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Linked Finance Tops €200 Million in Online Lending for SMEs

  Linked Finance has topped €200 million in online lending in support of Irish SMEs. The Fintech reported that it had doubled its annual lending in less than 2 years. Linked Finance was launched in 2013 aiming to provide access to capital for Irish SMEs…. Read More

Estateguru Signs Agreement with Czech Investment Bank J&T Banka, Pursues Institutional Money

Estateguru, a European online investment platform providing secured loans for SMEs financed by both private and institutional investors, has signed an agreement with Czech Investment Bank J&T Banka. According to a company statement, Bank J&T Banka will offer managed accounts to provide access to the… Read More

EstateGuru Returns to Crowdfunding, Quickly Tops Funding Target on Seedrs

EstateGuru, a European investment platform providing access to short-term property-backed loans, has returned to Seedrs once again to raise additional growth capital. According to the offering page, EstateGuru has cruised past its €500,000 initial target, having raised almost €1.2 million as of this writing. EstateGuru… Read More

Fintech Purchase: Validus Buys Citi Singapore’s Business Loan Portfolio

 Validus has entered into an agreement with Citi Singapore to purchase its business loan portfolio, according to a statement by Validus. Headquartered in Singapore, Validus provides access to capital for businesses funded by institutions and individual investors. Individual investors must be accredited/HNW individuals. Loans are… Read More

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

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

Secured Lending Platform EstateGuru Partners with Raisin Bank, Goal is to Provide Over €200 Million in Loans

EstateGuru, a marketplace lending platform that provides secured loans pairing investors with borrowers, has signed a partnership with Raisin Bank – a banking as a service provider operated by global Fintech Raisin. According to EstateGuru, the Frankfort-based Raisin Bank will provide services to Estate Guru’s… Read More

European Lender Bondora Reports Onboarding 4,714 Investors in January 2022

The team at European lender Bondora notes that they have kicked off the new year with many investors joining their platform. Originations and investments fell a bit, as they did during the month of December, but managed to maintain solid numbers when compared to January… Read More

European Lender Bondora Reveals that Go & Grow Remains their Clients’ Preferred Way to Invest in their Wealth

European lender Bondora notes that Go & Grow is their investors’ favorite or most preferred way to invest in their wealth. Bondora writes in a blog post that they have more than 158,000 “satisfied” Go & Grow investors. And there’s a solid reason why it’s… Read More

EstateGuru Reports 2021 Financial Results

Marketplace lending platform EstateGuru has posted its 2021 financial results. According to the investment platform loan volumes increased by 69%, revenues 58%, new investors by 35% compared to 2020. EstateGuru said that all of the countries where they operate exceeded their targets with total lending… Read More

CrowdProperty: We Have Paid £100 Million Back to Investors

Property investment platform CrowdProperty says it has surpassed £100 million paid to investors. According to the investment marketplace, investors have earned, on average, 8.3% IRR. Importantly, CrowdProperty reports that it has maintained 100% principle and interest payback for its marketplace lending service since 2014. In… Read More

EstateGuru Tops 100,000 Investors

EstateGuru, an online investment marketplace that matches borrowers to investors with secured debt securities, has topped 100,000 investors, according to a post by its Chief Operating Officer. Mihkel Stamm, who is a member of the Board as well as COO of EstateGuru, posted: “Today, we… Read More

October is a Welcome €650 Million Lifeline for Grateful European SMEs

European SME lender October began by building a product for internal use, but the industry needed it too, so they branched out, COO Patrick de Nonneville said. October was founded in 2015 after de Nonneville had been looking at some Fintech investments in Europe. It… Read More

P2P Marketplace 4K.com Launches

Peer-to-peer marketplace 4K.com, which offers digital collectibles and luxury goods powered by NFTs, this week announced its highly-anticipated marketplace launch for collectors and resellers across the world. Customers send their collectible to 4K, which authenticates, insures, and then stores it. The customer receives an NFT… Read More

NFT Platform Bubblehouse Confirms $4M Pre-Seed Round

NFT marketplace Bubblehouse today announced $4 million in pre-seed funding led by Third Kind VC with participation from SV Angel, Watertower Ventures, Soma Capital, and other angels. Bubblehouse describes itself as a social, accessible, and eco-friendly NFT marketplace where creators and collectors don’t need crypto… Read More

MarketFinance Raises £280 Million in Debt and Equity, Approved for Flex Loans

MarketFinance, a top online lender based in the UK, has announced a £280 million debt and equity funding while simultaneously announcing its accreditation under the Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS). MarketFinance was previously approved as a lender under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) having… Read More

Marketplace Lender creditshelf Reports €100 million of SME LendingTopping Year Prior Volume

creditshelf, a marketplace lender for German SMEs, is reporting that it generated more than €100 million of new loan business between January and September 2021, already exceeding the total loan volume of €98.9 million arranged in the fiscal year 2020. creditshelf stated that its loans… Read More

Change at the Top: Funding Circle Founder Samir Desai Steps Aside as Lisa Jacobs to Become CEO

Lisa Jacobs, Managing Director of Funding Circle UK  (LSE: FCH)  will succeed Samir Desai CBE as Chief Executive Officer beginning January 1st, 2022. The news was revealed today alongside Funding Circle’s financial results. Jacobs joined Funding Circle in September 2012 as Chief Strategy Officer. Prior… Read More

Assetz Capital Boosts Executive Bench to Accelerate Bridging Loan Book

Marketplace lending platform Assetz Capital has added two executives to its bridging team to accelerate the growth of bridge loans. Assetz Capital states that the moves signal a strategic focus on the bridging market for the lender. Since 2013 the Fintech has originated about £1.5… Read More

Financing, Analytics, & Marketplace Startup ProducePay Scores $43 Million Through Series C Investment Round Co-Led By G2VP & IFC

ProducePay,  a U.S.-based financing, analytics, and marketplace startup for the fresh produce market, announced on Monday it raised $43 million through its Series C investment round, which was co-led by G2VP, IFC, and IDB with participation from Anterra Capital and Coventure, Astanor Ventures, IGNIA, and… Read More

Private Credit Marketplace Finitive Appoints Andrew Holgate to Manage Expansion into Europe

  Finitive, a fintech platform that connects institutional investors with alternative lending investments, announced on Monday it has appointed Andrew Holgate to lead its European initiatives as the Managing Director – Head of Europe.  According to Finitive, Holgate brings 20 years of operational and lending… Read More

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