Hamburg-based Varengold Bank has struck a €20m deal with Lender & Spender, a fintech lending platform based in Amsterdam.
London-based SME lender Nucleus Commercial Finance has secured a £25m funding line which it says will support more SMEs through secured loans and property finance. The funding has been provided by Paragon Bank.
Australia saw over $1.4bn raised by fintech companies in the country in 2019 across 38 deals, a new record, thanks to rising numbers of funding rounds above $100m, according to data from the FinTech Global.
Payments giant Visa is buying Silicon Valley start-up Plaid in a deal worth $5.3 billion, the companies announced Monday.