The Big Story
Russian online lending platform Blackmoon raises funds to expedite growth in US. Jim Smith tweets: “Russian #FinTech startup Blackmoon bringing its ‘marketplace lending as a service’ platform to the U.S.”
Tencent in talks with investors to partner in Supercell purchase. Brian Fitzgerald comments: “Tencent is seeking partners for its hefty Supercell buy, dangling hoped-for rich returns in the years to come.”
Arun Sundararajan talks about sharing economy and revamping the social safety net. “We need to rethink how we organise society for the digital age. Any sign our politicians are addressing this? No,” tweets Ray Hammond.