Tagged: p2p

Lendy Announces 20,000 Investor Milestone & Repays Five Loans in February 2018

Lendy announced this week it has attracted its 20,000th investor to its peer-to-peer lending platform. This news comes just days after the online lender announced it repaid five loans in February 2018. According to P2P Finance News, the lender reported that about 7,000 new investors have joined… Read More

BondMason Secures £1.85 Million Through Latest Funding Round to Drive Growth

BondMason, an online savings and investments platform that sources investments from across the peer-to-peer (P2P) market for its clients, announced on Tuesday it secured £1.85 million through its latest funding round to drive the growth of the business and fulfill the company’s vision to enable more investors to… Read More

Overfunding: Estonian P2P lender Investly Secures £500,000 Through Seedrs Campaign

Estonian peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Investly has successfully secured its initial £500,000 funding target through Seedrs. The equity crowdfunding round has so far attracted more than 375 investors.  As previously reported, Investly reportedly provides an invoice finance platform that allows users to upload invoices and get them paid with… Read More

Landbay Milestone: Hits £100 Million in Lending

UK-based peer-to-peer lender Landbay announced this week it has hit its £100 million in lending milestone. The online lending platform achieved its half-way point in lending this past September and revealed that since then momentum has accelerated to result in near-on double of lending volumes… Read More

Collateral Shut Down: UK P2P Lender Has Gone Into Administration

Collateral, a UK-based peer to peer lending platform, has reportedly gone into administration after trading without a proper license. According to various reports, a letter was sent to investors from the company’s administrator, named Gordon Craig, that stated the company was operating in the belief that… Read More

Folk2Folk Lenders Provide £200 Million to Rural Businesses in the UK

Folk2Folk, a peer-to-peer (P2P0 lending platform for local and rural businesses, announced on Monday it has now lent £200 million, providing a valuable source of capital to hundreds of local businesses across the UK. According to the online lending, this milestone demonstrates the strong demand… Read More

BondMason Comments on SIPP Providers and Peer to Peer Lending Investments

BondMason, a direct lending service for investors that focuses on peer to peer lending opportunities, has released a note on recent actions in the SIPP space (Self Invested Pension Plans). Stephen Findlay, CEO of BondMason, says that SIPP administrators are right to tread carefully when reviewing… Read More

LendingClub Increases Interest Rates on Loans, Files 8K on Change [u]

Marketplace lending platform LendingClub (NYSE:LC) has filed an 8K with the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding interest rate changes. For most industry followers this shift should come as no surprise. With the Federal Reserve increasing their benchmark rates, with several increases expected in 2018, it… Read More

SME Lender Lendix Ups the Ante for Continental European Leadership

After France, Spain and Italy, Lendix is launching operations in Germany and the Netherlands. The company reaffirms its strategy to be first to market with a pan-European strategy, leveraging its marketplace business model through the addition of local teams. “We’re not pivoting. We’re remaining true… Read More

P2P Lender Lendy Releases Financial Results: Pretax Profits Rise to £3.3 Million

Peer to peer lending platform Lendy has released its audited accounts for 2016, showing profits before tax rising to £3.3 million compared to £53,000 in 2015. The company reports that since launch in 2012, Lendy has originated over £376 million in secured loans generating £36… Read More

Robo.Cash Research Confirms: P2P Lending Is Becoming A Significant Income Source For Young Investors

Peer to peer lender Robo.cash announced this week its latest report revealed that the most part of today’s investors are in the age group of 25-44 years and the half of that number is just getting experience but positive about the alternative lending and going to increase… Read More

RateSetter Innovative Finance ISA is Finally Here

Peer-to-peer lending platform RateSetter has shared that is Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) will launch tomorrow (February 8th). RateSetter said the IFISA will initially be available to existing customers, then to new customers on 1 March and to inward transfers from other ISAs in April. The creation of… Read More

Banco BNI Europe is Now Investing in Fellow Finance Listed P2P Loans

Challenger bank Banco BNI Europa is now investing in loans via the Fellow Finance platform. According to information provided by Fellow Finance, Banco BNI is the first European bank to invest in loans on its platform. Banco BNI Europa will now be present on the… Read More

MAS Regulated Peer to Peer Lender Crowd Genie Announces Initial Coin Offering

Crowd Genie Financial Services Pte Ltd, regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), has announced an initial coin offering (ICO) via their related entity CGSPV Pte. Ltd. The peer to peer lender states that it intends on issuing 60 million Crowd Genie Coins, or… Read More

Banco BNI Europa and Funding Circle Form Partnership to Provide Financing to German SMEs

Banco BNI Europa and Funding Circle have entered into a partnership to provide access to capital for small and medium-sized businesses in Germany, according to the bank. Banco BNI Europa is a digital challenger bank based in Portugal. As part of the agreement, Banco BNI… Read More

Update: Investly’s Seedrs Campaign Surpasses £300,000 in Funding; Company appoints Calum Cameron As New COO

Just days after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, Estonian peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Investly has already secured more than £300,000 in funding from nearly 170 investors. The round is currently seeking to raise £500,000. As previously reported, Investly was founded in 2013 and provides an… Read More

P2P Alternative Lender Robo.Cash Extends Operations Across Swiss Border

In February, the alternative lending platform Robo.cash will extend its operations into Switzerland. “Switzerland is a strong internationally oriented financial center with a long-standing history of the crowdfunding market,” indicated Robo.cash Founder and CEO Sergey Sedov. “We believe that the Swiss investors will greatly appreciate the opportunity… Read More

Pan-European Marketplace Investly Now Seeking £500,000 on Seedrs

Investly, an Estonian peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform, is now seeking £500,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2013, Investly provides an invoice finance platform that allows users to upload invoices and get them paid with the best rates at a faster pace. The company… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

P2P lending platform Dianrong Secures $70 million D-round funding On January 24th, online lending platform Dianrong.com announced 70 million US dollars D-round funding. This round of investment was led by ORIX’s wholly-owned-subsidiary ORIX Asia Capital Co., Ltd.. CITIC Securities CITIC Securities subsidiary CITIC Lyon also… Read More

LendingClub Files 8K on $200 Million Warehouse Agreement

LendingClub (NYSE:LC), the largest marketplace lending platform in the US, has just posted an 8K regarding a warehouse funding agreement with certain lenders. LendingClub has enlisted the assistance of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. as administrative agent, and Wilmington Trust, National Association as collateral trustee. The warehouse… Read More