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Latvian P2P Lender Grupeer Reports that they’ve Prepared Most of the Paperwork to Begin Legal Enforcement of Collecting Loans

Latvia-based peer to peer (P2P) lender Grupeer noted on February 19, 2021 that last year, they had informed everyone that they were planning to “aggressively” pursue claims against the Loan Originators that were in default. Grupeer confirmed that they had prepared “most of the necessary… Read More

EstateGuru Reveals it Closed 2020 with Solid Results During December with Platform Investors Financing €18.3M in Loans

EstateGuru, an Estonia-based peer to peer lender facilitating secured loans, has revealed that it closed 2020 with solid results and performance in December during which the platform’s investors financed a total of €18.3 million worth of loans. EstateGuru confirmed in its loan portfolio overview for… Read More

TWINO Reports Net Profit of €5.8 Million for 2019

TWINO, a Latvia based peer to peer lender, is reporting €5.8 million in net profit for 2019. According to the company, TWINO Group earned €8.3 million in net income or a net profit of € 5.8 million “enhanced” by € 2.5 million  in “other comprehensive… Read More

Freemium: Nordigen Launches Open Banking Service with Free Access to PSD2 Data

Nordigen, a Latvia based Fintech, has launched an Open Banking API that incorporates a freemium model. According to Nordigen, developers in companies of all sizes may access PSD2 data from major banks from across Europe via a single API. Nordigen pairs the free service with… Read More

Mintos Sets Crowdfunding Record for Securities Offering in Continental Europe as it Closes Round at €7.2 million

  Mintos, a Fintech that recently closed a securities offering on Crowcube, is reporting that it has set a new record when it comes to an offering for a continental European funding round. The offering has raised €7.2 million in total backed by over 7000… Read More

On Final Day of Securities Offering, Mintos Tops £7 Million on Crowdcube

Peer to peer lending marketplace Mintos has surpassed £7 million on Crowdcube on the final day of the securities offering. The Mintos security offering should be one of the largest offerings on Crowdcube for 2020. Mintos is raising equity capital at a pre-money valuation of… Read More

German Digital Only Bank N26 Makes Google Pay Services Available For Austria, Estonia, Greece, Lithuania, Latvia, the Netherlands and Portugal

  Digital-only bank platform N26 recently announced it is bringing Google Pay to customers in Austria, Estonia, Greece, Lithuania, Latvia, the Netherlands, and Portugal. The company made Google Pay available to customers starting in 2018, with the first launches in Belgium, Ireland, Slovakia, and Spain…. Read More

Loan Marketplace Mintos Tops £6 Million on Crowdcube: CEO Martins Sulte Shares Insight into Platform Operations

Mintos, a European marketplace for loans, launched a securities crowdfunding offer on Crowdcube earlier this week. The equity sale quickly surpassed its £1 million hurdle and as of today, the offering has raised over £6 million backed by more than. In the process, Mintos set… Read More

Latvian P2P Lender Grupeer Claims It’s Still Working with Debt Collection Partners to Ensure Repayments

Latvia-based peer to peer (P2P) lender Grupeer noted on November 5, 2020, that it would like to inform its users about the different actions it has taken (as a company) to meet its obligations towards platform investors. Grupeer’s management stated in a blog post that… Read More

Lending Marketplace Mintos to Crowdfund on Crowdcube

Mintos, a marketplace for investing in loans that reports over 340 000 investors from 63 countries, is planning a securities offering on Crowdcube later this month. According to a release, Mintos will offer investors the opportunity to acquire a limited amount of shares of the company,… Read More

Latvian P2P Lender Grupeer Confirms that Recollecta has Taken Over its Debt Collection, Management of Repayment Process

Latvia-based peer to peer (P2P) lender Grupeer noted on October 7, 2020 that Recollecta has taken over its debt collection and management of the repayment process. This should help speed up repayments to the platform’s investors, the lender claims. The Grupeer team confirmed that they… Read More

Authorities Order Latvian P2P Lender Grupeer to Stop Issuing Statements About Its Business, After it Paused Activity in April due to COVID

Latvia-based peer to peer (P2P) lender Grupeer noted on August 31, 2020, that it had provided an update regarding the current status with the repayments and debt collection processes on its platform. The Grupeer team had confirmed that, as its clients already know, since April… Read More

Latvia’s P2P Lender Grupeer Provides Update Regarding Current Repayment Status and Debt Collection Processes

Latvia-based peer to peer (P2P) lender Grupeer has provided an update regarding the current status with the repayments and debt collection processes on its platform. The Grupeer team noted that, as its clients already know, since April 2020, the lender had suspended its “economic activity.”… Read More

European P2P Lender Mintos has Updated its Auto-Invest Product to Give More Choices to Platform Investors

Mintos, a European peer to peer (P2P) consumer lender, has reportedly made changes to its auto-invest product, in order to give investors more choices when it comes to the level of risk they’d like to take. Mintos allows investors to back loans from originators via… Read More

European P2P Consumer Lender, Mintos, Financed Record €2.8 Billion in Loans in 2019, Generates Nearly €1 Million in Net Loss

Mintos, a global loan marketplace, has reported had a record year for new investors and platform lending.  Mintos has operations across Europe as well as Africa, Asia and the Americas. The peer to peer (P2P) lender revealed that it financed €2.8 billion in loans via… Read More

One in Five Latvian Startups are Fintech Firms, Nearly 90% of Startups to Hire More Staff, Despite COVID-19 Challenges: Report

  One in five or 20% of startups in Latvia are part of the nation’s Fintech sector, according to a report released on July 24, 2020. Swedbank Latvia, a large retail bank, teamed up with the Latvian Startup Association in order to publish a Fintech… Read More

Slam. Report States that Swedbank and SEB Enabled Fraud Networks Including Failed P2P Lender Envestio

A new report claims that established banks Swedbank and SEB enabled “suspected fraud networks” to operate in the Baltics and mentions bankrupt peer to peer lending platform Envestio by name. Envestio, and similar platform Kuetzal, recently filed for bankruptcy in Estonia. Earlier this year, both… Read More

What’s Going on with Peer to Peer Lender Grupeer?

  A couple of months ago Grupeer, a peer to peer lender ostensibly based in Latvia, shut-down all lending and allegedly halted all investor redemptions. In multiple statements, Grupeer management claimed the COVID-19 pandemic had harmed its ability to operate. At the end of March,… Read More

Led by Twino, Latvia Adopts Crowdfunding Guidelines

The Alternative Financial Services Association of Latvia has published Latvia’s Crowdfunding Industry Guidelines. The association seeks to provide industry rules to foster a transparent and sustainable sector of finance. Twino, a well-established peer to peer investment platform, is the first crowdfunding operator to adhere to the… Read More

P2P Lender Twino Launches Social Fundraising Initiative in Response to COVID-19

  Peer to peer lender Twino has announced a new social investment instrument engendered by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Riga based Fintech said the first social project will be in collaboration with Latvia’s Children’s Clinical University Hospital (CCUH), to facilitate convenient and safe remote consultations for… Read More

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