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P2P Finance in Post COVID-19 France

How did the pandemic impact the P2P crowdfunding sector, the part of alternative fundraising financed exclusively by individual contributors and retail investors? To answer this question, the French crowdfunding association Financement Participatif France (FPF) together with the state bank, Banque des territoires commissioned a study…. Read More

Paxful Teams Up With Transfero to Introduce BRZ Token to P2P Bitcoin Marketplace

Paxful, a leading peer to peer (P2P) Bitcoin (BTC) marketplace, recently announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Transfero Swiss AG, the largest digital asset management firm in Latin America and the owner of Brazilian Digital Token (BRZ), a stablecoin pegged to Brazilian Real. According to Paxful,BRZ’s price… Read More

P2P Lender Robo.cash Claims it’s Been Successful During Current Crisis Because of Profits from 2019 and Working with Affiliated Loan Originators

A study recently performed by the European peer to peer (P2P) lending platform Robo.cash reveals that the main factors for its success during COVID were the profits it generated in 2019 and “work with affiliated loan originators.” Robo.cash claims that “remarkably, interest rates, funding volumes… Read More

Assetz Capital: “We are proud to bring the UK government into our shareholder base through the Future Fund”

Assetz Capital, a peer to peer lenders, says it has completed its securities offering on Seedrs that was matched by Future Fund money. In total, Assetz Capital raised £1.5 million with half of that amount coming from retail investors. The Future Fund is used for… Read More

EstateGuru Expands into Finland

EstateGuru, a European marketplace for property-backed loans, has announced an expansion into Finland beginning in October. EstateGuru is based in Tallinn, Estonia, but currently operates in multiple European countries including Latvia Lithuania, Germany, UK, Spain, and Portugal. Established in 2013, EstateGuru has originated loans for… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Cloud Computing PaaS Startup BoCloud Completes Series D Round of financing On September 17th, cloud computing PaaS [platform as a service] and multi-cloud management startup BoCloud announced the completion of its series D round of financing. The investment was provided by Guoxin Venture Capital, Xinhuan… Read More

Funding Societies Announces Executive Changes Including New CFO, CTO and CPO

Funding Societies, an SME digital financing platform has updated much of its executive team. According to a note from the company, Frank Stevenaar joins as the Fintech’s first Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Nihit Nirmal takes on the role as Chief Product Officer (CPO), and Ishan… Read More

P2P Lender Fvndit Receives $30 Million Debt Financing for SMEs in Vietnam

Fvndit, Inc. (pronounced “fundit”), a California/Vietnam-based Fintech has received a $30 million investment of debt financing led by Accial Capital and Variant Investments. Fvndit operates a wholly-owned subsidiary, eLoan, JSC, an online peer-to-peer marketplace in Vietnam. Fvndit reports that SMEs account for 41% of Vietnam’s… Read More

Canada: goPeer Now Allows All Investors to Participate in Lending

goPeer, a Canadian peer to peer lending platform, is now accepting retail investors to fund loans. The move follows the Ontario Securities Commission decision earlier this year to grant goPeer an EMD [Exempt Market Dealer] license. Now non-accredited investors may invest in an asset class… Read More

Assetz Capital Marketplace Reports Trades Totaling £6 Million in Just 2 Weeks

Assetz Capital is reporting that its secondary market has processed around 4,000 trades totaling around £6 million in its first two weeks of operations. The company states that buyers took advantage of discounts and sellers took advantage of that demand to withdraw some capital quicker… Read More

Digital Bank Zopa Now Offers Term Savings Accounts with Interest Rates Over 1%

Zopa, a digital bank and online lender, has published the interest rates affiliated with its savings accounts. According to a note from the Fintech, savers may generate interest from 1.05% to 1.3% – depending on the term. Zopa’s Fixed Term Savings accounts are available today… Read More

Assetz Capital and Aros Kapital Partner on CBILS

Peer to peer lender Assetz Capital has announced a partnership with Aros Kapital to assist with lending under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). Assetz Capital was approved for accreditation as a CBILS lender in May. Gustav Rocklinger, CEO at Aros Kapital Limited, stated:… Read More

P2P Lender Assetz Capital Unveils Access Account Marketplace

UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform Assetz Capital announced on Wednesday it has launched its new Access Account Marketplace. According to Assetz Capital, the marketplace allows investors to apply a discount when buying and selling Access Account loan holdings. “Access Account investors can now choose whether to… Read More

P2P Protocols & Products Company BitTorrent Hits New Milestone: Surpasses Two Billion Installation

BitTorrent, Inc., a peer-to-peer protocols and products firm, announced on Tuesday it surpassed two billion installations of its torrent client software on Windows, Mac, and Androids. Founded in 2004, BitTorrent claims to be one of the world’s leading peer-based technology companies. The company states it… Read More

RateSetter’s Australian P2P Lending Platform Rebrands to Plenti Following Acquisition By Metro Bank

RateSetter, a leading UK based peer to peer lender, has rebranded its Australian P2P lending platform to Plenti. Head of Marketing at Plenti, Sebastian Paulin, shared more details about the rebranding, by stating: “As Plenti, we want to help our customers make the most of… Read More

Assetz Capital Seeks £10 Million BCR Grant, Welcomes Turned Away P2P Investors Following RateSetter Exit from Sector

Assetz Capital, a peer to peer lender providing secured loans to businesses, has applied for a £10 million Banking Competition Remedies (BCR) Pool E grant, according to a note from the company. Assetz Capital states that it has submitted an application for Pool E that… Read More

Metro Bank Acquires P2P Lender RateSetter, Metro Bank to Use its Deposit Base to Fund New Loans

RateSetter, a leading UK based peer to peer lender, has been acquired by Metro Bank. The purchase of RateSetter has long been anticipated as the P2P lender messaged earlier that it was exploring “strategic options” – a euphemism for a sale. In June, there were… Read More

P2P Bitcoin Marketplace Paxful Reveals that Russians are Turning to Cash and BTC Due to Economic Uncertainty Resulting from COVID-19

Peer to peer Bitcoin marketplace, Paxful claims that there’s now a growing interest in the use of P2P Bitcoin (BTC) trading platforms in Russia. According to a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, many Russians have been turning to cash and BTC during these times of… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Bitfinex Set to Launch Peer-to-Peer Lending Tool

Digital asset exchange Bitfinex announced on Monday it will be launching its peer-to-peer lending tool, Lending Pro, in the first week of August. According to Bitfinex, the new tool will be providing users with an advanced lending tool designed to automate lending in order to… Read More

Folk2Folk Teams Up With CrossLend to Strengthen Institutional Investor Strategy

Folk2Folk, a unique peer to peer lending firm that focuses on rural businesses, announced on Thursday its new partnership with institutional digital debt marketplace CrossLend as it continues to build its institutional investor-base. The collaboration comes just after Folk2Folk received accreditation approval for CBILS Coronavirus… Read More

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