Tagged: loans

Lending Express Opens Shop in Silicon Valley & Adds Moshe Kazimirsky to Team

Lending Express, an AI-powered marketplace for business loans, has opened a new Silicon Valley office in San Mateo, as well as the appointment of Moshe Kazimirsky to VP of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development to support the West Coast team. The announcement comes on the… Read More

Sberbank Offers More Than RUB 535 Billion in Loans to Russian SMEs Since Start of 2018

Sberbank announced on Thursday it has extended more than ₽535 billion in loans to SMEs since the start of 2018. The bank reported that over the first four months of 2018, lending to SMEs increased by 74.4% vs. the same period in 2017. “Sberbank has… Read More

PeerStreet Milestone: Funds One Billion in Loans

PeerStreet, an online platform for investing in real estate backed loans, announced on Wednesday that one billion in loans have been funded through its marketplace since launch. This announcement comes after the investment portal announced the close of its $30 million Series B last month. PeerStreet reported that… Read More

BBVA Teams Up With Indra to Launch Blockchain-Supported Corporate Loan Using Hyperledger & Ethereum

On Thursday, BBVA announced it has teamed up with Indra to complete its first global corporate loan transaction using blockchain technology. According to BBVA, the pilot enabled the closing of a €75 million loan using a solution it developed based on distributed ledger technology (DLT). For… Read More

Mintos Marketplace Adds ID Finance Loans Issued in Kazakhstan

Mintos, an online marketplace that provides individuals with a simplified way to invest in loans originated by a variety of alternative lending companies, announced on Wednesday that fintech firm ID Finance has further diversified investment opportunities on the Mintos marketplace by launching personal loans listed in… Read More

dv01 Announces Expansion Into Mortgages; Signs As Loan Data Agent For CSMC 2018-RPL2

dv01, the data management, reporting, and analytics platform that offers institutional investors transparency and insight into lending markets, announced on Friday it participated in its first mortgage securitization and acted as loan data agent for CSMC 2018-RPL2, a securitization of $275 million re-performing loans serviced by… Read More

SuperMoney Milestone: Fintech Startup Exceeds $500 Million in Loan Applications Processed

On Thursday, fintech startup SuperMoney announced its loan offer engine has processed more than $500 million in loan requests since its launch in April 2017. The company, which was founded in 2013, states it is making personal finance “fun and accessible” by building a community… Read More

BBVA Compass’ Express Personal Loans Go Digital & Is Now Available to Consumers in Multiple States

BBVA Compass, the U.S. subsidiary of the global financial services group BBVA, announced on Monday it is now offering near-instantaneous decisioning and potential same day funding for both customers and non-customers with the footprint wide opening of the fully digital BBVA Compass Express Personal Loan. The company… Read More

Elevate Milestone: Customers Have Saved More Than $3 Billion Over PayDay Loan Alternatives

Elevate Credit, Inc. (Elevate), a tech-enabled provider of innovative and responsible online credit solutions for non-prime consumers, announced on Monday its customers have saved more than $3 billion to date, versus what they would have paid for payday loans. $1.3 billion was saved in 2017… Read More

ID Finance to Incorporate Behavioral Biometrics to AI-Based Fraud Scoring Engine

ID Finance, the emerging markets fintech firm, announced on Tuesday it is incorporating behavioral biometrics into its AI-based fraud scoring engine to eliminate fraud while boosting loan approvals and reduce the incidence of non-performing loans. According to the company, the behavioral biometrics system studies the unique typing… Read More

Biz2Credit’s Latest Small Business Lending Index Confirms: Small Business Lending Thrived in January 2018

On Tuesday, Biz2Credit announced the results of its latest small business lending index, which revealed that business loan approval rates for big banks (25.3%) hit another new high last month, with big banks (assets of $10 billion+) granting more than one-quarter of the small business… Read More

Magilla Loans Platform Milestone: Surpasses $4.5 Billion in Loan Origination

Magilla Loans, a search engine for loans that connects borrowers to banks without requesting personal information, announced on Tuesday it has surpassed $4.5 billion in aggregated loans from top banks across the U.S. Founded in 2015, Magilla Loans claims it is a “first-of-its-kind” loan matching… Read More

Elevate’s Rise Product Surpasses $300 Million in Outstanding Loans

Elevate Credit, Inc., a tech-enabled provider of innovative and responsible online credit solutions for non-prime consumers, announced on Wednesday its RISE product has surpassed $300 million in total outstandings, with more than 130,000 open accounts. According to Elevate, RISE is a state-licensed online lender offering… Read More

CommonLoan Marketplace Milestone: Over $680 Million in Loans Processed

Commercial real estate lending platform CommLoan announced on Monday it has successfully processed more than $680 million in loans since its launch in 2014. The lender, which is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, revealed it has developed a commercial mortgage lending technology platform called CUPID, which matches borrowers… Read More

SoFi Completes $776.7 Million Loan Securitization

SoFi announced on Friday the closing of a $776.7 million offering of SoFi Professional Loan Program 2017-E notes, which has been dubbed the lending platform’s largest loan securitization. According to the online lender, SoFi 2017-E marks the company’s largest asset-backed securities issue to date and its 10th ABS… Read More

Biz2Credit’s New Small Business Lending Index Reveals: Bank & Institutional Lender Loan Approval Rates Climb in September 2017

On Tuesday, Biz2Credit announced the release of its latest monthly analysis, which revealed that Business loan approval rates at big banks ($10 billion-plus in assets) hit another post-recession high in September 2017. According to the report, Small business loan approval rates at big banks improved two-tenths of… Read More

Latvian P2P Lender TWINO Adds Second Russian Originator

Latvian peer-to-peer lending platform TWINO has reportedly added a second Russian originator to its platform since its December 2016 launch. According to P2P Finance News, over 40% of TWINO’s investors have funded Russian loans. While sharing more details about its Russian expansion,  Jevgenijs Kazanins, P2P… Read More

Zopa Announces Loan Sale Pricing Update Following Loan Glitch

On Friday, online lender Zopa announced an update on its loan sale pricing. The lending platform reported that it has made some changes to how it works out the value of loans for more accurate pricing. But, due to technical issues, some investors may have paid… Read More

Lendio Milestone: Surpasses $500 Million in Business Loans

Lendio announced on Thursday it surpassed $500 million in business loans to over 21,000 small businesses across the U.S. through its marketplace lending platform.The growth milestone comes after a 141 percent increase in loans originated through the lender in the last fiscal year. The marketplace… Read More

Funding Circle Teams Up With Just Eat to Offer Discounted Business Loans to Takeaway Restaurants

Peer-to-peer lender Funding Circle has reportedly joined forces with UK-based Just Eat to provide takeaway restaurants with discounted business loans. Funding Circle will now offer nearly 30,000 restaurants that use Just Eat the discounted loans. The takeaway businesses will now be able to borrow up to £60,000… Read More