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CreditEase Leads Seed Round in Mobile App Blast that Melds Fintech & Gaming, Level Up Your Savings

China based Fintech CreditEase has invested in Blast, a California based startup that is the mobile gamification space led by Acorns founder and Chairman, Walter Cruttenden. The investment was facilitated via CreditEast Fintech Investment Fund (CEFIF) – a US $1 billion fund. Other investors in… Read More

CreditEase FinTech Investment Fund Participates in Branch International’s $70 Million Series B Investment Round

On Thursday, CreditEase announced its venture fund, Credit FinTech Investment Fund (CEFIF) recently participated in the $70 million Series B investment round in market fintech company, Branch International. The fund reported that other investors of the funding round included International Finance Corporation (IFC), Andreessen Horowitz,… Read More

CreditEase’s Fintech Investment Fund Invests in Automotive Fintech Company Fair

On Monday, CreditEase announced its fintech investment fund, along with next47 and BMW i Ventures, has invested in California automotive fintech company, Fair. This news comes after Fair announced the acquisition of Uber’s Xchange Leasing subsidiary’s leasing portfolio. According to CreditEase, Fair was launched in August… Read More

CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund Adds Positions in Three Global Growth Stage Companies

CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund (CEFIF), a venture fund investing in growth-stage fintech companies in China and globally created by peer-to-peer lender CreditEase, announced at LendIt USA  in New York it  had made investment in three new Fintech firms. According to the fund, the three investments included… Read More

CreditEase Grows VC Team to Invest in Fintech

CreditEase, the largest peer to peer lender in China, is boosting its VC team as it continues its global expansion strategy.  A few days back, according to a report in ECNS, CreditEast appointed Anju Patwardhan, previously the Global Chief Innovation Officer at Standard Charter Bank…. Read More

Standard Chartered & SuperCharger: Hong Kong’s FinTech Accelerator Update

Standard Chartered and SuperCharger announced the successful completion of Hong Kong’s first home-grown Financial Technology accelerator programme.  The programme was launched in October 2015 to find top FinTech start-ups to participate in a 12-week structured curriculum which aims to help them grow in Asia. “Standard… Read More

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