Nigeria-based loan marketplace Evolve Credit has reportedly received an investment from Microtraction, an early-stage investor focused on African startups.
Distribution and payments platform Stem has collected $10m in a funding round led by Slow Ventures.
Lending and credit history startup Kreditech has picked up $10.4m in a strategic from Japanese e-commerce and web giant Rakuten.
Agriculture-focused challenger bank Oxbury has secured £15m in new funding as it is preparing to officially launch later in January.
Capital on Tap, an SME financing solution, has raised £140m in debt funding.
Limepay, which provides buy now pay later technology, has closed its funding round on $6m.
Peer-to-peer lending firm Faircent says it’s attracted more than 6,000 registered lenders and 26,000 borrowers.
Australian invoice financing company Skippr has allegedly raised $16m in its latest round of funding, made up of both equity and debt.
FinTech unicorn Airwallex has integrated its solutions with Xero, the accountancy platform, to help Airwallex’s small-business customers improve their financials.
Payment and administration services provider Equiniti Group has acquired end-to-end loan management provider Nostrum.