German-based SME lending platform Bitbond and African payment services provider BitPesa announced on Monday they have formed a new partnership to improve access to African SMEs financing. Bitbond stated that by working with BitPesa, borrowers who receive funding on its lending platform can now have their loan… Read More
Bitbond has raised $1.2 million in equity capital to help boost global expansion. The Berlin-based online lending platform has now raised total funding of $2.3 million. The funding round was led by mobilike founder Şekip Can Gökalp, plus several angels investors including, Fyber founders Janis Zech… Read More
Bitbond is one of the most interesting SME lenders around today. Launched in 2013, the online lender eschewed dollars and euros to focus on digital currencies, specifically Bitcoin. The global peer to peer lender provides access to capital for small business around the world. As… Read More
Bitbond, a Berlin-based startup that connects small business owners who need a loan with investors and uses the Bitcoin blockchain for payment processing, announced on Tuesday it received its BaFin license. Sharing details about the new license Radoslav Albrecht, founder and CEO of Bitbond, stated: “With our own… Read More
On Thursday, marketplace lender for small business loans, Bitbond, announced that it has joined the SME Finance Forum. This membership will help the company exchange SME knowledge with other financial institutions. Bitbond reportedly provides inclusive microfinance on a global scale. It has over 1,200 loans with borrowers… Read More
Taking a page out of the august Economist, Bitbond has launched BitcoinPPI; an index that measures bitcoin purchasing power measured in Big Macs. Yes, that eternal benchmark of consumable wealth is put to use once again. The hamburger. The Big Mac index was launched by the… Read More
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
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