Tagged: online lending

TBF Financial Reports Purchase of $60 Million in Commercial Debt from “Major Online Lender”

TBF Financial says it has purchased nearly $60 million in non-performing loans from a “major online small business lender,” according to a company release. The specific online lender remains unnamed. TBF CEO Brett Boehm states: “We are seeing growing interest from online lenders who want… Read More

LendingClub Fills Board of Directors Slot with former Alibaba Executive Michael Zeisser

LendingClub (NYSE: LC), has filled a vacant board of directors position with Michael Zeisser – a former executive with Alibaba. According to a release, Zeisser will serve on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Compensation Committee. Zeisser has an interesting resume. Until April… Read More

P2P Lender creditshelf to Acquire SME Finance Provider Valendo

creditshelf Aktiengesellschaft has signed a purchase agreement for the acquisition of all shares in Valendo – part of the finleap Fintech ecosystem. According to a company release, the purchase price was in the “low seven-digit amount.” Payment will take place in two separate tranches. creditshelf… Read More

Lending as a Service: StreetShares to Allow Banks, Credit Unions to Use Tech to Originate Loans

StreetShares, a Fintech that provides small business loans, is now offering “Lending as a Service” (LaaS) so credit unions and smaller banks may provide a digital experience to originate loans. Announced at Finovate NYC, StreetShares says the new service can be up and running on… Read More

BlueVine Appoints Dosh & PayPal Vet Brad Brodigan As New Chief Commercial Officer

Online lender BlueVine announced on Wednesday it has appointed Brad Brodigan as its new Chief Commercial Officer. BlueVine reported that through this role, Brodigan will be responsible for overseeing revenue-generating functions including sales, customer service, and partner management. According to BlueVine, Brodigan also brings more… Read More

Groundfloor Now Allows Real Estate Developers to Gain Pre Approval on Loans

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Groundfloor, a real estate lending and investing platform that allows anyone to participate directly in real estate investments, has launched a new product to make the lending process more easier for real estate investors. Groundfloor now allows certain developers to gain pre-approval on loans with… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

The National Internet Finance Association of China Requires Members to Disclose Annualized Lending Costs This week, the National Internet Finance Association of China (NIFA) issued a notice to member institutions about annualized lending costs disclosure and industry discipline. According to the notice, some online lending… Read More

OnDeck’s Latest Survey Reveals: Economy is Top Concern for Small Businesses Ahead of 2020 Election

OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK), a small business online lending platform, announced on Friday its latest survey reveals that the economy is a top concern for small businesses ahead of next year’s presidential election. According to OnDeck, the survey is the first in a series that the… Read More

LendKey Milestone: Hits $3 Billion in Loan Origination

LendKey, a lending-as-a-service solution for banks and credit unions, announced on Thursday it surpassed $3 billion in loan originations for its lending partners. The lender reported that nearly 300 lenders have utilized the company’s turnkey digital lending solution to expand product offerings across multiple asset classes… Read More

In an Effort to Enlist More Brokers, LendInvest Joins MCI Mortgage Club Lender Panel

Leading UK Fintech and online mortgage provider LendInvest has joined MCI Mortgage Club’s lender panel. The move was said to be driven by the desire to offer the company’s Buy-to-Let mortgage products to a wider audience of brokers. Mortgage Club members will now have access… Read More

Canada: Peer to Peer Lender Lending Loop Tops $50 Million in Loans

Canada’s first peer to peer lending platform for SMEs, Lending Loop, has topped CDN $50 million in loans, according to a post by Brendon Vlaar, co-founder and CTO of the company. Lending Loop provides investment opportunities in debt-based securities to both accredited and non-accredited investors…. Read More

Hexindai Announces Support For Regulators’ Decision to Include P2P Platforms in Central Bank’s Credit System

Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform Hexindai (NASDAQ: HX) announced on Tuesday its support for the decision by industry regulators to include the country’s P2P platforms in the central bank’s credit system. The online lender reported that it believes this as a positive move for the P2P… Read More

Crypto Consumer Lending Firm Celsius Has $1 Billion in Digital Assets Deposited with BitGo

The initial coin offering (ICO) craze of 2017 and early 2018 helped generate billions of dollars for blockchain startups throughout the world. However, many ICO projects were scams or did not lead to the development of useful products. London-based Celsius is among the very few… Read More

Goldman Sachs Provides $100 Million Secured Credit Facility to Mexican Fintech Konio

For the first time ever, giant Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs’ (NYSE:GS) structured finance division is providing a $100 million secured credit facility to Mexico-based Fintech startup Konfio Ltd. The funds will be directed toward Konfio’s business operations, which include providing unsecured working capital… Read More

Bengalaru-based Fintech Moneytap Awarded Non-Banking Finance Company (NBFC) License

Fintech firms that originally offered loan originations and pure-play credit marketplaces are now looking to become lenders themselves. Some of these firms have either applied for or have received a non-banking finance company (NBFC) license from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), according to local… Read More

Robo.Cash Says it Not Just About Euros as Loans in Rubles Garner Interest from European Investors

Peer to peer lender Robo.Cash says that beyond loans denominated in Euros, European investors are expressing interest in Ruble denominated loans. This comes at a time when the Ruble has risen against the Euro by 9%. Robo.Cash states that in a survey conducted on the… Read More

Stripe Announces New Lending Services For Internet Companies

Payments platform Stripe announced on Thursday the launch of its new service, Stripe Capital, which allows internet businesses running on Stripe to access funding. According to Stripe, Access to capital remains a challenge for most companies, especially online businesses, with banks deciding to cut their lending to… Read More

RateSetter Announces New Investment Products & Increases Liquidity

UK-based peer-to-peer lender RateSetter announced on Tuesday the launch of its new investment products. The lending platform reported that its goal is to deliver the most consistent returns and the most liquid investment in peer-to-peer investing. RateSetter noted that its delivery of consistent returns is… Read More

Hexindai Announces Changes to Management

Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform Hexindai (NASDAQ: HX) announced on Friday it has made some changes to its management team. Hexindai reported that Johnson Qisen Zhang, the online lender’s CFO, has departed from the company and Kerrie Rui Zhang has replaced Johnson as Hexindai’s new CFO. … Read More

Robo.cash Says Interest in P2P Lending Growing in Eastern Europe

Robo.cash, a consumer lender that operates in several European countries as well as Southeast Asia, reports that interest in peer to peer lending in Eastern Europe is increasing. Company analysts claim that the search activity associated with P2P lending in Europe indicates a relative popularity… Read More

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