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European Fintech Paysera Added by National Bank of Ukraine to Nation’s Register of Payment Systems

The National Bank of Ukraine has reportedly added Fintech firm Paysera to the nation’s Register of Payment Systems. After carrying out the necessary technical preparations, Paysera will be providing quicker transfers to and from Ukraine to private clients. Transactions will be supported in hryvnias, Euros,… Read More

Lithuania based Debiitum, a Borderless Financing Platform, Reports 7,000+ Users, $8M in Deposits

The team at Lithuania-based financing platform Debitum recently published their platform statistics update for June 2021. As noted in a blog post by Debitum, the month of June was a relatively calm or quiet month for the platform. However, their team continued working hard to… Read More

EstateGuru Reports 80 Loans Financed in June 2021 with a Total of €15.3M Being Funded

The team at EstateGuru, an online lending platform that offers retail investors the ability to back loans secured by property, notes that even though we’re in the middle of really hot summer days and the start of the holiday season, the platform has still seen… Read More

The Bank of Lithuania Warns Binance on Unlicensed Services

The Bank of Lithuania has issued a warning targeting Binance and its “unlicensed investment services provided in Lithuania.” The Bank did not indicate whether or not it was taking further action to compel Binance to cease any activity within Lithuania. The central bank ordered Binance… Read More

Fintech Software Testing Solution Provider, Exactpro, to Expand Operations into Lithuania, Sri Lanka

Exactpro, an independent provider of software testing solutions for “mission-critical” financial technology, will establish new subsidiaries in Lithuania as well as Sri Lanka. Alexey Zverev, Co-CEO and Co-founder at Exactpro, notes that it’s been a great honor for the company to serve its customers globally… Read More

European Online Lending Platform EstateGuru Shares Externally Audited Report for 2020

The team at EstateGuru, an online lending platform that offers retail investors the ability to back loans secured by property, notes that as is customary, and as part of their commitment to transparency, they’ve published an “externally audited” annual report for 2020. EstateGuru‘s management writes in… Read More

Estonia’s Bigbank Chooses Nets for Offering Virtual Cards and Mobile Payments Capabilities

Bigbank, a global Estonian-owned bank providing personalized financial products, has selected European payment services firm Nets, to offer issuer processing and digital services, such as virtual cards and mobile payment capabilities. As noted by its management: “We’re a new type of bank – a truly… Read More

Lithuania’s Borderless SME Financing Platform Debitum Explains how Merchant Cash Advances Help Businesses

The team at Lithuania-based financing platform Debitum notes that raising funds for SMEs can be quite a challenging and stressful experience. Until only recently, the choice had been between the different types of loans provided mainly by traditional banking institutions, which involve tedious application processes… Read More

Online Lender EstateGuru Reports that Estonia and Germany were its Most Active Markets in May 2021

The team at Estateguru, an online lending platform that offers retail investors the ability to back loans secured by property, reveals that it financed €16.8M worth of loans last month. As mentioned in EstateGuru‘s loan portfolio overview report, the most active markets were Estonia and… Read More

EstateGuru Board Member Gabriella Kindert Shares Why She Became Interested in Debt Markets

Gabriella Kindert, who is considered an expert in private debt markets and has reportedly managed billions (currently serving as a Board member at EstateGuru), says that she encourages investors to check out different lending platforms. In a recent interview, Kindert talked about  how they should… Read More

Lithuanian Financing Platform Debitum Reports that Over €10M in Investments Now Made via its Auto-Invest Tool

The team at Lithuania’s Debitum, which offers borderless SME financing services, notes that another month has passed and they would like to provide a platform update for May 2021. Debitum’s management writes in a blog post that they’re pleased to report the positive sentiments in the… Read More

Wirecard fallout: Lithuania’s Central Bank Revokes Fintech Finolita’s License

Lithuania’s central bank has revoked the license of UAB Finolita Unio, a local Fintech, on charges of violating anti-money-laundering and counter-terrorist financing rules. Finolita had received a license in 2019 from the Lithuanian central bank to execute “payment transactions” and issue, distribute and redeem electronic… Read More

EstateGuru Reports Over €14M in Financing Volume in April 2021, with German Market Becoming Main Contributor of New Projects

EstateGuru, a Lithuania-based debt crowdfunding platform, has published its Loan Portfolio Overview Report for April 2021. The report, released on May 14, 2021, notes that April’s financing volume was more than €14 million and the German market has become the primary contributor of new projects… Read More

Lithuania’s Debitum, which Offers Borderless SME Financing, Comments on Issues Affecting P2P Lending Sector

Peer to peer (P2P) lending has been a relatively popular or widely-adopted business model and it has seen many new platforms attempting to offer these types of services, the Debitum team writes in a blog post. However, Debitum, a Lithuanian platform offering borderless SME financing,… Read More

EstateGuru Returns to Seedrs for New Funding Round, Tops €520,000 in Hours

EstateGuru, a Lithuania-based debt crowdfunding platform, is returning to Seedrs to raise up to €1 million in equity capital. The offering went live in private mode on May 5th and quickly topped €500,000 in funding. EstateGuru previously raised just under one million euros in June… Read More

UK’s ClearBank Reports that European Fintech Firms Consider Banks to be Key Partners in Ensuring Regulatory Compliance

ClearBank, the UK’s first “new clearing bank” in over 250 years which aims to bring open competition and transparency to the nation’s financial services sector, has published a report covering the working relationships between banks and Fintechs. The report is titled, How Well are Fintechs… Read More

Lithuanian Financing Platform Debitum Reports that Recent Deposits were Not Converting Well into Investments

Lithuania-based Debitum, which offers borderless small business financing, reveals that March 2021 was a “challenging” month for the platform but the team still reportedly managed to achieve several key milestones. Debitum writes in a blog post update that at the end of March 2021, the… Read More

Lithuania Reserve Bank Governor Says Fintech Should Provide Competition for Nation’s Financial Services Sector

Lithuania, which has one of the fastest-evolving Fintech sectors in the EU, is experiencing a transformative shift from traditional banking service providers, a trend that’s being supported by the growing number of digital transactions and the launch of new virtual payments startups. The Baltic nation,… Read More

Lithuania’s Debitum, which Offers Borderless SME Financing, Reveals its Portfolio has Crossed €4M Mark

Lithuania-based Debitum, which offers borderless small business financing, recently revealed that it’s pleased to confirm that its users “trust” the platform. Debitum also announced on March 29, 2021, that they’ve crossed the 4 million euros mark in their portfolio. The platform’s management acknowledged that “without… Read More

Mogo Latvia Issues €30M in Bonds, the Largest Issuance in Recent Years by a Private Firm on Nasdaq Riga Stock Exchange

Peer-to-peer lending marketplace Mintos reveals that on 1 March 2021, Mogo Latvia had issued bonds valued at €30 million, thus managing to successfully complete the largest bond issue in recent years by a private firm via the Nasdaq Riga Stock Exchange. On March 11, 2021,… Read More

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