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MPOWER Financing Appoints Fintech Exec Christopher Zaki to Lead Capital Markets Division

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MPOWER Financing, which claims to be a mission-driven Fintech firm and the “leading” provider of education loans to “promising” international and DACA students, recently announced industry veteran Christopher Zaki “as its new Head of Capital Markets.” Zaki will identify and lead strategic partnerships “with capital… Read More

ABC Fund Provides $3M to Microfinance Lending Initiatives in Colombia

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The Agri-Business Capital Fund (ABC Fund) recently revealed that it has finalized $3 million loan to Colombia-headquartered Finamiga, which mainly focuses on lending to small farmers as well as independent workers. As mentioned in the update, the lending brings the Fund’s total number of investments… Read More

Real Estate Developer SIB Group Repays €1M Loan, Plus €74,490 Interest to PeerBerry Investors

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PeerBerry’s business partner – real estate developer SIB Group – successfully “closed the residential building project ‘Talino’” in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. The real estate loan of €1 million, plus an interest rate of €74,490 (total amount of EUR 1 074 490) was reportedly… Read More

European Investment Platform Lendermarket Triples Platform Growth, Welcomes Second Lending Group

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Lendermarket, which claims to be one of Europe’s fastest growing P2P investment platforms, recently announced that it is becoming “a multi-lender platform after signing an agreement with Credory, an Estonian SME-financing company.” The partnership “enables Lendermarket to appeal to investors looking for lower-risk loans and… Read More

UK’s Atom Bank Introduces Quick Quote Tool for Faster Business Loan Quotes

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Atom Bank is reportedly expanding Portal, which is their next-gen broker gateway- in order to include their Quick Quote tool. As noted in the update, this addition will enable brokers providing secured business loans to self-assess and create an indicative quote within the portal before… Read More

EstateGuru Financed €16.7M in Loans in March, Despite Macroeconomic Changes: Report

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As the EstateGuru team claims to have predicted, the total funded amount in March was “similar to February.” EstateGuru‘s management writes in a blog post that investors “financed €16.7M worth of loans and, despite macroeconomic changes, investor and borrower behavior remains stable.” During March, Estonia… Read More

Marketplace Lender Prosper Shares Performance Update for March 2022

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The team at Prosper has shared their platform’s Performance Update for March 2022. Haiyan Huang from Prosper notes that in March 2022, approximately 55% of loan originations “were rated AA- B, remaining stable month-over-month.” And the average loan size in March “decreased by approximately 4% month-over-month.”… Read More

Launch of Square Loans Provides Simple Access to Funds for Canadian Companies

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Square recently announced the launch of Square Loans in Canada, giving small businesses quick and simple “access to funds and eliminating another major pain point associated with running a business.” By using transaction data, Square Loans “proactively surfaces customized offers to eligible sellers, providing them… Read More

SALT Introduces Cryptocurrency Lending as a Service, Announces Cion Digital as Partner

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SALT and Cion Digital recently announced a strategic partnership “to bring SALT’s crypto-lending solutions to 5,000+ auto dealerships in the US.” The announcement marks “the launch of SALT’s Embedded Crypto Lending Service, which will enable financial service providers and fintech platforms to rapidly deploy crypto… Read More

CUNA Mutual Group, WithClutch to Help Credit Unions Recapture, Refinance High-Interest Consumer Debt

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CUNA Mutual Group has announced that it will work with WithClutch, a Fintech platform focused on allowing consumers “to refinance high interest consumer loans through a digitally-enabled and frictionless process.” The platform turns every member touchpoint into “a recapture-opportunity helping credit unions significantly increase share… Read More

QuadFi Acquires $100M Financing Facility with Crayhill Capital Management

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QuadFi, which claims to be a “mission driven” global fintech firm headquartered in Canada, has announced that it entered into an agreement for “a new financing facility of up to $100 million (CAD $127 million) with Crayhill Capital Management, a New York-based minority-owned private credit… Read More

Kiavi Finalizes $271M Revolving Mortgage Backed Securitization

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Kiavi Funding, Inc., a provider of financing to real estate investors (REIs), announced it has closed a $271 million revolving securitization of “unrated residential transition loans.” This is the eighth broadly syndicated securitization transaction supported by Kiavi “since it began its sponsored revolver securitization program… Read More

Aventus Group Business Operations in Kazakhstan Grew Over 3 Times in 2021

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Last year, Aventus Group companies operating in Kazakhstan “issued EUR 41.6 million in loans – 3.4 times more than in 2020.” At the end of 2021, Aventus Group’s total portfolio in Kazakhstan “amounted to EUR 14.2 million (the total portfolio grew 2.8 times compared with… Read More

Over 13% Interest Rates Across Lending Firms Now Provided Via Mintos

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For the first time in “a long time,” loan investments with mid-teen interest rates (in EUR) are being offered on Mintos – with over €10 million of loan investments “added at 13%+ in the past 2 weeks.” Higher interest rates are “being offered by multiple… Read More

European Lender Bondora Reports Over €773K in Recoveries in Feb 2022

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After a very “ambitious” January 2922, the collection and recovery numbers “settled more” in February on Bondora. The Bondora team revealed that the number of payments and the cash collected “declined by 0.6% and 16%, respectively.” This is the first time in 6 months that… Read More

Intermediation of New P2P Loans, Crowdfunded Loans on Fellow Finance Platform to End

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Fellow Finance‘s general meeting has on 22 December 2021 approved the merger of Fellow Finance into Evli Bank Plc “in accordance with the merger plan signed on 30 September 2021.” The planned effective date of the merger “is on or about 2 April 2022.” The… Read More

The SIB Group Repays €2M Loan and Reportedly Paid €199,746 Interest to PeerBerry Investors

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PeerBerry business partner – real estate developer SIB Group – has “successfully closed the real estate project “Bukčiai” in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.” The real estate loan of €2 million plus interest rate €199,746 (total amount €2,199,746) was “repaid to PeerBerry investors on March… Read More

Virtual Banking: Fintech BigPay to Offer All-Digital Loans Regulated by KPKT

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BigPay, a Capital A venture firm and virtual banking platform, announced the introduction of its all-digital loans issued by “BigPay Later”, which is a wholly owned subsidiary operating within the group and a digital money lending license holder. The personal product provided by BigPay Later… Read More

Betterment to Provide Student Loan Management Solution

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Betterment at Work recently confirmed the introduction of its Student Loan Management solution, and that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the partner and customer relationships of Gradvisor, a platform that offers “personalized” college savings plans. These two product offerings are meant to… Read More

European Marketplace Lender October Provides Updates on French State-Guaranteed Loans

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European marketplace lender October recently commented on the French state-guaranteed loans. On March 2020, the French State announced an “exceptional package of €300Bn state-guaranteed loans (PGE) to support SMEs during the Covid-19 crisis.” Since the launch of this first state-guaranteed loan via the October platform… Read More

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