Fintech funding round-up: 17 November 2017

Following on from yesterday’s (16 November) fintech funding fun, here’s another summary. Features Flender, Tipigo Ventures, India Accelerator, Kuants, Sumeru and a handy $2 billion in Singapore. Return to Flender. Address known. As reported in May, peer-to-peer lending start-up Flender was seeking to get €1 million in funding and is targeting a UK launch after […]

TrueAccord lands $22m to humanise debt collection

Online debt collection service TrueAccord has received $22 million in funding – bringing its total amount to almost $34.5 million, reports Julie Muhn at Finovate (Banking Technology’s sister company). Leading the round was Arbor Ventures. A mix of existing and new investors, including Arbor, Nyca Investment Partnership, Assurant Growth Investing, Caffeinated Capital Fund, Felicis Venture, TenOneTen and Crystal […]

Fintech funding round-up: 9 November 2017

Briskly following yesterday’s (8 November) and Tuesday’s (7 November) fintech funding round-ups, here’s more brief news action. Features WeLab, FinMkt and FriendlyScore. Hong Kong’s lending platform WeLab has raised $220 million of combined Series B+ equity and debt financing – and has won the backing of the Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, International Finance Corporation (IFC) […]

Major Indian bank looks for fintech acquihire

A major financial institution in India is looking to make a fintech “acquihire” (an acquisition of a company primarily for the skills and expertise of its staff, rather than for the products or services it supplies).

Fintech funding round-up: 2 November 2017

The money rolls for all you fintech souls. Our latest funding round-up features TransferWise, Lendified and Glint. Let’s begin with a big one. TransferWise has got $280 million in a Series E round led by asset management company Old Mutual Global Investors and Silicon Valley VC firm IVP. A source speaking to TechCrunch and “close to […]