Tagged: marketplace

Update: MoveGB to Complete Crowdcube Round With Nearly £1.3 Million in Funding

MoveGB, an online fitness marketplace, will be closing its highly successful equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube with nearly £1.3 million in funding. The round, which was launched last month to originally raise £1 million, has attracted more than 1100 investors. Founded in 2013, MoveGB describes… Read More

Update: Online Fitness Marketplace MoveGB Surpasses £1.2 Million During the Final Week on Crowdcube

MoveGB, an online fitness marketplace, is set to close its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube with more than £1.2 million in funding. The campaign was launched last month, with a funding target of £1 million. As previously reported, MoveGB was founded in 2013 and has more than… Read More

LendingClub Tops Earnings Expectations as Loan Originations Rise but Forecast Disappoints

Leading marketplace lending platform LendingClub (NYSE: LC), released Q4 earnings today along with full year 2018 numbers, and its numbers beat expectations. LendingClub reported record loan originations of $10.9 billion a 21% increase versus the year prior. Net revenue jumped along with originations rising 21%… Read More

Younited Credit Passes the €1 billon Mark and Extends its Credit-as-a-Service Offering

At the Paris Fintech Forum, Charles Egly, Co-founder & CEO, Younited Credit highlighted his company’s latest achievements and the recent strategic development of its Credit-as-a-service offering. Among the achievements, Younited Credit announced that it passed the €1 billion mark in consumer credit origination. Among direct… Read More

A Fireside Chat With EstateGuru, the P2P Lender that Takes Property Finance Across Borders

The Paris Fintech Forum gathers more than 2,500 participants this week in Paris at the old stock exchange to meet hundreds of Fintechs and listen to more than 200 CEOs, heads of government and regulation agencies, as well as luminaries such as Ms Christine Lagarde,… Read More

Overfunding: Online Fitness Marketplace MoveGB Quickly Secures £1 Million Funding Target on Crowdcube

MoveGB, an online fitness marketplace, has successfully secured its initial £1 million funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Founded in 2013, MoveGB has more than 6,000 activity providers and 350,000 registered users. The company claimed the third fastest growing UK business in 2017’s Deloitte… Read More

Overfunding: Online Sustainble Marketplace Weecos Secures Minimum €140,000 Funding Target on Invesdor

Weecos, an online sustainable marketplace and ready to scale globally with the vastest range of sustainable products in the Nordic countries, has raised its minimum €140,000 funding target on  equity crowdfunding platform Invesdor. As previously reported, Weecos was founded in 2012 and claims to be the first marketplace… Read More

Overfunding: Residential Investment Property Marketplace Vesta Quickly Secures £750,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Vesta, a UK-based online marketplace for buying & selling income generating, residential investment property, has successfully secured its initial £750,000 funding target from nearly 100 investors through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2016, Vesta describes itself as a new, innovative online marketplace for buying,… Read More

Online Lender October Officially Launches in the Netherlands

Online lender October (formerly Lendix) has launched in the Netherlands. Alongside this expansion, the Paris based October is providing SME financing in France, Spain, and Italy. According to a note from October, SMEs may apply for loans ranging from €30,000 and up to €3.5 million. The marketplace… Read More

Starling Bank Launches In-App Marketplace For Small Businesses

UK challenger bank Starling Bank announced last week it launched its in-app Marketplace for small businesses. According to Starling Bank, the new wave of Marketplace partners includes the launch of accounting software platform Xero and the latter will enable the bank’s 20,000 business banking customers to automatically… Read More

LendingClub Quickly Tops $1 Billion in New Club Certificates

Announced less than a year ago, LendingClub’s (NYSE:LC) new Club Certificates have topped the $1 billion mark, according to a release by the marketplace lending platform. The Club Certificates is an entirely new pass through security designed to make it easier for institutional investors to participate… Read More

Kaleido Partners Launches New Blockchain Marketplace

Kaleido, a ConsenSys company, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services, is now launching a new blockchain marketplace. According to Kaleido, the Kaleido Marketplace extends its Blockchain Business Cloud to become what it claims to be the first full-stack enterprise platform. The new marketplace includes trusted tools… Read More

LendingClub Q3 Reports Increase in Net Revenue As Originations Rise, Net Loss Stands at $22.7 Million

Marketplace lending platform LendingClub (NYSE: LC) has reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018. According to the company, net revenue rose 20% year over year to a “record” $184.6 million. Loan originations came in higher too at $2.9 billion, up 18% year… Read More

European Marketplace Lender Lendix Changes its Name to October

The news was leaked last week. Now it’s official. From its Paris headquarters, Olivier Goy, founder and CEO, announced that the European lending marketplace formerly known as Lendix is changing its name into October. With this name change the company reasserts its ambition to expand… Read More

Former Intuit & Google Exec Tiffani McCoy Joins Digital Currency Marketplace HBUS As New General Counsel

HBUS, a U.S.-based digital currency marketplace, announced on Tuesday it has appointed formed Intuit and Google executive, Tiffani McCoy, and its new General Counsel. According to HBUS, McCoy previously served as the Assistant General Counsel at Intuit, where she drove new business initiatives while helping… Read More

Online Lender Funding Circle Updates on US Loans in Form D Filed with SEC

Funding Circle lobby

Funding Circle (LSE:FCH), the now publicly traded peer to peer lending company based in the UK, has long operated a US subsidiary providing access to credit for SMEs. While the UK iteration is more about P2P in the US, due to antiquated securities regulations, it… Read More

Coinbase Announces EU Expansion: Opens New Office in Dublin

Crypto marketplace Coinbase announced on Tuesday it has continued its European expansion by opening its new office in Dublin. According to Coinbase, the expansion will create new jobs and grow the burgeoning Irish crypto economy. The marketplace then confirmed that the number of its customers in the… Read More

QuantmRE Teams Up With Securrency For New Globally Compliant Stablecoin & Blockchain-Based Real Estate Marketplace

Blockchain-based real estate marketplace QuantmRE announced on Thursday it has teamed up with global financial services technology Securrency to create the infrastructure to support its real estate trading platform and launch globally compliant stablecoin and cryptocurrency ecosystem EQRE. Founded in 2017, QuantmRE is seeking to become the… Read More

SEC Charges Former LendingClub Execs, including Founder Renaud Laplanche, with Misleading Investors, Breach of Fiduciary Responsibilities

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged LendingClub Asset Management LLC, and former President Renaud Laplanche with fraud for improperly using fund money to benefit LendingClub.  LendingClub Asset Management, Laplanche, and former CFO Carrie Dolan, also were charged with improperly adjusting fund returns. The… Read More

ILA Capital Partners with Swiss Firm Woodman on Marketplace Lending Fund

Boston based funding manager, ILA Capital, has partnered with Switzerland based Woodman Group to launch a machine learning, marketplace lending fund. ILA said the fund has an initial commitment of $100 million. The Fund will have a short duration, high yield strategy that primarily invests… Read More

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