Affirm completes the acquisition of fellow buy now, pay later platform PayBright
Buy now, pay later company Affirm has completed the acquisition of fellow point-of-sale lending solution PayBright.
13 FinTech startups from Y Combinator’s latest batch to take note of
Seed accelerator Y Combinator has just announced its latest batch of startups. And there are some FinTech ventures that piqued our interest.
LoanSnap raises $8m in Series A to prepare for launch
Online mortgage platform, LoanSnap has raised $8m in its Series A round led by True Ventures, in preparation for its launch.
Online lending platform Yalber bags $20m credit facility
New York-headquartered Yalber has received a $20m credit facility to help increase its funding capabilities.
Buy now pay later platform Split secures its seed funding round
Split, a FinTech helping those in Singapore and Malaysia to split payments into monthly instalments, has reportedly closed its seed funding round on an undisclosed amount.
Transforming the VC landscape: Moonfire Ventures injects $115m into European start-ups
Moonfire Ventures, an innovative investment firm integrating artificial intelligence (AI) and venture capital, has successfully raised $115m.
Car financing company Lendbuzz secures $150m in a credit facility
Lendbuzz, which claims to be disrupting the car financing market through AI and machine learning, has secured a credit facility on $150m.
Future Finance secures £100m credit, just months after closing its Series C
Online student loan platform Future Finance has secured a £100m funding facility from Waterfall Asset Management.
Welendus surpasses initial crowdfunding target, reaching up to £178k
P2P short-term lender Welendus has surpassed its initial crowdfunding target, with it pulling in £178,331, so far.
Lending Club hires PayPal head of credit to lead it into new sectors
Lending Club is hiring Steve Allocca PayPal global head of credit as its president as the lender continues to move away from the scandal that overturned its fortunes last year.