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Jevgenijs Kazanins Announced as New Twino CEO, Will Lead Latvian P2P Marketplace Lender

“I don’t want to offend anyone, but there are only two countries in Europe where peer lending made a dent in the lending landscape: the UK and Estonia. In every other European country the volumes going through the marketplace lenders are negligible (to the point… Read More

Latvian P2P Lender TWINO Adds Second Russian Originator

Latvian peer-to-peer lending platform TWINO has reportedly added a second Russian originator to its platform since its December 2016 launch. According to P2P Finance News, over 40% of TWINO’s investors have funded Russian loans. While sharing more details about its Russian expansion,  Jevgenijs Kazanins, P2P… Read More

The Baltic Fintech Ecosystem: Building Unicorns

  Jevgenijs Kazanins of Twino introduces the Baltic tech scene at EXEC Fintech in Berlin Those familiar with the European fintech sector may have wondered for some time about why the Baltic States, which are among the smallest countries of Europe, are producing so many… Read More

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

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

Latvian TWINO Offering European Investors New Opportunity in Russian Consumer Loan Market

TWINO Group, a European consumer lender which has been operating since 2009 with its P2P lending platform launching in 2015, provides unsecured consumer loans for private individuals in ten countries, including Poland, Russia and Georgia, with an intention to move into Mexico. TWINO’s P2P lending platform offers… Read More

TWINO Hits €300 Million Milestone for Loans Issued

  TWINO Group, a European consumer lender, has announced that it has reached a new funding milestone of €300 million in issued loans. TWINO also operates a peer to peer lending platform that has funded approximately €50 million in loans.  Interestingly, TWINO points out that 8%… Read More

Peer to Peer Lender TWINO Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Latvia-based Twino is celebrating its one year anniversary.  After 12 months of operation, the peer to peer lending platform states it has originated over €22 million in loans.  Twino says their rapid growth makes them the “fastest growing platform in Europe.  Investors have earned approximately €325,000 in… Read More

Latvian Marketplace Lender TWINO Enters Polish, Danish & Georgian Markets

Latvian-based marketplace lender, Twino, which opened in May of this year and had just reached one million euros of investment, announced this month that it is launching an expansion throughout Europe into markets that are new for the P2P industry. Now, Twino investors will have… Read More

European Peer to Peer Lending: Has it Gone Mainstream or is the Opportunity Still There?

Earlier this year the Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, in co-operation with professional services firm E&Y, released a pan-European study of the alternative finance market. The study, titled “Moving Mainstream”, can be considered the most comprehensive study on the subject released to… Read More

Bondora Sees Huge Opportunity in European Peer to Peer Lending

Although you may not have heard of Bondora, if you follow the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending industry, you most likely will soon. Bondora is one of the fastest growing peer-to-peer lenders in the world and they are operating in a market with few competitors. Bondora is… Read More

Latvian Marketplace Lender Twino is Not Magic, It is Reselling Short Term Consumer loans

Today at Finovate Europe in London, quite a few attendees were startled to hear Jevhenijs Kazanis, Twino’s CEO, confidently assert: “Twino will buy back any non performing loan after a 30 day period of delinquency.” How could that work? Many wondered. It was already startling… Read More

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