Borrowers may want the innovation, technology and speed of an alternative lending platform but will demand the trust of a big, familiar name in banking. Read more: www.pymnts.com
Indiegogo announced the campaigns using the new funding outlet have successfully secured more than $575,0000 in equity funds in just on month. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com
PaidUp also turns your phone into a prepaid digital wallet, enabling you to find, order and instantly pay for food, drinks and services. Read more: www.e27.co
Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Funding Circle has raised $100m in a Series F round led by Accel Partners. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com
Touzhijia.com, a Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform, has raised $12m in a Series A round from US VC-firm CDF Capital.