Yongqianbao nabs $67m for micro lending app

Beijing-based mobile lending app Yongqianbao has picked up $67m in a funding round. The round was co-led by Hong Kong-based private equity firm Golden Brick Capital Management.

Lendingkart raises $30m in Series D financing round

The Indian FinTech company Lendingkart has raised $30m in a new investment round, claiming that the total money injected into the business now reaches $143m.

OfBusiness collects $3.8m for SME financing platform

OfBusiness, a Guragon, India-based SME financing platform, has raised $3.8m in debt financing from Kotak Mahindra Bank.

13 FinTech startups from Y Combinator’s latest batch to take note of

Seed accelerator Y Combinator has just announced its latest batch of startups. And there are some FinTech ventures that piqued our interest.

Rebel pulls in $10m to build new loan products for Brazilians

Rebel, a digital lending platform for consumers in Brazil, has secured $10m in new equity to help build new products.

Spotcap strikes deal and nabs €14m from Heatland Bank

Online small business lender Spotcap has inked a partnership with New Zealand’s Heartland Bank and secured €14m in funding to expand around the region.

Bezahlt picks up €3.5m for invoice financing

German invoice financing startup Bezahlt has picked up €3.5m in funding through a mixture of equity and debt.

Brace looks to build new software after funding round

Brace, a digital mortgage-service platform, has secured $10m in its Series A which will help it launch new software services for the lending space.

P2P lending platform Finzy nets $1.3m for the first round of its pre-Series A

India-based P2P lending platform Finzy has netted $1.3m in the first round of its pre-Series A funding round.

iwoca scores £21m to lend to more European SMEs

SME lender iwoca has raised £21m in a Series C round led by Prime Ventures. Funding also comes from existing backers.

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Plum reveals five million customer target in new interview

Finance app Plum is bullish about its ability to attract five million people to its services.

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Revolut signs deal with LegalTech startup Sparqa Legal

Hot on the heels of announcing its new $5.5bn valuation, Revolut is now aiming to take a bite out of the legal services market with a new deal.