How Carbon overcame the challenges of setting up a FinTech startup to support Nigeria’s...

Nigeria is at the centre of Africa’s FinTech revolution. Native Carbon aims to play a pivotal role in creating a thriving ecosystem where men and women have access to financial services.

Esusu bags $1.6m in seed to support expansion of product and partnerships

Esusu, a platform helping individuals save money and build credit, has bagged $1.6m in its seed round.

CRED has raised $120m to make Indians more responsible with their credit cards

The FinTech startup CRED has developed a credit card management app to give customers in its native India better credit scores. And it just raised $120m to continue doing so.

Check out the four African FinTech startups incubator MEST just invested in

The pan-African incubator MEST is one of the continent’s biggest tech hubs. It just unveiled its latest cohort of startups.

Another 12 FinTech startups coming out of Y Combinator this year

From automated background checks to cryptocurrency banks, Y Combinator’s second demo day for its latest batch presented a dozen new enterprises to look out for.

Why Australia is seeing a rise in challenger banks

Digital banks are on the rise Down Under. However, competing with the big four banks won’t be a walk in the park.

Wiserfunding and modeFinance launch new credit rating service for SMEs

In what they claim to be a European first, Wiserfunding, the credit risk assessment startup, and modeFinance, the FinTech credit rating agency, have joined forces to launch a new credit rating service for small and medium-sized enterprises.

Banking software company Temenos acquires Logical Glue for £12m

By scooping up London-based Logical Glue, Temenos is strengthening the legal compliance of its banking platform.

Credit check FinTech TotallyMoney raises £29m

UK-based FinTech TotallyMoney has raised £29m in a funding round joined by Elliott Advisors and previous backers Scottish Equity Partners. The credit broker provides free credit reports and live...

Self Lender raises $10m in Altos-led Series B round

US FinTech Self Lender has raised $10m in an Series B found round led by Altos Ventures. Altos has been joined fellow VCs Silverton Partners,...

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