Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Crowdfunding portal launches new syndicate platform

Crowdfunding platform Equitise has launched a new “Syndicate” platform to connect Australian VC's and Angel Investors with retail investors. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

FinTech startup lands $3m to automate payments

Paying Loans Sucks - FinTech Startup EarnUp Lands $3 Million To Intelligently Automate Payments. Read more: www.prnewswire.com

Landbay launches property-backed ISA

UK peer-to-peer lending platform, Landbay, has officially launched its property-backed ISA investment. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

MPOWER nabs $6m to finance international students

MPOWER Financing has raised $6m in a Series A round led by private equity firm Zephyr Peacock India. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Regulatory focus is critical for P2P lending’s success in India

Reduced regulatory and legal uncertainty in the nascent stage of an industry’s development allows firms to fine-tune their business models. Read more: blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com

UangTeman pulls in funding to process more micro-loans

Indonesian micro-lending firm UangTeman has raised an undisclosed pre-series A round in equity funding. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Riga-based lender Creamfinance lands €21m

Riga, Latvia-based consumer lending startup Creamfinance has raised €21m in new funding. The Series B round comes from Capitec Bank. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Biz2Credit small business lending index

Biz2Credit released its latest small business lending index that revealed loan approval rates at big banks and institutional lenders hit highs in September 2016. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

SoFi launches employees benefits programme SoFi at Work

Social Finance (SoFi) is expanding its offering to include employee benefits and financial wellness programme SoFi at Work to reduce the impact of student debt. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

SoFi targets mortgage lending in Australia

SoFi, is preparing to launch in Australia to offer mortgages in direct competition with the banks. Read more: www.afr.com