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creditshelf Report: German SMEs are Looking for Larger Loans & Longer Maturities in Preparation for More Challenges Ahead

Online lender creditshelf has shared the results of their “Financing Monitor 2019.” According to their research, Germany-based SMEs are feeling the consequences of international trade conflicts and questions. “Every second company reports that access to credit has deteriorated compared to the previous year.” creditshelf states… Read More

Bondora Reports New Record Month of Loan Originations in December

Peer to peer lender Bondora is reporting a new record month of loan originations to end the year. According to an email from the online lender, December loan originations topped €8 million for the first time landing at €8.5 million. This a 7% increase over their prior… Read More

Peer to Peer Property Lender Kuflink Adds Underwriter Following “Huge Spike”

Kuflink, a peer to peer property lender for short term finance, has expanded its lending team following increasing platform activity. “Following the launch of our quick bridge product at the tail end of 2018, we’ve seen a huge spike in uptake from new brokers as… Read More

E-Commerce Platform KinerjaPay Receives Investment From PT. Investa Wahana

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KinerjaPay Corp., (OTCQB: KPAY), a digital payment and e-commerce platform, announced on Monday it has received a signed commitment from PT. Investa Wahana Group, Indonesia to invest $200 million, subscribing for $100 million in shares of the company’s Series F and an addition $100 million in shares of its Series G Convertible Preferred… Read More

BitTorrent Announces New Token to Enhance Decentralized P2P Protocol

BitTorrent, Inc., the company behind P2P communications protocol and products, BitTorrent and µTorrent, announced on Thursday the launch of its new token, which aims to expand upon its vision of a decentralized internet. According to BitTorrent, the new token, also called BitTorrent (BTT), will enable… Read More

Proplend Looks Back on 2018 & Announces 2019 Plans

Online platform Proplend gave its 2018 peer-to-peer (P2P) property lending year in review. The lender listed the various accomplishments that the lending industry experienced in the past twelve months. The accomplishments are the following: Over £50 million lending now facilitated through the platform and over £100 million… Read More

Chinese P2P Lender Hexindai Announces Funding Sources Partnership With Kunming Aotous

Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform Hexindai (NASDAQ: HX) announced on Wednesday it has formed a funding sources partnership with Kunming Aotou Economic Information Consulting Co., Ltd. (Kunming Aotou).  Hexindai reported that through this agreement it will assess borrowers that are using its risk management and credit… Read More

Lending Works Looks Back at 2018 Successes

Peer to peer lender Lending Works is wrapping up 2018 by celebrating the platform’s greatest achievements during the past twelve months. The online lender celebrated five major milestones throughout the year. “As 2018 draws to a close, with our bellies full of Christmas turkey, it’s only natural… Read More

After its Seedrs’ Overfunding Success, Orca Plans Product Launches and Growth in 2019

Orca closed its Seedrs equity funding round in late November securing £574,280, which will enable its ambitious development plans come to fruition in 2019, including the launch of a multi-platform ISA early on in the next year. Over 400 investors committed to the P2P investment aggregator’s equity fundraise… Read More

UK P2PFA Lending Platforms Top £10 Billion in Total Lending in Q3

The UK Peer to Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) has posted a note on an industry milestone. According to the P2PFA, member platforms have now surpassed £10 billion in total lending during the most recent quarter. The P2PFA states that over £900 million was originated on… Read More

P2P Lender Bondora Reports Almost €8 Million in Originations for November

Peer to peer lending platform Bondora says loan originations almost hit €8 million during the month of November. This follows a record-breaking month of October In November, Bondora issued €7,894,070 of new loans, just ahead of the record set for originations in the previous month of €7,802,163. Much of… Read More

Kik Announces Launch of Peer-to-Peer Transactions Feature

Kik, a Canada-based chat platform, announced on Thursday the launch of its new peer-to-peer transaction feature, which is powered by Kin. According to Kik, the feature will allow users who are participating in public group chats to reward group administrators for facilitating positive and meaningful user interactions inside… Read More

Malta Digital Exchange Signs MOU With P2P Platform finbc to List Security Token FBC

Malta Digital Exchange (MDX), a multi-asset digital exchange, which focuses on security tokens and virtual financial assets (VFA), announced on Wednesday it has signed an MOU with German P2P finance platform finbc for the listing of their security token FBC. According to MDX, finbc will perform a security… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Ping An Invests $47 million in Berlin-based Fintech Startup Finleap On November 20th, Ping An, one of China’s largest financial groups, announced its first entry into the European market. The Ping An Insurance Group’s Global Voyager Investment Fund led a €41.5 million ($47 million) investment… Read More

Germany: Online Lender creditshelf Reports Increase in SME Loans, Predicts €500 Million in Lending per Year

Peer to peer lender creditshelf has reported results for the first nine months of 2018. As of the reporting date, the company recorded requests amounting to € 750.6 million, more than twice as much as in the first nine months of 2017. creditshelf said it was able… Read More

October Rallies €255 Billion Worth of Corporate Support to Promote Crowdlending

October (formerly Lendix), the newly rebranded European SME lending marketplace made a splash today with what is probably the most creative promotional campaign in the history of crowdlending. To date, the October platform has facilitated more than €240 million worth of loans to 500 small… Read More

Overfunding: Lithuanian P2P Lender NEO Finance Surpasses €200,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

NEO Finance, a Lithuania-based peer-to-peer lending platform, has successfully secured its initial €200,000 equity crowdfunding target on Seedrs. The campaign was launched last month and has attracted nearly 340 investors so far. As previously reported, NEO Finance was founded in 2015 and claims to be the largest… Read More

Lending Works Appoints Three New Board Members, Targets P2P Growth

Peer to peer lender Lending Works has selected three new members for their Board of Directors. The online lender has appointed; Simon Waugh, former Chairman of CMC Markets, Deputy CEO of British Gas, Paul Noble, CEO of Honeycomb Finance, a Pollen Street Capital business, and… Read More

Russian Online Lender MFC Zaymer Joins Robo.cash

Automated peer to peer platform Robo.cash has issued a note saying Russian microfinance company MFC Zaymer is joining their platform. The company operates Zaymer.ru that offers short-term (payday) loans with interest rates for investors of 14% in Euros and up to 18% for loans originated in Rubles…. Read More

P2P Lending Platform LandlordInvest Now Seeking £300,000 Through Equity Crowdfunding Round on Crowdcube

LandlordInvest, a peer-to-peer lending platform for residential and commercial mortgages, is now seeking a minimum of £300,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Founded in 2014, LandlordInvest is a fully FCA authorized secured peer-to-peer lending platform and is an ISA manager. The online lender provides a marketplace… Read More

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