Sunday, March 24, 2019

Morgan Creek Joins $65 Million Series B for Blockchain Home Equity...

Blockchain-based home equity loan startup Figure Technologies has raised $65 million in a Series B round backed by Morgan Creek. Read more: coindesk.com

DivideBuy scores £60 million in debt and equity financing

The UK’s leading interest-free-only credit partner, DivideBuy has secured over £60m of equity investment and debt financing from prominent private equity investors and UK banks. Read more: www.finextra.com

Blossom Capital brings $85m tech fund to Europe

Ophelia Brown, a female venture capital investor, has raised $85 million to bring West Coast investing practices to Europe’s tech start-ups, with her first ever fund, Blossom Capital. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Study shows strong relationship between credit score review and credit score...

Can regularly checking your credit score actually help improve your results? We wanted to know the answer to that critical question, so Credit Sesame partnered Read more: bankinnovation.net

LendingClub tops earnings expectations

Leading marketplace lending platform LendingClub (NYSE: LC), released Q4 earnings today along with full year 2018 numbers, and its numbers beat expectations. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

What to consider when applying for a short term loan

Whether you’re running a business or simply looking for funds for a personal matter, a short-term loan could be the solution to financial worries Read more: www.finsmes.com

Global investment in Marketplace Lending companies reaches a record, with almost...

More than $40bn has been raised by Marketplace Lending companies since 2014 Read more: fintech.global

Nordea teams with Divido for point of purchase financing

Nordea is moving into the booming market for instant credit at the point-of-sale, striking a relationship with white label platform provider Divido. Read more: www.finextra.com

Wells Fargo discloses it will add open FinTech features to home...

Wells Fargo & Co. will add additional enterprise-level digital capabilities, APIs, and SDKs to its Home Lending platform. Read more: bankinnovation.net

Australia-based ReadyFundGo launches Crowdfunding Academy

ReadyFundGo, a crowdfunding platform that claims to be Australia’s own Kickstarter, announced earlier this month the launch of its new project, Crowdfunding Academy.  Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com