Israeli P2P Insurance co Lemonade raises $13m

Israeli P2P Insurance co Lemonade raises m
Lemonade, which is set to launch a peer-to-peer (P2P) insurance company, has raised $ 13 million in an unusually large seed financing round led by Aleph and Sequoia Capital. Lemonade was founded by veteran Israeli tech entrepreneurs CEO Daniel …
Read more here.

Risks persist in booming but opaque P2P lending industry: analysts
Protesters who claimed to be investors of online peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Ezubao assembled in front of the Beijing headquarters of State broadcaster China Central Television on Monday morning, but they were soon held by the police and have …
Read more here.

China May Execute Negative List Administration over P2P Industry
It's being reported that China is likely to release detailed supervision rules governing the P2P lending industry in the second half of next year, at the earliest. Some analysts predict the new rules will require the industry to implement a negative …
Read more here.

Bumpy Road Ahead for P2P Lending Industry, Analysts say
(Beijing) – Fierce competition and tighter rules mean winter is coming to the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending industry after years of high growth, analysts say. Over 3,600 online P2P lending websites, which bypass banks to directly link borrowers who need …
Read more here.
The Beijing Hour
China set to release supervision rules governing the P2P lending industry…;. In sports…. A live look at tonight's Chinese Basketball Association action… In entertainment….. Chinese-Canadian actor Kris Wu joins the cast of an upcoming science …
Read more here.

Singapore's Capital Match raises $710K to enable small business lending

Singapore's Capital Match raises 0K to enable small business lending
Singapore-based Capital Match has raised S$ 1 million (US$ 710,000) in a series A funding round, the P2P lending startup announced today. The round was led by international investment firm Innosight Ventures. Previous investors Crystal Horse Investments …
Read more here.

Friday business roundup: Google updates logo, PayPal launches p2p service
Cloud-based retail analytics provider Capillary reeled in a $ 45 million Series C round led by Warburg Pincus. The company, based in Singapore, also acquired Ruaha Labs and e-commerce platform MartJack. Barcelona based mobile classifieds app Letgo …
Read more here.

Coinbase establishes Singapore operations
Unlike conventional fiat currencies, Bitcoin is digital commodity money traded on a peer-to-peer (P2P) network independent of centralised control. Bitcoin is not backed by a government or central bank, with its value floating freely and subject to much …
Read more here.

Singapore P2P Lender Capital Match Launches: Targets SMEs
capital match The Singapore-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Capital Match which targets Singapore SMEs obtain loans financed by individual investors has launched. The company stated that its are two-fold, to provide business borrowers with …
Read more here.

From YouTube clone to adtech: AnyClip raises $21M

From YouTube clone to adtech: AnyClip raises M
Way back in 2006, Jerusalem Venture Partners founder Erel Margalit was sitting at a bar in New York City with former CEO of Sony America, Michael Schulhof. Margalit was trying to get the entertainment executive to invest in Israeli startups, but …
Read more here.

March in Latin America: All the tech news you shouldn't miss from the past month
As for Google, it made several announcements related to Latin America. The main one is that Google.org will dedicate $ 1 million to tech education across the region. To do so, it will partner with associations in Argentina, Colombia and Mexico, with a …
Read more here.

FCA authorisation team should share its findings from P2P applications
The FCA's authorisation process is quite opaque and does not give the regulator much latitude to comment upon individual applications. Consequently there is no published information available to those who might be considering investing with companies …
Read more here.

Geektime survey increases reader happiness by 5000%
As you sip your morning coffee and consume your daily dose of Geektime, do you ever wonder that the experience could be even better? Do you wish that we knew of your penchant for personal tech, your love of listicles, or the secret hoard of gadgets you …
Read more here.

WalkMe walks customers through websites – and raised M in the process
WalkMe walks customers through websites – and raised $ 25M in the process. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Google+ · Share on Reddit · Share on Email · GeekTime · Angola · Argentina · Armenia · Australia · Austria · Bangladesh · Belarus …
Read more here.