Tagged: peer to peer

Canada: Peer to Peer Lender Lending Loop Tops $50 Million in Loans

Canada’s first peer to peer lending platform for SMEs, Lending Loop, has topped CDN $50 million in loans, according to a post by Brendon Vlaar, co-founder and CTO of the company. Lending Loop provides investment opportunities in debt-based securities to both accredited and non-accredited investors…. Read More

Hexindai Announces Support For Regulators’ Decision to Include P2P Platforms in Central Bank’s Credit System

Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform Hexindai (NASDAQ: HX) announced on Tuesday its support for the decision by industry regulators to include the country’s P2P platforms in the central bank’s credit system. The online lender reported that it believes this as a positive move for the P2P… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

China to Include P2P lending Industry into Credit System On September 2nd, the special working group for Fintech risk ratification and special working group for online lending administration jointly issued a notice, requiring all p2p lending institutions to be connected to the credit system established… Read More

Robo.Cash Says it Not Just About Euros as Loans in Rubles Garner Interest from European Investors

Peer to peer lender Robo.Cash says that beyond loans denominated in Euros, European investors are expressing interest in Ruble denominated loans. This comes at a time when the Ruble has risen against the Euro by 9%. Robo.Cash states that in a survey conducted on the… Read More

Leading Southeast Asian Peer to Peer Lender Funding Societies Revamps with New Executive Team

Funding Societies, one of the largest peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms in Southeast Asia, has revamped its executive team with new hires. Funding Societies provides access to capital to SMEs crowdfunded by both institutional and individual investors. To date, Funding Societies reports over S$ 800 million… Read More

Peer to Peer Lender Folk2Folk Tops £300 Million in Lending

Folk2Folk, a peer-to-peer lender for local, rural and SME businesses, has now surpassed £300 million in lending, according to a company release. Folk2Folk notes that it is the 3rd largest P2P Lender to UK businesses in terms of money lent. Folk2Folk has a unique local… Read More

P2P Lender The House Crowd Crowdfunds on Seedrs

Peer to peer property investment platform the House Crowd is crowdfunding on Seedrs. Founded in 2012, the House Crowd explains that it has evolved from an FCA regulated P2P platform in the buy to let space to doing multi-million-pound property developments. The House Crowd states:… Read More

Robo.cash Says Interest in P2P Lending Growing in Eastern Europe

Robo.cash, a consumer lender that operates in several European countries as well as Southeast Asia, reports that interest in peer to peer lending in Eastern Europe is increasing. Company analysts claim that the search activity associated with P2P lending in Europe indicates a relative popularity… Read More

Hexindai-Backed Musketeer Completes Registration For P2P Platform With the Indonesian Financial Services Authority

Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform Hexindai (NASDAQ: HX) announced last week its invested Indonesian online lending platform, Musketeer Group, Inc. (Musketeer) has completed registration for its peer-to-peer lending platform with the Indonesian Financial Services Authority (OJK). Hexindai notably acquired a 20% equity stake in Musketeer in… Read More

Marketplace for P2P Loans Mintos Tops €3 Billion in Loans Financed

Mintos, an online marketplace that aggregates 65 lending companies, is reporting having topped €3 billion in loans financed. The €2 billion hurdle was surpassed in April thus it appears that Mintos is experiencing increasing velocity. Mintos reports that it currently services over 170,000 investors globally…. Read More

Peer to Peer Lender Fincera Targeted by Local Chinese Government in Demand to Cease Lending Operations

Fincera Inc. (OTCQB: YUANF), a China-based peer to peer lending platform providing access to capital for SMEs, has become the target of a local government attempt to shut down P2P lenders. According to a note from Fincera, the Hebei provincial government, where Fincera is based,… Read More

P2P: Why SME Debt Is A Must-Have For Any Investor Portfolio

Thanks to the rise of peer-to-business (P2B) lending, the concept of Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) debt as an asset class has altered for the better. With low risk of default and high-interest rate returns, it is now possible to invest in SME debt at… Read More

P2P Lender Growth Street Joins Starling Bank’s Marketplace

SME Peer to peer lending platform Growth Street has joined digital bank Starling Bank‘s marketplace, according to a blog post. Excited to announce that GrowthLine is now available on the #Starling Marketplace! It means your business can apply for and manage your GrowthLine all from… Read More

North vs. South: Robocash Says Investors in Different Parts of Europe Invest Differently

Robo.cash, a peer to peer lending platform operating in Europe as well as parts of Asia, has surveyed their investors and come to the conclusion that individuals in different parts of Europe – invest differently.  According to Robo.cash, investors in Central Europe tend to make… Read More

P2P Lender Viventor Selects Andrius Bolšaitis as CEO as Toms Niparts Exits to Launch New Company

Last week, peer to peer lender Viventor selected Andrius Bolšaitis as the new CEO of the online lender. In a release, the company said previous CEO Toms Niparts was departing the firm to start a new, unnamed company. Viventor, based in Riga, is a P2P… Read More

As China’s Peer to Peer Lending Industry Continues to Contract, Giant Lufax Exits this Sector of Fintech

Not too long ago, the Chinese peer to peer lending industry was growing at a breakneck speed and the largest online lending market in the world. This sector of Fintech was the enormous in China as big names and aspiring platforms moved quickly to fill… Read More

CEO of Orca Money Says UK Peer to Peer Industry Remains Strong

Iain Niblock, CEO peer to peer lending aggregator Orca Money, says that current criticism of the P2P sector of Fintech should not be construed as being reflective of the entire industry. Returns, which tend not to be correlated with the stock market, remain strong. The… Read More

P2P Property Lender Landbay Signs £1 Billion Funding Agreement

A “leading financial institution” has committed to funding £1 billion in buy to let mortgages originated on the Landbay platform, according to a post by CEO John Goodall. The company did not disclose the name of the institution. Landbay is also a member of the… Read More

P2P Lender Initiative Ireland Appoints Aisling Healey as Director of Finance & Treasury

Peer to peer lender Initiative Ireland has announced the appointment of Aisling Healey, as the company’s new Director of Finance & Treasury. Healy is said to bring over 30 years’ experience in financial management to the role. She will be responsible for all aspects of… Read More

Funding Circle Completes Fourth Securitization of Funding

Online lending platform Funding Circle announced last week it completed its fourth securitization of funding. According to Funding Circle, the £232 million transaction is considered the largest ever securitization facilitated through its platform. “The transaction was rated by two rating agencies, and its senior tranche was… Read More

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