US trade report highlights challenges for bolstering financial inclusion

A new report by six US trade groups has underlined the obstacles and solutions for boosting financial inclusion and access across the US.

Digital engagement platform Flourish Savings said to close $1.5m

Flourish Savings, a digital engagement platform aimed at financial institutions, has reportedly raised $1.5m in a fresh funding round.

CampusLogic collects $120m in a minority investment from Dragoneer

Student finance support platform CampusLogic has collected $120m in a minority investment from Dragoneer Investment Group.

Toast to give restaurants access to working capital through new service

Toast, a restaurant management company, has released its new loan service which will help eateries access working capital and invest in their growth.

Qatar Investment Authority gives SoFi $4.3bn valuation through hefty funding round

Qatar Investment Authority has led a hefty financing round for mobile-first personal finance company SoFi which values the business at $4.3bn on a pre-money basis.

Personal finance app Fintonic hits €160m valuation thanks to ING Ventures-led...

Spanish personal finance app Fintonic has hit a €160m valuation thanks to an investment round led by new backer ING Ventures.

Citi Ventures leads $28m round for small business invoicing, finance software...

Small business financial management software business HoneyBook has raised a $28m financing round led by Citi Ventures.

Business lending, secure finance startup Divvy gets $250m Waterfall backing

Business lending and secure finances startup Divvy has sealed a $250m funding facility from Waterfall Asset Management to help it keep up with expected growth in 2019.

Banking giants Barclays, Santander join Northzone as MarketInvoice backers

The FinTech venture capital fund of European bank Santander has joined Barclays to lead a Series B funding round for invoice finance platform MarketInvoice.

Aldermore approached by FirstRand with acquisition offer

UK-based challenger bank Aldermore has reportedly been approached by South African bank FirstRand for an acquisition of around £1.1bn.

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