Augmentum Fintech, the venture capital investment trust specialising in disruptive financial start-up firms, has made its latest investment of £2.5m in UK-based residential rent-to-own specialist Unmortgage, as part of a £10m fundraising.

Since launching, the portfolio has had somewhat of a summer siege of investments showing a fairly agnostic investment style across the fintech spectrum.

Today’s investment in Unmortgage comes after it invested £5.3m in banking challenger Monese last week, part of a £46m Series B fundraising round for the firm.

In August it deployed a further £7m across three investments into Tide (£3m), another banking challenger aimed at business customers, financial information platform DueDil (£2m) and payments disruptor Previse (£2m).

It currently, including the firms mentioned above of including P2P lending platform Zopa, Seedrs, Interactive Investor, BullionVault, and SRL Global.

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