Fintech start-up SoFi to go public

Online finance start-up SoFi is set to go public by merging with a blank-check company run by venture capital investor Chamath Palihapitiya. The merger with Palihapitiya’s SPAC, Social Capital Hedosophia Corp V, will value SoFi at $8.65 billion. 


The AltFi team’s alternative lending predictions for 2021

Take a look at what AltFi editorial team thinks might be in store in 2021 for alternative lenders.


GoCardless raises $95m at near-unicorn valuation from Bain Capital

Recurring payment provider GoCardless has raised a whopping $95m Series F funding round, the fintech announced today.


Getsafe scoops $30m Series B as it plots European expansion

German digital insurance provider Getsafe has closed a $30m Series B funding round from new and existing investors.