Prêt d’Union, a leading peer to peer lender operating in France, is expected to expand operations into Italy soon. First reported by TechCrunch, Prêt d’Union apparently will operate under the brand “You United Credit”. As TC points out, several domains (http://younited-credit.it) are registered under the name… Read More
Part II: Seen & Heard at Lendit Europe If you missed attending Lendit Europe, you missed a great event. You can catch up on a selection of presentations on Lendit . For short skimming, we’ve selected a few thought-provoking quotes from day 2. You may also… Read More
Prêt d’Union, the leading peer to peer lending platform in France, has raised a significant € 31 million from Eurazeo and angel investor Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet. The new investors join an established group including Crédit Mutuel Arkea, Schioted and AG2R La Mondiale. In a posting on the… Read More
Mercator Advisory Group’s latest research, An Introduction to Peer-to-Peer Lending: A European Perspective analyzes the new and fast growing payments segment peer-to-peer (P2P) lending and the business models underpinning it. The report focuses on P2P lending providers in the European market, in particular the U.K., profiling the leaders… Read More
The leader on the Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending market in France, PRÊT D’UNION has raised €10 Million in a new financing round led by Schibsted, owner of Leboncoin.fr and a shareholder in 20 Minutes France. This brings PRET D’UNION’s total funding to over €18 Million since… Read More
Crowdfunders generally fall into different categories: equity, donation, reward, and debt. The last is also known as microfinancing — and commonly referred to in Europe as “peer-to-peer lending.” Here are the top 10 up-and-coming peer-to-peer lenders e making financial waves in Europe: 1. Zopa –… Read More
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