Tagged: financing

Brazilian Marketplace FinanZero Secures $11 Million Through Series B Funding Round

FinanZero, a marketplace for consumer loans in Brazil, announced on Thursday it secured $11 million through its Series B funding round. Participants of the round were Atlant Fonder, Dunross & Co, and Vostok Emerging Finance. As previously reported, FinanZero describes itself as an independent broker… Read More

OnDeck Now Offering Same Day Funding For Small Businesses

OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK), a small business online lending platform, announced on Friday it will offer to fund and debit customer bank accounts with Same Day ACH transfers. According to OnDeck, same Day ACH transfers will provide qualified OnDeck Term Loan and Line of Credit customers… Read More

Exclusive: BlueVine CEO Eyal Lifshitz Shares Insight on New Simple Term Loan Financing (No Origination Fees)

Fresh from its new partnership with Nationwide, BlueVine, a provider of online working capital financing for small and medium-sized businesses, is adding term loan financing to its suite of online financing solutions. The BlueVine Term Loan seeks to provide small and medium-sized business owners fast… Read More

Hong Kong SME Financing Platform Qupital Secures $15 Million Through Series A Funding Round For Greater China Expansion

Qupital, a Hong Kong-based trade finance platform, announced on Wednesday it secured $15 million through its Series A investment round, which was led by CreditEase FinTech Investment Fund (CEFIF) with additional capital injections from the Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs fund and MindWorks Ventures. Qupital reported that it… Read More

Nationwide Announces New Partnership With BlueVine

Nationwide announced on Thursday it has teamed up with online small business lender BlueVine to offer the fintech’s financing to small businesses through Nationwide’s Business Solution Center. According to Nationwide, small businesses may have access to the online lending platform by applying through the BlueVine… Read More

PayPal Report: Backs UK Small Businesses with More Than £1 billion of Alternative Funding Through Working Capital Program

PayPal announced on Wednesday it has provided a huge £1 billion of finance to UK small businesses through PayPal Working Capital program.  According to PayPal, the alternative finance offering allows UK small businesses to apply for, and receive, a cash advance against future sales online… Read More

Standard Chartered Signs MOU With Linklogis For Supply Chain Financing Opportunities in China

Standard Chartered Bank announced on Tuesday it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Linklogis to explore opportunities to enhance its supply chain financing proposition and deepen client relationships in China. Standard Chartered reported that it will use Linklogis’ force as a digital blockchain-enabled supply chain… Read More

Beehive Forms New Partnership With Thanachart Bank to Launch SME Financing Program in Asia

Peer to peer lender Beehive announced on Saturday it has formed a partnership with Thanachart Bank to launch a new SME value chain financing program in Asia. Beehive reported this was its first bank collaboration in Asia and the digitalized supply chain will provide improved liquidity… Read More

Alternative Small Business Finance Provider Capify Receives £75 Million Credit Facility From Goldman Sachs

Capify, a UK-based alternative small business financing provider, announced on Thursday it received a £75 million credit facility from Goldman Sachs Private Capital to support its future growth plans and provide working capital to thousands of Australian and British small businesses. Launched in 2008, Capify describes itself… Read More

OnDeck to Offer Equipment Finance Loans to Select U.S. Small Businesses

OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK), a small business online lending platform, announced on Wednesday it is set to offer equipment finance loans to select U.S. small businesses next year, bringing its technology and digital lending expertise to what it believes has traditionally been a slow-moving, opaque, and… Read More

Malaysian P2P Financing Startup Fundaztic Secures RM3 Million in Less Than An Hour Through Crowdfunding Platform pitchIN

Fundaztic, a Malaysia-based peer-to-peer financing startup, reportedly secured RM3 million (approximately US$722,000) in 38 minutes on crowdfunding platform, pitchIN. Nearly 65 investors invested through the round, which was launched on October 17th. Founded in 2016, Fundaztic stated it is on a mission to provide insights and knowledge on crowdfunding… Read More

StreetShares Relocates Headquarters In Order to Accommodate Growth

Financing military veteran-owned small businesses lender StreetShares announced on Tuesday it has relocated its Virginia headquarters in order to accommodate the growth of its team. The lending platform’s headquarters will now be located at 1900 Campus Commons Drive #200 in Reston, Virginia. Founded in 2013, StreetShares describes itself as America’s… Read More

Deutsche Bank Partners With Allianz & Auto1 to Launch Car Financing Platform “Auto1 FinTech”

Deutsche Bank announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with Allianz and Auto1 to launch a new fintech called “Auto1 FinTech,” which will offer financing and insurance products to automobile dealerships buying and selling used vehicles via Auto1. The three partners closed the deal last Friday…. Read More

Zurich Insurance Group Acquires Minority Stake in Insurtech Startup CoverWallet

On Thursday, insurtech startup CoverWallet announced that global insurance company Zurich Insurance Group (VTX: ZURN) has acquired a minority stake in the company. According to CoverWallet, the investment builds on a commercial partnership between CoverWallet and Zurich in Europe that was announced in February. CoverWallet also… Read More

SuperMoney Debuts Point of Sale Financing Platform For Small Business Growth

U.S. fintech startup SuperMoney announced on Monday it has launched its new No-Fee Financing Platform that offers point of sale financing opportunities for small businesses nationwide. The company reported that the platform making point of sale financing available for merchants and service providers across all industries including home… Read More

BitPay Secures $40 Million Through Extended Series B Funding Round

Blockchain payments technology platform BitPay announced it has secured $40 million through its extended Series B funding round, which included participation from Menlo Ventures, Capital Nine, G Squared, Nimble Ventures (an affiliate of Passport Capital) and Delta-v Capital as well as individual investments from Christopher Klaus Family Office,… Read More

Chinese Fintech Wecash Raises $160 Million During Series D Funding Round Led By ORIX Asia Capital & SEA Group

Wecash, a China-based fintech and big data tech company, announced on Friday it secured $160 million during its latest Series D funding round, which was led by ORIX Asia Capital and SEA Group, with participation from SIG, Sagamore, Forebright, Lingfeng Capital and Hongdao Capital.  Founded… Read More

UpLift Increases Lending Capacity to $200 Million, Closes $90 Million Financing, & Continues to Add Travel Partners

Travel financing platform UpLift announced on Thursday it is expanding its lending capacity to $200 million and close financing of $90 million as its UpLift Pay Monthly feature gains rapid adoption across the travel industry. UpLift reported its $75 million credit facility is in partnership with… Read More

New York Fintech Firm EquityZen Secures $6.5 Million During New Financing Round Led By Draper Associates

EquityZen, a New York-based fintech firm that operates a secondary marketplace for company-approved transactions in pre-IPO stock announced on Tuesday it secured $6.5 million during its latest financing round, which was led by Draper Associates. According to the company, the latest financing deal comes as private… Read More

The Hive Project ICO Secures Over $1.5 Million; Warns Contributors of Scammers

Just days after launching its ICO, The Hive Project announced the round has successfully secured $1.5 million from nearly 900 participants. This news comes after the first unveiled its new cryptocurrency-based invoice financing platform. As previously reported, the company boasts itself as the first cryptocurrency… Read More

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