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Accion Venture Labs Says it Successfully Exits from Fintech Aye Finance

Seed stage investment company Accion Venture Lab says it has successfully exited from its investment in Fintech Aye Finance. Aye is a lender providing access to credit for Indian SMEs and micro firms. Headquartered in Gurgaon, India the company has 104 branches and claims an innovative… Read More

LendInvest Announces Multiple Hires in Capital Markets & Treasury Teams

UK-based marketplace lending platform LendInvest announced last week it has expanded both of its capital markets and treasury team with four new hires. According to the online lender,the hires are part of an effort to continue to build up LendInvest’s in-house capital markets capabilities, as… Read More

P2P Lender Bondora Reports Almost €8 Million in Originations for November

Peer to peer lending platform Bondora says loan originations almost hit €8 million during the month of November. This follows a record-breaking month of October In November, Bondora issued €7,894,070 of new loans, just ahead of the record set for originations in the previous month of €7,802,163. Much of… Read More

CrowdOut Provides $30 Million Credit Facility to Support Personiv’s Growth

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Private lending syndication platform CrowdOut Capital announced on Wednesday the completion of a $30 million credit facility to Personiv. According to CrowdOut, the borrower is a business process outsourcer that employs over 2,500 employees in 3 different countries and the proceeds from the loan will be… Read More

Fintech CommonBond Acquires NextGenVest, Now Serves 100,000+ Students

Paying for college can be complex and stressful, and that stress follows most people well past graduation – but it doesn’t have to, says David Klein, CEO and co-founder of CommonBond. The Fintech reports that it is executing on its mission having now provided lower cost lending to more than 100,000 Gen… Read More

Dealstruck Restructures: CEO Addresses Shut Down Rumors

Just a little over two years after reportedly shutting down its online lending operations, DealStruck has emerged restructured after the lender’s platform was acquired by what it claims to be a group of fintech experts. According to DealStruck, the restructure will it to expand its mission… Read More

Mittelstand und Finanzierung 4.0: Data & Fintech Can Provide Faster, Better Loans

Germany based Fintech creditshelf has completed a study entitled “Industrial SMEs and Financing 4.0” (Industrieller Mittelstand und Finanzierung 4.0). Partnering with TU Darmstadt, the research queried 244 board members and managing directors to garner the results this past July. According to the study, SMEs are more… 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

Proplend Milestone: Surpasses £50 Million in Online Lending

Less than six months after surpassing £40 million in online lending, UK based peer to peer lender in the property space, Proplend, announced on Monday it has now reached £50 million in online lending. According to the lender, all loans are commercial property backed, comprising a… Read More

Canadian Fintech Progressa Teams Up With the Alternative Credit Fund to Facilitated Up to a $13 Million Forward Flow Whole Loan Purchase Program

Progressa, a Vancouver-based financial technology company focused on helping sub-prime and near-prime Canadians seeking to improve their financial health, announced last week it is partnering with Alternative Credit Fund, a Vancouver-based specialty credit fund, to facilitate up to a $13 million forward flow whole loan purchase program… Read More

Germany: Online Lender creditshelf Reports Increase in SME Loans, Predicts €500 Million in Lending per Year

Peer to peer lender creditshelf has reported results for the first nine months of 2018. As of the reporting date, the company recorded requests amounting to € 750.6 million, more than twice as much as in the first nine months of 2017. creditshelf said it was able… Read More

October Rallies €255 Billion Worth of Corporate Support to Promote Crowdlending

October (formerly Lendix), the newly rebranded European SME lending marketplace made a splash today with what is probably the most creative promotional campaign in the history of crowdlending. To date, the October platform has facilitated more than €240 million worth of loans to 500 small… 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

Update: WiseAlpha’s Crowdfunding Round Nears 2.7 Million During the Final Days on Crowdcube.

UK online lending platform WiseAlpha is set to close its latest equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube with nearly £2.6 million in funding. The round has attracted more than 1460 investors. As previously reported, WiseAlpha aims to give retail investors and corporates access to senior secured and high yield bond… Read More

ApplePie Capital Milestone: Surpasses $300 Million in Franchise Business Loans

ApplePie Capital announced on Monday it recently surpassed $300 million in loans originated to franchise entrepreneurs opening or expanding their businesses. Founded in 2014, ApplePie Capital described itself as an innovative financial solutions provider dedicated to the franchise industry. The company reported that it provides a wealth of… Read More

HSBC Canada Forms New Partnership With Biz2Credit to Give Canadian Small Business Owners Financing Quicker & Easier

Biz2Credit announced on Monday it is working with HSBC Bank Canada to give Canadian small business owners quicker and easier access to apply for business financing through HSBC eCredit. According to the duo, HSBC eCredit is a digital-first approach to lending, which will allow small business… Read More

Aussie Online Lender Prospa Recognized on Leadership List

Prospa, an online small business lender, has been recognized by Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia Awards for 2018. Prospa ranked 20th overall and 5th for leadership. The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia Awards rank Australia’s fastest growing public or private technology companies based on their… Read More

Overfunding: Lithuanian P2P Lender NEO Finance Surpasses €200,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

NEO Finance, a Lithuania-based peer-to-peer lending platform, has successfully secured its initial €200,000 equity crowdfunding target on Seedrs. The campaign was launched last month and has attracted nearly 340 investors so far. As previously reported, NEO Finance was founded in 2015 and claims to be the largest… Read More

CommonBond Teams Up with Investor Fifth Third Bank on Student Loans

Online lender CommonBond has partnered with Fifth Third Bank to provide students a path to better manage their student loans. Fifth Third Bank is also an investor in the Fintech platform. CommonBond is a platform that finances and refinances student loans. The company will also… Read More

Online Lending Platform CrowdOut Capital Secures $2.5 Million Through Latest Funding Round

Private lending syndication platform CrowdOut Capital announced on Thursday it secured $2.5 million in growth capital through its latest funding round, which was led by co-founder and CEO, Alexander Schoenbaum, and other members of CrowdOut’s investor network for debt offerings. As previously reported, CrowdOut was founded in 2015… Read More

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