Tagged: lending

Bondora Reports Rebound for Originations and Investments in October 2023

Bondora reports that the month of October 2023 saw a rebound for originations and investments. Bondora notes in a blog post that after decreasing slightly in September, investments and originations rebounded in October. Both these statistics “totaled just over €15M, with a growth rate of… Read More

Mexico’s Payroll Lending Firm Credifiel Reports Steady Business Growth

Credifiel reports that the company increased its revenue by 24% in the nine month period ending September 2023 “compared to the same period last year, reaching €32.7 million1, a net profit of €5.7 million.” The company further shares that its loan portfolio “increased by 74%… Read More

SME Lending Platform Funding Circle Teams Up with UK’s Atom Bank

Funding Circle (LSE: FCH), the UK’s SME lending platform, and Atom bank, the UK’s first app-based bank, announce a new lending partnership that “will provide up to c.£150m of funding to small businesses.” Atom bank is a “long-standing” and returning investor in the Funding Circle… Read More

Fintech MPOWER Surpasses $300M in Financing Capacity to Support International Students’ Education

MPOWER Financing, a mission-driven fintech firm and the leading provider of non-cosigned loans to promising students from around the world, recently announced that it has closed on debt financing that “has propelled the firm’s overall lending capacity to over $300 million.” Active funding includes commitments… Read More

Singapore: Credit Management Platform Lendela Raises $5m for Asia Expansion

Lendela, a Singapore-based digital loan matchmaker, has announced raising $5 million in funding anchored by Chocolate Ventures, a venture investment firm started by Singlife founder and former group CEO Walter de Oude. The Series A funding round was also backed by Lendela’s seed investor Cocoon… Read More

Fintech Enfuce and Funding Circle to Introduce Business Credit Cards for SMBs

Enfuce, a provider of embedded finance solutions, has revealed a new partnership with UK-based small business lending platform Funding Circle (LSE: FCH) to launch its new small business credit card as part of its FlexiPay product. FlexiPay is a revolving line of credit that “helps small… Read More

European Personal Finance Firm Iute Group Reports Latest Operational Results

Iute Group reports that its performing loans portfolio and revenue continued to grow in the 9 months of 2023. The company has further shared the following financial and operational updates: Number of active customers declined “to 282 thousand (31 Dec. 2022: 293 thousand) but the… Read More

PeerBerry Reports €46.2M of War-Affected Loans Now Repaid to Investors

In 21 months of the war (since February 24, 2022), PeerBerry business partners Aventus Group and Gofingo Group have, in total, repaid PeerBerry investors €46.2 million or 92% of the total outstanding war-affected obligations. Today, Gofingo Group repaid PeerBerry investors €200 000 in war-affected loans…. Read More

Pega Assists UK’s Shawbrook with Reducing Mortgage Processing Times

Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the low-code platform provider empowering the world’s leading enterprises to Build for Change, announced that Shawbrook, a UK-based specialist savings and lending bank, has deployed Pega Platform “to transform its buy-to-let mortgage underwriting process.” Shawbrook continues to “invest in its unique… Read More

LendingClub Bank Crosses $1B Personal Loans Sold via Structured Loan Certificates Program

LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC), the parent company of LendingClub Bank, America’s digital marketplace bank, announced it crossed $1 billion of personal loans sold through its Structured Loan Certificates Program (SLCLC Program). The company anticipates approximately $2 billion dollars of loan volume “through the SLCLC Program… Read More

Real Estate Developer SIB Group, a PeerBerry Partner, Shares Updates on Repayments, Interest Paid to investors

PeerBerry’s business partner – real estate developer SIB Group – has reportedly repaid investors a €200 000 loan (real estate project “Lini namai”) and paid €41,076 in interest to our investors. PeerBerry enters its seventh year of operations “with a record amount of funded loans… Read More

Blockchain Firm Figure Announces Lending as a Service Offering

Figure Lending LLC and Figure Technologies, Inc., a key player focused on transforming financial services through the power of blockchain technology, announced it has expanded its Partnership business to “include an increased offering under the Lending-as-a-Service (LaaS) platform, in addition to the previously launched Wholesale… Read More

LoanPlus from Sri Lanka Joins PeerBerry Investment Platform

One more business partner, LoanPlus from Sri Lanka, joins the PeerBerry platform. LoanPlus will reportedly offer PeerBerry investors investments “in short-term loans with an 11.5% annual return.” Loans provided by LoanPlus to PeerBerry investors “include a buyback and a group guarantee.” LoanPlus (legal name AISIT… Read More

Markus Prommik of Finfra: Industry Exec Comments on Embedded Lending and the New Fintech Rules

We recently spoke with Markus Prommik, CEO and Co-founder of Finfra, a Fintech platform that develops white-labeled lending products for non-Fintech companies seeking to integrate financial services into their platforms. Based in Jakarta, Indonesia, Finfra not only provides practical embedded lending solutions to their clients… Read More

Avvance Point of Sale Lending Solution Launched by U.S. Bank

U.S. Bank, an organization supporting payment services, announces the launch of Avvance, an embedded, multi-channel point of sale lending solution. Avvance empowers businesses “with the ability to offer consumer financing during checkout with a quick application and instant decisioning.” Payment methods are constantly evolving and… Read More

Fintechs Ingenico and Jifiti Enhance Embedded Lending Integration

Ingenico, the payment acceptance solutions provider, joins forces with Jifiti, the Fintech focused on white-labeled embedded lending, in a new  alliance. This partnership empowers merchants to “offer financing options, provided by accredited financial institutions and enabled by Jifiti, through Ingenico’s innovative cloud-based Payments Platform as… Read More

UK’s TAB, the Real Estate Finance and Investment Firm, Completes Private Securitization Facility

TAB, the real estate finance and investment house set to have a £500m loan book in 2024, has completed a private securitisation facility with NatWest and Atalaya Capital Management of “up to £300m to support TAB’s lending products.” Both funding partners support TAB’s commitment to… Read More

European SME Lender iwoca Raises £200M Funding Line after Reaching £2.5B in Finance Lent

iwoca, which claims to be one of Europe’s largest SME lenders, announces a new funding line with initial commitments of £200 million from Barclays and Värde Partners. In January this year, iwoca secured “an increase and extension to its existing funding line, with long-standing partner… Read More

Real Estate Developer Lithome has Repaid a Loan of €320,000 and Paid €30,406 Interest to Investors

PeerBerry’s business partner – real estate developer Lithome – repaid investors a EUR 320 000 (real estate project “City Stories”, funding of the first construction stage) loan and paid EUR 30,406 in interest. PeerBerry closed one more record month – in September, PeerBerry investors funded… Read More

Small Business Loan Approvals Declined at Large Banks, Rose at Other Lenders in Sept 2023 – Report

Small business loan approval percentages at big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) fell again, dropping from 13.2% in August to 13.1% in September, according to the latest Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index. Big bank lending to small businesses “has dipped every month since June 2022.”… Read More

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