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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

Report: UK’s Financial Conduct Authority is Reviewing P2P Lenders After High Profile Failures

UK’s financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), is currently investigating the operations of several peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders after discovering various failures or instances of non-compliance ahead of the implementation of stricter regulations this year, according to a report in the FT. Last week, the… 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

Robocash Claims P2P Lending Growing in Popularity in Germany as Interest Jumps by 6.5X Since 2015

Peer to peer platform Robo.cash has published a report indicating growing interest from Germany regarding P2P lending. In a study conducted by the platform, the company said that in 2015 the monthly number of requests related to P2P lending in the country was less than… Read More

P2P Lender creditshelf to Acquire SME Finance Provider Valendo

creditshelf Aktiengesellschaft has signed a purchase agreement for the acquisition of all shares in Valendo – part of the finleap Fintech ecosystem. According to a company release, the purchase price was in the “low seven-digit amount.” Payment will take place in two separate tranches. creditshelf… Read More

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

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