Chinese online credit evaluation platform Wecash has raised $80m in a Series C round from China Merchants Innovation Investment Management, Forebright Capital Management and SIG.
UK FinTech Curve has made a bid for a £10m grant in order to upgrade SME financing during the pandemic.
Digital insurance company Embroker has raised $100m from a Series C funding round led by FTV Capital.
Credit underwriting software developer Zest AI has closed a $15m investment from Insight Partners.
LenderLive Holdings has entered an agreement to sell its LenderLive Network division to Computershare Loan Services, a mortgage servicing solution.
TotallyMoney, the free credit score service and personal finance app, has raised £9m in funding from existing investors in the UK and US.
Cybersecurity has had a big funding week with ReliaQuest picking up the biggest round last week, but several challenger banks and InsurTech ventures also bagged considerable cash injections.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued a consultation response on draft regulations and notices relevant to licensed credit bureaus under the Credit Bureau Act 2016.
The Coalition for a Digital Economy (Coadec) has urged the UK's top financial regulator to make open banking truly open in 2021 and to "break" banks' dominance.
Data analytics and credit scoring solution First Access received a $7m Series A funding round led by Bamboo Capital Partners.