Tagged: online lending

Hexinadi-Backed Musketeer Completes Registration For P2P Platform With the Indonesian Financial Services Authority

Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform Hexindai (NASDAQ: HX) announced last week its invested Indonesian online lending platform, Musketeer Group, Inc. (Musketeer) has completed registration for its peer-to-peer lending platform with the Indonesian Financial Services Authority (OJK). Hexindai notably acquired a 20% equity stake in Musketeer in… Read More

Funding Circle Has Now Lent $10 Billion Since Platform Launch

Marketplace lending company Funding Circle (LSE:FCH) is out with a release announcing the platform has now lent over $10 billion since launch in 2010. Funding Circle operates in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands and the US. The London based company is the first peer to… Read More

SoFi Announces 529 Contributions to SoFi at Work Program

Fintech unicorn SoFi announced on Thursday the addition of 529 contributions to their SoFi at Work program. According to SoFi, the 529 contributions are inclusive of automated payroll deduction and employer contribution capabilities, as well as a forthcoming selection tool that will provide employees with… Read More

Marketplace for P2P Loans Mintos Tops €3 Billion in Loans Financed

Mintos, an online marketplace that aggregates 65 lending companies, is reporting having topped €3 billion in loans financed. The €2 billion hurdle was surpassed in April thus it appears that Mintos is experiencing increasing velocity. Mintos reports that it currently services over 170,000 investors globally…. Read More

Peer to Peer Lender Fincera Targeted by Local Chinese Government in Demand to Cease Lending Operations

Fincera Inc. (OTCQB: YUANF), a China-based peer to peer lending platform providing access to capital for SMEs, has become the target of a local government attempt to shut down P2P lenders. According to a note from Fincera, the Hebei provincial government, where Fincera is based,… Read More

Funding Circle Shares Rise on Positive Report

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Last week, online lender Funding Circle (LSE:FCH) released its 6-month report and the shares have responded positively to the numbers. Six-month Revenue was reported at £81.4 million versus H1 2018 at £63.0 million – up 29%. Loans under management rose 37% to £3.54 billion and… 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

Prosper Unveils Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Leading marketplace lending platform Prosper announced on Tuesday the release of its Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results. Prosper reported that during the quarter personal loan originations increased 27% compared to the first quarter of 2019, and the online lender has now generated positive adjusted EBITDA… Read More

Fintech P2Binvestor has Financed Over $1 Billion in Lending: A Discussion with Founder Krista Morgan

P2Binvestor (P2Bi) is an online lender providing access to capital for businesses which are typically not able to access traditional bank financing. The 5-year-old Fintech lender provides term loans and lines of credit based off of a borrowers assets – mainly accounts receivable. P2Bi explains… Read More

HSBC Bank Announces Launch of New Lending Platform

HSBC Bank announced on Monday the launch of its digital lending platform that is powered by end-to-end technology platform Amount. HSBC claims that this new platform provides U.S. consumers with a “simple” way to apply for personal loans online. “HSBC is leveraging Amount’s technology platform… Read More

P2P: Why SME Debt Is A Must-Have For Any Investor Portfolio

Thanks to the rise of peer-to-business (P2B) lending, the concept of Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) debt as an asset class has altered for the better. With low risk of default and high-interest rate returns, it is now possible to invest in SME debt at… Read More

P2P Lender Growth Street Joins Starling Bank’s Marketplace

SME Peer to peer lending platform Growth Street has joined digital bank Starling Bank‘s marketplace, according to a blog post. Excited to announce that GrowthLine is now available on the #Starling Marketplace! It means your business can apply for and manage your GrowthLine all from… 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

P2P Lender Robo.cash Reports Funding €100 Million of Loans

P2P lender Robo.cash has financed €100 million in loans, according to a release. Robo.cash says that data for the first seven months of 2018 and 2019 show an upward trend: this year, the volume of funded loans has grown by 74.5% and amounted to €41.9… Read More

Prospa Establish NZ Warehouse Facility, Shares Rise on ASX

Online lender Prospa Group Limited (ASX: PGL) has established its first warehouse facility specifically to fund New Zealand small business loans. According to a note from Prospa, the 3-year facility has an initial capacity of NZ $45 million. Prospa currently provides access to capital in… 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

Digital Banking: LendingClub Gets Some Fintech Love as it Pursues National Bank Charter

Shares in LendingClub (NYSE:LC) are rising during another down market day as the trade war with China has no end in sight and political tempers flare. Shares are currently trading over 10% higher following yesterday’s Q2 earnings report where LendingClub said it expected to finally… 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

LendingClub Q2 Results, Revenue Rises, Loss Declines. Launches New “Select Plus Platform” for Sophisticated Credit Investors. Will Pursue National Bank Charter

LendingClub (NYSE: LC), an online lending platform for both borrowers and investors, has posted second-quarter results. While still generating a loss, LendingClub said it was on track to be net income profitable (Adjusted) by Q3. LendingClub took years to originate its first $1 billion. Today,… Read More

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