Softbank invests €900m in troubled payments challenger Wirecard

Japanese conglomerate Softbank has agreed to invest €900m in beleaguered German payments firm Wirecard.


SoFi Is in Talks With Qatar for $500 Million Funding Round

Fintech startup Social Finance Inc. is in the final stages of closing a funding round from the Qatar Investment Authority and others, according to four people familiar with the matter.


Credit Karma has completed its takeover of Noddle, ramps up hiring

American finance giant Credit Karma has officially completed its acquisition of credit scoring upstart Noddle, and is embarking on a hiring spree in London and Leeds.


Monzo crowdfunding investors eyeing three-year 6,300% return

Three years ago digital challenger (now) bank Monzo - or Mondo as it was named then - did what many a young start-up keen for growth increasingly does and raised money via a crowdfund raise.


ING Ventures leads €19m funding round for Spanish fintech

Fintech fund ING Ventures led a €19m funding round for Spanish personal finance platform Fintonic, as the start up extends into new markets and services, according to reports.