Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Nigerian SME lender Lidya pockets $1.25m

Nigerian small business lender Lidya has picked up $1.25m in a seed funding round led by Accion Venture Lab. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Crowdcube announces partnership with AWS

UK-based equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced on Wednesday it has formed a new partnership with Amazon Web Services. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Asian B2B FinTechs raise top VC

B2B FinTechs across Asia secure the most venture capital for their solutions in eProcurement, logistics and SaaS. Read more: www.pymnts.com

P2P lending platform Landbay reduces product rates & fees

UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform Landbay has reportedly reduced its product rates and fees. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

FundersClub says it’s beating pros

FundersClub Inc., says it's beating the pros. Its returns outpaced the median venture capital fund and much of the industry's top quartile of investors. Read more: www.bloomberg.com

Kreditbörsen launches peer-to-peer lending service in Sweden

Kreditbörsen (the credit exchange), a part of Sweden-based LendyTech, has launched a peer-to-peer lending service for borrowers and investors. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

The OCC FinTech charter is a key first step

The technology transforming the financial sector is creating a historic opportunity to make financial services better and more accessible for all Americans. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

FICO offers banks faster SME loan decisioning

FICO rolls out a new solution to help banks and credit unions automate the SME loan approval process. Read more: www.pymnts.com

LendingHome’s investor platform hits $100m invested

LendingHome announced that $100 million has now been invested on its platform for individual investors. Read more: www.lendinghome.com

Former Lending Club CEO launches rival platform with $60m

Former Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplanche is launching a new consumer lending startup Upgrade with $60m in funding. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

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