Tagged: peer to peer

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

European P2P Lender Bondora Reports Record Level of Cash Recoveries, Crosses €1.2M Mark in March 2021

March 2021 was an “incredibly” successful month for recoveries at peer to peer lending platform Bondora. The European lender managed to reach a record-level of “cash recovered on the month: €1,255,538.” This is reportedly the first time that Bondora has passed the €1M mark. Bondora… Read More

Linked Finance Surpasses €150 Million in Peer to Peer Lending

Linked Finance, a peer-to-peer lending platform serving Ireland, has surpassed €150 million in loans to Irish SMEs, according to a note from the company. The milestone was passed as the company issued €9.6 million in loans in the first quarter of 2021, up 4% versus… Read More

EstateGuru Reveals that its P2P Lending Platform Saw Investors Finance €21.5M Worth of Loans in March 2021, a New Record

EstateGuru, an Estonia-based peer-to-peer lender facilitating secured loans, notes that in March 2021, their investors were able to finance €21.5M worth of loans which is “a new record” on their platform. The German market was notably the largest contributor with €8,3M, followed by Estonia with… Read More

Robo.cash Reports that Loans by Tez Finance No Longer Available, Net Deposits Up 46% QoQ, New Investors Up 139% QoQ

Robo.cash, a peer-to-peer lending marketplace, reports that Tez Finance has finished placing new loans via its platform. The P2P lender confirmed that as it was communicated earlier, loans by Tez Finance are “no longer available on Robo.cash.” The Robo.cash team added: “Due to legal restructuring… Read More

Mintos Explains how Mexico Is Different from European Lending Markets, Platform Plans to Onboard More Mexican Lenders

After carrying out its market overviews for developing Asian countries like Uzbekistan, P2P lending marketplace Mintos has now shared key insights about Mexico. The Mintos team has carefully examined the overall picture of Mexican markets, as well as covering how the nation and the local… Read More

P2P Investor Explains why we Should Still Consider Investing in Peer to Peer Loans Offered by Bondora, Others

European P2P lending platform Bondora recently looked into whether there are any arguments in favor of “still investing” in loans offered via peer to peer platforms this year. As stated in a blog post on the Bondora website, we should still consider investing in P2P… Read More

Blend Network Says its Strategy of Funding £100-200k Flats or £200-400k Houses has Been Effective, and Might Be Even More Relevant Now

The team at UK-based Blend Network, an online P2P lender, notes that after a “short-lived” slowdown, the United Kingdom annual house price growth managed to recover with “renewed vigor” in February 2021. Blend Network writes in a blog post that January 2021 saw price growth… Read More

Latvian P2P Lender Grupeer Reveals it has Received Some “Positive” News from Legal Team

Latvian P2P lender Grupeer reveals that they’ve received some “positive” news from their legal team (on March 31, 2021). According to Grupeer, this is a time to be “cautiously optimistic.” The Grupeer team writes in a blog post that they had begun legal enforcement proceedings… Read More

UK based P2P Lender Proplend Introduces AutoLend 2, a New Feature Allowing Users to Turn Investing Activities On or Off

UK-based P2P lender Proplend has introduced AutoLend 2, a new product that provides lenders the option to turn their investing activities on or off. The P2P property lending platform is offering an auto-investing option called Always On and a manual investment product referred to as… Read More

Ireland’s P2P Lender Linked Finance Reports Issuing €7M in Loans via Government’s Credit Guarantee Scheme

Ireland’s P2P lending platform, Linked Finance, recently welcomed the government’s extension of its €2 billion credit guarantee scheme. The Linked Finance team also confirmed that it has issued €7 million in loans through the scheme (to date). Linked Finance is proud to have provided over… Read More

Unique P2P Lender Folk2Folk Says it Will Top £1 Million Profit for Fiscal Year

Folk2Folk, a unique peer-to-peer lender serving SMEs that operates multiple physical locations, has announced it expects to turn a seven-figure profit for its 2020 financial year. According to Folk2Folk, the anticipated profit of around £1 million is a significant increase from the company’s pre-tax profit… Read More

Andres Luts from EstateGuru Reveals how P2P Lender Leverages Tech and Human Expertise to be “Ultra-Efficient”

Andres Luts, Chief Credit Officer at EstateGuru, an Estonia-based peer-to-peer lender facilitating secured loans, is responsible for managing the platform’s credit policy across several different European nations. Luts recently commented on how he approaches risk and how the platform assesses and evaluates borrowers. As noted… Read More

European Online Lending Marketplace Mintos Releases Updated Risk Scores for Loans

Peer-to-peer lending marketplace Mintos has shared its platform Risk Score update – which is based on monitoring and evaluating data from the last quarter of 2020. On the Mintos Risk Score updates page, you’ll find key information regarding any changes made to Mintos Risk Scores… Read More

Marketplace Lender Prosper Releases Quarterly Investor Update, Borrower Rates on Platform Higher than Pre-Pandemic Levels

Prosper, a peer-to-peer lending company that connects borrowers and investors with over $17B in loans issued via its platform, recently shared their Quarterly Investor Update – Q1 2021. Ashish Gupta, the Chief Credit Officer at Prosper Marketplace, writes in a blog post that the company… Read More

creditshelf’s Co-Founders Dr. Tim Thabe and Dr. Daniel Bartsch See Management Contract Extended through 2023

creditshelf Aktiengesellschaf has announced that its management board has renewed contracts with the Fintech’s c0-founders Dr. Tim Thabe and Dr. Daniel Bartsch. Thabe and Bartsch will continue to run the company until at least the end of 2023. Simultaneously, Dr. Mark Währisch is said to… Read More

P2P Platform Reports that Gold, Crypto, Followed by P2P Loans are Top Assets for 2021

Robo.cash, a peer-to-peer lending marketplace, says the top asset classes for investing in 2021 are gold, crypto followed by peer to peer loans. Robo.cash says that researchers analyzed 10 popular assets and ranked them in 7 different criteria. All assets were given a score of… Read More

European P2P Lender Bondora Reports Solid 17.4% Return Rate for Second Consecutive Month

European peer to peer lending platform Bondora confirmed in a blog post on March 19, 2020, that its performance remained steady during the month of February 2021. While commenting on its annual performance, Bondora notes that the return rate remained steady at 17.4% for the… Read More

Binance Explains why Consumers Should Use Cryptocurrencies for Settling Cross-Border Transactions

Digital asset exchange Binance, which is being investigated by CFTC for a possible violation of US rules, recently explained why people should consider using cryptocurrencies when making cross-border payments. Binance notes in a blog post that traditional borderless transactions can be “cumbersome” with each transfer… Read More

UK’s Asset-backed P2P Lender Ablrate Reports Third Year of Profitability, Platform Generated £93,000 in Profits in Latest FY

Asset-backed lending platform Ablrate has recorded its largest full financial year (FY) profits to date, even though there was a significant decline in turnover following the COVID-19 outbreak. As first reported by P2P Finance News, Ablrate’s owner, Aviation and Tech Capital, reveals that the P2P… Read More

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