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France: Online Lender Younited Raises $170 million, Goldman Sachs Joins Funding

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  Younited, a France-based Fintech that provides both online lending as well as payments and BaaS, has raised $170 million in equity capital in a move that is expected to accelerate product innovation and expansion of its solutions including the launch of Younited Pay, a… Read More

Younited Credit Has Originated More than €10 Million in Germany in 7 Months Since Launch

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Younited Credit Germany, an expansion by France based Younited Credit, reports having originated over €10 million in loans since launch in February of 2020. Younited Credit is a European online credit platform, certified by the French authority in charge of financial stability and customer protection (ACPR)…. Read More

France’s Alternative Finance and Fintech Leaders Take Stock of a Successful 2019

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The French community of Fintech startups gathered at the annual dinner of the France Fintech Association to review the achievements of the past year and celebrate the holiday season. Crowdfund Insider took the opportunity to ask leading executives in Fintech and alternative finance to take… Read More

Pan-European Consumer Lending Platform Younited Credit Launches Dedicated B2B Business Unit

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Younited Credit, the consumer lending platform with a presence in six European countries, announced the launch of a new business unit dedicated to its BtoB offering, Younited Business Solutions. Younited Business Solutions is targeting banks, insurers, mobile operators, merchant sites, and payment service providers. It… Read More

Younited Credit Recruits German CEO to Head its German Operations

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Younited Credit announced today that it has hired Kai Friedrich, a senior German banker to head its German operations. Younited Credit is the only consumer lending platform which has its own “passportable” license allowing it to operate as a credit institution throughout the European Union…. Read More

Fintech Younited Credit Completes First Securitization, Rated by Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s

Charles Egly

Online lender Younited Credit has completed its first public securitization transaction: Youni 2019-1, listed on Euronext, Paris. Youni 2019-1 is the first public securitization carried out by a Fintech in continental Europe. Younited Credit claims to be the first Fintech in the world to earn,… Read More

Younited Credit Passes the €1 Billion Mark and Extends its Credit-as-a-Service Offering

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At the Paris Fintech Forum, Charles Egly, Co-founder & CEO, Younited Credit highlighted his company’s latest achievements and the recent strategic development of its Credit-as-a-service offering. Among the achievements, Younited Credit announced that it passed the €1 billion mark in consumer credit origination. Among direct… Read More

France: Online Lender Younited Credit Surpasses €200 Million in Outstanding Loans, Has Financed €900+ Million

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Paris based Younited Credit, a leading retail online lending platform in Continental Europe, has announced that it has exceeded € 200 million in outstanding loans from its Younited France fund, which provides credit to French residents. At the end of August 2018, Younited Credit had financed… Read More

While Still Comparatively Small, Italian Crowdfunding Market Experiencing Rapid Growth

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A report from the Politecnico Milano School of Management in Italy, indicates that the volume investment crowdfunding is picking up pace in Italy. In Italy, as is with the rest of Europe, crowdfunding denotes investment in both debt and equity. According to the numbers provided… Read More

France’s Alternative Finance Grows by 50% – Equity Crowdfunding Shrinks

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The annual Alternative Finance & Crowdfunding Barometer compiled by KPMG for the French Crowdfunding Association (Financement Participatif France, FPF) shows that in 2017 the French Alternative Finance market grew by 50%, driven by SME lending growth, and came close to the billion euro mark, at… Read More

C’est Génial! Younited CREDIT Tops 100,000 Loans

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Younited Credit has just surpassed 100,000 in loans since platform inception. The Paris based online lender (formerly named Pret d’Union) reported an accelerating rate of loan originations as the number has doubled since September 2016 when total loans stood at 50,000. The platform provides loans… Read More

Pan-European P2P Lender Younited Credit Raises €40 million from Historical Investors & the French Public Investment Bank

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Younited Credit, the Paris-headquartered consumer lender announced a capital increase of €40 million subscribed by a panel of the top of the crop growth investors in France. Next to its historical shareholders, Eurazeo, Crédit Mutuel Arkema, AG2R La Mondiale and Weber Investissements which are already… Read More

Wealth Products Marketplace Raisin Takes a Leap Forward with Term Deposits for Businesses

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Pan-European marketplace Raisin continues its trailblazing expansion. Having penetrated new geographies with international and localized services in 2016, the Berlin-headquartered startup is now broadening its offering to address a new customer segment: small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Starting September 14, businesses can open term deposit… Read More

Alternative Lending Index Unveils European Cross-Border Lending Opportunities

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Twino, one of the leading Baltic lending marketplace, has produced in conjunction with KPMG Baltics a report called Alternative Lending Index which assesses the potential of alternative finance in 23 European countries based on a set of economic credit data. While the report does not… Read More

Contrarian Lending Marketplace Younited Credit Crosses €500 million Milestone

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Since it opened for business in 2012, French lending startup Younited Credit has thrived by implementing strategic choices that ran contrary to common practice among lending marketplaces. It was the first of its kind (and still is the only one so far) to get a… Read More

KPMG Report: Online Lending in Continental Europe Q1 through Q3 2016

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KPMG, along with AltFi data, has published a new report on alternative lending in Europe. KPMG also sourced data from the most recent Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance report. The document, entitled Alternative Lending Market Trends in Continental Europe 2016, provides an interesting snapshot of… Read More

Leading German Crowdfunding Platform, P2P Lender auxmoney Powers On

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  Germany’s leading lending marketplace auxmoney reports continued strong growth. Loan volume increased from €39.3 million in the first half of last year to €79.5 million in the first half of 2016 ‒ an increase of more than 100%. Founded in 2007, by Raffael Johnen,… Read More

Insurer Aviva France to Lend €50 Million to SMEs Through Crowdlending Platforms

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Aviva France, together with two partners, alternative asset management firm Eiffel Investment Group and insurer AG2R La Mondiale, is launching an investment fund called “Prêtons Ensemble” (Lending together) dedicated to financing loans to small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) provided through crowdlending platforms. Starting with an… Read More

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