Tag: Peer-to-Peer


Fintech lender Validus raises SGD 30 million for SME loans in Singapore

News Written by Khamila Mulia Published on 6 May 2021  •  2 mins read The company has disbursed over SGD 850 million in loans for SMEs across Southeast Asia so […]
May 6th, 2021
Techpoint Africa

Nigeria continues to lead crypto peer-to-peer transactions

After a 15% surge in crypto peer-to-peer (P2P) trading, according to a Nairametrics study in February, Africa’s largest economy has recorded another all-time high in crypto […]
May 5th, 2021

Fintech lender Amartha bags USD 28 million from Women’s World Banking to fund Indonesia’s micro-entrepreneurs

Peer-to-peer lending startup Amartha said on Monday that it received a USD 28 million investment from the Women’s World Banking Capital Partners II fund, alongside MDI […]
May 3rd, 2021

LinkAja acquires agriculture-focused P2P lender iGrow

News Written by Daily Social Published on 30 Apr 2021  •  2 mins read The acquisition comes after LinkAja raised more than USD 100 million in its Series B funding […]
April 30th, 2021

Temasek, DBS, JP Morgan to launch global payments platform on blockchain

DBS, JP Morgan, and Temasek on Wednesday announced plans to develop an open industry platform for payments, trade, and foreign exchange settlement through a newly established […]
April 29th, 2021

Indonesia’s smaller cities catching eye of startup investors

Indonesian startups targeting the country’s smaller cities are, slowly but surely, beginning to attract investor interest—even from a world-famous hip-hop artist. New companies focused on so-called […]
April 23rd, 2021

Exc: Lunar Bank set to acquire veteran fintech, Lendify

Lendify, a veteran Swedish digital lender, is being bought by Lunar, a Danish digital bank, Sifted has learned. The acquisition comes after a difficult 2020 for […]
April 20th, 2021

Fintech firms are blossoming in the Philippines, helping MSMEs prosper

Ellana Mineral Cosmetics is one of Manila’s pioneers of cruelty-free beauty brands. It started in 2007 as a small kiosk in a weekend bazaar. “We wanted […]
April 16th, 2021

Coinbase’s IPO is making headlines, but the real crypto action is in Asia

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, which listed on Wednesday, might have heralded a new era. Its valuation on Nasdaq briefly surpassed USD 100 billion, almost matching Facebook’s USD […]
April 15th, 2021
Disrupt Africa

SA’s Sun Exchange completes $1.4m crowdsale for solar-plus-storage project in Zimbabwe

South African startup Sun Exchange has completed the crowdsale for a 510 kilowatt solar-plus-storage installation to solar power packhouse and cold store facilities for Zimbabwean agriculture […]
April 5th, 2021
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