Lion Bridge raises $149m in funding led by Baidu, Sunshine

Lion Bridge, an online vehicle financing platform, has raised RMB 1bn ($149.8m) in a round led by Baidu and Sunshine Capital. Read more:

Greensill receives $250m from General Atlantic, valuing it at $1.64bn

Supply chain finance platform Greensill has received $250m from General Atlantic, valuing the company at $1.64bn. Read more:

How blockchain will transform retail lending

The potential gains and benefits to global economics and society are on the horizon. Read more:

Finicity partners with Cre8tech Lbs to support loan decision making

Finicity, a financial data aggregation and insight platform, has partnered with Cre8tech Labs to accelerate decisions for mortgage lending. Read more:

Digital data assets for SME lending

Designing and implementing a digital strategy for SME lending and deciding what data assets to utilise. Read more:

Finicity and Cre8tech Labs in digital lending duet

Borrowers get a paper-free process. Read more:

Paidy raises $55m in its Series C led by ITOCHU

Paidy, which offers credit lines at during online shopping purchases, has raised $55m in a Series C round. Read more:

Singapore-headquartered Aspire said to close $9m in funding

Singapore-headquartered small business funding platform Aspire has reportedly netted $9m in new funding. Read more:

Lending Works secures £2.8m funding to support growth, partnership channels

UK-based P2P lending platform Lending Works has secured £2.8m in a round of funding led by Maven Capital Partners. Read more:

Challenges to scaling SME digital lending in Australia

We were looking to understand the landscape in the SME digital lending space in Australia, I believe there are several key themes worth paying attention to. Read More: