Tagged: lending

Saudi Arabia based Islamic P2P Lending Marketplace Forus Capital Acquires Series A Funding

Forus Capital, a Saudi Arabia-headquartered Islamic P2P lending marketplace, has secured funding via a Series A round (for an undisclosed amount). As noted by its management: “Forus Capital [is an] Islamic debt marketplace that enables investors to invest in a marketplace of alternative loans targeted… Read More

UK Fintech Capital On Tap to Offer Small Business Credit Card in US Markets, After Acquiring $100M Credit Facility

Capital on Tap, a UK-headquartered Fintech firm, reveals that it has introduced its small business credit card in the US markets. There’s been a lot of demand for such products, the company claims. Since April 2021, there have been more than 28,000 businesses that have… Read More

Fintech Platform LendingPoint Completes Largest-Ever Securitization

LendingPoint, a financial tech platform, recently revealed that it had completed its largest securitization to date: LendingPoint 2021-A Asset Securitization Trust (“LDPT 2021-A”), which was “$542,360,000 in size, rated by KBRA, and backed by a pool of unsecured, direct-to-consumer loans.” As mentioned in a release,… Read More

Latvia based P2P Lender Sun Finance Exceeds €1B in Loans Issued with €95M Net Portfolio

Latvia-based P2P lending platform Sun Finance has exceeded the €1 billion (appr £851.7 million) milestone in the total loans provided. The company reveals that it’s on track to end 2021 with €200 million in earnings. Established in January 2017, the Sun Finance platform has managed… Read More

Assetz Capital Shares Key Features of Their Recovery Loan Scheme Backed Facility

The team at Assetz Capital, a marketplace lending platform originating secured loans, notes that after the end of the previous COVID-19 loan schemes, the UK Government launched the new Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS). Assetz Capital was accredited to lend via the RLS scheme on July… Read More

European Personal Finance Firm luteCredit Shares Unaudited Results for 2021

IuteCredit, a European personal finance firm, has shared its unaudited results for the first 6 months of 2021. As noted by the Mintos team, luteCredit has reported its operational, strategic, and financial highlights of its business, as well as comments from its Chief Executive. Operational… Read More

UK based Invoice Financing Platform MarketFinance Explains how SMEs May Address Late Payment Issues

UK-based MarketFinance, one of the world’s largest peer-to-peer (P2P) invoice finance platforms, notes that during the month of July 2021, new changes to the Prompt Payment Code came into effect. Announced in January of this year, the changes have been designed “to strengthen the position… Read More

Curve Finance, Adds Support for Tether Stablecoin Pegged to Euros – EURt

Curve Finance, an automated market maker protocol developed for swapping between stablecoins and various other crypto tokens with low fees and slippage, reveals that it will be supporting Tether tokens pegged to the euro (EURt). The addition of EURt to Curve — a protocol developed… Read More

Assetz Capital Says it’s Focused on Improving Lending Criteria based on Changing Costs of Building Projects

The team at Assetz Capital, a marketplace lending platform originating secured loans, says it’s no secret that there’s been an “unprecedented construction material shortage this year,” in the United Kingdom and few would have “forecast the near-perfect storm that has swept through the sector.” The… Read More

Digital Lending Software Fintech Blend Is Now a Publicly Listed Firm on New York Stock Exchange

Digital lending software provider Blend (NYSE:BLND) has listed its shares on the NYSE after submitting its registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), earlier this year, in order to go public. The Fintech said will now focus on accelerating its ability to… Read More

Digital Bank Zopa Is Reportedly Planning to Raise £100M at £500M+ Post-Money Valuation IPO, with JPMorgan Advising

Digital bank Zopa will be working with JPMorgan which will serve as an advisor on a £100 million funding round. This, according to a report from Sky News, which noted that investors who have been approached regarding the investment round have been considering a £500… Read More

Atom Bank Exec Explains How They’re Not Your Typical Bank, After Fintech Exceeds £3B in Residential Mortgage Lending

Earlier this month, the team at Atom Bank reported reaching a key milestone: £3 billion in residential mortgage lending. Hitting this number “represents an important step for our bank, and gives us a real sense of progress as we continue helping more to buy, move,… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Kraken Releases Report on Benefits of Centralized Finance Platforms Amid DeFi Boom

The team at digital assets firm Kraken has revealed that cryptocurrency savings accounts are quickly becoming an “attractive option over traditional savings accounts.” As interest rates continue to decline – sometimes going negative at European banks and other jurisdictions – consumers are increasingly looking for… Read More

Indian Digital Payments Fintech Paytm Explains how their Payouts Feature Streamlines Credit Access

India’s Paytm, which has approved plans for almost a $2 billion IPO on the Indian bourses, recently shared how to lend credit to your clients in an effortless manner with Paytm Payouts. Over 10 years ago, could you have really imagined offering a loan to… Read More

European P2P Lender Bondora Reports that Originations Keep Rising for 6th Straight Month

European peer-to-peer lender Bondora reports that originations on their platform keep on rolling in 2021. Last month, originations on the Bondora platform totaled €11,036,285—which represents a 5.9% growth rate when compared to figures from May of this year. This is reportedly the sixth straight month… Read More

P2P Lender Robo.cash Shares Key Investment Strategies to Maximize Profitability

The team at Robo.cash, a Croatian peer-to-peer lender, has shared key strategies for maximizing profitability when using their platform. Robo.cash notes in a blog post that when you are selecting the best investment strategy, it is important to understand how it may benefit others and… Read More

Canadian Firm Figment Explains how Cosmos based Provenance Blockchain Supports Nascent DeFi Ecosystem

Provenance is a Cosmos-powered blockchain whose goal is to create a “vibrant” ecosystem of decentralized financial (DeFi) services for a variety of financial institutions such as asset originators, fund managers, servicers, banks, and investors. The Proof of Stake (PoS) blockchain is “distinguished by three elements:… Read More

Assetz Capital Now Accredited as a Recovery Loan Scheme Lender

Assetz Capital has now been accredited as a recovery loan scheme lender. The team at Assetz Capital, which serves as a marketplace lending platform, notes that the lender will be delivering property-secured loans “between £250,000 and £10m” to SMEs across the United Kingdom, covering commercial… Read More

UK based P2P Lender Blend Network Explains how to Use AutoLend Feature to Automate Lending Process

The team at UK-based P2P lender Blend Network notes that many investors active on their platform will know that they have an AutoLend feature that enables lenders to make automatic investments. Blend Network explains in a blog post that these auto investments can be made… Read More

Global Fintech Circle, which will Go Public, Explains how DeFi Lending Is Similar to Traditional Lending Processes

The team at global Fintech Circle, which will go public in a $4.5 billion SPAC deal, notes that the promise of decentralized finance (DeFi) is to transform or fundamentally improve financial services by offering greater transparency, security, and community governance by leveraging blockchain or distributed… Read More

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