Business lending marketplace P2Binvestor (P2Bi) has raised $7.7m in a Series A1 round led by Rockies Venture Club (RVC). Read more: www.fintechroundup.com
Spanish crowdfunding platform Arborius has closed a €1.3m investment round.
Wealthy is an online investment service that makes it easy for everyone to invest like a pro. Read more: yourstory.com
Crowdohas received its CMS licence from the MAS for securities crowdfunding to deliver both peer-to-peer and equity crowdfunding. Read more: www.dealstreetasia.com
Crowdfunded smartwatch maker Pebble is being acquired by fitness tracker Fitbit for as little as $40m. In total the company raised more than $43m through crowdfunding. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is preparing to license loan-based crowdfunding platforms for the first time. Read more: www.forbes.com
FinTech Australia lauded the Australian Parliament’s vote to support the Corporations Amendment Bill. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.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