Tagged: consumer lending

Open Banking Fintech Nordigen Teams Up with Lenders to Optimize Loan Comparison Services

The team at Nordigen notes that they are pleased to announce their partnership with Lenders “to help with the further optimization of the loan comparison services.” Lenders is a globally-accessible consumer loan comparison platform. Their insightful analysis offers customers with quick, dependable and cost-effective loans… Read More

P2P Consumer Lending Platforms Are “Most Stable” in their Growth, Robo.cash Report Claims

P2P consumer lending platforms are the “most stable” in their growth, while the business segment is “increasing faster than the others,” the team at Croatian lender Robo.cash claims. Geographically, sustainable development is “mainly shown” by Croatian and Italian platforms, the Robo.cash writes in a blog… Read More

Ophelos Teams Up with Consumer Lending Fintech Plend for “Ethical” Debt Resolution

Ophelos, the technology firm building “fairer” debt resolution for businesses and their customers, announces it has partnered with Plend, an “ethical” consumer lender using Open Banking “to provide affordable loans to those struggling with access to credit.” Both pending B-corporations, Plend and Ophelos are closely… Read More

Selina Finance Acquires £150M via Equity and Debt Financing Round

Consumer lending Fintech Selina Finance has finalized a £150 million Series B round that included equity and debt financing. Selina Finance acquired $115 million in debt funding from Goldman Sachs and GGC and $35 million in equity financing led by Lightrock along with existing investors…. Read More

Tandem Bank Acquires Manchester based Oplo, a Consumer Lending Platform

Tandem Bank has reportedly acquired consumer lending platform Oplo. The strategic acquisition has formed a combined business with £1.2 billion of total assets, £1 billion of funding and 171,000 clients being serviced by a UK-headquartered team of 500 professionals. Tandem was established back in 2014… Read More

David Snitkof, Head of Analytics at Ocrolus, a Document Automation Platform for Financial Services, Comments on Automotive Lending Market

David Snitkof, Head of Analytics at Ocrolus, which claims to be the leading document automation platform in financial services, powering the digital lending ecosystem, notes that just over a year ago, he had commented on the state of the automotive lending markets in the US…. Read More

Mexico’s Online Lending and BNPL Service Provider, Kueski, Secures $202M in Debt and Equity

Mexico’s online lending platform and Buy Now, Pay Later or BNPL service provider Kueski has secured $202 million in capital via a debt and equity round that has been led by StepStone Group. Kueski claims to be the largest online consumer lender in Mexico. It… Read More

India’s Consumer Lending Fintech ZestMoney Expects Steady Revenue Growth, as BNPL Market Expands

India has a GDP of about $3 trillion which is relatively small when compared to the size of its population (estimated to be around 1.5 billion). There are also many unbanked and financially underserved consumers and businesses across the country. India also does not have… Read More

Fintech Informed.IQ, which Helps Financial Institutions Verify Lending Documents, Secures $20M via Series A

Informed.IQ, a tech firm helping financial institutions with instantly and accurately verifying income, assets, residence, and other loan origination data and documents, has reportedly acquired $20 million through a Series A round. The fund raised from the investment round should help Informed.IQ to better address… Read More

India’s Consumer Lending Fintech MoneyTap to Enter Booming Buy Now Pay Later or BNPL Market

India-based consumer lending firm MoneyTap has reportedly decided to expand its business operations to include Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) services. MoneyTap said its new BNPL solutions will aim to provide more accessible, affordable, and 0% (equated monthly installments) EMI options to Indian consumers. MoneyTap… Read More

Marlette Funding Unveils New Best Egg Lending Products

Marlette Funding, LLC, an online consumer lending platform, service provider, announced on Thursday it is expanding its Best Egg suite of lending products, including the addition of a new credit card program in 2021. According to Marlette Funding, the new Visa credit card will offer… Read More

RateGenius’ Annual Study Reveals: 2020 Savings on Auto Loan Refinancing Among Highest on Record

RateGenius, a U.S.-based fintech company with a proprietary consumer-lending platform, announced on Tuesday its annual study revealed the current state of the auto refinance market for 2021, finding that savings are at a historical high and interest rates are the lowest they’ve been in years,… Read More

Citi and Grab Financial Services Introduce API enabled Consumer Lending Solution for Singapore and Wider APAC Region

Citi and Grab, which is Southeast Asia’s super app, have extended their partnership in consumer lending with the introduction of the bank’s API-powered lending solution for consumers in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Starting off in Singapore with additional markets in the APAC region to… Read More

Indian Consumer Lending Fintech ZestMoney to Offer Affordable Payment Options to Consumers Buying Apple Products

Lizzie Chapman, CEO and Co-Founder at ZestMoney, which claims to be one of India’s fastest-growing Fintech businesses, has confirmed that the company has teamed up with Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)  to “drive affordability” in India. Chapman noted: “Until now Apple products were relatively unaffordable for the mass… Read More

India’s Consumer Lending Platform ZestMoney CEO Reveals Country’s Severe Lockdowns led to “Almost Complete Cessation” of Economic Activity

Lizzie Chapman, CEO and co-founder at ZestMoney, which claims to be one of the largest and fastest-growing Fintech firms in India, recently discussed what she considers the future of lending in a post COVID world. She acknowledges that this has been one of the most… Read More

Grab Financial Group Introduces Micro Investment Platform and Buy Now, Pay Later Options for Digital Commerce Sites

Southeastern Asian ride-hailing service, Grab, has extended its business into the financial services sector, by introducing a micro-investment platform, a third-party loan service, and also a “Buy Now, Pay Later” product for digital commerce sites. Introduced in August 2020, AutoInvest allows consumers based in Singapore… Read More

European P2P Consumer Lender, Mintos, Financed Record €2.8 Billion in Loans in 2019, Generates Nearly €1 Million in Net Loss

Mintos, a global loan marketplace, has reported had a record year for new investors and platform lending.  Mintos has operations across Europe as well as Africa, Asia and the Americas. The peer to peer (P2P) lender revealed that it financed €2.8 billion in loans via… Read More

Robocash Initiates Pre-IPO Funding Round to Help Launch a Digital Bank in the Philippines, Also Preparing for $100 Million IPO in December 2020

The Robocash Group, a multinational financial group that offers consumer alternative lending and marketplace funding in European and Asian markets, has reportedly initiated a pre-IPO funding round to help finance the planned launch of its digital bank in the Philippines. Founded in 2013 in Russia… Read More

Fintech Firms Must Properly Manage Cash Flow, as COVID-19 Is Making it Challenging to Assess Credit Risk, Monedo CEO Says

David Chan, CEO at Monedo (previously Kreditech), a point of sale (PoS) lender that claims to have more than one million customers who have reportedly received over 2 million loans (as of March 2020), says that the online lender has a global addressable market of… Read More

Finmkt Partners With Secure Payment Systems for New Consumer Lending Solution

FinMkt, Inc., a U.S.-based provider of technology and infrastructure for the online lending industry, announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with Secure Payment Systems to integrate EZPAY Advantage, Secure Payment Systems’ retail and e-commerce consumer lending solution to FinMkt’s multi-lending consumer financing point of… Read More

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