Tagged: marketplace lending

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

Mortgage Transaction Tech Provider Roostify Announces Integration With LendingTree

Roostify, a California-based provider of automated mortgage transaction technology, announced on Thursday it has integrated with real estate marketplace lending platform LendingTree (NASDAQ: TREE). According to Roostify, the new integration makes it easier for consumers to locate and apply with the right lender. Roostify also reported… Read More

SoFi Shares Details About 2017 Successes & 2018 Plans

On Tuesday, online lending platform SoFi announced details about its 2017 successes and plans for the new year. This announcement comes just after the lender named Anthony Noto as its new CEO and a director, effective March 1st. The 2017 milestone and accomplishments include: SoFi topped… Read More

Online Marketplace Lender Nav Facilitated More Than 20,000 Small Business credit Approvals in 2017

Nav, a small business marketplace lending platform, announced this week it has facilitated more than 20,000 small business credit approvals in 2017. Founded in 2012, Nav described itself as an early-stage fintech company that uses data to help business owners get more funding, lower their costs,… Read More

Money360 Milestone: Surpasses $500 Million in Commercial Real Estate Loans Closed; M360 Advisors Hits $300 Million in Assets

Real estate marketplace lender Money360 announced on Wednesday it has surpassed $500 million in commercial real estate loans closed since inception, which includes $357 million in loans closed for 2017. According to Money360, the milestone comes on the heels of other recent successes, including the initiation of… Read More

Success: LoanBook Completes Crowdcube Round With More Than £735,000 in Funding From Nearly 300 investors

Spanish marketplace lending platform, LoanBook, closed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with a total of £737,450 from 297 investors. The funding round was launched in November and looked to raise £650,000. As previously reported, LoanBook was founded in 2013 and claims to be Spain’s… Read More

LoanBook Shares Latest Milestone; One Day Remains on Crowdcube Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

LoanBook, a Spanish marketplace lending platform, having easily surpassed its initial £650,000 last week is, is heading toward the home stretch having raised over £721,200 for 6.40% equity with the help of more than 253 Crowdcube investors. £340,000 of this investment sum comes from current shareholders, local Business… Read More

Overfunding: Spanish Marketplace Lending Platform LoanBook Secures £650,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

LoanBook, a Spanish marketplace lending platform, has successfully secured its initial £650,000 funding target from more than 200 investors through equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. Founded in 2013, LoanBook claims to be Spain’s largest marketplace lending platform, with a 4-year track record of working capital lending to Spanish… Read More

Prosper Releases Third Quarter 2017 Results: Loan Originations Up 164% Year-Over-Year

On Monday, leading peer-to-peer lending platform for consumer loans, Prosper, reported growth in both transaction revenue and loan originations for the third quarter of 2017. The online lender claimed that the continued demand for personal loan product resulted in $822 million in loan originations through its… 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

PeerStreet Announces New Affiliate Blogger Program

Marketplace lending platform PeerStreet announced on Monday the launch of its new affiliate blogger program. According to PeerStreet, the newly launched program will allow the lender to partner with the personal finance community to better serve both current and future investors. While sharing more details about… Read More

New Milestone: SocietyOne Achieves $350 Million in Total Loan Originations

Australia-based online lender SocietyOne announced on Tuesday it has secured $350 million in total originations. This news comes less than two months after the lending platform celebrated its fifth birthday. According to SocietyOne, the company topping $350 million as the current loan book also reached $200 million… Read More