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European P2P Lender Bondora Reports 2021 Return Rates Still Staying Above Target

The team at European P2P lending service provider Bondora notes that while return rates on their platform originations declined in June when compared to figures from May 2021, returns over the most recent few years “were still above their target rates.” The Bondora team has… Read More

European P2P Lender Bondora Reports that Originations Keep Rising for 6th Straight Month

European peer-to-peer lender Bondora reports that originations on their platform keep on rolling in 2021. Last month, originations on the Bondora platform totaled €11,036,285—which represents a 5.9% growth rate when compared to figures from May of this year. This is reportedly the sixth straight month… Read More

Bondora Platform Investors have Earned €54M to Date, while Cash Recoveries Remain Solid at Nearly €1M in June

The team at European P2P lending platform Bondora reveals that it has been another solid month of growth for recoveries. Bondora, which has seen nearly 170,000 people invest more than €455 million and have reportedly earned €54 million to date, reports that the amount of… Read More

EstateGuru Reports 80 Loans Financed in June 2021 with a Total of €15.3M Being Funded

The team at EstateGuru, an online lending platform that offers retail investors the ability to back loans secured by property, notes that even though we’re in the middle of really hot summer days and the start of the holiday season, the platform has still seen… Read More

European Online Lending Platform EstateGuru Shares Externally Audited Report for 2020

The team at EstateGuru, an online lending platform that offers retail investors the ability to back loans secured by property, notes that as is customary, and as part of their commitment to transparency, they’ve published an “externally audited” annual report for 2020. EstateGuru‘s management writes in… Read More

Digital Finance Platforms Kapilendo, Finnest, Consolidate Under Invesdor Brand

Three European digital investment platforms Kapilendo, Finnest, and Invesdor will now consolidate under the Invesdor brand. Finland-based Invesdor was originally launched as a securities crowdfunding platform. In 2019, Invesdor and Finnest completed a merger. When the two companies merged, Finnest was operating as an online… Read More

European Commission Approves Merger Request from P27 Nordic Payments Initiative to Form Pan Nordic Payments Platform

The European Commission reveals that it has approved the merger request from the P27 Nordic Payments initiative in order to form its pan-Nordic payments platform. This latest approval from the European Commission marks a key milestone for the project which is focused on working towards… Read More

European P2P Lender Bondora Reveals that its Go & Grow Investments Surpassed €10M for First Time Since Dec 2019

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European P2P lending platform Bondora reports that it has been making a “strong comeback” after the “universally challenging” 2020 (due to the COVID outbreak and resulting socioeconomic challenges). The Bondora team writes in a blog post dated July 8, 2021 that this ongoing recovery is… Read More

Loan based Crowdfunding and P2P Lender Fellow Finance Funds €18M in Loans in June

Fellow Finance Plc, a loan-based crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending platform offering services in Finland and 70 other countries, reports that in June 2021, its loan investors funded business and consumer loans “worth €18M.” Fellow Finance, which aims to transform the traditional financing and payments to… Read More

Estonia’s Bigbank Chooses Nets for Offering Virtual Cards and Mobile Payments Capabilities

Bigbank, a global Estonian-owned bank providing personalized financial products, has selected European payment services firm Nets, to offer issuer processing and digital services, such as virtual cards and mobile payment capabilities. As noted by its management: “We’re a new type of bank – a truly… Read More

European P2P Lending Platform Bondora Reports 2021 Return Rates Zooming Past Targets

The team at European P2P lender Bondora reports that 2021 return rates have been zooming past their targets. As noted by Bondora in a blog post dated June 28, 2021, investment returns on platform originations showed “signs of positive growth” during the month of May… Read More

Augmentum Fintech Leads Tesseract’s $25M Series A with Participation from Coinbase Ventures, Others

Augmentum Fintech plc (LSE: AUGM), the UK’s only publicly listed investment firm that’s focused on the Fintech industry, has made a $10 million (c. £7.3 million) investment into Helsinki based Tesseract Group Oy, marking Augmentum’s first investment into Finland. As noted in a release shared… Read More

Online Lender EstateGuru Reports that Estonia and Germany were its Most Active Markets in May 2021

The team at Estateguru, an online lending platform that offers retail investors the ability to back loans secured by property, reveals that it financed €16.8M worth of loans last month. As mentioned in EstateGuru‘s loan portfolio overview report, the most active markets were Estonia and… Read More

European P2P Lender Bondora Reports that Cash Recoveries on Platform Continue to Climb

The team at European peer-to-peer lender Bondora reveals that their cash recoveries continue to climb. As noted in a blog post by Bondora (published on June 18, 2021), the month of May was another period of growth for the platform’s recoveries. Although the cumulative cash… Read More

EstateGuru Board Member Gabriella Kindert Shares Why She Became Interested in Debt Markets

Gabriella Kindert, who is considered an expert in private debt markets and has reportedly managed billions (currently serving as a Board member at EstateGuru), says that she encourages investors to check out different lending platforms. In a recent interview, Kindert talked about  how they should… Read More

European P2P Lender Bondora Reports €10M+ in Loan Originations in May, €438M+ Invested in Total, €53M in Returns to Date

European peer-to-peer lender Bondora notes that 2021 is “proving to be a year of continuous, sustainable growth” for the company. As mentioned in an update from Bondora, dated June 8, 2021, investments and loan originations kept building on the steady momentum they’ve seen since the… Read More

Finland’s Enfuce Partners Visa to Offer Payment Cards Solution Program for European Fintech Firms

Finland-based Enfuce is teaming up with Visa in order to introduce a fast-track, 8-week program for European Fintech firms. The program should help companies with launching their own payment cards. Under the new program, Fintech firms can provide their clients with physical and virtual payment… Read More

European P2P Lender Bondora Reports €21.4M in Annual Revenue, €3.4M in Net Profit for 2020

Despite an unprecedented year in the global financial markets, European peer-to-peer lender Bondora is reporting its 4th straight year of profitability. Some of the main highlights for the Bondora platform during the past year are as follows: Revenue “increased by 5% to €21.4M” Net profit… Read More

EstateGuru Reports Over €14M in Financing Volume in April 2021, with German Market Becoming Main Contributor of New Projects

EstateGuru, a Lithuania-based debt crowdfunding platform, has published its Loan Portfolio Overview Report for April 2021. The report, released on May 14, 2021, notes that April’s financing volume was more than €14 million and the German market has become the primary contributor of new projects… Read More

European P2P Lending Platform Bondora Issued Over €9M in Loans in April 2021, the Highest in a Year

European peer-to-peer lending platform Bondora recently revealed that it has issued more than €9 million in loans in April 2021, which is reportedly “the highest in 1 year.” The Bondora team writes in a blog post (published on May 6, 2021) that this month, loan… Read More

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