Investment Platforms and Marketplaces

Online investment marketplaces including peer to peer lending, investment crowdfunding, security token platforms and more.

UK’s Prime Property Finance Platform CapitalRise Advances £2.5M Loan to Fund New Development in South West London

UK’s prime property finance platform CapitalRise has advanced a £2.5 million loan to fund a new development based in southwest London, according to a recent blog post by CapitalRise. The company – which has revealed that it had lent over £100 million to luxury property… Read More

Solar Financing Platform Trine Sees Debt Offering Close in Just 5 Hours

Solar investment marketplace Trine is reporting that a debt offering seeking €750 000 closed in just 5 hours, the fastest loan funded through Trine’s impact investment platform to date. The investment platform said that the debt financing for Redavia, a firm offering solar farms to… Read More

European P2P Lender Bondora Reports Record Level of Cash Recoveries, Crosses €1.2M Mark in March 2021

March 2021 was an “incredibly” successful month for recoveries at peer to peer lending platform Bondora. The European lender managed to reach a record-level of “cash recovered on the month: €1,255,538.” This is reportedly the first time that Bondora has passed the €1M mark. Bondora… Read More

Linked Finance Surpasses €150 Million in Peer to Peer Lending

Linked Finance, a peer-to-peer lending platform serving Ireland, has surpassed €150 million in loans to Irish SMEs, according to a note from the company. The milestone was passed as the company issued €9.6 million in loans in the first quarter of 2021, up 4% versus… Read More

Equisafe Launches Equisafe Markets, a Secondary Market for Digital Securities

Equisafe, a Paris-based digital blockchain-based transfer agent, has announced the launch of Equisafe Markets, a secondary market for digital securities. Equisafe said that the first listing on the market will be Carthagea, a French operator of medicalized residences in Tunisia with its head office in France…. Read More

Coinbase Trades Up on Nasdaq, Briefly Tops $100 Billion in Valuation

Coinbase, perhaps the most anticipated public listing of 2021, commenced trading on the Nasdaq today following a direct listing that started with a reference per-share value of $250 and quickly went higher from there. Listed under the ticker symbol COIN, Coinbase traded as high as… Read More

Coming of Age: Coinbase IPO Boosts Interest in Crypto, Industry Insiders Comment on Share Listing of Top Digital Asset Exchange

As the entire crypto-sphere knows, Coinbase will complete an initial public offering (IPO) this week (April 14) in a direct listing on Nasdaq. Trading under the ticker symbol of COIN, Coinbase’s share float is perhaps the most anticipated listing of 2021 representing the maturity of… Read More

Republic Swamped By Demand for Cere Token Offering, Investors Cranky as Queue is Huge

Republic’s Cere token offering kicked off mere minutes ago but it appears that Republic may have underestimated demand. The website is posting a Cloudflare notice that indicates tens of thousands of people are waiting to access the site. Republic anticipated a strong response to the… Read More

Assetz Capital Looks to Boost Loan Originations with New Bridging Product

Marketplace lending platform Assetz Capital is looking to boost loan originations in 2021 with a new bridge loan product. According to the Fintech, the lending product will have a 0.65% interest rate for bridge loans from £150,000 to £5 million with LTVs to 75% and terms… Read More

Coinbase Adds 1inch (1INCH), Enjin Coin (ENJ), NKN (NKN), Origin Token (OGN) for Coinbase.com, Pro, and for Android, iOS Apps

Beginning on Saturday (April 10, 2021), digital asset exchange Coinbase will be supporting trading with 1inch (1INCH), Enjin Coin (ENJ), NKN (NKN) and Origin Token (OGN) at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase users are now able to purchase, sell, convert,… Read More

Coinbase Expected to Trade on the Nasdaq on April 14th, Will Help Define the Digital Asset Industry

Earlier this month, Coinbase announced that its filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to list its shares on the Nasdaq, under ticker symbol COIN, had been approved. The public listing of Coinbase will thus represent a seminal event in the digital asset industry…. Read More

Digital Securities: Binance Now Offers Security Tokens of Listed Shares, Starts with Tesla

Binance has announced the launch of digital securities including fractional shares with zero commissions. The world’s largest digital asset exchange has taken a natural next step to offer investors both traditional and crypto-assets. Binance is providing the service in partnership with CM-Equity AG, licensed in… Read More

EstateGuru Reveals that its P2P Lending Platform Saw Investors Finance €21.5M Worth of Loans in March 2021, a New Record

EstateGuru, an Estonia-based peer-to-peer lender facilitating secured loans, notes that in March 2021, their investors were able to finance €21.5M worth of loans which is “a new record” on their platform. The German market was notably the largest contributor with €8,3M, followed by Estonia with… Read More

Robo.cash Reports that Loans by Tez Finance No Longer Available, Net Deposits Up 46% QoQ, New Investors Up 139% QoQ

Robo.cash, a peer-to-peer lending marketplace, reports that Tez Finance has finished placing new loans via its platform. The P2P lender confirmed that as it was communicated earlier, loans by Tez Finance are “no longer available on Robo.cash.” The Robo.cash team added: “Due to legal restructuring… Read More

P2P Bitcoin, Ethereum Exchange Paxful Denies there Was Data Leak, Confirms User Data and Funds Remain Safe

A recent post on Raidforums, a marketplace for purchasing and selling stolen data, has claimed that it has the personal details from millions of users on Paxful, a leading peer to peer Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) exchange. However, Paxful‘s management stated that they’re false… Read More

Mintos Explains how Mexico Is Different from European Lending Markets, Platform Plans to Onboard More Mexican Lenders

After carrying out its market overviews for developing Asian countries like Uzbekistan, P2P lending marketplace Mintos has now shared key insights about Mexico. The Mintos team has carefully examined the overall picture of Mexican markets, as well as covering how the nation and the local… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform For Alternative Investments Supervest Now Seeking Funds Through SeedInvest Round

  Supervest, a U.S. crowdfunding platform specifically for alternative investments, is now seeking funds through its crowdfunding campaign on SeedInvest. The company describes itself as a technology platform created to bridge the gap between brokers, syndicates, and funding companies. “Supervest is an online, crowd-funding platform that… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Innoviz Trades on Nasdaq in SPAC Deal

LiDAR firm and OurCrowd portfolio company Innoviz (NASDAQ:INVZ) traded on the Nasdaq this week as part of a SPAC deal that was revealed earlier this year. Innoviz became a publicly listed company through a business combination with Collective Growth Corporation in a transaction sponsored by… Read More

Crypto Exchange Bitstamp Appoints Former N26 and Barclays Executive as COO

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp has hired Sameer Dubey as Chief Operating Officer. Dubey has previously worked at digital bank N26 and Barclays. Prior to N26, where he was heading Operations for the UK, Dubey spent over a decade at Barclays Bank focused on its Payments and… Read More

CME Group to Expand Crypto Derivatives Offering with New Micro Bitcoin Futures Contract, Pending Regulatory Approval

CME Group, one of the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, recently revealed that it would be expanding its suite of cryptocurrency derivatives with the launch of a new Micro Bitcoin futures contract on May 3, 2021 (subject to regulatory review and approval). Micro… Read More

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