Payday loan firm Wonga suffers data breach

Payday loan firm Wonga has suffered a data breach affecting up to 245,000 customers in the UK. A further 25,000 customers in Poland may also be affected. Read more: techcrunch.com

BorrowersFirst secures another $100m to power loan growth

Texas-based online lender BorrowersFirst has secured $100m in debt financing to accelerate loan originations and grow its balance sheet. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Funding Circle has topped £2bn in lending

The SME marketplace lender is closing in on UK’s largest online lender Zopa that announced in January it had surpassed the £2bn mark. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Irish alt-lender has interest rate change of heart 

Irish alternative lender Linked Finance launches a new small business loan with fixed interest rate, different than its initial business model. Read more: www.pymnts.com

Southeast Asia is the next E-Commerce wonderland

DHL works with many E-Commerce as well as brick-and-mortar companies to provide last-mile connectivity in Asia, apart from Europe and the Americas. Read more: www.e27.co

Regulation crowdfunding: What We See Day to Day

The new avenues of fundraising enabled by The JOBS Act will forever change the landscape of small business capital formation. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Indiegogo introduces Stripe payment options

Indiegogo has introduced new payment options for its crowdfunding platform that will make it easier for backers to receive the support they needed. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Indian SME lending startup NeoGrowth nets $35m backing

Indian fintech startup NeoGrowth has raised $35m in a new financing round backed by Mumbai-based asset manager IIFL. Existing investors, including Quona Capital’s Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund,...

SMEs’ self-service banking leads to downsize

DNB, is taking a new approach to its SME customers as small businesses turn to digital, self-service banking solutions. Read more: www.pymnts.com

Startup investment platform CircleUP looks for $100m

Investment platform for small consumer brands CircleUp is planning to raise $100m, according to an SEC filing. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

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