Mystery investor backs payments startup Marqeta to the tune of $150m

Card issuing platform Marqeta has become the latest US fintech to raise a record round in recent months.


European banks lead open banking start-up Meniga’s €8.5m fundraise

Meniga has closed an €8.5m strategic investment round led by Groupe BPCE, Grupo Crédito Agrícola and  UniCredit. 


Swedish fintech Anyfin snags €27.6 m Series B funding

Stockholm-based fintech Anyfin has closed a €27.6 m (£24.4m) Series B funding round that will be used to expand across Europe and help customers refinance loans.


Creditshelf closes €62 million direct-lending fund

Frankfurt-based SME lender Creditshelf has launched a €62m direct lending fund for German SMEs hit by coronavirus.