Tagged: bpifrance

Pan-European P2P Lender Younited Credit Raises €40 million from Historical Investors & the French Public Investment Bank

Younited Credit, the Paris-headquartered consumer lender announced a capital increase of €40 million subscribed by a panel of the top of the crop growth investors in France. Next to its historical shareholders, Eurazeo, Crédit Mutuel Arkema, AG2R La Mondiale and Weber Investissements which are already… Read More

The European Investment Bank Pledges €18.5 million to Finance Continental European SMEs through Lendix

The European Investment Bank Group (EIB) through the European Investment Fund (EIF) has announced that it will provide €18.5 million to back a joint investment fund designed to lend money to SMEs through crowdlending platform Lendix. The EIB is the European Union’s bank, owned by… Read More

Bpifrance Joins Lendix: Subscribes to Co-Financing Fund Associated with the Online Lender

Online lender Lendix announced on Monday that Bpifrance has joined its lending platform through a co-financing fund. Along with Bpifrance, Lendix has reported attracted other leading investors to the fund, including CNP Assurances, Groupama, Zencap AM (OFI group), Matmut or the “Prêtons Ensemble” fund managed by Eiffel… Read More

Fintech Startup Kyriba Secures $23M During Series D Funding Round Led By Bpifrance

California-based fintech startup Kyriba Corp. announced on Thursday it has successfully secured $23 million during its recent Series D funding round, which was led by Bpifrance. Additional investors included HSBC (NYSE: HSBC) and Daher Capital. The company stated it plans to use the funds to deepen its… Read More

French Crowdlending Platform Unilend Receives a €2.5 million Investment from NewAlpha’s FinTech fund 

Unilend, a pioneer in SME crowdlending in France, announced on September 7 that it has received a €2,5 million investment from NewAlpha Asset Management (NewAlpha). This is the third investment coming from the venture capital fund dedicated to FinTech and Assurtech that NewAlpha launched in… Read More

Squadrone System Secures $5M For Kickstarter Alum HEXO+

Squadrone System, the company behind first autonomous flying camera, HEXO+, today announced it has secured an investment of $3 million from Living Water Investment Corp., bringing its total investment amount to date to $5 million. The funding will allow the company to finance the industrial development… Read More

French Peer to Peer Lender Unilend Raises € 8 Million in Funding Round

Peer to peer lending platform Unilend has announced a significant investment in the amount of € 8 million from BPI France, a state government investment fund, Ventech and 360 Capital Partners.  The direct lender was launched in 2013 prior to formal regulations which were finalized in… Read More

CrowdTuesday Events in France Brings Together Industry Champions

CrowdTuesday, a periodic gathering of members of the crowdfunding scene, had their inaugural gathering in Paris this past month.  The group is not targeting the novice sector of the industry but is focused on bringing together industry experts to review and discuss the nascent form… Read More