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Brazilian Fintech IOUU, which Offers a P2P Lending Marketplace, Secures $1.3 Million in Funding

Brazilian Fintech firm IOUU, which offers a peer to peer (P2P) marketplace solution, has managed to secure funding from several venture capital firms. IOUU has acquired R$6 million (appr.$1.3 million) in funding from DOMO, which led the firm’s latest investment round. Indicator Capital and Devas… Read More

Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index Reveals: Small Business Loan Approval Rates at Big Banks Reach New Record in January 2020

Biz2Credit announced on Tuesday its latest Small Business Lending Index revealed the approval percentage for small business loan applications at big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) rose one-tenth of a percent to reach 28.3% in January 2020. According to the Index, the approval rate at… Read More

DeFi: Decentralized Finance Platform Compound’s Developers Reveal Results of Stress Tests Under Extreme Market Conditions

The developers of Compound, a decentralized Ethereum-based lending protocol that forms part of the nearly $1 billion (at current valuations) DeFi ecosystem, had commissioned a stress test, which now reveals that the platform will be able to scale its total borrowed ETH value by 10x… Read More

India-based Fintech Industry Firm U GRO Capital Reports Profits in Just One Year of Operations

India-based Fintech industry participant U GRO Capital is notably among the few digital lending players that has taken a serious approach towards business development. The listed firm offers credit to small businesses and has managed to achieve profitability in just the first year of its… Read More

LendUp Milestone: Surpasses $2 Billion in Consumer Loans

LendUp, a socially responsible online lender on a mission to redefine financial services for the emerging middle class, announced on Thursday it has surpassed $2 billion in consumer loans through its digital lending platform. The company reported that since 2012 it has provided more than… Read More

India-based Consumer Lending Firm MoneyTap Secures $7 Million via Series B Equity and Debt Financing Round

India-based consumer lending firm MoneyTap has secured around $7.14 million through a  Series B equity and debt financing round from investors, including Aquiline Technology Growth (ATG), RTP Global and Sequoia India. Additionally, several Korea and Japan-based investors took part in the round. Existing investors Prime… Read More

Brazil’s Third Largest Bank, Banco de Brasil, Partners Fintech Firm Bom pra Crédito, a Platform that Compares Personal Credit Options

Banco de Brasil (BB), the third largest bank in Brazil, has teamed up with local Fintech firm Bom pra Crédito (BPC) (an acronym in Portuguese for “Good for Credit”). BPC provides a marketplace that displays and compares the different conditions for personal credit among 36… Read More

Biz2Credit’s Latest Small Business Lending Index Reveals: Big Banks’ Small Business Loan Approvals Continue to Rise By Reaching New Record High in November 2019

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Biz2Credit announced on Tuesday the release of its latest Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, which revealed that the approval percentage fo small business loan applications at big banks (which are $10 billion+ in assets) inched up one-tenth of a percent to reach 28.1% in November… Read More

PeerStreet’s New Milestone: Achieves $3 Billion In Loan Transactions

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PeerStreet, a leading platform for investing in real estate backed loans, announced last week that more than $3 billion in loans have been transacted through its marketplace portal since its launch. The latest milestone comes just one month after PeerStreet secured $60 million through its… Read More

Celsius Network is Using Fireblocks’ Enterprise Platform to Secure Over $400 Million in Digital Assets

Fireblocks, an enterprise platform for securing crypto-assets “in transit,” revealed on November 19 that, Celsius Network, an established provider of interest income and cryptocurrency-based loans in more than 150 jurisdictions, is using Fireblocks, in order to safeguard more than $400 million in assets and 49,000… Read More

Update: CreditSpring Completes Seedrs Round With More Than £1.5 Million Secured

Creditspring, a UK-based subscription-based loan membership platform, has officially closed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company completed the funding round with a total of £1,571,666 secured. Through the initiative, which was launched in August, CreditSpring offered 13.30% in equity at a £9,780,000 pre-money… Read More

Kiva Deploys $1 Billion to Female Entrepreneurs Around the World; Partners With PepsiCo Foundation to Call on New & Existing Lenders To Build On Progress

Kiva, a crowdfunding platform dedicated to connecting people through lending, announced on Monday it has deployed $1 billion in loans to female entrepreneurs around the globe. Kiva reported that its goal is to create a more connected and inclusive financial system that empowers all individuals… Read More

Overfunding: Subscription-Based Loan Membership Platform Creditspring Surpasses £1.5 Million Funding Target on Seedrs

Creditspring, a UK-based subscription-based loan membership platform, has successfully secured its initial £1.5 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round was launched in August, with the company offering 13.30% in equity at a £9,780,000 pre-money valuation. As previously reported, Creditspring’s… Read More

LendingPoint Completes $178 Million Inaugural Personal Loan Securitization

LendingPoint announced on Wednesday it has closed its inaugural securitization of consumer loans. The company reported that the securitization, LendingPoint Receivables Trust 2019-1 (LDPT2019) issued a total of  $177.85 million of notes backed by a pool of $187.22 million of direct-to-consumer loans originated on the… Read More

MPOWER Financing Secures $100 Million Loan Facility From Goldman Sachs

MPOWER Financing, a U.S. fintech that provides educational loans to international and DACA students, announced on Tuesday it secured a $100 million loan facility from Goldman Sachs. According to MPOWER, the latest facility brings the total loan financial capital to $200 million. Founded in 2014,… Read More

Monzo Announces Launch of Flexible Loans

UK challenger bank Monzo announced on Thursday the launch of its flexible loans. The startup reported that over the past nine months it has gradually been offering loans to more and more of its customers to make sure its system was to “get it right.”… Read More

Celsius Network to Now Offer Loans in Euro & Stablecoins to Spain-Based Users

Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, announced on Tuesday it started offering cash and stablecoin loans to users in Spain. Accoridng to the platform, the loans are starting at just 4.95% per year and are claimed to represent the lowest cost available anywhere… Read More

Subscription-Based Loan Membership Platform Creditspring Now Seeking £1.5 Million Through Equity Crowdfunding Round on Seedrs

Creditspring, a UK-based subscription-based loan membership platform, is now seeking £1. 5 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2016, Creditspring’s goal is to empower hardworking people to transform their lives through access to responsible credit. “40% of the UK population has… Read More

College Ave Student Loans Is Now Offering Special Graduation Loan For Harvard Law School Students

Student loan marketplace, College Ave Student Loans, announced on Monday it is offering a special graduate loan for Harvard Law School students through its new program, College Ave Harvard Law Program, which offers one low fixed rate (5.695% APR). “The College Ave Harvard Law Program loan… Read More

Funding Circle Partners With Aviva Finans AB to Pledge €50 Million Towards Funding Loans For German & Dutch Small Businesses

Online lending platform Funding Circle announced last week it has partnered with Aviva Finans AB to pledge €50 million towards funding loans for German and Dutch small businesses. According to Funding Circle, the investment agreement facilitates the initial €50 million in small business loans over… Read More

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