Business expense management platform Spendesk raises €2 million

Paris-based fintech startup Spendesk has raised €2 million in a seed round from Kima Ventures, FundersClub, and several angel investors including Edward Lando, Nicolas Steegmann, and Frédéric Montagnon. During March and June of last year, Spendesk was in beta with a number of customers such as Birchbox, AB Tasty, La Belle Assiette and Tinyclues. The […]

P2P lenders TWINO reaches €100 million loans funded landmark

Latvia’s TWINO, a peer-to-peer lending platform, has announced that it has funded €100 million P2P loans in nine countries to date. The P2P lending marketplace has facilitated 6,300 active investors at a return rate of 12.31%. Germany, UK, Latvia, and Eastern Europe were the most active regions with UK investors funding the highest value of […]

SMB lending platform Funding Circle raises $100 million from Accel and several investors

Lending platform Funding Circle has raised $100 million (£82 million) in a fresh funding round led by Accel along with several other investors. Investors in the round include Baillie Gifford, DST Global, Index Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Rocket Internet, Sands Capital Ventures, Temasek, and Union Square Ventures – all previous investors. Funding Circle, based in London, […]