Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter debuts in Asia

Kickstarter, one of the world's largest crowd funding platforms, is launching in Hong Kong and Singapore making it easier for creators there to launch projects. Read more:

Peer-to-peer lenders ‘break advertising rules’, regulator warns

The Financial Conduct Authority has raised concerns about the advertising methods of some peer-to-peer companies. Read more:

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:

HDFC Bank launches digital banking services for SME clients

The digital facility will do away with the need to call on a relationship manager or visit a branch, to transact or to get clearances. Read more:

Sunlight Financial scores $130m for solar financing

Sunlight Financial has raised $130m for its residential solar systems financing platform. The investment comes from Tandem and Moven backer Route 66. Read more:

China is the biggest market in FinTech – the world just...

China is the biggest market in fintech but the world just doesn’t know it yet. It is true, take a look at the chart above. Read more:

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:

Lendio picks up $20m round after lending grows 93%

Small business lending marketplace Lendio has raised $20m in a Series D round led by Comcast Ventures and Stereo Capital. The funding brings Utah-based company's total funding to $51m. Read more:

Swiss SME lender Tradeplus24 secures $100m credit facility

Swiss SME lender Tradeplus24 has secured a $101m credit facility from boutique investment house Oceano One. Read more:

LendingRobot taps blockchain for robo-fund

LendingRobot, the first robo-advisor for Alternative Lending built for individual investors, announced today the launch of robo-fund LendingRobot Series. Read more: