Fintech startups raise millions & puts another nail in Payday Lenders coffins

London-based fintech startup Wagestream has closed a £15m series A funding round, co-led by venture capital investors Balderton Capital and Northzone. Elsewhere, business payments disruptor Modulr has secured £14m in scale-up funding to accelerate development of its payments platform, expand into new markets and boost headcount at its offices, including its Edinburgh hub.