Tagged: global crisis

PeerBerry Business Partner Litelektra Repays €0.7M Loan to Investors, Paid €35,685 in Interest

On June 22, 2022, PeerBerry’s business partner, renewable energy company Litelektra, “repaid a EUR 0.7 million loan to investors and paid EUR 35,685 in interest.” Currently, PeerBerry investors can “invest in another Litelektra wind farm project available on the PeerBerry platform with a 10% ROI.”… Read More

Lithuania’s Financing Platform Debitum Releases Annual Financial Report

Lithuania’s borderless financing platform Debitum recently shared its annual financial report. The team at Debitum noted that they are happy that the number of registrations “reached 8360 at the end of 2021.” This means “an increase of 41%,” the company revealed while adding that it… Read More

Canadian Fintech Wealthsimple Is Laying Off 13% of Staff

Wealthsimple is reportedly laying off 13% of its staff members as the financial services firm joins the slew of global technology businesses facing market “immense volatility.” In a letter to staff of the Toronto-headquartered company on Wednesday, CEO Michael Katchen noted that 159 of the… Read More

Alternative Investment Platform PeerBerry Reports 16% Increase in Funded Loans Volumes during May 2022

After “very positive” growth in April, in May, the volumes of funded loans on PeerBerry further “grew by 16%.” EUR 38,48 million of loans have been funded on PeerBerry last month. PeerBerry is a marketplace platform where investors can participate in short term, high interest… Read More

Online Pension Provider PensionBee Reveals What Happened to UK Pensions in May

The team at online pension provider PensionBee notes that they havewritten during the first few months of the year about “the challenges affecting pensions; inflation, supply chain issues and the ongoing war in Ukraine among other things.” This combination of factors “is driving down market… Read More

Stable Finalizes $60M Series B to Address Commodity Market Crisis

Stable, the ‘home of hedging’ for the $5 trillion agricultural commodity industry, recently revealed that it has finalized a $60 million Series B. The investment round has reportedly been led by Acrew along with key investors Greycroft, Notion Capital, Syngenta and Continental Grain Company also… Read More

Lithuania’s Debitum, a Borderless Financing Platform, Shares Updates About War-Affected Assets in Ukraine

Debitum reports that it is continuously monitoring the current situation with ChainFinance issued loans to the borrower in Ukraine. Recently, upon their request, Debitum have received “more detailed information about what is going on and what are the plans for the future regarding investments in… Read More

Bitcoin Might Benefit from Emergence of “Bretton Woods III,” Research Report Claims

Under the background of the Russian- Ukrainian War and sanctions in western countries, a global commodity crisis is “brewing” and the new global monetary system – Bretton Woods Ⅲ may be developing, said Zoltan Pozsar, an analyst at UBS. A recent report by Huobi Research… Read More

Alternative Investment Platform PeerBerry Repays an Additional €0.7M on War-affected Loans

PeerBerry business partners are reportedly repaying an additional €0.7 million on war-affected Ukrainian and Russian short-term loans. After today’s repayment, the total amount of repaid war-affected loans in April “will be €3.64 million (significantly more than the planned amount of EUR 1,3 million at the… Read More

PeerBerry Partner Lithome, a Real Estate Developer, Closes Project “Aurea Home” in Center of Vilnius

PeerBerry’s business partner – real estate developer Lithome – successfully “closed the real estate project ‘Aurea Home’ in the center of Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.” The real estate loan of EUR 1 million, “plus an interest rate of EUR 91 647 (total amount of… Read More

ABN AMRO, Other Dutch Banks to Allow Ukraine Refugees to Open Current Accounts

Beginning on Wednesday (April 6, 2022), it will be possible for refugees who arrive in the Netherlands from Ukraine to “open a current account” with ABN AMRO (AMS: ABN) or another bank. Dutch organizations that offer current accounts are prepared “to handle large numbers of… Read More

Lithuania’s Debitum, a Borderless Financing Platform, Shares Updates About War-Affected Assets in Ukraine

The team at Lithuania’s Debitum, a borderless financing platform, has shared omportant news about “war-affected assets” in Ukraine On March 30, 2022, Debitum had received “an official response letter and data from the borrower in Ukraine.” This data consists of the company’s “update on its… Read More

Sanctions, Russian Retaliation Leads to Disrupted Market Conditions, Mintos Reports

European lender Mintos notes that previously, they had prepared an overview of the “broader” effects of the war in Ukraine, sanctions on Russia, and Russian “responding policies on the financial markets.” As noted in a blog post, Mintos is now sharing “an insight into how… Read More

Aventus Group Business Operations in Kazakhstan Grew Over 3 Times in 2021

Last year, Aventus Group companies operating in Kazakhstan “issued EUR 41.6 million in loans – 3.4 times more than in 2020.” At the end of 2021, Aventus Group’s total portfolio in Kazakhstan “amounted to EUR 14.2 million (the total portfolio grew 2.8 times compared with… Read More

European Lender Bondora has Now Returned €64M to Investors with €571M Invested

European lender Bondora recently celebrated its 14th year of launching operations. The team at Bondora has thanked all their customers who have chosen to work with them, supported them, and grown with them over all these years. The online lending platform’s management is also thankful… Read More

Ukraine Conflict Accelerates Russia’s Aim to Block VPNs: Report

Surfshark, a VPN firm based in Lithuania, has reported “a 3500% surge in Russia sales since February 24 – the day Russia invaded Ukraine.” According to cybersecurity firm Surfshark’s analysis, the Russian telecoms regulator (Roskomnadzor) has forced Google to “delist more than 36,000 URLs that… Read More

Debitum Comments on Russia’s Invasion “Influence” on Investors, LOs, Funded Assets from Ukraine

Lithuania’s borderless financing platform Debitum confirms that the ongoing war in Ukraine is affecting everyone. Debitum is “strongly against” the Russian aggression and they are supporting their partners and their employees based in Ukraine. For investors, “who purchased claim rights related to borrowers from Ukraine,… Read More

Alternative Investment Platform PeerBerry Shares Extensive Update Amid Ukraine-Russia Crisis

PeerBerry notes that their business partners have assessed the changes in interest rates in international markets and have “made appropriate changes in the interest rates on loans offered to invest in on the PeerBerry platform – the interest rates are slightly increasing.” Interest rates on… Read More

Aventus Group CEO Andrejus Trofimovas Shares Updates Following Ukraine-Russia Crisis

Andrejus Trofimovas, CEO of Aventus Group, has noted that the scale of world changes and the problems that we have faced did not seem “so serious” just a few weeks ago. Andrejus writes in a blog post that we all observed: “a real war of this… Read More

Kraken to Distribute $10M in Aid to Customers Affected by Russia-Ukraine Crisis

In order to support victims of the unprovoked Russian invasion of Ukraine, digital asset firm Kraken is preparing an aid package distributing more than $10 million “directly to affected clients.” Beginning on March 10, 2022, and running until July 1, 2022, Kraken customers who created… Read More

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