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Mintos Explains how Mexico Is Different from European Lending Markets, Platform Plans to Onboard More Mexican Lenders

After carrying out its market overviews for developing Asian countries like Uzbekistan, P2P lending marketplace Mintos has now shared key insights about Mexico. The Mintos team has carefully examined the overall picture of Mexican markets, as well as covering how the nation and the local… Read More

P2P Investor Explains why we Should Still Consider Investing in Peer to Peer Loans Offered by Bondora, Others

European P2P lending platform Bondora recently looked into whether there are any arguments in favor of “still investing” in loans offered via peer to peer platforms this year. As stated in a blog post on the Bondora website, we should still consider investing in P2P… Read More

Blend Network Says its Strategy of Funding £100-200k Flats or £200-400k Houses has Been Effective, and Might Be Even More Relevant Now

The team at UK-based Blend Network, an online P2P lender, notes that after a “short-lived” slowdown, the United Kingdom annual house price growth managed to recover with “renewed vigor” in February 2021. Blend Network writes in a blog post that January 2021 saw price growth… Read More

Latvian P2P Lender Grupeer Reveals it has Received Some “Positive” News from Legal Team

Latvian P2P lender Grupeer reveals that they’ve received some “positive” news from their legal team (on March 31, 2021). According to Grupeer, this is a time to be “cautiously optimistic.” The Grupeer team writes in a blog post that they had begun legal enforcement proceedings… Read More

UK based P2P Lender Proplend Introduces AutoLend 2, a New Feature Allowing Users to Turn Investing Activities On or Off

UK-based P2P lender Proplend has introduced AutoLend 2, a new product that provides lenders the option to turn their investing activities on or off. The P2P property lending platform is offering an auto-investing option called Always On and a manual investment product referred to as… Read More

Ireland’s P2P Lender Linked Finance Reports Issuing €7M in Loans via Government’s Credit Guarantee Scheme

Ireland’s P2P lending platform, Linked Finance, recently welcomed the government’s extension of its €2 billion credit guarantee scheme. The Linked Finance team also confirmed that it has issued €7 million in loans through the scheme (to date). Linked Finance is proud to have provided over… Read More

European Online Lending Marketplace Mintos Releases Updated Risk Scores for Loans

Peer-to-peer lending marketplace Mintos has shared its platform Risk Score update – which is based on monitoring and evaluating data from the last quarter of 2020. On the Mintos Risk Score updates page, you’ll find key information regarding any changes made to Mintos Risk Scores… Read More

Marketplace Lender Prosper Releases Quarterly Investor Update, Borrower Rates on Platform Higher than Pre-Pandemic Levels

Prosper, a peer-to-peer lending company that connects borrowers and investors with over $17B in loans issued via its platform, recently shared their Quarterly Investor Update – Q1 2021. Ashish Gupta, the Chief Credit Officer at Prosper Marketplace, writes in a blog post that the company… Read More

European P2P Lender Bondora Reports Solid 17.4% Return Rate for Second Consecutive Month

European peer to peer lending platform Bondora confirmed in a blog post on March 19, 2020, that its performance remained steady during the month of February 2021. While commenting on its annual performance, Bondora notes that the return rate remained steady at 17.4% for the… Read More

UK’s Asset-backed P2P Lender Ablrate Reports Third Year of Profitability, Platform Generated £93,000 in Profits in Latest FY

Asset-backed lending platform Ablrate has recorded its largest full financial year (FY) profits to date, even though there was a significant decline in turnover following the COVID-19 outbreak. As first reported by P2P Finance News, Ablrate’s owner, Aviation and Tech Capital, reveals that the P2P… Read More

Marketplace Lender Prosper Reports 81% Originations Rated AA-B, Avg Loan Size was $13k, Avg Borrower Income $103k for Feb 2021

Prosper, a peer-to-peer lending company that connects borrowers and investors with over $17B in loans issued via its platform, recently shared their performance data from the Prosper Portfolio for the month of February 2021. Key highlights from the report are as follows: In February 2021,… Read More

Yann Murciano, CEO at Blend Network, Reveals Why He Launched UK-based P2P Online Lending Platform

The team at UK-based Blend Network, an online P2P lender, notes that today’s “online” or digital world has made it easy for us to engage in e-commerce, work online or remotely, and even make investments via Internet-based platforms. Blend Network confirms that they’ll be conducting… Read More

EstateGuru Reports €320.2M in Total Financed Loans Since 2014, 7.7% Default Rate but No Expected Capital Loss

EstateGuru, an Estonia-based peer-to-peer lender facilitating secured loans, has released its loan portfolio overview report for the month of February 2021. EstateGuru reports that in February, they continued to apply their “proactive” business model, and this led to the financed loan amount exceeding €10M (again),… Read More

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

Latvian P2P Lender Grupeer Reports that they’ve Prepared Most of the Paperwork to Begin Legal Enforcement of Collecting Loans

Latvia-based peer to peer (P2P) lender Grupeer noted on February 19, 2021 that last year, they had informed everyone that they were planning to “aggressively” pursue claims against the Loan Originators that were in default. Grupeer confirmed that they had prepared “most of the necessary… 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

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