Tagged: european investment bank

iAngels Raises $55.5 Million for First Institutional Fund Supported by EIF

iAngels has announced its first institutional fund raising $55.5 million. iAngels received the backing of the European Investment Fund (EIF), part of the European Investment Bank group. EIF’s mission is to support Europe’s micro, small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) by helping them to access finance…. Read More

European Investment Bank Issues Digital Bond on Ethereum. Will Bond Tokenization Become the Norm?

This past week, the European Investment Bank (EIB) issued a €100 million digital bond offering on the Ethereum blockchain. The EIB worked with Goldman Sachs, Santander, and Societe Generale on the issuance along with the support of the Banque of France. Notably, the payment of… Read More

European Investment Bank to Invest €15 Million in German Identity Verification Platform IDNow

  The European Investment Bank (EIB) is set to provide €15 million of growth funding to Germany-based identity verification platform, IDnow. Founded in 2014, IDnow covers a wide range of use cases both in regulated sectors in Europe and for completely new digital business models… Read More

Digital Money Transfer Service Azimo Signs €20 Million Venture Debt Deal With European Investment Bank

The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced on Tuesday it has signed a €20 million venture debt deal with digital money transfer service, Azimo. EIB reported that the financing is supported by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the financial pillar of the Investment Plan… Read More

European Investment Bank to Lend €100 Million to Small Businesses Through Funding Circle

The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced on Wednesday it will lend €100 million to small businesses through online lending platform Funding Circle. According to the banking group, the investment, alongside a further €25 million from a leading global asset manager, will support more than 2,000… 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

Funding Circle, European Investment Bank Announce £100 Million Investment for UK SMEs

The  European Investment Bank (EIB) and Funding Circle, a UK-based P2P lender, has jointly announced a £100 million loan program designed to support UK small business. The loans will be originated through the Funding Circle platform.  Funding Circle will also participate with a £25 million… Read More

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