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September 01, 2017

SA lending platform Prodigy Finance chose London for ‘pro-business regulation'

Ventureburn - September 01, 2017

Cape Town founder of multi-million dollar lending platform Prodigy Finance Cameron Stevens says the “pro-business” regulation of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority was key in his decision 10 year... More

August 22, 2017

Prodigy Finance Raises $240M For US Expansion

PYMNTS - August 22, 2017

Prodigy Finance, an online lender based in the U.K. that focuses on providing international student loans, has raised $240 million in equity and debt funding. More

August 21, 2017

Fintech platform Prodigy Finance raises $240M to support fast-growing community of international students

- August 21, 2017

The fundraise includes a $40 million Series C equity round led by international venture capital firm Index Ventures, and a $200 million debt facility led by a global investment bank. More

August 21, 2017

Lender to Foreign Students Raises $40 Million in Financing

New York Times - August 21, 2017

As American universities’ interest in courting international students intensifies, an online lender that caters to them has drawn significant new financing. More

August 21, 2017

SA founder of Fintech platform Prodigy Finance announces over R3bn fundraise

Ventureburn - August 21, 2017

International fintech platform Prodigy Finance, which has developed the world’s first borderless credit model, today (21 August 2017) announced a R3.19-billion fundraise. More

August 21, 2017

Rand Merchant buys into global fintech firm

Business Day - August 21, 2017

Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (RMI) has made its maiden investment into a global fintech, alongside two of the world’s most renowned venture capital companies. More