Australian challenger Judo Bank gets $500m injection for SME lending

Australian digital challenger bank Judo Bank announced late last week a $500m (~£250m) funding injection for lending to SMEs.


Stripe leads $20m funding round for US one-click sign-in platform Fast

US payments company Stripe has led a $20m (£16m) funding round for Fast, a San Francisco-based platform that allows users to make speedy online transactions.


Plaid expands to the Netherlands with ING, Rabobank, and ABN Amro integrations

Just three months after being acquired by Visa for a whopping $5.3bn, open banking provider Plaid has expended into the Netherlands with a host of high profile partnerships.


Coronavirus could boost P2P returns

The coronavirus will cause lending rates to rise which could create new opportunities for “sensible” investors, claimed Neil Faulkner, managing director of peer-to-peer research firm 4thWay.


Tandem Bank confirms fundraise and acquisition of green lender

Tandem Bank has confirmed that it has "secured a significant fundraise" and acquired a green lender, following a report that the challenger bank had raised £60m from investors including Qatar Investment Authority.