Tagged: online lender

Lendio Contributes More Than 10,000 Kiva Loans to Fuel Women-Owned Businesses Worldwide

U.S.-based online lending platform Lendio announced on Wednesday it has provided more than 10,000 Kiva micro-loans to entrepreneurs in the developing world through Lendio Gives. Lendio reported that its Lendio Gives is an employee donation and employer matching program focused on facilitating global entrepreneurship. To… Read More

P2P lending Platform Beehive Announces First SME Facilitating Funding in Bahrain

Peer to peer lender Beehive announced on Tuesday it has facilitated funding for its first SME in Bahrain. According to the online lending platform, the SME, Bahrain-based Mira Packaging Factory, manufactures disposable paper cups and other food packaging solutions to the GCC and African F&B industry.  “Since… Read More

StreetShares Partners With Farm Bureau Bank to Provide Small Business Lending Services

Financing small businesses lender StreetShares announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with Farm Bureau Bank (FBB) to provide small business lending to FBB’s members. StreetShares reported that by using its Lending-as-a-Service (LaaS) platform services, the bank may now offer small business loans with a digital… Read More

Lendio’s Latest Study Reveals Hispanic Business Owners Are Hungry for Growth Capital

U.S.-based online lending platform Lendio announced on Monday its latest study revealed that Hispanic business owners are hungry for growth capital. The lender reported that the study, which included more than 5,000 of Lendio’s small business customers, reveals a spike in loan inquiries from Hispanic… Read More

Lendio Set to Double Sales Force; Announces Loan Product Offering Expansion

U.S.-based online lending platform Lendio announced this week it has plans to double the sales force at its Lehi, Utah, and Woodbury, New York, offices. The lender reported that it has hired 80 employees in 2019 and intends to add another 40 sales representatives by… Read More

BlueVine Appoints Dosh & PayPal Vet Brad Brodigan As New Chief Commercial Officer

Online lender BlueVine announced on Wednesday it has appointed Brad Brodigan as its new Chief Commercial Officer. BlueVine reported that through this role, Brodigan will be responsible for overseeing revenue-generating functions including sales, customer service, and partner management. According to BlueVine, Brodigan also brings more… Read More

OnDeck’s Latest Survey Reveals: Economy is Top Concern for Small Businesses Ahead of 2020 Election

OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK), a small business online lending platform, announced on Friday its latest survey reveals that the economy is a top concern for small businesses ahead of next year’s presidential election. According to OnDeck, the survey is the first in a series that the… Read More

LendKey Milestone: Hits $3 Billion in Loan Origination

LendKey, a lending-as-a-service solution for banks and credit unions, announced on Thursday it surpassed $3 billion in loan originations for its lending partners. The lender reported that nearly 300 lenders have utilized the company’s turnkey digital lending solution to expand product offerings across multiple asset classes… Read More

Hexindai Announces Support For Regulators’ Decision to Include P2P Platforms in Central Bank’s Credit System

Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform Hexindai (NASDAQ: HX) announced on Tuesday its support for the decision by industry regulators to include the country’s P2P platforms in the central bank’s credit system. The online lender reported that it believes this as a positive move for the P2P… Read More

RateSetter Announces New Investment Products & Increases Liquidity

UK-based peer-to-peer lender RateSetter announced on Tuesday the launch of its new investment products. The lending platform reported that its goal is to deliver the most consistent returns and the most liquid investment in peer-to-peer investing. RateSetter noted that its delivery of consistent returns is… Read More

SME Lender Credijusto Secures $42 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By Point72 Ventures & Goldman Sachs

Credijusto, an SME lending platform that is based in Mexico, announced on Thursday it secured $42 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Point72 Ventures and Goldman Sachs with participation from Thomvest Ventures, Wolfson Group, Third Lake Capital and Argo Ventures,… Read More

Australasia’s Marketplace Lender Harmoney Appoints David Stevens As New CEO

Australasia’s peer-to-peer lending marketplace Harmoney recently announced it has appointed David Stevens as its new CEO. Harmoney reported that Stevens steps into the CEO role in early 2020. The lender’s founder and current CEO Neil Roberts will step away to focus on strategy and product… Read More

Lendio Franchising Facilitates $50 Million to Small Businesses

Lendio Franchising, Lendio’s marketplace lending franchise program, announced on Tuesday it has facilitated $50 million in loans to over 1,800 small businesses around the U.S. According to Lendio, the  loans through the franchise provide a boost to small businesses in industries ranging from healthcare to… Read More

Funding Circle Announces H1 2019 Results

Online lending platform Funding Circle announced on Thursday the numbers of H1 2019, which are the results for the first six months of 2019, ending on June 30th. According to Samir Desai, the CEO and Co-Founder of Funding Circle, the online lending platform grew in revenue… Read More

Celsius Network Milestone: Tops $300 Million in Coin Deposits; Completes More Than $2 Billion in Original Crypto Loans in the First Year

Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, announced on Thursday it has topped $300 million in coin deposits, as well as completed more than $2 billion in originated crypto loans during its first year of operation. Founded in 2017 and launched 2018, Celsius states… Read More

Lendio Milestone: Online Lender Surpasses $1.5 Billion in Small Business Loans Facilitated (Infographic)

U.S.-based online lending platform Lendio announced on Tuesday it has facilitated more than $1.5 billion in financing to small businesses across the U.S. This news comes just a few weeks after Lendio acquired of cloud-based small business account platform, Billy, and the launch of Lendio’s… Read More

Biz2Credit’s July 2019 Small Business Lending Index Reveals: Small Business Loan Approvals at Banks Hit Record Highs

Online lending platform Biz2Credit announced on Tuesday the release of its Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, which revealed approval rates for small business loan applications rose to another post-recession record (27.7%) at big banks ($10 billion+ in assets), while also climbing above 50% at small… Read More

Update: Assetz Capital Closes Seedrs Round With Nearly £1.9 Million in Funding

UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform Assetz Capital completed its equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs with nearly £1.9 million in funding. The campaign was launched earlier and quickly raised its initial £1 million. It also drew in more than 1,000 investors during its run.  Assetz Capital is… Read More

Chinese P2P Lender Hexindai Set to Launch Consumer Installment Financing Platform

Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform Hexindai (NASDAQ: HX) announced on Tuesday it is set to launch a new consumer installment financing platform, called “Hexin Installments.” According to Hexindai, the platform will offer carefully curated categories for installment financing, such as electronic products, education, and travel products… Read More

Update: Assetz Capital Surpasses £1.8 Million Through Equity Crowdfunding Efforts on Seedrs

UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform Assetz Capital has successfully surpassed £1.8 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round was launched in May and quickly raised its initial £1 million. So far, more than 1,000 investors have contributed to the initiative.  As previously… Read More

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