Zopa becomes first P2P lender to pass £2bn milestone

The company says it has facilitated 300,000 loans since launching 12 years ago, matching 246,000 borrowers with more than 75,000 investors. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

SoFi pushes back IPO plans amid financial tech struggles

The online lending company known as SoFi, which specializes in refinancing student loans, is pushing back plans for an initial public offering in order to focus on developing other business lines. Read more: www.bloomberg.com

GoFundMe passes $3bn milestone in crowd donations

Charitable crowdfunding platform GoFundMe is experiencing rapid growth and announcing that the total raised through the platform now exceeds $3bn. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Venture capital giant KPCB among latest Better Mortgage funding round backers

Tech-driven mortgage bank Better Mortgage has picked up a $15m Series B financing round from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Goldman Sachs and Pine Brook. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

BlueVine snags $75m credit line from Fortress Credit

Small business lender BlueVine has picked up $75m in a warehouse credit line from investment management firm Fortress Credit. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

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: www.telegraph.co.uk

ZestMoney nabs $6.5m for point-of-sale loans

Point of sale consumer lending startup ZestMoney has picked up $6.5m in Series A funding. The round was led by Indian online payments firm PayU. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Has the P2P halo slipped?

For the past few years it has seemed like P2P lenders could do no wrong. Read more: www.cityam.com

MobileCause grabs $15m for non-profit fundraising

Digital fundraising and communication platform for non-profits MobileCause has picked up $15m in a Series B round. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Jay Mart taps FinTech to thrive in digital financial services

Bangkok Stock Exchange listed mobile distributor company Jay Mart is targeting on fintech companies and startups to embark on a transformation of its business. Read more: www.econotimes.com

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