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UK based P2P Lender Folk2Folk Says it’s Still Open to Retail Investors, with £400M+ Invested via Platform and Zero Losses

UK-based Folk2Folk, a P2P lender supporting local and rural businesses, notes that “shifting sands” within the peer to peer sector have left some retail investors “high and dry.” Folk2Folk reveals that some retail investors have been “abandoned” in favor of institutional investors. There have also… Read More

Online P2P Lender Blend Network Reports Strong Performance, Reveals it has Record Number of Lenders Active on Platform

Online peer-to-peer lender Blend Network notes that the UK was the world’s first country to authorize and begin administering the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine on December 8, 2020. The vaccine had been on track to immunize 15 million individuals by February 15, 2020. The immunization efforts have… Read More

European P2P Lender Bondora Reveals that its Secondary Market Remains “Unpredictable,” Growing Considerably Last Month

The team at Bondora, a European peer-to-peer lending platform, reveals that their secondary market “remains unpredictable,” growing again during the month of January 2021. The Bondora Secondary Market began the new year in “growth” mode, the company claims. Transactions “totaled €396,072 over January—an 11.7% increase… Read More

Overfunding: UK P2P Lender JustUs Secures Over £1.3M in Capital to Disrupt Lending with Better Crowdfunded Financial Products

UK-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lender JustUs says it aims to “disrupt” the lending landscape and become an established provider of crowdfunded financial products for consumers with the JustUs ISA. To undertake Peoples Mortgages, JustUs noted that it will be “required to gain regulatory approval which is… Read More

EstateGuru Financed €14M in Loans in Jan 2021, Borrowers Repaid 61 Loans worth €11.3M, Defaults Up 6%

EstateGuru, an Estonia-based peer-to-peer lender facilitating secured loans, notes that the first month of this year was a “successful” one for the platform’s borrowers and investors. EstateGuru revealed that they’ve financed a total of €14 million worth of loans. The P2P lender also confirmed that… Read More

European Online Lending Marketplace Mintos Reveals that Many More Women Investors Joined Platform in 2020

Peer-to-peer lending marketplace Mintos reveals that women now help make up 15% of the total number of investors on their platform, with a 43% year-over-year (YoY) growth during 2020. Mintos noted in a blog post that in total, women on the platform have managed to… Read More

European P2P Lender Bondora Explains how Platform Users Can Successfully Complete Digital Identity Verification Process on Platform

Bondora, a European peer to peer lender, notes that if you’re new to their platform and haven’t had the chance to verify your identity yet, then you should know that your (true) identity is “vital” to the authentication process, as the information you provide helps… Read More

Croatian P2P Lending Platform Robo.cash to Offer Interest Rates of Up to 12.7%, Secondary Market Updates Announced

Croatian peer to peer lender Robo.cash has revealed that it’s offering new interest rates “up to 12.7%” and has also updated its secondary market. The Robo.cash team confirmed that they’re offering a new product line with rates “ranging from 11% to 12.7%.” The P2P platform’s… Read More

P2P Lender Bondora Says Fintech Sector in European Countries like Portugal, UK, Germany Is Growing Rapidly

The team at Bondora, a European peer to peer lending platform, states that the first month of 2021 is “setting the tone” for the year to come. Bondora notes that the Fintech sector is still growing steadily. including Portugal’s financial technology industry as the country… Read More

Croatian P2P Lender Robo.cash Reports that Volumes of Alternative Lending in Developing Nations Have been Growing Steadily

Peer to peer lending marketplace Robo.cash has noted that the volumes of alternative lending in developing nations have been “growing yearly by 25% since 2017.” The Robo.cash team confirms in an update that funding from European investors has been “an important contributor” to the rise… Read More

European Online Lending Marketplace Mintos Releases First Update of its Risk Scores based on Q3 2020 Data

Peer to peer lending marketplace Mintos has confirmed that the first update of its Mintos Risk Scores is now live and accessible. The European loan marketplace provider notes that it’s sharing the first quarterly Mintos Risk Score update “since this numerical model for evaluating risk… Read More

Malaysia based P2P Supply Chain Financing Platform, CapBay, Secures $20M with KK Fund as Returning Investor

Malaysia-based CapBay, a peer to peer (P2P) supply chain financing platform, has reportedly acquired $20 million in capital via its Series A round. CapBay’s investment round saw contributions from existing investor KK Fund, a Singapore-headquartered VC firm that makes investments in startups or early-stage initiatives… Read More

UK’s P2P Property Lending Platform Blend Network Hires Chloe Stidston-Lewis As Company Continues to Expand Operations

UK-based Blend Network, a peer to peer (P2P) property lending platform, has revealed that they’re expanding their team of professionals.  Blend Network’s management confirmed that they’re pleased to announce that Chloe Stidston-Lewis has now joined their lending team as a lending associate. Chloe has reportedly… Read More

European Loan Marketplace Mintos to Enhance Default Diversification for Custom Automated Strategies

Peer to peer lending marketplace Mintos notes that it will be improving “default diversification” for custom automated strategies on its platform. The Mintos team confirms that they currently provide several ways to invest. According to the lending platform’s developers, these strategies “give investors extra control… Read More

EstateGuru Reveals it Closed 2020 with Solid Results During December with Platform Investors Financing €18.3M in Loans

EstateGuru, an Estonia-based peer to peer lender facilitating secured loans, has revealed that it closed 2020 with solid results and performance in December during which the platform’s investors financed a total of €18.3 million worth of loans. EstateGuru confirmed in its loan portfolio overview for… Read More

Nearly €400M Invested via European P2P Lending Platform Bondora, with Almost €50M in Returns Paid to Investors in Past 12 Years: Report

Bondora, a European peer to peer (P2P) lending platform, acknowledges that 2020 was a “rollercoaster ride,” but they’re pleased to confirm that they ended the year off “on a high.” Bondora recently revealed that its December 2o20 investments reached €7,043,525.00— which was reportedly the 4th… Read More

Malaysia based P2P Financing Platform microLEAP Acquires $800,000 in Capital to Expand Business Operations

Malaysia-based microLEAP, a platform that provides conventional and Islamic or Shariah-compliant peer-to-peer (P2P) financing options, has acquired RM 3.25 million (appr. $800,000) in capital. The platform’s investment round consists of RM 1.25 million in equity and a RM 2 million advance. The funds raised will… Read More

P2P Lending Platform Blend Network Investor Says Housing or Real Estate is Really Important to UK Economy and for Financial Well-Being

The team at Blend Network, an online peer to peer (P2P) property lending platform, recently shared comments and feedback from one of their lenders. UK-based Blend Network notes that a platform lender (investor) “Maria,” has spent most of her career working in management roles and… Read More

Linked Finance Becomes Ireland’s First Non-Bank Lender to be Added to Country’s COVID Credit Guarantee Scheme

Linked Finance, an Ireland-based peer to peer lender, has reportedly been added to the country’s COVID-19 credit guarantee scheme. Notably, the P2P platform is the country’s first non-bank lender to be included. Linked Finance, which is one of Ireland’s largest P2P lending platforms, is now… Read More

European P2P Lender Bondora Reveals that 52,000 New Investors Joined Platform, Records 3rd Year of Profitability

Peer to peer lending platform Bondora has shared its top highlights for this year. The P2P lender notes that 2020 has turned out “quite differently than many of us expected.” While we all faced many different challenges due to COVID-19, Bondora says it has had… Read More

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