WeLab Raises $220mn in Series B

Hong Kong based mobile lender WeLab raised $220mn in a series B financing; investors in the round include Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, CreditSuisse, the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) and others; they plan to use the funds for improving credit technology and look to expand globally. Source.

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