Crowdcube has announced that it has seen a 20% increase in investment since the UK voted to leave the European Union. Read more: startups.co.uk
The Sydney-based company picked up A$25m ($19.18m) in a Series B round led by AirTree Ventures. Entrée Capital and Ironbridge Capital also participated. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com
P2P Global Investments Plc and Zopa Ltd. are working on Europe’s first securitization of unsecured consumer loans originated online. Read more: www.bloomberg.com
FirstP2P, a Chinese online peer-to-peer (P2P) financing site, has raised a $70 million Series C round led by existing investor CCB International. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com
Westoba Credit Union is pleased to announce a partnership with Vancouver-based FinTech company Grow in order to offer online consumer loans. Read more: finance.yahoo.com
GoFundMe may take a leaf out of its book and expand to introduce funding for charities and non-profit organizations to its platform. Read more: www.thetechportal.com
Sydney-based fintech business Waddle has secured funding for $30m in loan volume over the next 12 months from an unnamed Australian private investor.