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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

Unique P2P Lender Folk2Folk Says it Will Top £1 Million Profit for Fiscal Year

Folk2Folk, a unique peer-to-peer lender serving SMEs that operates multiple physical locations, has announced it expects to turn a seven-figure profit for its 2020 financial year. According to Folk2Folk, the anticipated profit of around £1 million is a significant increase from the company’s pre-tax profit… Read More

creditshelf’s Co-Founders Dr. Tim Thabe and Dr. Daniel Bartsch See Management Contract Extended through 2023

creditshelf Aktiengesellschaf has announced that its management board has renewed contracts with the Fintech’s c0-founders Dr. Tim Thabe and Dr. Daniel Bartsch. Thabe and Bartsch will continue to run the company until at least the end of 2023. Simultaneously, Dr. Mark Währisch is said to… Read More

P2P Platform Reports that Gold, Crypto, Followed by P2P Loans are Top Assets for 2021

Robo.cash, a peer-to-peer lending marketplace, says the top asset classes for investing in 2021 are gold, crypto followed by peer to peer loans. Robo.cash says that researchers analyzed 10 popular assets and ranked them in 7 different criteria. All assets were given a score of… Read More

P2P Lending Platform Loanpad Set to Close Seedrs Campaign With More Than £420,000 Raised

  Loanpad, a UK-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with more than £420,000 raised. The funding round, which launched last month, originally sought to raise £250,000. It has so far attracted more than 360 Seedrs investors. Founded in 2015,… Read More

4thWay Report: Investors in a Diversified Basket of Peer-to-Peer IFISAs Made Solid Returns

4thWay, an independent ratings agency for the peer-to-peer lending industry, is out with a report on the performance of P2P investing over the past 15 years. The company states that all 15 years of activity have been profitable for investors even during the Great Recession… Read More

Folk2Folk Says IFISA is Experiencing Ongoing Growth

Peer-to-peer lender Folk2Folk says they are experiencing ongoing inflows for its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) – a tax-free retirement savings account. Launched in July 2017, the IFISA has reportedly seen year-on-year growth attracting a cumulative total of more than £26 million in ISA funds. Inflows… Read More

Asia: P2P Lending Investment Outlook for HNWIs and Institutional Investors

The ASEAN economy is expected to become the fourth-largest economy in the world by 2030, growing at a pace of over 5% per year. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are the biggest contributors to this regional growth — they account for between 89% and 99%… 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

Saudi P2P Lending Platform Raqamyah Raises $2.3 million Through Latest Investment Round Led By Impact46

      Raqamyah, a Saudi-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform operating under Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) Sandbox environment, has reportedly raised $2.3 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Impact46 with participation from Vision Ventures, Mad’a Investment, Alyusur Company, Fadeed Investment,… Read More

Peer to Peer Lender Folk2Folk Adds More Brokers

Peer to peer lender Folk2Folk says it has increased the size of its brokerage partners. According to the company, this has resulted in several adjustments within the firm, including an expansion of its South West focus to become a national lender, accepting deals from across… Read More

P2P Lender Linked Finance Selects New CEO, Reports Over €3 Million in First Month as Covid-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme Lender

Linked Finance has appointed Niall O’Grady as the new CEO, according to a note from the company. O’Grady is expected to lead the business through its next stage of growth as the peer to peer lender reports €3 million in lending funded in the first… 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

TWINO Reports Net Profit of €5.8 Million for 2019

TWINO, a Latvia based peer to peer lender, is reporting €5.8 million in net profit for 2019. According to the company, TWINO Group earned €8.3 million in net income or a net profit of € 5.8 million “enhanced” by € 2.5 million  in “other comprehensive… Read More

UK based Marketplace Lender Growth Street Says All its Platform Investors to Get their Money Back, as Company Winds Down Operations

UK-based marketplace lender Growth Street revealed on Tuesday (January 12, 2020) that all of its platform investors would be getting their funds back, as the company continues to wind down its operations (while still being solvent).  Kim Goetzke, COO at Growth Street, noted that returning… Read More

Indonesian Peer-to-Peer Lender Alami Reportedly in Talks to Finalize More Than $10 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By AC Ventures

ALAMI, an Indonesia-based peer-to-peer lender, has reportedly finalized more than $10 million through its Series A funding round. According to DealStreetAsia, the investment round was led by AC Ventures. Founded in 2017, ALAMI describes itself as a peer-to-peer finance platform that connects funders to SMEs. “We… Read More

How the Regulatory Framework for Crowdfunding Platforms in Southeast Asia will Benefit SMEs and Investors

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has come a long way since its early days as a casual crowdfunding platform. Today, individual borrowers and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can access loans without the hassle of going through banks and lengthy financial assessments. Still, P2P lending is a… Read More

RateSetter to Reportedly No Longer Process New Transfer-in ISAs Requests From Other Providers; No New IFISA Accounts Will be Opened for Existing Customers

  RateSetter, a leading UK based peer to peer lender, is reportedly telling investors that starting at the end of January 2021, it will no longer process any new transfer-in ISAs requests from other providers. According to P2PFinance News, the online lender stated it will… Read More

Robo.cash Reports €200 Million in Funded Loans

Peer to peer lending marketplace Robo.cash is reporting that it topped €200 million in funded loans during the month of December. In November, Robo.cash says it set a record of €9.2 million funded in a month. According to the company, during the summer investment volume… Read More

Samsung Invests in Funding Societies, a Marketplace Lending Platform

Funding Societies has received an investment from Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, according to a note from the Fintech.  Details on the investment were not disclosed. Samsung Venture is an investment arm of the South Korean conglomerate, Samsung Group, and has been an active investor in… Read More

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