Pedge It holds $1.5m first close of funding round

Pledge It, a sports-based crowdfunding platform, has held the $1.5m first close for its latest funding round. Read more: fintech.global

Know how to make better use of crowdfunding

If you have the business idea and you want to grow it, there are several ways that you can adopt. Maybe your friends and family are able to lend support financially Read more: bankinnovation.net

P2P lending platform Linked Finance secures €50m from Banco BNI Europa

P2P lending platform Linked Finance has secured €50m in a funding round from Banco BNI Europa. Read more: fintech.global

GoFundMe’s team platform sets stage for complex payments

GoFundMe's new team fundraising feature lays the foundation for bigger groups to use the platform for collecting payments Read more: www.paymentssource.com

GoFundMe debuts team fundraising

GoFundMe has launched GoFundMe Team Fundraising, allowing groups of people to raise money together for a single effort. campaigns on the site. Read more: www.pymnts.com

Vet expense crowd-sharing app eusoh nets $2m seed financing

eusoh, a platform for crowd-sharing expenses, has collected $2m in its Seed funding round, to help the launch of its new platform. Read more: fintech.global

Liquidity Marketplace closes $1m seed round

Global FinTech startup Liquidity Marketplace (LMX) has raised $1m in a seed-stage funding round. Read more: fintech.global

ING backs German SME platform FinCompare

FinCompare, a Berlin-based startup offering a comparison platform for SME financing, has closed a €10m Series A round. Read more: fintech.global

Gravyty raises $2m to accelerate AI product development

AI-powered fundraising software developer Gravyty Technologies has raised $2m in its second round of funding. Read more: fintech.global