Tagged: loans

YieldStreet Hits $100 Million Loan Origination Milestone in Less Than Eight Quarters

YieldStreet, an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments, announced on Wednesday it surpassed $100 million in loan originations in less than eight quarters from accredited investors and single family offices. The online lender also reported it had a strong 2016, growing its monthly investor… Read More

Gaining Traction: Singapore P2P Lender Silver Bullion Hits 1000 Loan Milestone, Over S$27M Lent

Launched only 19 months ago, Silver Bullion Pte Ltd‘s bullion has secured P2P loan platform has matched 1000 loans. While it took roughly 13 months to match its first500 loans, it took only another 6 months for Silver Bullion to reach 1000 loans. One of… Read More

Promontory Interfinancial Teams Up With SoFi For Super-Prime Student Loan Program

Promontory Interfinancial Network, LLC announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with SoFi for a new program to enable community banks to purchase super-prime student loans originated by the online lender. According to Promontory, the program will help community banks gain access to SoFi’s high quality… Read More

Biz2Credit Small Business Index: Good News for Small Banks, Negative Trend Continues for Alternative Lenders (Infographic)

Loan approval rates at big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) and institutional lenders finished the year strong, improving to post-recession highs in December 2016, according to the most recent Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index™, the monthly analysis of more than 1,000 small business loan applications on… Read More

SoFi’s Mike Cagney Discusses Future Plans & Competition on “Bloomberg Technology” (Video)

Earlier this week, CEO of online lender SoFi, Mike Cagney, sat down with Caroline Hyde on “Bloomberg Technology” to discuss the platform’s plans for 2017 along with revealing details about the lender’s competitors. SoFi, which was founded in 2011, currently offers various types of lending options…. Read More

SmartBiz Announces New Online SBA Commercial Real Estate Loan

SmartBiz Loans, an online SBA marketplace and bank-enabling technology platform, announced on Wednesday it will now offer SBA 7(a) Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Loans up to $5 million to eligible business owners based in the U.S. According to the company, the CRE loans are now available… Read More

Biz2Credit Reports: Small Biz Loan Approval Rates at Banks & Institutional Lenders Reach New Heights in November 2016

On Tuesday, Biz2Credit released its latest small business lending index, which reportedly revealed that loan approval rates at big banks and institutional lenders continued their recent surge and improved to new highs last month (November 2016). The monthly analysis was conducted on over 1,000 small… Read More

Even Financial Milestone: Surpasses $1.5 Billion in Loan Requests & Increases Online Loan Originations by 205%

On Tuesday, fintech firm Even Financial announced it increased loan originations by 205% quarter over quarter since the beginning of 2016. The company reported that, with more than $1.5 billion in loan requests, its platform has grown to serve over one million customers with its… Read More

PwC Studies German Risk Management, Utilizes Auxmoney to Determine Private Lending Market Potential

Credit marketplaces such as auxmoney ensure that up to 4.3 million more people get access to credit, as would be the case via conventional lenders like banks, according to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers study. PwC investigated the effects of new forms of risk assessment with its complementary, digital… Read More

Funding Circle Lends More than £95M in October & Breaks UK Record For Monthly Origination Volume

Marketplace lender Funding Circle reportedly lent out more just a little over £95 million for the month of October and broke the UK’s monthly origination volume record. AltFi revealed that according to its data, Funding Circle has officially lent more than £1.6 billion for over… Read More

Brief: Prosper Announces Loan Rate Price Changes

Earlier this week, leading marketplace lending platform Prosper announced modifications in its rate pricing. The company stated that the changes were a direct result of a few factors, which includes the forward-looking credit market, interest rate expectation, the U.S. credit environment, and the competitive environment in… Read More

Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index: Small Business Loan Approval Rates at Big Banks & Institutional Lenders Continued to Surge in September

On Tuesday, Biz2Credit released its latest small business lending index that revealed loan approval rates at big banks and institutional lenders have improved to all-time highs in September 2016. Sharing details about the index, Rohit Arora, CEO and co-founder of Biz2Credit, stated: “The Federal Reserve… Read More

Zopa Announces New Partnership With Airbnb to Help Customers Pay Back Home Loans

Earlier this week, peer-to-peer lending platform Zopa announced it has teamed up with Airbnb as a way to help UK customers pay back their home loans. The lender revealed borrowers just need to sign up to become an Airbnb host through a link on their Zopa dashboard…. Read More

RateSetter’s New Milestone: Surpasses £100M in Auto Loans

Earlier this week, RateSetter announced it has surpassed 100 million in car financing. and is considered the first peer-to-peer lending platform to lend the amount through motor partnerships. Sharing details about the new milestone, head of RateSetter Motor Finance, Nick Elkan, reportedly stated: “These are exciting… Read More

Financeit and Concentra Acquire TD Bank Group’s Indirect Home Improvement Financing Assets

Financeit, a cloud-based point-of-sale financing platform, and Concentra, a wholesale finance and trust solutions provider for Canada’s credit unions, today announced the acquisition of TD Bank Group’s indirect home improvement financing assets, with a book value of approximately $339 million. As part of the agreement,… Read More

India Lending Platform Lendtap Secures $3M During Series A Funding Round

Earlier this week, India-based lending platform Loadtap announced it secured $3 million during its Series A funding round, which was led by HNIs, Dr. Abhishek, and Jaysukh Sapra. LoanTap was launched earlier this year and is headquartered in Mumbai with an office in Pune. Its co-founders, Satyam Kumar… Read More

Mumbai-Based InCred Financial Secures $75M During Funding Round Led By Former Deutsche Bank Co-CEO

Mumbai-based non-banking financial company, InCred Finance, announced on Monday it secured Rs 500 crore ($75 million) during its funding round, which was led by Anshu Jain, the former co-CEO of Deutsche Bank, with participation from angel investors and private equity firms. According to Business Standard, Jain invested… Read More

Financeit Direct, Canadian Next Gen POS Financing Platform, Takes Off

Financeit today announced the launch of Financeit Direct, a direct-to-consumer financing platform. available 24/7 from any location on any device. Aiming to streamline point-of-sale financing which has traditionally been a complicated and paperwork-heavy process only accessible to large merchants, Financeit Direct is mobile-enabled and fully paperless…. Read More

Biz2Credit Reports: Loan Approval Rates Drop at Big Banks and Alternative Lenders in July 2016

On Tuesday, Biz2Credit unveiled the findings of its recent small business lending index, which revealed that loan approval rates at big banks (over $10 billion in assets), alternative lenders, and credit union dipped in July 2016. CEO of Biz2Credit and who oversaw the research, Rohit… Read More

iFunding Selects The Bruckal Group For Denver Senior Bridge Loan

Over the weekend, real estate crowdfunding platform iFunding announced it had raised a total of $750,000 for a senior bridge loan in Denver, Colorado. The website confirmed that this loan is structured to accommodate a dynamic real estate strategy. The Bruckal Group was selected for the loan… Read More