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Berlin’s Grover Receives €270M in Funding from Asset Manager M&G

Grover, the consumer-tech subscription platform, has finalized a new €270 million debt financing facility with M&G, the international asset manager. With the fresh capital, Grover will “expand its product inventory to serve rising demand from customers in existing markets such as Germany, Spain, Netherlands, and… Read More

Mollie Introduces Mollie Capital to Provide Flexible Financing

The team at Mollie is pleased to introduce a new product to help their customers drive growth: Mollie Capital. Described as a fast and flexible way for their customers to access funding, Capital’s launch also signifies their “move into financial services.” Mollie Capital is “a… Read More

Liberis Secures an Additional £140M from Barclays, BCI Finance to Fund SMEs

Liberis, a global embedded business finance platform,  announced that they have secured £140m in financing from Barclays Bank PLC and BCI Finance in order “to help secure its global partner expansion and growth plans for the next two years.” This brings Liberis’ total funds raised… Read More

European Credit Provider Younited Reaches Milestone of €200M in Annual Revenue in H1 2022

Younited, the instant credit provider in Europe, provides European households – in France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Germany – with financing solutions “for projects and purchases up to 50,000 euros.” This milestone is the “best proof” of the relevance of Younited’s offer to its customers:… Read More

ParallelChain Secures $50M from GEM Digital to Fund Post-Launch Development

ParallelChain Lab, an enterprise-grade blockchain-as-a-service provider that combines high performance with censorship-resistant characteristics, announced it has secured a $50 million financing commitment from GEM Digital. This token subscription facility is “dedicated to funding ParallelChain’s continuous innovation and ecosystem growth following the launch of its mainnet… Read More

Capchase, Sastrify to Help Firms Beat Downturn by Financing SaaS Subscriptions

Capchase, a provider of non-dilutive financing to SaaS companies, has announced a partnership with Sastrify, the global automated SaaS procurement platform, to offer a “Save Now, Pay Later” program to “high-growth” customers. This program will “enable Sastrify’s customers to extend their runways, cutting their SaaS… Read More

BIS, HKMA to Consider Using DeFi Tools to Enhance SME Financing

The BIS Innovation Hub’s Hong Kong Centre and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority have introduced Project Dynamo, which aims “to deliver a prototype for the compliant use of decentralized finance (DeFi) tools, such as blockchain and smart contracts, to improve access to finance for unfunded… Read More

Ratio Emerges From Stealth, Acquires $411M to Streamline B2B SaaS Payments

Ratio, a new kind of fintech platform that combines payments, predictive pricing, financing, and a frictionless quote to cash process into one platform for SaaS and technology companies, emerged from stealth and “announced raising $11M in venture funding and a $400M credit facility for customer… Read More

Fintech Ramp Introduces Network for SMB Lending

Fintech Ramp, the spend management and corporate card provider, has launched a lending partner network “to help customers find better long-term financing options.” As mentioned in an update shared with CI, partners “include Stifel, Capchase, Live Oak Bank, SmartBiz Loans, Lighter Capital and Founderpath.” This… Read More

Mesh Payments Acquires $60M in Additional Funding to Accelerate Automation for Finance Teams

Mesh Payments, the insight-driven finance automation platform, recently announced $60 million in new financing, “bringing the total amount raised to $123 million.” Alpha Wave leads the equity round “with participation from existing investors, including Tiger Global, TLV Partners, Entreé Capital, and Meron Capital.” The proceeds… Read More

Carta Now Manages $2.5T in Equity Value for 2M Shareholders, Announces “Evolution” of Platform

The team at Carta notes that they’re making a visual change which is indicative of “the external manifestation” of the next evolution of their platform. The first problem they had set out to solve at Carta was “the electronic issuing and signing of private stock… Read More

Cross-Border Payments Fintech LianLian Global, Uncapped to Offer Flexible E-Commerce Finance

LianLian Global, a global cross-border payments service provider, and London-based lendtech Uncapped have announced a strategic partnership “to provide ecommerce entrepreneurs and online merchants in the US and UK with access to fast and flexible financing to grow their business through the LianLian Global platform.”… Read More

Fintech Kapitus, which Offers Financing to SMBs, Finalizes $95M in Additional Funding Capacity

Kapitus, a Fintech company that offers financing to small businesses, announced the closing of $95 million in additional funding capacity on August 23, “bringing its total debt facilities to $360 million.” As noted in an update shared with CI, this additional funding capacity “demonstrates continued… Read More

Capify Launches £40M Fund to Assist SMBs with Addressing Financial Challenges

Capify, the specialist SME lender, recently introduced a £40 million fund for UK-based small businesses in order to help with maintaining operations through challenging conditions. The fund has been established in response to growing concerns regarding access to finance from traditional lending platforms and the… Read More

European Finance Solution Provider Qonto Aims to Acquire German Fintech Penta

Qonto, which claims to be the leading European business finance solution, announced its intent “to acquire German fintech Penta.” The deal, which is expected to close in the next few weeks, “comes amid continuous growth for both companies.” This acquisition “represents the logical next step… Read More

Synchrony, Fiserv Provide SMBs Ability to Expand Client Base with Financing Options

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Synchrony (NYSE: SYF), a financing company, recently announced that merchants will now be able “to offer a short-term, no interest installment option,” Synchrony SetPay pay in 4, “via the Clover® point-of-sale and business management system from Fiserv, Inc.” This buy now, pay later (BNPL) offering… Read More

CIBC Innovation Banking Offers £40M Growth Financing to Fintech Firm Smart

CIBC Innovation Banking recently announced £40 million of growth financing for London-based Smart, a retirement tech provider. Smart will use the capital “to expand its market growth, accelerate the launch of strategic products, and undertake acquisitions.” Smart launched in 2015 with the goal of “making… Read More

October Comments on Default Rates, and How to Boost Savings via their Platform

Last year, October had carried out a survey among their community of lenders in order to gain insights into the topics they were “eager to learn more about.” One topic came back repeatedly: their platform statistics. To answer your questions related to stats, October is… Read More

Lithuania’s Debitum, a Borderless Financing Platform, Shares Update Regarding Chain Finance

Another loan that was issued by Chain Finance has now “been recovered,” according to an update from Debitum. The loan was issued to a Lithuanian licensed financial institution and now “100% of principal amount, interest, and penalty amount for being late have been credited to… Read More

India’s Revenue-based Financing Fintech GetVantage Secures $36M in Funding

GetVantage, India’s revenue-based financing Fintech & growth platform for SMEs, has raised $36 million in growth funding led by Varanium Nexgen Fintech Fund, DMI Sparkle Fund, and returning investors Chiratae Ventures and Dream Incubator Japan. Other new investors who participated in this investment round “include… Read More

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