Tagged: p2p

British Business Investments Commits £7 Million to P2P Lender Folk2Folk

British Business Investments, has committed £7 million to Folk2Folk, a peer-to-peer lender with a unique approach for loan originations. British Business Investments is a commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, a UK government-backed entity. According to a note from Folk2Folk, British Business Investments aims… Read More

EstateGuru Tops 100,000 Investors

EstateGuru, an online investment marketplace that matches borrowers to investors with secured debt securities, has topped 100,000 investors, according to a post by its Chief Operating Officer. Mihkel Stamm, who is a member of the Board as well as COO of EstateGuru, posted: “Today, we… Read More

FinAccel’s P2P Lending Subsidiary KrediFazz Issued Operational License by Indonesia’s OJK

KrediFazz, a subsidiary of FinAccel that operates as a P2P lending Fintech, has been issued a business license from the Financial Services Authority (OJK) via the Decree of the OJK Board of Commissioners Number: KEP-81 /D.05/2021, dated August 24, 2021. KrediFazz, a Fintech firm with… Read More

P2P Lender Linked Finance Adds New Commercial Director

Peer to peer lender Linked Finance has appointed Richard Glavin as Commercial Director. Glavin is expected to support the growth of the lending portfolio which has grown to deliver over €166 million in loans to over 2,900 ambitious local businesses in Ireland. Glavin was previously… Read More

Robo.cash Tops €300 Million in Funded Loans

Robo.cash has shared that during the month of September the platform surpassed  €300 million in total funded loans. According to the company, September has also recorded another achievement as it topped 19,000 investors. Sergey Sedov, CEO of Robocash Group, issued the following statement: “The platform… Read More

Bondster Will Secure P2P Loans with Bitcoin

Bondster a Czech based peer to peer lending platform, says it will allow loans for investors to be secured with Bitcoin. Bondster states that just last week the first batch of loans secured by bitcoin were originated on its platform. Bondster claims there was an… Read More

P2P Lender Linked Finance Reports Business Optimism is Back

Peer to peer SME lender Linked Finance says that business optimism is back to pre-pandemic levels even while the Delta/Mu COVID variants capture headlines. Linked Finance, operating in Ireland, reports in its inaugural Linked Finance SME Confidence Index, referencing research conducted by Behaviours & Attitudes, was… Read More

P2P Lender Linked Finance Says on Track for Record Year

Irish peer-to-peer lender Linked Finance says it is on track for a record year, reporting the strongest monthly lending volume in the platform’s 7-year history, according to a note from the company. Linked Finance says it lent €5.5 million in July, more than 3X July… Read More

Proplend Adds VAT Lending, Hires Specialist

UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform Proplend has added commercial property VAT loans, according to a release. Proplend is an FCA-regulated P2P lending platform specializing in sub £5 million commercial real estate debt. To date, Proplend has completed over £130 million of lending and is rated by… Read More

European P2P Lender Bondora Reports 2021 Return Rates Still Staying Above Target

The team at European P2P lending service provider Bondora notes that while return rates on their platform originations declined in June when compared to figures from May 2021, returns over the most recent few years “were still above their target rates.” The Bondora team has… Read More

PKT Pal Seeks to Enable Users to Monetize Internet Bandwidth

PKT Pal this week launched a plug-and-play device that is said to monetize internet bandwidth. The PKT Cube gets inserted into a home internet connection and pays participants every minute in their cryptocurrency PKT to maintain connectivity to a fully decentralized, open-source network. PKT Cash… Read More

Strong P2P, NFC Growth Forecast Through 2029

Strong growth in the global peer-to-peer (P2P) money transfer market is among the findings included in a new report from Research and Markets. The mobile P2P global money transfer market is expected to grow at a CAGR in excess of 18 per cent between now… Read More

JustUs Says Global Rollout for P2P Platform Ready, Plans Expansion into US

JustUs, a UK-based peer-to-peer lender, says it has updated its investment platform is ready to expand its services into both Europe and the US. According to a post by JustUS founder and CEO Lee Birkett, crowdfunding will be available in the US later in July:… Read More

P2P University Recruitment Platform Unibuddy Raises $20M Series B

P2P university recruitment platform Unibuddy has raised $20 million in financing in a Series B round led by Highland Europe and also featuring Stride.VC. Since its 2017 debut, Unibuddy has raised $32 million in total. More than 200 universities around the world have signed on… Read More

Overfunding: Eastern Europe P2P Lending Platform Fagura Quickly Surpasses €200,000 Funding Target Through Seedrs Investment Round

Fagura, an Eastern Europe peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform, has quickly secured its initial €200,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round, which recently made its debut, has already attracted nearly 175 Seedrs investors so far. Founded in 2018, Figure states it is a… Read More

Czech P2P Lender Bondster Says Loan Volume Returns to Pre-COVID Levels

Peer-to-peer lender Bondster says that lending volume has returned to pre-COVID levels during the month of April, according to a note from the company. Bondster, a Czech Republic-based platform, says P2P loans saw a significant decline in interest during the last year’s outbreak of the… Read More

P2P Crypto Exchange Paxful Continues to Expand Operations with DingConnect Partnership

Peer to peer crypto exchange Paxful, which recently topped $5 billion in total trades via its platform since its launch, has teamed up with international mobile recharge powerhouse DingConnect in order to give users a chance to run their own “global business.” As noted in… Read More

Malaysia Co-Investment Fund Makes RM165 Million Investment in Over 5,300 Equity Crowdfunding, P2P Initiatives

The Malaysia Co-Investment Fund (MyCIF) has reportedly made a co-investment of RM165 million (appr. $40.27 million) in 5,349 equity crowdfunding and peer-to-peer financing (P2P) initiatives, which aims to benefit 1,197 Malaysian MSMEs by the end of last year. Since its October 2019 launch, these Malaysia-based… Read More

Milestone: Paxful Hits $5 Billion & Has More Than More Than Six Million Users

    Paxful, a leading peer-to-peer (P2P) Bitcoin (BTC) marketplace, announced on Tuesday its platform now has more than $5 billion has been traded to date on its platform and that it now has over six million users. Founded in 2015, Paxful describes itself as a… Read More

P2P Lender Folk2Folk Reports Strong Start for IFISA

Folk2Folk, a peer-to-peer lender serving UK SMEs, is reporting a big start to the new tax year for its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA). According to the company, the first week of the new 2021/22 tax year saw a 200% increase in ISA inflows compared to… Read More

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