Tagged: online lending

Survey: Small Businesses Confident They Can Weather the Economic Storm as Recession Looms

Earlier today, Goldman Sachs upped their expectations for a recession in the not-so-distant future raising the probability to 30% from 15%. Goldman is not alone in predicting a recession that would bring more economic pain to everyone. A survey distributed today appears to indicate that… Read More

Alchemy Technologies Acquired by Business Warrior for $8.75 Million

Business Warrior Corp. (OTC: BZWR) has acquired Alchemy Technologies for $8.75 million, according to a statement by the company. Business Warrior is a SaaS company that aims to help small businesses attract new customers. Alchemy is a Fintech Lending as a Service provider that enables… Read More

Marketplace Lender Prosper Shares Performance Update for May 2022

The team at Prosper recently shared their performance data from the Prosper Portfolio for May 2022. Highlights from the Prosper Performance Update – May 2022 are as follows: In May, approximately 58% of loan originations “were rated AA- B, remaining stable month-over-month.” Average loan size… Read More

creditshelf Slightly Increases Revenue Guidance

creditshelf, an online lender providing access to capital for SMEs in Germany, has boosted its forward guidance slightly. Last quarter, creditshelf reported a 10% increase in lending volume and revenue growth of 43% or € 2,366,000 in the first quarter of 2022 vs the prior-year… Read More

LendingClub CEO Scott Sanborn: We Are Taking Big Banks Most Profitable Customers

LendingClub Bank: Well Positioned for the Future. Recently, Fintech Nexus (formerly known as LendIt Fintech) held its annual event in New York City. Hundreds of Fintechs showed up for the in-person event that spanned the spectrum of innovative financial services. From blockchain to online capital… Read More

Requested by Upstart, the CFPB Terminates its No-Action Letter

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has “terminated” Upstart’s (NASDAQ:UPST) no-action letter. Upstart is a publicly-traded firm that provides online lending for consumers as well as partnering with banks on offering could based credit services. The CFPB reports that Upstart’s bank partners have originated 1.3… Read More

Notes are Now Live on European Lending Platform Mintos

The team at Mintos notes that they are pleased to confirm that the first Notes are now available on the platform. According to Mintos, here’s what you should know about the arrival of the new financial instruments on the platform. Key takeaways shared by Mintos:… Read More

Marketplace Lender Prosper Shares Performance Update for April 2022

The team at Prosper recently shared their performance data from the Prosper Portfolio for April 2022. Highlights from the Prosper Performance Update – April 2022 are as follows: In April, approximately 56% of loan originations “were rated AA- B, remaining stable month-over-month.” Average loan size in… Read More

Creditspring Raises £48 Million

Online lender Creditspring has raised £48 million bringing its total raised to date to £70 million. Creditspring did not provide details on the funding nor whether it was debt or equity financing. Creditspring is an FCA-regulated “credit subscription service” that also provides educational tools alongside… Read More

EstateGuru Returns to Crowdfunding, Quickly Tops Funding Target on Seedrs

EstateGuru, a European investment platform providing access to short-term property-backed loans, has returned to Seedrs once again to raise additional growth capital. According to the offering page, EstateGuru has cruised past its €500,000 initial target, having raised almost €1.2 million as of this writing. EstateGuru… Read More

Marketplace Lender Prosper Shares Performance Update for March 2022

The team at Prosper has shared their platform’s Performance Update for March 2022. Haiyan Huang from Prosper notes that in March 2022, approximately 55% of loan originations “were rated AA- B, remaining stable month-over-month.” And the average loan size in March “decreased by approximately 4% month-over-month.”… Read More

Embedded Finance: Sonovate Offers New Platform

Digital lender Sonovate, a firm that provides invoice finance and technology services, has announced a new embedded finance offering providing cloud-based, lending APIs. Sonovate states that its “enterprise-grade” invoice platform can provide instant funding decisions, increased automation, enhanced reporting, and more for businesses that utilize… Read More

European Lender Bondora Reports New Highs for Collections, Recoveries in 2022

European lender Bondora notes that the collection and recovery efforts in March 2022 set new “record highs” for 2022. The cash collected increased by 61.6% from February 2022, “totaling €1,249,637.” And 77,471 missed payments “were recovered, which is the highest number in Bondora’s history:” The… Read More

Digital Lending: JULO Raises $80 Million from Credit Saison

JULO, an online lender serving consumers in Indonesia, has raised $80 million in capital from Japan-based Credit Saison. The new funding is split between $30 million in equity plus a $50 million debt facility. Investors from previous rounds include Skystar Capital, Saratoga Investama, East Ventures,… Read More

Amigo Loans Receives Good News as FCA Says it will Not Oppose its Plans to Lend Again

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has posted a letter indicating it was OK with Amigo Loans’ (AMGO.L) plans to compensate customers that has been apparently harmed while transgressing lending rules. A previous attempt to mollify regulators failed.  Amigo is a subprime lender that offers… Read More

European Lender Bondora has Now Returned €64M to Investors with €571M Invested

European lender Bondora recently celebrated its 14th year of launching operations. The team at Bondora has thanked all their customers who have chosen to work with them, supported them, and grown with them over all these years. The online lending platform’s management is also thankful… Read More

European Lender Bondora Reports Over €773K in Recoveries in Feb 2022

After a very “ambitious” January 2922, the collection and recovery numbers “settled more” in February on Bondora. The Bondora team revealed that the number of payments and the cash collected “declined by 0.6% and 16%, respectively.” This is the first time in 6 months that… Read More

Tony Kear from UK’s Assetz Capital Comments on How Platform May Achieve £1B of Lending Per Annum

Tony Kear from UK’s Assetz Capital notes that he joined in November 2020 and was “just getting his feet under the desk when COVID hit.” Tony Kear shares that he started his Corporate Banking career in 1990 based in NatWest Bridgend with “an emphasis on… Read More

Alternative Investment Platform PeerBerry Shares Extensive Update Amid Ukraine-Russia Crisis

PeerBerry notes that their business partners have assessed the changes in interest rates in international markets and have “made appropriate changes in the interest rates on loans offered to invest in on the PeerBerry platform – the interest rates are slightly increasing.” Interest rates on… Read More

Online Lending Marketplace Robo.cash Launches in Sri Lanka

Peer-to-peer lending platform Robo.cash has announced the launch in Sri Lanka with new commercial loans. Operating under  Robocash Group in Sri Lanka, the online lending platform now allows users to invest in loans for a period of 3 years at 12.5% with monthly interest payments,… Read More

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