Tagged: online lending

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

Mintos Says Major Priority for 2022 Is Completing Transition to Notes

Earlier this month, the team at European lender Mintos had released their extensive Insight Report. Mintos noted that their monthly publication offers an overview of what’s been happening on their platform, including commentary from their team of experts, recent investor activity, educational topics, and other… Read More

European SME Lender October Reports More Projects Funded Last Year than 2018, 2019, 2020 Combined

Earlier this month, the team at marketplace lender October had shared an open letter with their community. October wrote in its open letter that last year, they had committed to working hard, “with enthusiasm and curiosity.” They had promised to lend more efficiently to businesses,… Read More

Perspective: Will Our Response to Rising Inflation Define 2022?

Surging global inflation is the number one concern for many households in 2022. With living costs continuing to rise much faster than wages, household budgets are increasingly stretched. Let’s take a closer look at how inflation is changing the game. In the UK, inflation has… Read More

Peter Wallis, VP of Technology at LendInvest, Says Team Is Focused on Automating More Processes to Help Brokers

LendInvest, a leading digital financing platform for the UK market, has commented on the importance of their plans to adopt better lending technology in 2022. The team has looked ahead to their business plans this year with their VP of Technology, Peter Wallis. Peter Wallis… Read More

Robo.cash Reports 227% Annual Growth in Secured Funds, Platform Also Set Record for Monthly Deposits in Past FY

Croatian P2P lender Robo.cash notes that 20% of peer-to-peer investors have a job in the IT & Digital industries. At the same time, the share of customers “with minimal income has decreased to make way for ‘richer’ investors with bigger average earnings,” the management at… Read More

European Online Lender Bondora Reports €16M Invested in December 2021

In December 2021, online lender Bondora reports having a “stable” month in terms of investments, despite declines from November. As noted in an update from Bondora, €16,511,772 was invested “across the platform—an 18.6% drop from November.” This is, however, the third-highest amount invested in 2021,… Read More

European SME Lender October Reveals that Investors are Increasingly Seeking “Safe” Investments

European SME lender October reveals that 2021 was an “intense year” for their platform. October notes that not only was it their best lending year so far on record, with more initiatives financed than the past 3 years combined, but also “the one of multiple… Read More

Marketplace Lender Prosper Shares Latest Performance Update for December 2021

Haiyan Huang from marketplace lender Prosper has shared the platform’s latest performance data from the Prosper Portfolio for December 2021. In an update from Prosper, dated January 15, 2021, the firm has shared key highlights from the report as follows: Performance Update In December 2021,… Read More

P2P Lending Platform Robo.cash Announces Interest Rate Changes, Effective January 10, 2022

Croatian P2P lender Robo.cash notes in an update that rates will be changing starting from January 10, 2022. As mentioned in a blog post by Robo.cash, the new interest rates “will range from 9% to 12.3%, and they will be directly related to the terms,… Read More

Martins Valters, Co-Founder at Mintos, Reveals that They Worked Extensively on Regulation-related Objectives in 2021

The team at Mintos, an investment firm that claims to be the leading alternative investment platform in the European Union, says they’ve made “big things” happen at Mintos in 2021, resulting in “a lot of transformative change.” According to Mintos, the loans asset class (for… Read More

European Online Lender Bondora Reports Secondary Market Ending Slower in December 2021

European lender Bondora notes that the secondary market ended 2021 with a relatively slow December. Bondora writes in an update, dated January 4, 2021, that after picking up slightly again in November, Secondary Market transactions “fell to €250,404” in December 2021. According to Bondora, this… Read More

Lime Zaim Places Debut Bonds on the Moscow Exchange

AS Mintos Marketplace (Mintos) has shared an update from Lime Zaim, a cooperation partner of Mintos that provides investment opportunities via Mintos.com. On 22 December 2021, Lime Zaim reportedly placed its debut bonds on the Moscow Exchange (MOEX) in the “amount of 300 million rubles.”… Read More

European Lender October Funded a Record 840 Projects in 2021

The CEOs and team at European online lender October have thanked all their retail lenders and institutional investors, as they closed out 2021. The company has been focused on lending everyday to European SMEs. October writes in a blog post that in 2021, platform users… Read More

Fintech Blend Reveals How their Close Product Helps Mortgage Lenders Enhance Efficiency, Deliver Seamless CX

The team at Fintech Blend notes that as humans, we can’t help but to “celebrate and feel positive in the moments when we finish a task productively.” And yet, for many consumers (and lenders), the completion of the mortgage journey “can still feel somewhat underwhelming,”… Read More

CFPB Touts Lending Halt at LendUp Loans, a Fintech Backed by Google Ventures, QED Investors and More

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has halted the lending at LendUp Loans, according to a statement by the regulator. Currently, its website states that the company has made a business decision to cease lending and is no longer servicing loans. According to the CFPB,… Read More

Croatian P2P Lender Robo.cash Makes Updates to its Payment Dates for Long-Term Loans

Croatian P2P lender Robo.cash has provided an update on payment dates for long-term loans issued via their platform. Starting from December 16, 2021 (inclusive), investors who have purchased long-term loans “for a period of 90 days and longer will be receiving monthly interest payments every… Read More

Online Lender Bondora Says Secondary Market Activity “Seemingly” Remains Unchanged

After two months of declining, Secondary Market activity on Bondora has reportedly picked up again, albeit “with a very slight 2%.” As mentioned in an update from Bondora, a total of €257,149’s worth of transactions “took place in November, compared to €252,126 in October.” Bondora… Read More

Mintos Is Introducing Responsible Investing Requirement for Automated Investments in line with MiFID II

Mintos says it’s introducing a “responsible” investing requirement for all automated investments “in line with MiFID II.” The company notes that as investors will be able to invest in Notes in a regulated environment on Mintos, they are introducing “a responsible investing requirement for all… Read More

Roxana Mohammadian-Molina: CSO at UK’s Blend Network, a Specialist Development Finance Lender, Explains How They Help Property Developers

We recently caught up with Roxana Mohammadian-Molina, Chief Strategy Officer at UK’s Blend Network, a specialist development finance lender. Blend Network‘s Roxana Mohammadian-Molina talked about some of the landmark projects that they’ve helped out this year. She also commented on what her team is doing… Read More

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