Fintech services appear to have figured out they must base their business models on float control if they are to...
Sources have reported to Crowdfund Insider that the platform has shut down; the online lender was providing lines of credit for up to $1,000; it last raised $3 million in February 2017. Source
Float will offer credit lines for US consumers in California and Utah; based in Los Angeles the company also announced a $3 million funding round from finance and tech industry angel investors; the company plans to expand to all 50 states over the next six to 12 months. Source
The company may go public as soon as late autumn; sources state that the company will exceed a £1 billion valuation; investment banks are expected to be in place by spring; Funding Circle would be the first p2p lender in the UK to go public. Source
Newly launched marketplace lender Float is using alternative credit scoring to reach a target market of credit averse borrowers; the firm is seeking to provide credit to millennial borrowers with limited credit history; offering a digital lending solution for balancing customers' finances; the firm offers credit lines ranging from $50 to $1,000 and instead of pulling traditional credit reports for credit underwriting, the firm bases its approval decision from access to a customer's bank account transactions. Source