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KPMG Report: Online Lending in Continental Europe Q1 through Q3 2016

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KPMG, along with AltFi data, has published a new report on alternative lending in Europe. KPMG also sourced data from the most recent Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance report. The document, entitled Alternative Lending Market Trends in Continental Europe 2016, provides an interesting snapshot of… Read More

Fintech: When Customers Regulate Banks 

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Whether Amazon, Airbnb or price comparison websites: In many industries, digitalisation has shifted power to customers in the last ten years. The banking industry, however, has remained resilient against radical changes for a long time. In fact, things like digital transparency and the power of… Read More

Partech Ventures Secures €100M for Partech Entrepreneur II Seed Fund

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Partech Ventures announced on Tuesday it raised €100 million for its seed fund, Partech Entrepreneur II. The fund was launched in April 2015 as a way to help fund startups in the seed phase. According to general partner at Partech Ventures, Romain Lavault, the initial “hard cap” of the… Read More

PwC Studies German Risk Management, Utilizes Auxmoney to Determine Private Lending Market Potential

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Credit marketplaces such as auxmoney ensure that up to 4.3 million more people get access to credit, as would be the case via conventional lenders like banks, according to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers study. PwC investigated the effects of new forms of risk assessment with its complementary, digital… Read More

Leading German Crowdfunding Platform, P2P Lender auxmoney Powers On

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  Germany’s leading lending marketplace auxmoney reports continued strong growth. Loan volume increased from €39.3 million in the first half of last year to €79.5 million in the first half of 2016 ‒ an increase of more than 100%. Founded in 2007, by Raffael Johnen,… Read More

The Brexit as Viewed from the European Continent

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In the troubled post-Brexit context, many leaders in the UK traditional and alternative financial services are trying to reassure their market and even to present the Brexit vote as an opportunity for the UK. Their statements read like reactions of the French after a soccer… Read More

Peer to Peer Lender auxmoney Points to P2P Loans as Safe Harbor During Brexit Uncertainty

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In a public statement referencing the Brexit, the CEO and founder of auxmoney, the largest German P2P lender, pointed to the current environment of high-volatility in markets and the contrasting, relative stability of investing in P2P loans. Reflecting the Brexit,Raffael Johnen stated; “Especially in this environment, P2P loans… Read More

The Many Faces of Marketplace Lending : Auxmoney, Funding Circle, FundingXChange & CrossLend 

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  Execfintech, the German fintech event that took place March 8 in Frankfurt dedicated a couple of panel presentations to marketplace lending. The companies represented included the two most successful lending platforms in Germany, P2P lending site Auxmoney and P2B lending marketplace Funding Circle, along… Read More

Brief: Debt-based “Crowdlending” Platforms did €16 Million in Germany During 2015

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According to a recent report, the total amount of loans for direct lenders in Germany stood at € 16 million for 2016. Peer to peer, or marketplace lending is on the rise in many countries including Europe’s largest single economy. As published in iBusiness using data… Read More

Mercator Advisory Group’s Research Reveals: Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms Revolutionizing Traditional Practices

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Mercator Advisory Group’s latest research, An Introduction to Peer-to-Peer Lending: A European Perspective analyzes the new and fast growing payments segment peer-to-peer (P2P) lending and the business models underpinning it. The report focuses on P2P lending providers in the European market, in particular the U.K., profiling the leaders… Read More

P2P-Banking Posts Loan Volumes for May 2015: Zopa, Ratesetter, Funding Circle and LendInvest Top List

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P2P-Banking.com posted original research of loan originations for May on its site.  Zopa tops the list with 57M € in new loans, Ratesetter comes in second with 50.1 M €, Funding Circle in third with 47.3M € and LendInvest in a close fourth with 44.5 M €. Note the remarkable growth of new P2P… Read More

Brief: German Peer-to-Peer Platform smava Successfully Raises $16M in Funding Round

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Germany-based peer-to-peer platform, smava, recently announced that it has captured $16 million during a funding round that was led by Phenomen Ventures. According to Tech Crunch, Phenomena Ventures worked along side existing investors Earlybird and Neuhaus Partners for the funding round and the investment takes the total raised… Read More

German Crowdfunding Network Thought Leader & IKOSOM Founder Karsten Wenzlaff: Interview Highlights German Crowdfunding Markets

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In recent weeks  The University of Cambridge has teamed up with EY, the global professional services organization, and launched the European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey with the support of major European industry associations. This is the largest study to date on crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending and other forms of alternative finance in… Read More

Crowdfunding In Europe: The Top 10 ‘Peer-to-Peer’ Lenders

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Crowdfunders generally fall into different categories: equity, donation, reward, and debt. The last is also known as microfinancing — and commonly referred to in Europe as “peer-to-peer lending.” Here are the top 10 up-and-coming peer-to-peer lenders e making financial waves in Europe: 1. Zopa –… Read More