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LOQBOX Partners with ClearScore to Assist UK Consumers with Establishing Good Credit History

Financial exclusion is negatively affecting billions of consumers across the globe, including the younger generations who do not have established credit histories. As the United Kingdom‘s economy tries to recover from the COVID-19 crisis, the nation’s lending platforms are expecting an increase in unsecured lending…. Read More

UK Fintech ClearScore, a Free Credit Scoring Service and Marketplace, Acquires $200 Million from Invus Opportunities

UK-based ClearScore, a free-of-cost credit scoring service and marketplace, has acquired $200 million in capital from Invus Opportunities. Invus Opportunities, the global equity investor, has committed to a considerable, “long term investment” in ClearScore, the UK’s leading credit marketplace, according to a release. The funds… Read More

Cyberattacks in the UK, US Increase as More Consumers and Businesses Conduct Financial Transactions Online

Cyberattacks against US-based financial industry firms increased by around 240% between February and April 2020, according to a new report. These attacks have become more prevalent after the global COVID-19 outbreak, as more individuals and businesses are using online services. Tom Kellerman, head of cybersecurity… Read More

ClearScore Launches Anti-Fraud Dark Web Monitoring Service “ClearScore Protect”

ClearScore, a UK credit checking service, announced on Thursday it has launched ClearScore Protect, a free anti-fraud dark web monitoring service. Along with the service, ClearScore released nationally representative research that reveals a third of adults in the UK have been victims of online fraud…. Read More

Open Banking Startup CreditKudos Raises £5 Million Series A led by AlbionVC

Open banking startups CreditKudos has raised £5 million in a Series A funding round led by AlbionVC, according to a report. AlbionVC was joined by a group of Fintech angels, including Christian Faes of LendInvest, as well as Entrepreneur First, TriplePoint, Plug & Play Ventures,… Read More

ClearScore Partners with Raisin UK on Savings Accounts

Fintech Raisin has partnered with ClearScore a UK credit checking service. ClearScore will now offer access to savings accounts by integrating with the Raisin service. ClearScore claims more than 8 million UK users of the free online credit check service. These users will be offered… Read More

Credit Data Giant Experian to Purchase UK Fintech Startup ClearScore For £275 Million

On Thursday, UK fintech startup ClearScore announced it was acquired by credit data firm Experian. According to various reports, the company was purchased for £275 million. Founded in 2015, ClearScore describes itself as one of the leading fintech businesses in the UK. It aims to change… Read More

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