Carsome is gearing up for an Asian expansion drive after its new $50m investment

Carsome, the Malaysian car marketplace, has bagged $50m in a new Series C investment round to strengthen its grip of the Southeast Asian market.

Starling Bank in hot waters after having only lent 1% of the total amount...

When Starling Bank was granted funding from Royal Bank of Scotland, the challenger bank promised to lend £913m to SMEs by 2023.

B-North looking to crowdsource £1.75m

British business lender hopeful B-North has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, aiming to raise £1.75m at a £14.24m valuation.

TSB picks Iress’ Lender Connect solution to slash the time needed to apply to...

Applying for a mortgage might become easier at TSB Bank in the future as the company has decided to leverage FinTech firm Iress’ technology.

Brazilian FinTech Cora raises $10m

Tech-powered SME lender Cora has bagged $10m to support its growth.

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.

Californian FinTech Migo bags $20m in new Series B round to tap into Latin...

San Francisco-headquartered FinTech Migo has announced that it has raised $20m in a new funding round.

Konfio closes $100m round to help SMEs in LatAm access loans

Mexico-based Konfío, an online lending platform for small businesses, has closed its Series D round on $100m.

Alternative lending platform Student Finance nets €1.15m

Student Finance, a startup offering students an alternative to a loan, has reportedly raised €1.15m in a funding round.

Uncapped raises £10m to boost lending options for small businesses

Uncapped, a small business lending platform, has raised £10m in a funding round to support more businesses across Europe.

News Stories

Check out the FinTech and RegTech firms picked for Plug and Play Japan’s latest...

An eclectic group of startups from around the world has been chosen to take part in Plug and Play Japan’s winter and spring batch.

The Swedish central bank to test its digital defences against the EU’s TIBER-EU cybersecurity...

The Riksbank may be the world’s oldest central bank, but it is still recognising the evolving threats it has to deal with.

Researchers fooled facial recognition software in payment kiosks with a mask

All it takes to fool facial recognition software is to put on a printed mask, according to new research.

FinTech Fincera’s CEO detained by Chinese police for suspected financial crime

Li Yonghui, the chairman and CEO of New York-listed FinTech firm Fincera, has been detained by Chinese police under suspicion of illegally accepting public funds.

Customers accuse Curve of incurring higher fees by sending them corporate cards they didn’t...

UK FinTech is facing criticism again after customers received cards with higher fees than what they asked for.