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Online Lender TWINO Group Tops €1 billion in Originated Loans, Appoints New CEO Anastasija Oleinika as CEO

TWINO Group, a European peer to peer lending platform, has topped €1 billion in originated loans, according to a company release. Launched in Latvia in 2009, TWINO reports half of the billion Euros in lending has been issued in the past three years as the… Read More

Peer to Peer Crypto Exchange LocalBitcoins Registers with Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority

Peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin exchange LocalBitcoins has registered with the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority, FIN-FSA, the financial regulatory authority of the Finnish government. Earlier this month, Crowdfund Insider reported that five different virtual asset service providers (VASPs) had been approved and LocalBitcoins was in the mix… Read More

Report: P2P Lender Zopa Nears Launch of Digital Bank Offshoot in the United Kingdom

Zopa, a peer-to-peer (P2P) money lending platform that allows borrowers and lenders to deal directly with each other (cutting out the banks who serve as intermediaries), is nearing the launch of its new digital bank offshoot in the United Kingdom. The company will conduct a… Read More

Kapital Boost Receives Regulatory Approval in Indonesia to Provide P2P Crowdfunding for SMEs

Kapital Boost, an Islamic peer-to-peer crowdfunding platform for SMEs, has received regulatory approval from the Indonesian Financial Services Authority (OJK). Kapital Boost described the approval as “validation that its business model and processes are in accordance with Indonesia’s financial services regulatory requirements, which has gotten… Read More

Funding Circle to Update Lending Process for UK Retail Investors

Funding Circle (LSE:FCH) has announced updates to the lending experience for retail investors in the UK. According to a blog post, on 2 December, the company will launch a new selling tool that is expected to improve retail lenders’ ability to access funds more regularly… Read More

Landbay Says October Was Record Month

Fast-growing Fintech Landbay says October was a great month for the real estate peer to peer lending platform. Without providing any details, Landbay tweeted out the news. Earlier this year, Landbay reported that a “leading financial institution” had committed to funding £1 billion in buy… Read More

CrowdProperty Reports Topping £50,000,000 in P2P Loans

Peer to peer property lender, CrowdProperty, is reporting that it has now lent more than £50 million after closing on the 121st loan today during a “record month” of lending £5 million. CrowdProperty says it has supported the development of over £120 million of property… Read More

Peer to Peer Lender RateSetter Adds Martyn Scrivens as Board member

Peer to peer lender RateSetter has announced the appointment of Martyn Scrivens as Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Board Risk Committee.  Scrivens officially joins the Board on 1 November 2019. Scrivens commented on his selection: “RateSetter stands out with its unique model, strong reputation… Read More

EstateGuru Reports Having Financed €153 Million in Loans since 2014

EstateGuru, an online lender for short-term, property-backed loans for SMEs, is reporting having financed 1040 loans for a total amount of €153 million since 2014. Geographically, 68.27% of them were in Estonia, 17.92% in Latvia, 12.24% in Lithuania, 1.37% in Finland, 0.1% in Portugal, and 0.1%… Read More

Germany: Digital SME Lender creditshelf Says More Loans Originated in 2019 So Far than All of 2018

creditshelf Aktiengesellschaft, a peer to peer lender providing financing options to German SMEs, says that more loans have been originated on its platform in the 9 months of 2019 than all of 2018. According to creditshelf, loan volume through the past 9 months stands at… Read More

Belgian SME Lender Look & Fin Raises €6 Million to Fuel Growth

Look & Fin, a European crowdlending pioneer, announced that it has raised €6 million from local investment fund finance & invest.brussels and private investors. Founded in 2012, Look & Fin, is one of the top SME crowdlender in the European area of Belgium, Luxembourg and… Read More

European P2P Lender for Property Backed Loans Estate Guru Launches Secondary Market

Pan European peer to peer lender EstateGuru has launched a secondary market for their loans, according to a note from the company. Investors may now buy and sell the securities online. EstateGuru is a peer to peer market for short term, property-backed loans for SMEs…. Read More

Thameside Investment Group Purchases 20% of Institutional P2P Debt Trading Platform ASMX at £5 Million Valuation

Thameside Investment Group has purchased 20% of peer to peer debt trading platform ASMX, according to a note from the company. ASMX was valued at £5 million. Thameside is a UK-based multi-asset investor that currently holds two portfolio companies. ASMX is a secondary market designed… Read More

P2P Lender RateSetter Reports “Significant Reduction in Losses,” Profitability Nears

Peer to peer lender RateSetter has reported that for the year March 2019 losses have dropped from £27.5 million in the previous year to £4.2 million. The company claims it has taken a “big step towards profitability. Topline revenue was reported at £33 million with… Read More

P2P lending Platform Beehive Announces First SME Facilitating Funding in Bahrain

Peer to peer lender Beehive announced on Tuesday it has facilitated funding for its first SME in Bahrain. According to the online lending platform, the SME, Bahrain-based Mira Packaging Factory, manufactures disposable paper cups and other food packaging solutions to the GCC and African F&B industry.  “Since… Read More

Peer to Peer Lender Linked Finance Announces “Beyond Brexit” Loan for Irish SMEs

Linked Finance is announcing a new product as the deadline for a Brexit deal nears. The Ireland based peer to peer lending platform has launched new “Beyond Brexit” loans for Irish SMEs. The new loans are said to provide working capital to Irish businesses preparing… Read More

App based Lending Platform Lenmo Seeks Up to $3 Million on SeedInvest

Lenmo, an alternative lender that is a marketplace for investors to fund loans all on an App, is raising up to $3 million on SeedInvest. Lenmo is a small-dollar lender that will provide credit when banks say no as it will accept subprime borrowers –… Read More

Local Focused P2P Lender Folk2Folk Appoints New Managing Director

Folk2Folk, a local-focused peer to peer lender providing financing to SMEs, has appointed Roy Warren as its new Managing Director. Warren has been filling the role on an interim basis for some time now. Simultaneously, the P2P lender added four new members to its Board… Read More

Funding Circle Provides Lessons from “Foreign Frameworks” in Comment Letter Addressing SEC’s Concept Release on Regulatory Harmonization

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Funding Circle (LSE:FCH), a leading peer to peer (marketplace) lending platform serving SMEs, has posted a comment letter regarding the Securities and Exchange Commission (SECs) concept release on regulatory harmonization. Funding Circle is the largest peer to peer lender in the UK – the country… Read More

MatchMove Finalizes Agreement with MoolahSense to Launch Risk-Mitigated “On-Tap” Credit Solution

“Bank-As-A-Service” platform MatchMove has reportedly finalized an agreement with MoolahSense, a licensed peer-to-peer (P2P) lending firm. The deal involves a strategic stake, which will take effect immediately. CEO of MoolahSense Lawrence Yong noted: “We are excited to partner with MatchMove to launch a risk-mitigated ‘on-tap’… Read More

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