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CrowdStreet Now Raising $25 Million Through First Blended Portfolio

Commercial property investment marketplace CrowdStreet announced on Wednesday it is now raising $25 million for the company’s first CrowdStreet Blended Portfolio investment offering. The investment platform revealed that in order to provide individual investors and registered investment advisors another way to diversify their investments with commercial… Read More

Lendio Milestone: Tops $1 Billion in Business Loans Facilitated Through Online Marketplace

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Online small business lender Lendio announced on Monday it has facilitated $1 billion in financing to more than 51,000 small businesses across the U.S. since its inception in 2011. The lending platform reported that its small business clients have burgeoned, generating an estimated $3.8 billion in… Read More

LendingHome Milestone: Mortgage Marketplace Lender Tops $3 Billion in Loan Originations

Mortgage marketplace lender LendingHome announced on Tuesday it surpassed $3 million in loan originations. The milestone news comes just little over eight months after the online lender surpassed $2 billion in loan originations. Founded in 2013 and began lending in mid-2014, LendingHome states it has the online… Read More

SocietyOne Celebrates Sixth Anniversary; Total Lending Now Approaching $500 Million

Australia-based marketplace lender SocietyOne announced it celebrated its sixth anniversary of operations as total lending since inception approaches $500 million. Founded in 2012, SocietyOne reported its key mission to provide a better deal for borrowers and lenders. The lending platform claims it has been at the forefront… Read More

LendingClub to Issue 30 Million New Shares as Part of Equity Incentive / Employee Stock Purchase Plan

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) issued a Form S-8 today which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing is related to a registration statement for the issuance of up to 30,365,114 shares of common stock in the online lending firm. According to LendingClub, the issuance… Read More

China Rapid Finance Debuts Up to $20 Million Share Repurchase Program

China Rapid Finance Limited (NYSE: XRF), one of China’s largest consumer lending marketplaces, announced earlier this week the launch of its new share repurchase program, which allows the lender to authorized the repurchase of its ordinary shares in the form of American depositary shares with an aggregate… Read More

Prosper Releases 2018 Second Quarter Results

Online lender Prosper announced earlier this week the release of its 2018 second quarter results. According to Prosper, year-over-year loan originations increased 12% to $867 million, Net Loss decreased 70% to ($12.6) million and Adjusted EBITDA has also increased 31% to $8.8 million. Highlights of the… Read More

LendInvest Product Changes: Removes Debenture & Reduces ICR Assessment Rates For Buy-to-Let Loans

UK-based marketplace platform for mortgages LendInvest recently announced it has removed its debenture and floating charge to its Buy-to-Let (BTL) loan product. The online lender reported that it will no longer require a debenture or floating charge on limited company applications. According to LendInvest, as part of its… Read More

LendInvest Update: BTL Index Reveals Transaction Volumes Dip as Remortgage Deals Spike

Marketplace platform for mortgages, LendInvest, announced on Tuesday the release of its latest LendingInvest Buy-to-Let Index report, which ranks 105 postcode areas around England and Wales based on the combination of four critical metrics, capital value growth, transaction volumes, rental yields, and rental price growth…. Read More

LendInvest’s 2017 Financial Year Results Report Strong Growth & Remains Profitable

UK marketplace platform for mortgages, LendInvest, announced on Tuesday its 2017 financial results, with the year ending on March 31st. The platform reported that the results revealed strong growth across all key metrics. LendInvest revealed that it currently manages more than  £820 million ($1.1 billion) on… Read More

P2Binvestor Secures Over $17 Million Through Latest Funding Round to Extend Bank Partnership Program

Marketplace lender P2Binvestor (P2Bi) announced on Thursday it secured more than $17 million in funding from over 20 participants to expand its bank partnership program. ACcording to P2Bi, this was its fourth round of funding and, with the combination of debt and equity, brings its total equity… Read More

Singapore Fintech Association Launches Marketplace Lending Committee to Help Unify Online Lenders

The Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) has announced the creation of a Marketplace Lending committee and website. This is in response to the rapid growth in the sector, according to the SFA. The subcommittee will be dedicated to ensuring the local online lending industry is a trusted,… Read More

SocietyOne Names G&C Mutual Bank CEO Dave Taylor As Non-Executive Director

Australia-based marketplace lender SocietyOne recently announced it has appointed G&C Mutual Bank CEO, Dave Taylor, as a new non-executive director. According to SocietyOne, Taylor has more than 25 years of experience in financial services. His board experience notably has included directorships of mutual institutions, industry superannuation funds… Read More

Airbnb Now Features RealtyShares as First Multifamily Financing Solution

  RealtyShares, a leading online marketplace for commercial real estate investing, today announced it is featured by Airbnb as a financing resource in its Multifamily Properties Toolkit, which is described as a website that gives owners, operators, and developers of multifamily buildings resources to support long-term… Read More

Mintos Announces First Loan Originator From the UK Launches on P2P Platform

Mintos, an online marketplace that provides individuals with a simplified way to invest in loans originated by a variety of alternative lending companies around the world, announced on Tuesday it has welcomed its first loan originator from the UK. This news comes less than two… Read More

ArborCrowd Now Offering Investors Equity in New Multifamily Real Estate Deal in Mobile, Alabama

Commercial real estate crowdfunding platform ArborCrowd announced its latest offering for investors to own an equity interest in a multifamily property with tremendous upside potential. Tower on Ryan Park (the Property) is a 141-unit, high-rise property located in downtown Mobile, AL. According to ArborCrowd, the total capitalization of the… Read More

Better Mortgage Milestone: Hits $1 Billion in Mortgage Loans Funded Since January 2016 Launch

Better Mortgage, a digital mortgage company working to improve access to home financing through transparency, honest guidance, and zero loan officer commissions, announced on Friday it has funded more than $1 billion dollars in mortgage loans to date. The platform, which launched in January 2016, claims… Read More

DirectMoney Secures New Strategic Investment From Alceon For Growth & Innovation Initiatives

Australian marketplace lending platform DirectMoney announced on Tuesday it secured a strategic investment from alternative investment manager Alceon to fund growth and innovation initiatives. According to DirectMoney, the investment will be structured through an initial placement of $600,000 at $0.042 per share (being 14,285,715 new shares), a… Read More

LendingClub Q4 Earnings Release Scheduled for February 20th

LendingClub (NYSE: LC) has scheduled its Q4 earnings release for Tuesday, February 20, 2018, after market hours. LendingClub will host a conference call at 5PM ET the same day A live webcast of the call will be available on the LendingClub website here.  Alternative you may dial… Read More

creditshelf to Now Offer Loans With Terms Up to Five Years; Maximum Loan Size Will Be Doubled

On Tuesday, German marketplace lender for SMEs, creditshelf, announced it is extending the maximum term of its arranged loans from 36 to 60 months. The online lending platform also reported that the maximum loan amount will double from previous €2.5 million to €5 million with… Read More

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