The Daily Dig for Monday, August 17

Singaporean P2P completes successful raise

Capital Match has raised $710,000 in their Series A round meaning Singapore’s borrowers and lenders have another place where they can meet. Michael Tegos reports.

Aussie banks and Apple in battle

Apple wants to offer Apple Pay in Australia while taking the same cut they do in the States, even though Aussie banks charge half the American rate. There’s a few other sticking points too, writes James Eyers.

India’s banks working hard to include the unbanked

Bank staffers walking to rural villages are one extraordinary measure India’s banks are taking to reach out to people from rural areas who are unbanked. Saifur Rahman reports.

New innovations disrupting finance

Blockchain and peer-to-peer lending are playing disruptive roles in finance, a technology executive writes in the Nation. Read more here.

UK P2P closes successful funding round

MarketInvoice has lent $741 billion in four years, a figure which attracted investor attention, writes Oscar Williams-Grut.

UK advisors to offer P2P products

Financial advisors in the UK will soon be able to offer RateSetter loans to clients. Hugo Greenhalgh reports.

 

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