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Germany: SMEs are Finding it Harder to Receive Bank Financing Reports creditshelf

SME online lender creditshelf says banks are becoming more skeptical about investing in small businesses in Germany. creditshelf claims that last year only every third company had problems with bank financing, now every second medium-sized company encounters resistance from its house bank. It has been… Read More

Spain: Banco Sabadell to Partner with Fintech Nemuru to Provide Instant Loans for Renovations

Banco Sabadell, a bank based in Barcelona, has reached a partnership agreement with Nemuru – a Fintech that seeks to make it easier for professionals in the renovations sector to offer their customers instant loans at the point of sale. Banco Sabadell reports that the… Read More

Robocash Tops $500 Million Loans Issued

Robocash Group is reporting that during Q3 of 2019 cumulative loan volume across their lending platforms amounted to $500 million. According to Robocash, in Q3 2019 Russia had 63% of all loans issued, Kazakhstan – 15% and Spain – 4%. At the same time, the… Read More

Fintech ID Finance Raises £4.95 Million on Crowdcube, Claims Record for Spain

ID Finance, based in Barcelona, has closed its crowdfunding round raising £4.95 million. The equity offering was listed on Crowdcube Spain and topped the previous record for equity crowdfunding in the country. ID Finance is an online lender, data and credit scoring company operating in… Read More

Fintech Kreditech Says Break Even Cash Flow by 2020 as 2018 Loss Shrinks

German online lender Kreditech says the company is on track to “reach profitability in the near future,” as operating loss shrinks. Simultaneously, revenue and originations both declined. The Fintech claims significantly improved performance as a result of a new strategy that was implemented in 2018…. Read More

Online Lender creditshelf Expands with Physical Branch in Munich

creditshelf Aktiengesellschaft, a Fintech providing access to capital for SMEs, is opening a physical branch in Munich. While many Fintechs are focusing on less real estate, creditshelf believes a localized office can help expand its services. Jan Stechele, Head of Product Management, Head of Business… Read More

MarketInvoice Boosts Credit Facility Now Supports Businesses with Up to £50 Million in Revenue

Leading invoice financing platform MarketInvoice is going big. The Fintech has announced that it is now supporting larger businesses regarding their lending needs. According to a release, MarketInvoice will now accept businesses with turnover between £5 million to £50 million as it continues to scale… Read More

Koyo Raises $4.9 Million in Debt & Equity, Plans UK’s First Open Banking Fueled Online Lender

Koyo, a Fintech in the online lending sector, has raised $4.9 million in debt and equity capital in a funding round led by Forward Partners with participation from Seedcamp. The company reports a few interesting co-investors including Christian Faes, founder & CEO of LendInvest and… Read More

California-based Fintech BlueVine Introduces New Banking Service, “BlueVine Business Banking”

California-based BlueVine, a Fintech firm that provides small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) access to “fast funding” and up to $5 million in loans via an advanced, online platform, is introducing its own banking service, called “BlueVine Business Banking.” Like all other US-based Fintech banks, it… Read More

Mike Cagney’s Figure Technologies Now Offering Student Loans Using Blockchain Tech

Figure Technologies, a lending platform that uses blockchain technology, is now offering student loan refinancing. Figure’s initial products included HELOC’s (home equity loans) and mortgage refinancing. Figure is the creation of Mike Cagney, founder of SoFi – a Fintech that started with the student lending… Read More

Student Loan Provider Earnest Reveals New Lending App

Online student loan lender Earnest has announced a brand new app to help students to get their student loans with ease. The Fintech revealed a new slogan alongside the app; “student loans that students love.” Susan Ehrlich unveiled the lenders app at Money2020 today which is… Read More

David Luck: Capital On Tap CEO Reveals How His Company Has Provided £1 Billion in Loans to Small Firms

London-based Capital On Tap, a Fintech firm that provides working capital including loans and credit cards to small businesses, recently reached a milestone of lending £1 billion to small companies since the firm began operating in 2012.  Capital On Tap had lent £500 million by… Read More

Online Lender Kabbage Moves Into Fintech Payments. As Simple as Sending a Text

When you make a payment today using your online bank account it can take days to process. This makes absolutely no sense at all. This is a disservice to users and only benefits big banks as they gain by holding the money as long as… Read More

Capitalise.com Offers Instant Credit in New Partnership with iwoca and “High Street Bank”

Capitalise.com has announced a new partnership with iwoca and an unnamed “high street bank” to provide instant decisions on credit for participating businesses labeled “Instant Offers.” The service is said to remove any delay for online lending. iwoca is an online lender that offers loans… Read More

EstateGuru Reports Having Financed €153 Million in Loans since 2014

EstateGuru, an online lender for short-term, property-backed loans for SMEs, is reporting having financed 1040 loans for a total amount of €153 million since 2014. Geographically, 68.27% of them were in Estonia, 17.92% in Latvia, 12.24% in Lithuania, 1.37% in Finland, 0.1% in Portugal, and 0.1%… Read More

UK-based Fintech Proportunity Raises £2 Million via Seed Round to Fund Home Equity Lending Platform Development

UK-based Proportunity, a Fintech firm for first-time property buyers, has raised £2 million (appr. $2.6 million) through a seed investment round in order to fund the development of its home equity lending platform. Proportunity’s management claims they’re the only help-to-buy challenger in the market that… Read More

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

RiverNorth Marketplace Lending Announces Final Results of Repurchase Offer

RiverNorth Marketplace Lending Corporation, an established and currently operating as a closed-end interval fund dedicated to the marketplace lending asset class, announced on Thursday the final results of its repurchase offer for up to 5%, or 349,075 of its outstanding common shares. RiverNorth reported that… Read More

Consumer Lending Platform Upgrade Launches “Upgrade Card,” Offers Flexibility of a Credit Card at Lower Cost

Upgrade, an online consumer lending platform, has launched a new physical credit card labeled “Upgrade Card.” The card is designed to provide the convenience of a credit card combined with lower interest rates associated with installment loans. According to a release, interest rates start at… Read More

Two New CEOs Appointed at Deutsche Handelsbank as Bank Focuses on Fintech, SMEs

Deutsche Handelsbank has appointed two co-CEOs. Deutsche Handelsbank is an interesting institution that is focused on Fintech. Originally launched as a payment transaction service provider, today the bank provides SME loans, including factoring, as well as savings accounts. On top of this, Deutsche Handelsbank provides… Read More

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