2021 marked a bonanza funding year for European fintechs, with some eye-watering funding rounds signalling the industry's return to rude health following the Covid-hit 2020.
As the year 2021 is coming to its end, we can all take some time to relax, reset and enjoy the wonderful Christmas holidays with friends and family, and later on celebrate the New Year.
Folk2Folk, an alternative lender providing finance to smaller businesses to regional UK SMEs, has landed a £7m investment from British Business Investments, a subsidiary of the British Business Bank.
MoonPay, which provides crypto payments infrastructure, has raised a $555m Series A equity funding round, valuing the company at a $3.4bn valuation.
Upgrade has seen its valuation soar to $6bn following a $280m Series F round.
Atom bank and Landbay are partnering in a £500m funding deal.