Tagged: digital lending

Overfunding: UK P2P Lender JustUs Secures Over £1.3M in Capital to Disrupt Lending with Better Crowdfunded Financial Products

UK-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lender JustUs says it aims to “disrupt” the lending landscape and become an established provider of crowdfunded financial products for consumers with the JustUs ISA. To undertake Peoples Mortgages, JustUs noted that it will be “required to gain regulatory approval which is… Read More

Fintech Blend Explains how its Digital Lending Platform Supports Data Connectivity so Borrowers can Connect to Asset, Payroll, Tax Accounts

San Francisco-based Blend, which claims to offer market-leading digital lending technology that makes the process of acquiring a loan simpler, faster, and safer, notes that in the increasingly competitive lending sector, it’s now more important than ever to work with technology that provides your clients… Read More

Bengaluru based Fintech Lending Firm KreditBee Finalizes $75 Million Series C Equity Round

Bengaluru-based Fintech lending firm KreditBee has finalized a $75 million Series C equity round which included participation from Premji Invest, Mirae Asset Naver Asia Growth Fund, Alpine Capital and Arkam Ventures (consisting of both primary and secondary investment). Madhusudan E, Co-Founder & CEO of KreditBee,… Read More

Fintech Firm Blend Explains how Relationship Banking can be “Reframed” for an “Increasingly Digital” Environment following COVID Outbreak

San Francisco-based Blend, which claims to offer market-leading digital lending technology that makes the process of acquiring a loan simpler, faster, and safer, recently shared key insights on “reframing relationship banking for an increasingly digital world.” Fintech firm Blend, which recently acquired $300 million in… Read More

European Online Lending Marketplace Mintos Releases First Update of its Risk Scores based on Q3 2020 Data

Peer to peer lending marketplace Mintos has confirmed that the first update of its Mintos Risk Scores is now live and accessible. The European loan marketplace provider notes that it’s sharing the first quarterly Mintos Risk Score update “since this numerical model for evaluating risk… Read More

U.S. Digital Lending Platform Roostify Raises $32 Million Through Series C Funding Round Led By Ten Coves Capital

Roostify, a U.S.-based digital lending platform, announced on Tuesday it raised $32 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Ten Coves Capital with participation from Cota Capital, Mouro Capital, Colchis Capital, Point72 Ventures, and JPMorgan Chase. As previously reported, Roostify describes… Read More

San Francisco based Fintech Blend Explains how their Software Facilitates Better Online Lending Processes

San Francisco-based Blend, which claims to offer market-leading digital lending technology that makes the process of acquiring a loan simpler, faster, and safer, has shared insights on how to unlock better online lending development with their products. Blend acknowledges that creating useful financial products can… Read More

UK’s SME Lender Nucleus Commercial Finance Acquires £200 Million Funding Line

Online balance sheet lender, Nucleus Commercial Finance, reports that it has secured a £200 million funding line, which should help with increasing the platform’s capacity or ability to support more UK-based businesses. The new funding line should help ensure that the lender is well-positioned to… Read More

Nearly €400M Invested via European P2P Lending Platform Bondora, with Almost €50M in Returns Paid to Investors in Past 12 Years: Report

Bondora, a European peer to peer (P2P) lending platform, acknowledges that 2020 was a “rollercoaster ride,” but they’re pleased to confirm that they ended the year off “on a high.” Bondora recently revealed that its December 2o20 investments reached €7,043,525.00— which was reportedly the 4th… Read More

Online SME Lender October Raises €295 Million, as of Dec 2020, to Finance Businesses, the Largest Amount it has Ever Raised

Europe-based online SME lender October says there’s probably no need to describe or go over how our lives have been impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. October claims that they had to “become economists, epidemiologists, and politicians” in order to cope with the challenges created by… Read More

Online Lending Platform Blend Raises $300 Million Through Series G Funding Round; Doubles Valuation to $3.38 Billion in Five Months

U.S. online lending platform Blend announced earlier this week it secured $300 million through its Series G funding round, which was led by Coatue and Tiger Global. The company reported that it has doubled its valuation to $3.3 billion in just five months. Blend previously… Read More

Digital Mortgage Platform Stavvy Announces Integration With Encompass Digital Lending Platform

    Stavvy, a digital mortgage platform, announced this week its eSigning and eClose solutions are now available through ICE Mortgage Technology’s Encompass Digital Lending Platform. According to Stavvy, the integration allows lenders to access the solutions directly through Encompass’ platform to drive quality and efficiency… Read More

John Goodall, CEO at Landbay, a UK-based Digital Buy-to-Let Finance Platform, Claims he has “No Regrets” Leaving P2P Lending Sector

John Goodall, CEO at Landbay, a UK-based online finance platform for buy to let mortgages, claims that he has “no regrets” about leaving the retail peer-to-peer (P2P) lending business. The digital buy-to-let finance platform is now completely focused on institutional lending (since December 2019). Landbay… Read More

Wolters Kluwer, a Compliance, Finance, Legal, and Tax Solutions Provider, Enhances UX for PPP Funding

Wolters Kluwer, a company providing information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors, has enhanced the end-to-end user experience for the latest Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding va TSoftPlus software and the eOriginal platform…. Read More

Marketplace Lender Prosper has Provided $18 Billion in Loans, Platform Issued 2,258 Loans this Past Week

Prosper, a peer-to-peer lending company that connects borrowers and investors with over $17B in loans issued via its platform, has shared their performance data from the Prosper Portfolio for November 2020. Last month, around 84% of originations were “rated AA-B compared to 86% in the… Read More

Digital Lending Tech Provider Blend Explains how it Makes Acquiring Loans Simpler, Faster, Safer

San Francisco-based Blend, which claims to offer market-leading digital lending technology that makes the process of acquiring a loan simpler, faster, and safer, notes that the standard origination tech stack includes too many tools and systems, “anchored by mortgage loan origination software.” According to Blend,… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank and Online Lender Zopa Aims to Generate Profits in 2021, will Compete with Revolut, Monzo, Other European Challengers

Zopa, formerly a peer to peer lender and now a regulated digital bank, is planning to generate sizable profits in 2021. Jaidev Janardana, CEO at Zopa, will aim to leverage his 15 years+ of experience working in the lending sector to give the platform a… Read More

Online Lender October Explains how Institutional Investors and Private Lenders “Lend Side by Side” on its Platform

Europe-based online SME lender October noted that this year the Christmas holidays will be quite different for everyone. The digital lending platform pointed out that isolation and social distancing will limit the celebrations this holiday season. October also mentioned that for many small businesses, the… Read More

Decentralized Credit System OScore will be Combined with New Inclusive Pool to Give Lenders Insight into Users’ Creditworthiness

High-performance blockchain platform Ontology has introduced an “Inclusive Pool” – which is the platform’s first (decentralized finance) DeFi product based on OScore. Since recently launching OScore, the “decentralized” credit system implemented on Ontology’s DeID, the team at Ontology has been working towards adding a new… Read More

At least 322 Fintech Firms are Now Based in Indonesia including Digital Payments, Online Lending Platforms: Report

Indonesia has the 16th largest economy in the world with a GDP of over $1 trillion. It’s also the world’s fourth most populous nation with around 275 million residents, out of which about 85% are below the age of 54. The Southeast Asian country has… Read More

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