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Online Lender Lendio Announces Winners of $200,000 in Small Business Grants

Online lending platform Lendio announced on Friday the winners of a $200,000 grant program aimed at helping its small business customers recover from economic hardship caused to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Lendio reported that Through the program, 23 small business owners have been selected to… 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

Kabbage Approves More Than 209,000 Paycheck Protection Program Applications For $5.8 Billion

Global financial service platform Kabbage announced on Wednesday it has approved more than 209,000 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) applications fo $5.8 billion. Kabbage claimed it is the third-largest PPP lender in the country by application volume.  As previously reported, the PPP is part of the… Read More

Lendio Facilitates $8 Billion in Paycheck Protection Program Loans to 100,000 Small Businesses (Infographic)

Online lending platform Lendio announced on Wednesday it has facilitated $8 billion in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for 100,000 small businesses to date. The lender reported that it has supported 300 SBA-approved financial institutions and fintech lenders across the country, as well as helped… Read More

Lendio Partners With Lendistry to Provide Economic Opportunities & Progressive Growth For Minority Small Business Owners

  Online lending platform Lendio announced on Tuesday it has formed a new partnership with Lendistry, an online lender that focuses on providing economic opportunities and progressive growth for minority small business owners and those in underserved communities. Lendio reported that through this partnership, it… Read More

Kabbage Announces Juneteeth as a Company-Wide Holiday

Global financial service platform Kabbage announced on Thursday it will now and always recognize Juneteeth as a company holiday. Juneteeth is an official American holiday and an official Texas state holiday that celebrates annually on the 19th of June to commemorate Union army general, Gordon… Read More

LendInvest Joins Sesame and PMS Lender Panel For Buy-to-Let & Bridging Production Distribution

LendInvest a UK-based marketplace for property financing, announced on Wednesday it has joined Sesame and PMS’s lender panel to ramp up distribution of its Buy-to-Let and Bridging products. According to LendInvest, the network and mortgage club’s member firms will now be able to register with… Read More

Brazilian SME Online Lender BizCapital Secures $12 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By DEG

BizCapital, a Brazil-based SME online lending platform, announced on Wednesday it secured $12 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by German development finance institution DEG, a subsidiary of  KfW Group, Germany’s promotional bank. Along with DEG, MELI Fund, the Corporate Venture Capital… Read More

Kabbage Launches PPP Application for Drivers & Delivery People Using Uber

  Global financial service platform Kabbage announced on Tuesday it has expanded its Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) with a customized application for drivers and delivery people who use Uber in the U.S. The Paycheck Protection Program is part of the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief,… Read More

Fintech Firms Must Properly Manage Cash Flow, as COVID-19 Is Making it Challenging to Assess Credit Risk, Monedo CEO Says

David Chan, CEO at Monedo (previously Kreditech), a point of sale (PoS) lender that claims to have more than one million customers who have reportedly received over 2 million loans (as of March 2020), says that the online lender has a global addressable market of… Read More

Canadian Online Lender LendingArch Announces Plans to Accelerate U.S. Expansion Due to Increased Demand for Loans & Debt Relief

Canadian marketplace lending platform LendingArch announced on Tuesday it is accelerating its plans to expand into the U.S. in response to the increased demand for loans and debt relief during the COVID-19 pandemic. Founded in 2015, LendingArch describes itself as a modern finance company reinventing… Read More

Indian Online Lender Lendingkart Secures Over $42 Million in Funding via Round Led by Bertelsmann India Investments, Others

India-based online lender Lendingkart Technologies has secured Rs 319 crore (appr. $42.16 million) in funding through a Series D investment round, which was led by existing investors Bertelsmann India Investments, Fullerton Financial Holdings, IndiaQuotient, and Sistema Asia Fund. LendingKart’s management said that the capital raised… Read More

LendInvest Announces BTL Product Updates: Rates Starting From 2.99% & Max 75% LTV

LendInvest, a UK-based marketplace for property financing, announced on Wednesday it has made some updates to its Buy to Let (BTL) products as valuations are permitted to go ahead. As previously reported, the BTL Plus product is designed for landlords who are currently on a… Read More

Kabbage: More Than 110,000 Small Businesses Approved to Receive Over $3.5 Billion in PPP Funding Through Online Lending Platform

Global financial service platform Kabbage announced on Monday that more than 110,000 U.S. small businesses have been approved to receive over $3.5 billion in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding through its online lending platform.  As previously reported, the Paycheck Protection Program is part of the… Read More

RateSetter Reduces Interest Rate Paid to Investors, Sends Balance to Provision Fund

UK-based peer-to-peer lender RateSetter announced on Monday it is making changes to its provision fund as well as reducing interest rates. This course of action was caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to RateSetter, investors will receive only 50% of their interest with the other… Read More

RateSetter Completes Two Sales Of Non-Performing Loans With Combined Proceeds of £4.65 Million Added Into the Provision Fund

UK-based peer-to-peer lender RateSetter announced on Tuesday it completed two sales of non-performing loans, with the combined proceeds of £4.65m added into the Provision Fund. According to RateSetter, the debt sale process started in December 2019 and the lender was not needing to reduce its… Read More

Biz2Credit Business Lending Index For March 2020 Reveals Small Business Loan Approval Rates Plummeted Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Biz2Credit announced on Tuesday the release of its latest Business Lending Index revealed that small business approval rate plummeted in March 2020. According to the Index, The approval percentage for small business loan applications at big banks ($10 billion+ in assets) plummeted to just 15.4%… Read More

Lendio Announces Paycheck Protection Program Loan Application For Small Businesses During COVID-19 Pandemic

Online lending platform Lendio recently announced it has launched an application for small businesses to access the $349 billion in government funds set aside for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Lendio reported that the Paycheck Protection Program is part of the $2 trillion CARES Act… Read More

Lendio Plans to Hire Up to 200 Full-Time Small Business Loan Agents to Meet Demands for Emergency Capital During COVID-19 Pandemic

Online lending platform Lendio announced on Tuesday it is planning to hire up to 200 full-time small business loan agents to help meet the demand for emergency capital during the COVID-19. Lendio reported that with the recent passing of the CARES Act and the inclusions… Read More

LendInvest Announces New Update Regarding BTL Payments Deferment During COVID-19 Outbreak

UK-based online lending platform LendInvest announced its latest update regarding the deferments of BTL payments during the COVID-19 outbreak. According to the online lender, landlords with a LendInvest mortgage who believe they will have genuine difficulties making their payments as a result of the COVID-19… Read More

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