SmartAsset bags $28m in Series C, led by Focus Financial

SmartAsset, a personal finance support tool, has closed its Series C on $28m, with Focus Financial Partners leading the round. Read more: fintech.global

Alior Bank, solarisBank, Raisin, Mastercard team to launch new digital bank

Alior Bank has teamed with solarisBank, Raisin and Mastercard to launch a new pan-European digital bank. Read more: fintech.global

Oval money said to launch Series A after funding from Intesa...

Personal finance app Oval Money has reportedly launched its Series A round, following an initial investment from Intesa SanPaolo Group. Read more: fintech.global

Lendix reels in €32m to expand lending marketplace

French startup Lendix, which claims to be the number one SME lender in all of continental Europe, has landed €32m in fresh funding. Read more: fintech.global

Chinese FinTech CGTZ.com closes $358m Series D round

CGTZ.com, a Chinese SME funding platform, has reportedly raised a $357.8m funding round. Read more: fintech.global

Nova Credit closes $16m Series A round

Nova Credit, a San Francisco-based consumer reporting company, has closed its Series A financing round on $16m. Read more: fintech.global

UK start-up Tosca Money prepares to act

UK-based Tosca Money is looking to make a grand entrance as it readies its social savings service app for launch. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Hong Kong’s revised guidelines virtual bank authorisation

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) published today a revised Guideline on Authorization of Virtual Banks (the Guideline) following the Read more: www.finextra.com

Former MD of Metro Bank preps new SME challenger

Jason Oakley, the former MD of Metro Bank, is readying his new SME challenger bank to enter the extremely crowded UK market. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Personal finance app Fintify readies for UK-India launch

UK-based cross-border personal finance app Fintify is preparing to launch into beta as it aims for the non-resident Indian (NRI) market. Read more: www.bankingtech.com