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Credit scoring startup bonify grabs €5.5m

Berlin-based credit scoring startup bonify has picked up €5.5m in a Series A round led by London-based Mosaic Ventures and Silicon Valley firm Ribbit Capital. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

German investment crowdfunding grew 39% in 2016

Investment crowdfunding grew by 39% during 2016 reaching €63.8m. Still quite small in comparison to some other countries but solid growth none-the-less. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Spotcap strikes deal and nabs €14m from Heatland Bank

Online small business lender Spotcap has inked a partnership with New Zealand’s Heartland bank and secured €14m in funding. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Raisin picks up €30m for deposits marketplace

Berlin-based banking deposit marketplace Raisin has closed €30m in a Series C funding round led by US VC Thrive Capital. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

FinTech sector needs more regulatory oversight

Financial technology companies require greater oversight because they have the potential to disrupt the banking industry and could threaten financial stability. Read more: www.businessinsider.com

Daimler acquires PayCash Europe to launch Mercedes pay

Daimler Financial Services is acquiring electronic payments provider PayCash Europe. The terms of the deal are undisclosed. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

SatoshiPay grabs £700,000 for bitcoin micropayments

Bitcoin-based nanopayments solution SatoshiPay has raised £700,000 in a new round led by Blue Star Capital. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Neufund pockets €2m for blockchain-based investments

Blockchain-based investment platform Neufund has raised €2m in a Seed round of funding. The investment comes from Atlantic Labs and angel investors. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

€2bn has been invested over Raisin

German FinTech Raisin has passed €2 billion of investment over its platform three years after launching. Read more: www.uk.businessinsider.com

Wirecard extends collaboration with Rakuten Deutschland

Rakuten Deutschland is expanding its existing collaboration with Wirecard, offering additional payment methods in the process. Read more: www.finextra.com