Challenger bank Revolut & Lending Works to provide instant credit

Revolut is a digital only challenger bank that does far more than a traditional bank at a lower cost. Read more:

Online lender Blackmoon partners with ID Finance

ID Finance has integrated with Blackmoon and is now executing investment transactions. Read more:

A look at the state of Chinese P2P lending industry

China's P2P lending industry has been dogged by controversy, but companies manage to raise huge rounds. Read more:

SMEs’ self-service banking leads to downsize

DNB, is taking a new approach to its SME customers as small businesses turn to digital, self-service banking solutions. Read more:

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:

Xero ties up with DBS, wants to help SMEs access capital

Xero announced today it has inked a strategic partnership with DBS Bank. Read more:

Financial inclusion group Fincare lands $75m

There’s more investment going into Indian financial inclusion-focused lending platforms with Fincare picking up a $75m round. Read more:

How FinTechs are using AI to transform payday lending

Fintech startups are using artificial intelligence to make loans with rates as low as 6% and with default rates of 7% or less. Read more:

Amartha secures Series A to reach more unbanked

Indonesian peer-to-peer (P2P) lending marketplace for underbanked communities Amartha has closed its Series A round led by Mandiri Capital Indonesia. Read more:

loanDepot launches digital lending platform

loanDepot announced on Monday the launch of its proprietary digital lending platform, mello. Read more: