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EstateGuru Reports that Estonia was Best-Performing Market with €6.5M Worth of Loans Funded

EstateGuru reports that the satisfactory level of loan origination “continued in October with the same storyline as in September.” In October, Estonia was “the best-performing market with €6.5M worth of loans funded, followed by Lithuania (€3,3M) and Germany (€1.8M).” The total financed amount was €15,1M…. Read More

Latvia’s Alternative Lending Market Is Growing Steadily, Mintos Reveals

The team at Mintos has shared their latest Insight report, which looks at the alternative lending market of Mintos’ home country: Latvia. Forming part of Northern Europe’s Baltic region, Latvia is “a relatively small EU country with a modest population of 1.9 million.” As a… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Gemini Launches in Denmark, Sweden, Portugal, Czechia, Latvia, Liechtenstein

Gillian Lynch, Head of Ireland and EU operations at Gemini, notes that the digital asset firm is pleased “to announce that individuals and institutions in Denmark, Sweden, Portugal, Czechia, Latvia, and Liechtenstein can now open a Gemini account to deposit, trade, and custody over 100 cryptocurrencies.”… Read More

Agricultural Crowdfunding: Latvian Fintech LANDE Raises €550K, Plans Expansion into Romania

LANDE, a Latvian Fintech providing investment crowdfunding for farms, has raised €550,000 in pre-Seed funding, according to a statement by the firm. LANDE states that it will use the money to expand its services into Romania while planning entry into other European markets. The round… Read More

Private Equity Fund Helenos Acquires Stake in FLEXIDEA, a European Invoice Factoring Platform

One of Debitum platform business partners, invoice factoring company FLEXIDEA, which operates in Latvia and Poland, has revealed that this summer, private equity fund HELENOS, managed by INPULSE INVESTMENT MANAGER (Brussels-based investment manager, Belgium), “acquired a 14,67% share in the capital of FLEXIDEA.” The acquisition… Read More

VIAINVEST Enlists IDenfy to Power KYC, ID Verification Service

VIAINVEST, a peer-to-peer lending platform licensed and supervised by the Financial and Capital Market Commission in Latvia, has enlisted the assistance of iDenfy to provide ID verification and anti-fraud sevices. iDenfy ensures AML and KYC compliance for both large and smaller firms. VIAINVEST believes that… Read More

Investors Financed €11.8M Worth of Loans via EstateGuru in July 2022: Report

EstateGuru notes that summer is in full swing, which is also evident in their loan volumes. During July 2022, their investors financed €11.8M worth of loans “with Estonia contributing the most with €4.0M, followed by Latvia (€2.3M) and Lithuania (€2.2M).” EstateGuru further noted that they… Read More

Latvia’s DelfinGroup, a Non-bank Consumer Lender, Reports Steady Growth in Q2 2022

DelfinGroup, a non-bank consumer lender in Lativa, reports revenue of €8.6 million in the second quarter, “an increase of 46% compared to the same period last year.” The firm has provided the latest operational and financial information: Pre-tax profit “increased by 30% to €1.96 million,… Read More

DelfinGroup Integrates Nordigen’s Open Banking Platform

To expand on the ongoing collaboration since 2016, AS DelfinGroup has incorporated Nordigen‘s Open Banking platform to add to their technological toolkit and “streamline their loan origination and credit assessment procedures.” Didzis Ādmīdiņš, Chairman of the Board of AS DelfinGroup, said: “We have chosen Nordigen… Read More

Lithuania’s Debitum, a Borderless Financing Platform, Shares Update Regarding Chain Finance

Another loan that was issued by Chain Finance has now “been recovered,” according to an update from Debitum. The loan was issued to a Lithuanian licensed financial institution and now “100% of principal amount, interest, and penalty amount for being late have been credited to… Read More

European P2P Lender and Aspiring Neo-Broker TWINO Plans Securities Offering on Seedrs

TWINO, a peer-to-peer lending platform and emerging brokerage, is planning to raise capital on Seedrs, a leading UK/European investment crowdfunding platform. Twino said it will officially make the announcement later this month along with more details on the equity offering. TWINO has bootstrapped its operations… Read More

Fundvest to Offer New Investment App for Baltic Countries

Fundvest is a solution for consumers who are looking to grow their wealth. It is a user-friendly savings and investments platform that aims to assist clients with focusing on their long-term financial strategy. It will provide access to EU and US stock exchanges and maintain… Read More

Around 335,000 Loans Were Funded, Equivalent to €60.3M via Mintos

Mintos notes in its Mintos Insight update that for certain investment products, regulation happens from the get-go, but for others, they might “not fall into a regulatory framework straight away.” While sharing other key takeaways from the Mintos Insight report, the team noted that new… Read More

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

FT Partners Advises Swedish Acct-to-Acct Payment Provider Zimpler on Equity Funding from Nordstjernan Growth

Zimpler, a Swedish Fintech within the payments space, has secured new equity funding from Nordstjernan Growth, an arm of an established Swedish investment house “focused on long-term quality growth.” FT Partners advises leading Swedish account-to-account payment provider Zimpler (@zimplers) on its new equity funding round… Read More

Eleving Group Is Reporting “Record-High” Financial Results for 9M 2021

Eleving Group (previously doing business as Mogo Finance) has shared its unaudited results for the nine months of 2021, “conclusively determining the company’s course to the best financial year in its history.” As mentioned in a blog post published by the Mintos team, the group’s… Read More

Latvia’s ExpressCredit Group Secures New Consumer Loan Funding from a US Investor

ExpressCredit Group (ExpressCredit), a lending firm, has acquired $9 million (appr. €7.74 million) in new funding for specialty finance operations in Botswana. As mentioned in an update, this allows the firm to diversify its financial resources and “partially refinance its existing credit facilities funded by… Read More

Lithuania’s Financing Platform, Debitum, Will No Longer Offer Cubefunder Loans via their Platform

At the beginning of October 2021, Debitum, a Lithuania-based financing platform, had reportedly asked Cubefunder to repay all the invested amounts and earned interest to their investors. On October 8, 2021, all final payments “were made,” the Debitum team confirmed in a blog post. Therefore,… Read More

DelfinGroup, a Non-Bank Consumer Lender in Latvia, Launches its IPO on Nasdaq Riga Stock Exchange

DelfinGroup launched its initial public offering (IPO) of 8 395 000 new shares on the Nasdaq Riga stock exchange this past Tuesday (September 28, 2021), and the public offer prospectus has been released. DelfinGroup’s management noted that the offering is currently available to retail investors… Read More

Legal Entity of Debitum, a European Investment Platform, Receives Brokerage License from Latvia’s Financial and Capital Market Commission

The team at Lithuania-based Debitum, a borderless financing platform, says it’s proud to release asset-backed securities and enter the “regulated financial market.” As mentioned in a blog post by Debitum, dated September 23, 2021,  the company will now be able to continue the journey to… Read More

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