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Irish P2P Lender Linked Finance Hit €10 Million Loans Record During Second Quarter 2018

Linked Finance, an Ireland-based peer-to-peer lending platform, recently announced it facilitated more than €10.1 million to Irish SMEs during the second quarter of 2018, which ended in June. The lender reported the second quarter success follows a strong start to the year, with totaling lending for… Read More

Banco BNI Europa Commits to €50 Million to Linked Finance to Lend to Irish SMEs

Marketplace lending platform Linked Finance has secured a commitment from Portugal’s Banco BNI Europa, who will provide up to €50 million over a 2-year period, to lend to Irish SMEs. Niall Dorrian, CEO of Linked Finance, called the decision by Banco BNI Europa to deploy… Read More

European Investors Elect Favorite Projects as Prêtons Ensemble Launches New €200 Million Digital Lending Fund

The asset management firm Eiffel Investment Group which manages the €100 million marketplace lending fund “Prêtons Ensemble” (meaning “Let’s Lend Together”) for institutional investors Aviva France, AG2R LA MONDIALE, MAIF, MGEN and Klesia awarded European Digital Lending Awards at a gathering held in Paris on… Read More

Linked Finance Secures €2 Million Equity Investment

Ireland-based peer-to-peer lending company Linked Finance announced on Thursday it secured €2m in equity funding to support its plans for expansion. The funding round was led by the company’s original venture capital backers, Frontline Ventures. The platform has now lent over €34.5 million to Irish SMEs since… Read More

Ireland’s P2P Lending Platform Linked Finance Launches Pension Investment Product

Linked Finance, Ireland-based peer-to-peer lending company, announced on Monday the launch of its new type of pension account. The account allows holders of self-managed pensions to make P2P lending to Irish SMEs part of their pension investment portfolio. According to Linked Finance, the accounts have… Read More

Irish P2P Lender Linked Finance Funds One Thousandth Loan

On Thursday, Ireland-based peer-to-peer lending platform Linked Finance announced it has funded its one one thousandth loan. The platform was launched in 2013 and is seeking to lend more than £350 million to SMEs by the end of 2019.  This news comes less than two months… Read More

Irish P2P Lender Linked Finance Secures More Than €1 Million for Waterford-Based Businesses

Irish peer-to-peer lending platform Linked Finance has successfully secured more than €1 million for Waterford-based businesses. According to the Muster Express, over 30 businesses in Waterford have raised funds through the lending platform to facilitate their business growth. Mark Bergin, Founder, Coffee House Lane and who has sought… Read More

P2P Lender Linked Finance Receives Backing from Eiffel Investment Group

Linked Finance, an Irish peer to peer lending platform, has signed an agreement with Eiffel Investment Group to back Irish SME loans.  The partnership was spawned in part by Linked Finance’s rapid growth of 132% over the past 6 months. Eiffel Investment Group will contribute… Read More

Linked Finance Tops € 10 Million in Loans

Irish peer to peer lender Linked Finance has topped € 10 million in lending to small businesses.  Linked Finance expects to increase this number to € 20 million by the end of this year. The first p2p lender in Ireland has been running a series of ads… Read More

Central Bank of Ireland: Peer to Peer Regulations Years Away

The Central Bank of Ireland has been monitoring the evolution of the investment crowdfunding world but they do not seem to be in a hurry to apply any type of regulatory regime.  According to a report in the Independent, there is no time frame on… Read More

Brief: Linked Finance Hires Former Symantec Director As New Chief Operating Officer

On Tuesday (February 17th), peer-to-peer lender, Linked Finance, announced it has hired Lloyd Nolan as its new chief operating officer. According to The Independent, Nolan joins Linked Finance from computer software company Symantec, where he was senior operations director of the customer management center for… Read More

LinkedFinance Surpasses £1 Million in Loans After 6 Months

After 6 months of operation, peer to peer lending platform LinkedFinance has breached the £1 Million mark in providing loans.  The Dublin based operation also expects to grow staff from 5 employees to 30 as the new company quickly grows. As reported in the Independent,… Read More

Comedy club boss to put smile on faces of firms seeking funds

HE was the man who launched Dublin’s Laughter Lounge comedy club, but Peter O’Mahony is finding nothing funny about Irish banks’ refusal to lend money. So the entrepreneur is about to introduce Crowdfunding to Ireland following its success in the US and Britain. “Basically, it’s… Read More

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