EstateGuru closes its Seedrs round 252% higher than its original target

EstateGuru, which offers short-term, property-backed loans, has closed its Seedrs funding round on 252% more than its initial target.

SixUp secures $2.5m in debt financing for student loans

Education financing platform SixUp has secured new debt financing of $2.5m following a Seed equity round earlier this year.

Smash.gg bags $11m in Series A round

E-sports crowdfunding platform Smash.gg has reportedly received $11m in its Series A funding round.

Fuze Card raises nearly $2.5m in crowdfunding

Fuze Card, which is designed to act as a whole wallet in a single thin device, has raised nearly $2.5m.

CrowdStreet raises $12m in just a month

CrowdStreet, an online marketplace for real estate investing, has raised $12m in Series C funding within just one month.

Funderful gets €150k to suck more cash from graduates

Alumni fundraising management platform Funderful has raised €150,000 in a seed round of funding from Baltic accelerator StartupHighway and two angel investors.

Zazu eyes £150,000 to launch digital-only bank in Africa

Zazu is looking to raise £150,000 through an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, as it prepares to launch its new digital-only bank in Africa.

VentureCrowd has pulled in nearly $1.5m in crowdfunding round

Australia-based equity crowdfunding platform VentureCrowd has raised just under $1.5m in its own crowdfunding campaign, so far.

24 FinTech funding rounds from the last week you should know about

From Stash’s $113m round to Okra collecting $1m in new investment, the last week has seen a smattering of FinTech companies raise money.

Funding Circle gets an extra £40m from UK gov to lend

UK peer-to-peer lender Funding Circle is expanding its partnership with the government-run British Business Bank Investments and receiving £40m to lend to small businesses.

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Volante Technologies bags $35m in funding as it preps for big expansion plans

Volante Technologies, which offers payments and financial messaging solutions via the cloud, has bagged $35m in its latest equity round.

How a nightmare journey sparked the launch of InsurTech Air Doctor

Travelling is often synonymous with finding oneself and not launching new businesses. However, an illness-ridden holiday led to the launch of Air Doctor, a travel InsurTech.

The 22 companies to make the FCA’s sixth regulatory sandbox

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has named the 22 companies to be make the sixth cohort of its regulatory sandbox.

userlane said to secure €10m in a Series B round

Digital adoption software platform userlane has reportedly secured a €10m Series B round to support its European expansion.

iwoca said to raise £100m as it looks to increase loans issued under the...

Small business loan provider iwoca has reportedly raised £100m in funding to increase its capabilities as a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) provider.