently launched support for Android in a bid to widen its reach, and today the startup has confirmed that it’s raised a $6 million Series B round led by Digicel Group with SVG Partners, Storm Ventures, and True Ventures also participating.

Wait, Digicel Group? Who? They’re not exactly a known quantity around these parts, but their oeuvre may just offer a glimpse at where the mobile payments startup goes next — it’s best known as a wireless service provider with networks peppering the Caribbean and the South Pacific.

“They’re kind of renegades in the mobile operator space,” CEO Greg Goldfarb told me. “Which is fine by us, we’re kinda the new kid on the block too.”

He isn’t kidding. If you…

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