Here are some of the latest investments and acquisitions in Boston-area tech:
—Boston-based Lendbuzz grabbed a $30 million investment led by BHI USA, the U.S. division of Israel-based Bank Hapoalim Group, according to an announcement e-mailed to Xconomy. The online lending startup has raised a total of $45 million in equity and debt funding since launching in 2015, according to the announcement. Lendbuzz offers auto loans to expats, international students, and other consumers with a “thin” U.S. credit history.
—M.Gemi has raised $6 million in equity funding, according to an SEC filing. The Boston-based company sells high-end shoes and other accessories, mostly online. It previously raised at least $47.2 million in venture funding from a group of investors that includes Burda Principal Investments, Accel, General Catalyst Partners, and Forerunner Ventures.Read Complete Article