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European Investment Platform Lendermarket Triples Platform Growth, Welcomes Second Lending Group

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Lendermarket, which claims to be one of Europe’s fastest growing P2P investment platforms, recently announced that it is becoming “a multi-lender platform after signing an agreement with Credory, an Estonian SME-financing company.” The partnership “enables Lendermarket to appeal to investors looking for lower-risk loans and… Read More

European Lender Bondora Introduces New App for its Go and Grow Account

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European lender Bondora notes that if you are looking to invest while you’re on the move, then they have an app just for that. The investment platform is introducing the Go & Grow app by Bondora. With the app, users have all they need at… Read More

European Fintech bunq Introduces Easy Savings, a New Savings Account in 5 Minutes

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European Fintech bunq notes that you probably never met someone who “doesn’t like savings.” More savings, more money. It all sounds pretty good, the team at bunq writes in a blog post. It only gets “a bit more complicated when it comes to what you’re… Read More

DriveWealth Teams Up with Sproutfi to Make Investing in US Markets More Accessible in LatAm

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DriveWealth, LLC, a pioneer in fractional investing and embedded finance, and Sproutfi, a “social-first” investment platform which provides securities via its affiliate Northbound Securities LLC, has announced a partnership in order to expand “affordable access to investing in the U.S. markets to everyone in Latin… Read More

Berlin’s Konvi Secures $900K in Pre-Seed Funding to Make Rare Assets Accessible

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Konvi, which claims to be first pan-European Crowd-Investment Platform for alternative asset classes, is confirming its $900,000 pre-seed round. Investors reportedly include APX and “value-adding” angel investors including former executives from tech giants like Snap Inc and Shopify. Konvi’s management noted that they are on… Read More

Fintech Klarna Survey Reveals that UK Consumers are Less Inclined to Invest Money

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Recent data from Fintech firm Klarna, an international retail bank, payments, and shopping service, indicates that UK consumers are saving a larger share of their earnings every month when compared to their global peers. However, UK consumers are also less interested in investing their funds… Read More

Viritech, a Cleantech Investment Opportunity Provider, Secures £1.4M+ via Crowdcube

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Viritech, a Cleantech investment opportunity in the global hydrogen economy, has raised 141% (£1,414,140) of its £1,000,000 target via Crowdcube from 772 investors (at the time of writing) with 11 days left in the firm’s crowdfunding campaign. Viritiech claims that it has “a world-class engineering… Read More

UK Fintech Freetrade Set to Expand Operations in European Markets

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Fintech firm Freetrade reveals that they have received their license from Sweden’s financial regulator, Finansinspektionen. Freetrade confirms that their mission “to get everyone investing got a big boost this week, as we secured our licence from the Swedish financial regulator.” The company wrote in a… Read More

London Fintech PrimaryBid Secures $190M via the Softbank Vision Fund 2

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PrimaryBid, a SoftBank-backed Fintech assisting retail investors with getting early access to IPOs, has secured $190 million in capital via the SoftBank Vision Fund 2 with the participation from Molten Ventures and others. The London-based Fintech firm is focused on helping retail clients get improved… Read More

Alto Teams Up With Prosper to Enable AltoIRA Clients to Invest in Consumer Loans

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Alto Solutions, Inc., the self-directed IRA platform making it easy and affordable for individuals to invest in alternative assets via tax-advantaged retirement funds, has announced the company’s partnership with Prosper Marketplace, Inc., an online marketplace for consumer loans. Users of the Alto IRA platform may… Read More

Global Wealth Group Secures £759,030 from 229 Investors via Seedrs

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Global Wealth Group, which aims to make global property investing available to anyone, anywhere, from any amount, safer & simple, has raised 101% (£759,030) of its £750,000 target at the time of writing from 229 investors with 24 days left in the firm’s crowdfunding campaign carried… Read More

EstateGuru Comments on Advantages, Disadvantages of P2P Lending

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Peer-to-peer lending provides investors and borrowers various advantages over more traditional forms of finance. However, there’s a potential downside as well. EstateGuru has taken a detailed look at the pros and cons of this form of funding, and the ways in which their platform aims… Read More

Infina Welcomes $6M Seed Round to Grow Reach of Retail Investing App Across Vietnam

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Infina, a retail investing app focused on Vietnam, this week announced they have closed a $6 million seed funding round from investors such as Sequoia Capital India’s Surge, Y Combinator, Saison Capital, Starling Ventures, Alpha JWC, and AppWorks. Additional investors who have backed Robinhood, Coinbase,… Read More

Egyptian Fintech Thndr Secures $20M to Democratize Investing in MENA Region

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Thndr, the Egyptian digital investment platform, announces a new $20 million Series A investment. Thndr’s investment round was co-led by Tiger Global, BECO Capital and Prosus Ventures, in addition to participation from Base Capital, firstminute and existing investors Endure Capital, 4DX Ventures, Raba Partnerships and… Read More

European Lender Bondora Reports Onboarding 4,714 Investors in January 2022

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The team at European lender Bondora notes that they have kicked off the new year with many investors joining their platform. Originations and investments fell a bit, as they did during the month of December, but managed to maintain solid numbers when compared to January… Read More

Fintech Lightyear Introduces Lightyear Profiles to Encourage Converstaions Around Investing

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Fintech startup Lightyear announced the launch of Lightyear Profiles, which is a way for investors to share “high-level” details regarding their investment portfolio with friends. It creates individual and personalized web pages for every user highlighting their portfolio holdings, recent activities, and which stocks are… Read More

Upside, a Firm Focused on Empowering Well-Informed Retail Investors, Secures £1.5M+ via Seedrs

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Upside, which is focused on empowering a new type of retail investor, “one who is connected, informed, confident and intentional,” has secured 76% (£1,530,827) of its £2,000,004 target via Seedrs from 97 investors with 24 days left in the firm’s crowdfunding campaign. Located in London,… Read More

The COVID-19 Crisis Pushes More Young Consumers into Investing, UK’s easyMoney Reveals

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The team at UK’s investment platform, easyMoney, notes that you need not look too hard to find updates about how the Covid-19 crisis has negatively affected the lives of young people. The younger generation has been among the hardest hit in many ways, according to… Read More

PeerBerry Shareholders Establish Deadlines to Introduce the Crowdfunding Platform

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PeerBerry shareholders have reportedly set deadlines to introduce the crowdfunding platform As noted in an update, the license to operate a crowdfunding business across the European Union has been provided by the Bank of Lithuania, which is considered to be one of the most progressive… Read More

European Lender Bondora Reveals that Go & Grow Remains their Clients’ Preferred Way to Invest in their Wealth

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European lender Bondora notes that Go & Grow is their investors’ favorite or most preferred way to invest in their wealth. Bondora writes in a blog post that they have more than 158,000 “satisfied” Go & Grow investors. And there’s a solid reason why it’s… Read More

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