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Celebrity Wine & Spirits Marketplace GrapeStars Now Seeking Funds Through Reg CF Campaign on Republic

GrapeStars, a marketplace where celebrities may promote their wine and spirits to followers, is now seeking funds through its Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) campaign on Republic. Founded in 2017, GrapeStars claims it is a one-of-a-kind online marketplace where celebrities can promote wine and spirits directly… Read More

European Online Lender October has Now Closed Financing for its 100th Spanish Company

October, a leading European online lender, notes that it was launched after the global financial crisis of 2008-2009 with the goal of providing more financing options or alternatives to European SMEs. The October team wrote in a blog post published on July 1, 2020: “We… Read More

LendingClub’s LCX Marketplace Now Allows Bidding on Loans Before Issuance

LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC), the largest marketplace lender in the US, is expanding its LCX platform to provide biding and pricing on loans prior to issuance. This marketplace is said to operate down to the individual loan level thus providing exceptional granularity, according to a… Read More

The Future of Real Estate Investing? NASDAQ and Lex Plan Real Estate Investing Marketplace with Reg A+ Issued Securities

Lex – an Oneline Marketplace for Real Estate Securities Real estate investment has historically been a challenging sector of opportunity for smaller investors. If you want to go it alone it takes a lot of time and knowledge to flip houses or rent flats. Of… Read More

LendingClub Report: We are observing resilience on the platform

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) has published a blog post and affiliated 8-K updating on platform performance during a challenging market pummeled by COVID-19. During the last earnings report, LendingClub reported loan originations down in April by a whopping 90%. Today’s missive is a bit more optimistic as… Read More

Marketplace Lender October Adds new Predictive Risk Tool to Platform Facilitating Instant Loans

October, an online lender serving European SMEs, has launched a new predictive risk tool to instantly respond to requests for State Guaranteed Loans. Like other regions, the COVID-19 crisis has hit European businesses hard. In order to help them get back on their feet, the… Read More

OKEx Announces Partnership With Paxful

Digital assets exchange OKEx announced on Monday it has formed a strategic partnership with peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace, Paxful. Through the partnership, the Paxful Kiosk will notably be integrated directly within the OKEx platform to allow new and existing users to benefit from a variety of… Read More

dv01: Total Loan Impairments and Delinquencies Decline as COVID-19 Lingers, Online Lenders Remain Resilient

  dv01 has recently published another report tracking the impact of COVID-19 on the online lending marketplace. dv01 is a top data aggregator tracking the online lending industry. dv01 connects directly with the largest online lenders in the consumer world to, normalizing loan data, providing… Read More

Funding Circle Updates on COVID-19 Impact, Hires More Collections Employees, Strikes Positive Note

Funding Circle (LSE:FCH) Global Chief Risk Officer Jerome Le Luel has posted on update on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on platform operations. Le Luel said that while the full economic impact of the virus remains unknown and it is too early to predict… Read More

Overfunding: Independent Fashion Retailers Marketplace Atterley.com Surpasses £400,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

Atterley.com, a UK-based marketplace for independent fashion retailers, has successfully secured its initial £400,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. As previously reported, Atterley.com’s mission is to bring together discerning fashion consumers, and the inventory fo the “best” boutiques and independents around… Read More

COVID-19 Impact on Online Lending: Report

The online lending industry has probably suffered more than any other sector of Fintech during the COVID-19 crisis. Borrowers, both businesses and consumers have paused payments in droves. Many individuals have lost their jobs. Businesses have shuttered, some permanently. While many governments have moved swiftly… Read More

LendingClub Adds COVID-19 Help Center for Members, Adds New Services for Challenging Economic Environment

  LendingClub (NYSE:LC), an online lending marketplace and emerging digital bank, has announced the launch of the “Member Center,” a centralized location for users to find assistance and support to better manage their financial lives during the COVID-19 crisis. Early one, when the Coronavirus first… Read More

UK Fintech Lender Zopa to Reintroduce C Risk Band Loans into its Plus Product Offering

Fintech Zopa, the one platform to launch an entire sector of Fintech as it became the first peer to peer lending platform in the UK, recently reintroduced C risk loans back into its Plus product offering. Zopa, which still offers online lending in a more… Read More

Prosper Quarterly Report Provides Insight into Operations in a Coronavirus Economy

Late last week, Prosper Marketplace filed its first-quarter report on operations and the document provides some insight into how the marketplace lender is faring during an economic landscape impacted by the Coronavirus. Overall, Prosper has originated $17.1 billion since platform inception through March 31, 2020…. Read More

EstateGuru Raises 180% of Minimum Target in Just Two Weeks on Seedrs

EstateGuru, a European lending marketplace, has topped €630,377 in a securities offering on Seedrs. Launched at the beginning of this month, EstateGuru set a minimum hurdle of €350,000 but quickly surpassed that goal. EstateGuru is seeking a maximum of €2 million on Seedrs as part… Read More

Fitch Distributes Warning on Marketplace Loans Due to “Coronavirus Pressure”

Fitch Ratings is out with a note on the impact of COVID-19 and US marketplace loan portfolios. According to Fitch, the Coronavirus and affiliated rise in unemployment will lead to “significant performance degradation in U.S. Marketplace Loan (MPL) portfolios.” Even more grim is that Fitch… Read More

LendingClub Q1: Loan Originations Sink Along with Net Revenue as COVID-19 Hammers Online Lender

LendingClub (NYSE: LC) is out with its first-quarter earnings report and the numbers are indicative of the problematic economy that has been crushed by the Coronavirus pandemic. LendingClub, the leading marketplace lender in the US, delivered numbers that showed a significant decline versus the same… Read More

EstateGuru Opens £2 Million Crowdfunding Round on Seedrs, Quickly Tops Minimum Hurdle

EstateGuru, an online marketplace for loans secured by property, has quickly topped its minimum crowdfunding hurdle on Seedrs. EstateGuru set a minimum raise of €350,000 but as of today, the Fintech has raised over €483,000 from 548 individual investors. EstateGuru is hoping to raise €2… Read More

Peer to Peer Lending Report: Majority of Investors Remain Optimistic During COVID-19 Crisis

  Mintos, a top marketplace for debt investors in Europe, has recently conducted research amongst their audience seeking to gain insight into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Mintos, the majority of crowdlending investors (65%) remain optimistic even in light of the ongoing… Read More

Independent Fashion Retailers Marketplace Atterley.com Now Seeking £400,000 From the Crowdcube Crowd

Atterley.com, a UK-based marketplace for independent fashion retailers, is now seeking a minimum of £400,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube.  Founded in 2012, Atterley.com’s mission is to bring together discerning fashion consumers and the inventory fo the “best” boutiques and independents around the… Read More

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