Tagged: peer to peer

4thWay Criticizes Competitors: “Comparison Websites Display Wildly Inaccurate Information About Peer-to-Peer Lending”

4thWay, a peer to peer lending comparison platform, is out with a note that cautions users on the utilization of six money comparison websites stating they display “wildly inaccurate information about peer-to-peer lending.” Neil Faulkner, co-founder and managing director of 4thWay, commented on the report; “When… Read More

Largest Lender: Funding Societies is First P2P Lender to Join International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Singapore based Funding Societies has become the first peer-to-peer lending platform to become a member of the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers (IACPM), a prestigious forum for credit risk management. Funding Societies also reported that risk expert Terry Tse has joined the online lender’s… Read More

ThinCats Helps Academy of Contemporary Music Secure £2.4 Million

Peer to peer lender ThinCats has facilitated a £2.4 million loan for the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) as part of a growth initiative by the Academy. Founded in 1997 to provide higher education courses for students in the contemporary music and arts arena, ACM… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

China Sets up Centralized Clearing Platform for Online Payments The People’s Bank of China, the country’s central bank, has required all banks and third-party payment institutions to connect to a unified platform by June 30 of 2018 to ensure effective regulation and transaction security. The… Read More

Zopa Announces Loan Sale Pricing Update Following Loan Glitch

On Friday, online lender Zopa announced an update on its loan sale pricing. The lending platform reported that it has made some changes to how it works out the value of loans for more accurate pricing. But, due to technical issues, some investors may have paid… Read More

LendingClub CIO: Delinquencies Decline as Marketplace Lending Model Continues to Improve

LendingClub‘s (NYSE:LC) CIO has posted an update on the online lenders performance including some perspective into the LendingClub model. The executive explains that part of the power of the marketplace lending model is the iterative nature of the loan making process. Over time, data generated… Read More

Robo.Cash Update: Investments Jump 30% in July

Robo.Cash, an automated peer to peer lending platform with a buyback guarantee, reports that July was a solid month for the online lender as investments jumped 30%. The young platform was launched in February.  In the first half of the year, Robo.Cash says that over… Read More

Report: Peoples Bank of China Expected to Regulate P2P Lenders, Payment Firms

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) is expected to strengthen the regulation of internet finance firms including peer to peer lenders and payment platforms. The report by China News references a statement by the PBOC that labels some financial products offered by Fintech firms as… Read More

OnDeck Releases Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results & Announces Extension of Existing Relationship With JPMorgan Chase

On Monday, online lender OnDeck released its second quarter 2017 financial results, which revealed a significant narrow quarterly loss along with providing an update regarding the lender’s ongoing $45 million cost rationalization plan, and reaffirmed it is on track to achieve GAAP profitability by the end of 2017…. Read More

Fellow Finance Adds Invoice Financing to List of Credit Options

Peer to peer lender  Fellow Finance has added a new invoice financing option for SMEs in search of finance. Fellow Finance, which is based in Finland, said this move established their company as the most comprehensive crowdfunding platform in Europe for long-term business loans and… Read More

RateSetter Milestone: Investors Fund £2 Billion of Loans & Have Earned More Than £76 Million in Interest

RateSetter recently announced its lenders have now delivered more than £2 billion in loans to people and businesses across the UK and in doing so have earned over £76 million in interest. According to the online lender, 94% of its lenders are individuals looking for… Read More

Chinese P2P Dianrong Secures $220 Million Through Series D Funding Round Led By GIC Private Limited

Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform Dianrong announced on Wednesday it successfully secured $220 million during its Series D round funding, which was led by GIC Private Limited with participation from CMIG Leasing, Simone Investment Managers, and other institutional and individual investors. The funding round comes just two… Read More

FundedByMe Malaysia Launches Peer to Peer Lending Platform AlixCo

FundedByMe Malaysia (FBM Crowdtech Sdn Bhd), one of the first approved crowdfunding platforms in the country,  has created a peer to peer lending platform for SMEs. The new platform, entitled AlixCo, is designed to help finance Malaysian entrepreneurs and to address the SME financing gap in… Read More

Swedish Fintech Firm Klarna Debuts New P2P Payment App “Wavy”

On Tuesday, Swedish fintech firm Klarna announced the launch of its new peer-to-peer (P2P) payment app, Wavy. This news comes less than two weeks after the company announced its strategic equity investment from Permira. According to Klarna, Wavy enables consumers across 31 European markets to transfer… Read More

P2P Lender Žltý Melón Launches Secured Loans

Žltý melón, a peer to peer lender based in Bratislava, has launched a secured loan product to finance mortgage deposits and help homebuyers purchase a home. Lenders may now invest in loans to homebuyers with additional security. The new CashFree Hypo loan is available to anyone… Read More

LandLordInvest Milestones: Completes Biggest Loan Yet & Surpasses £1 Million in Lending

LandlordInvest, the peer-to-peer lending platform for residential and commercial mortgages, announced on Monday it has completed a £740,741 bridging loan secured over a residential investment property in Wembley, Middlesex for a professional landlord with a substantial real estate portfolio. This transaction is notably the online lender’s… Read More

Prosper Set to Shut Down Daily Finance App

On Friday, marketplace lending platform Prosper announced it was officially discontinuing its Prosper Finance Daily app on Monday (August 31st). The online lender revealed to help its users through the transition, it has teamed up with personal finance app Clarity Money to offer some of… Read More

Assetz Capital Joins Financial Account Aggregator & Marketplace Bud To Further Grow Lender Base

Peer-to-peer finance platform for business Assetz Capital announced on Thursday it has partnered with financial account aggregator and marketplace, Bud, to expand lender base. Bud’s Market+ is described as a service that allows users to connect and interact with a host of third-party services ranging from loans,… Read More

Lendio Milestone: Surpasses $500 Million in Business Loans

Lendio announced on Thursday it surpassed $500 million in business loans to over 21,000 small businesses across the U.S. through its marketplace lending platform.The growth milestone comes after a 141 percent increase in loans originated through the lender in the last fiscal year. The marketplace… Read More

Irish P2P Lender Linked Finance Secures More Than €1 Million for Waterford-Based Businesses

Irish peer-to-peer lending platform Linked Finance has successfully secured more than €1 million for Waterford-based businesses. According to the Muster Express, over 30 businesses in Waterford have raised funds through the lending platform to facilitate their business growth. Mark Bergin, Founder, Coffee House Lane and who has sought… Read More