The details of more than 200,000 Visa and Mastercard cards were stolen during the recent cyber-breach at credit referencing firm Equifax.
Santander InnoVentures has joined a $6 million funding round for PayJoy, a San Francisco-based startup working to help underbanked people buy smartphones.
Credit referencing firm Equifax has reported a cyber-breach which spilled the personal details of approximately 143 million US consumers.
San Francisco-based fintech startup Earnest is opening a second location in Utah, adding up to 500 jobs to the community and $5.6 million in capital investment over the next five years.
PayPal is expanding its working capital programme for merchants through the acquisition of online lending firm Swift Financial. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
PayPal has made a strategic investment in LendUp, an online lender targeting Americans that are generally considered too risky by traditional banks. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Canadians are suffering from ostrich syndrome, according to a new survey from Capital One which shows that more than half have never attempted to get their credit score.
A year after being forced out of Lending Club, the firm's founder Renaud Laplanche is back with a new online lending platform and $60 million in financing.
Core banking vendor Misys has launched a crowdlending module to enable financial institutions to move into the alternative finance marketplace.