Tagged: online lending

Kuflink Reports £50 Million in Bridge & Development Loans

Peer to peer lender Kuflink has reported surpassing £50 million worth of bridging and development loans. Kuflink is a UK based P2P lender serving the property market. All loans are said to be secured by UK property. According to the website, investors may earn up… Read More

Peer to Peer Lender Linked Finance Tops €100 Million in Lending

Linked Finance, an Ireland based peer to peer lender serving SMEs, has topped €100 million in lending, according to a note from the company. Management states that this milestone indicates that P2P lending is a proven funding option which is being recognized by Irish SMEs…. Read More

UK P2PFA: Peer to Peer Lending Platforms Originate £866 Million in Q1, Cumulative Lending Now Tops £10.5 Billion

The UK Peer to Peer Lending Association (P2PFA) is out with their quarterly report of member platforms. According to the Association, P2P lending increased more than £866 million in Q1 taking cumulative lending for the Association’s members to more than £10.5 billion. P2PFA members are… Read More

Crypto Bank BabelFinance Reports Lending has Topped $124 Million, Predicts $1 Billion in Issued Loans by the End of the Next Crypto Bull Run

Beijing-based BabelFinance, formerly doing business as BabelBank, has issued a release stating crypto backed loans are booming. Since opening in 2018, BabelFinance has originated more than $124 million in crypto backed loans. According to a note from the company, BabelFinance expects to hit “$1 billion… Read More

Australian Online Lender Prospa Trades on ASX Following Successful IPO

Online lender Prospa has been admitted to the official list of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) following the successful completion of the IPO. According to a note from Prospa, the Fintech sold 29 million shares at $3.78/share raising $109.6 million. Following settlement, Prospa will have… Read More

LendInvest Completes £259 Million Securitization Transaction

LendInvest, a UK-based online marketplace for mortgages, announced on Monday it has securitized £259 million of UK prime Buy-to-Let mortgage loans in an oversubscribed RMBS transaction. LendInvest claims it is the UK’s first marketplace platform to securitise its own assets and the securitization received an… Read More

Fintech Younited Credit Completes First Securitization, Rated by Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s

Online lender Younited Credit has completed its first public securitization transaction: Youni 2019-1, listed on Euronext, Paris. Youni 2019-1 is the first public securitization carried out by a Fintech in continental Europe. Younited Credit claims to be the first Fintech in the world to earn,… Read More

Assetz Capital Reportedly Surpasses Bridging & SME Lending Milestones

UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform Assetz Capital has reportedly surpassed both bridging and SME lending milestones. According to Bridging and Commercial, the online lender has provided more than £100 million in bridging finance and £50 million in SME funding.  Speaking about the latest milestone, Damien Druce,… Read More

Chatter: LendingUSA is Letting Go Staff

Online lender LendingUSA is showing some of their employees the door. Crowdfund Insider recently received a tip from someone with knowledge of the firings. LendingUSA is a Fintech lender that provides loans to small businesses ranging from $1000 to $35,000. Founded in 2015, LendingUSA specializes… Read More

Lendio Appoints Denada Ramnishta As New Senior Vice President of Lender & Partner Strategy

U.S.-based online lending platform Lendio announced on Wednesday it has appointed Denada Ramnishta as its new Senior Vice President of Lender and Partner Strategy. Prior to being promoted to this position, Ramnishta was formerly Head of Business Development and Partnerships. In her new role, she… Read More

LendInvest Announces Fifth Consecutive Year of Profitability as Growth Continues: More than £2 Billion in Cumulative Originations

LendInvest, an online marketplace for mortgages, announced on Tuesday it has reported a period of strong growth and significant operational and strategic progress for the year, ending on March 31st. The online lender revealed the following: Financial highlights: Platform revenue increased 36% to £72.7m (FY18:… Read More

Biz2Credit Secures $52 million Through Series B Funding Round Led By WestBridge Capital

Online lending platform Biz2Credit announced on Tuesday it secured $52 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by WestBridge Capital. Founded in 2007, Biz2Credit is on a mission to provide small businesses with lending solutions throughout their lifecycle in a flexible and… Read More

The Financial Conduct Authority Updates Rules for Peer to Peer Lending, Boosts Investor Protection Including Cap on Retail Investors

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a long-anticipated update to crowdfunding rules. More specifically, the FCA has “enhanced” aspects of investor protection for investors participating in peer to peer lending (P2P). Rules for investment crowdfunding, on the other hand, came out largely unchanged…. Read More

Online Lender creditshelf Reports Growth During First Quarter

Online lender creditshelf (CSQ.F) has reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019. According to the Germany-based Fintech, revenues tripled in the first quarter versus the same period year prior. creditshelf is a marketplace lender that matches investors to SMEs in need… Read More

LendingClub Posts Presentation in Advance of Shareholder Meeting

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) has posted a presentation apparently in preparation for its annual shareholder meeting which is scheduled to take place on June 5, 2019. The deck, embedded below, is largely a rehash of LendingClub’s Q1 report which took place the first week of May. There… Read More

BondMason Reportedly Is Shutting Down P2P Business

BondMason, an online savings and investments platform that sources investments from across the peer-to-peer (P2P) market for its clients, has reportedly announced it is officially shutting down its P2P lending business. Launched in 2015, BondMason claims it makes it easier for investors to target gross… Read More

SoFi Closes on $500 Million Round Led by Qatar. Valuation Pegged at $4.3 Billion

Fintech SoFi, a company that started as an online lender but now provides a portfolio of services, has closed on a $500 million funding round giving the company a valuation of $4.3 billion. The funding round was led by the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA). Current… Read More

Growth Street Surpasses 2,500 Investors & Launches IFISA

UK-based business lender Growth Street announced on Tuesday it has surpassed 2,500 investors, while simultaneously launching its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA). The lending platform reported that by offering a 5.8% annual fixed rate of return, the Growth Street ISA has a one-year fixed term, and… Read More

US Peer to Peer Lender SoLo Now Offering Loans Across US

SoLo Funds, a peer-to-peer lending platform that provides access to small loans, reports that it is now available across the contiguous US. Travis Holoway, CEO and Co-founder of SoLo Funds, says there is no longer a need to go to a payday lender. “SoLo is… Read More

Overfunding: Assetz Capital Surpasses £1 Million Through Seedrs Funding Round

Just one week after launching its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform Assetz Capital has successfully secured its initial £1 million funding target and is now nearing £1.3 million. The funding round comes less than two years after Assetz Capital raised more… Read More

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