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Finland’s Fellow Finance is following in Zopa’s footsteps, shutting down its P2P lending business to focus exclusively on a new banking operation. The loan-based peer-to-peer crowdfunding and lending platform is merging with Evli Bank to create Fellow Bank. Set to open as a new digitally-enabled lender in April, Fellow Finance will offer customers the option …

In its attempt to bridge the gap between the traditional art market and new digital asset classes, lending start-up NFT Arcade announced on Wednesday it had raised $ 15 million in Series A funding to develop its platform. fungible token financialization, or NFT. Funding came from eight investment firms, including Pantera Capital, Castle Island Ventures …

In its bid to bridge the gap between the traditional art market and new digital asset classes, lending startup NFT Arcade announced on Wednesday that it has raised $15 million in Series A funding for develop its platform in the financialization of high-value assets, non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. Funding came from eight investment firms, including …

DUBLIN, December 17, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – The report “Global Digital Lending Platforms Market, 2021-2028” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global digital lending platform market size is projected to reach USD 26.08 billion by 2028, registering a CAGR of 24.0% from 2021 to 2028 Digitization is emerging as the most popular strategy pursued …

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The report “Global Digital Lending Platforms Market, 2021-2028” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global digital lending platform market size is projected to reach USD 26.08 billion by 2028, registering a CAGR of 24.0% from 2021 to 2028 Digitization is emerging as the most popular strategy pursued by financial …

Dublin, December 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The report “Global Digital Lending Platforms Market, 2021-2028” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global digital lending platform market size is projected to reach USD 26.08 billion by 2028, registering a CAGR of 24.0% from 2021 to 2028 Digitization is emerging as the most popular strategy pursued …

LenDenClub aims to grow with a 5-fold increase in disbursements over the next 18 months Investors include Kunal Shah, Alok Bansal and Hardik Pandya As of August 2019, he had raised $ 1.5 million as part of his pre-Series A round Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending startup LenDenClub raised $ 10 million in a Series A round …

European peer-to-peer lending platform Robo.cash will update its interest rates on short-term loans from November 25. The new interest rates on short-term loans up to 30 days will be 10%, 10.5% for loans of 31 to 60 days and 11% for loans of 61 to 90 days. Then from 91 to 180 days the interest …

Croatian peer-to-peer lender Robo.cash shared company statistics, which highlight the social and geographic changes of investors and their response to the growing potential of the market. The Robo.cash platform has “significantly expanded its active investor base in 2021, representing growth of over 70%,” the company revealed. In addition to engaging a larger user base, Robo.cash …

BENGALURU: Peer-to-peer lending platform Finzy raised $ 2 million in a funding round, the company said. Finzy is currently seeking to raise $ 10 million as part of its Series A round. The company has not disclosed the names of the investors. The funds will be used to bolster its technology and improve product offerings …

According to Footprint, the number of platforms in the DeFi lending category increased by 263% to 69 since December 2020, setting a record TVL of $48.44 billion, representing 21.04% of the whole. TVLs from all DeFi platforms and networks. TVL of different categories (data source: Footprint Analytics) The most prominent lending platforms to have emerged …

The regulations have crippled many peer-to-peer lenders in China. Hopefully, the health and emergency services industry better serves the new company and its shareholders. With the health of stocks at stake, the company formerly known as China Rapid Finance Ltd completed an “asset injection” in late July with Yao Bao Two Ltd., the parent company …

Drapers 30 Under 30 alumnus Eshita Kabra-Davies, founder of fashion rental app By Rotation, reveals how her app surpassed 100,000 downloads, achieved sky-high revenue growth and turned a side business into a six-figure business – all in less than two years. As children we are all taught the importance of sharing, but somewhere along the …

The peer-to-peer (P2P) market volumes for the first 8 months of this year are comparable to the GDP of Maldives and Fiji, according to an update from the Croatian P2P lender. Robo.cash. The number of P2P investors would be greater than the population of 52 countries around the world. Analysts at European investment platform Robo.cash …

Digital Lending Platforms Market Allied Market Research has released a new report titled “Digital Lending Platform Market by Component (Software & Service), Deployment Model (On-Premises & Cloud), Type (Decision Automation, Collection & Retrieval, Loan Processing, Management) risk and compliance, and others) and industry verticals (banks, insurance companies, credit unions, savings and loan associations, peer-to-peer lending …

For small business owners, borrowing money without the hassle of going through a bank is ideal. Banks have extensive eligibility requirements, and even if you’re approved, it can take a long time to get the money. Business owners and entrepreneurs who don’t have good credit may find it especially difficult to get approved, even if …

Plend, a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending startup, said on Monday it had secured £ 700,000 in pre-seed funding. While P2P loans are more common in the United States, fintech is the first to introduce the concept of a social lending platform – a market where users can support each other with credit – in the UK. …

Enable social consensus and DAO governance on the banking ecosystem BankSocial leverages blockchain technology to adopt governance for all community members and implements DAO in support of social consensus lending Governance and the development of a decentralized autonomous organization are essential steps in placing the power of decentralized finance in the hands of our token …

Square, the credit card processing company run by Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, has announced plans to acquire Afterpay, the Australian buy-now-pay-tard (BNPL) company for $ 29 billion. Afterpay offers buyers the option of purchasing goods and services with four bi-monthly payments. Merchants pay a commission for each Afterpay sale, often at higher rates than those …

Metro Bank announced a 256% increase in the volume of its consumer credit business between the first half of 2020 and the first half of 2021, thanks to the bank’s acquisition of the peer-to-peer lending platform RateSetter l ‘last year. According to Metro Bank’s latest financial update, £ 704million was provided through consumer loans in …

Starling Bank chief executive Anne Boden said the challenger bank is now in a good position to buy another lender and has avoided the need for tech visas as there is already a lot of talent in the UK. The challenger bank, which has funding partnerships with peer-to-peer lenders Funding Circle and Zopa, announced earlier …

Lufax Holding Ltd. appears to have come out unscathed from its decision to exit the scandal-prone and heavy-regulatory peer lending business as it posted healthy fourth quarter earnings growth. The fintech player, backed by financial conglomerate Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd., focused on wealth management after choosing to leave the peer-to-peer lending …

The Indonesian Financial Services Authority, known as OJK, has identified and blocked nearly 300 illegal peer-to-peer lending platforms, including a cryptocurrency company. According to Nikkei, OJK’s investment alert unit has partnered with the IT ministry and local police to launch a crackdown on unlicensed FinTech platforms. Investigations revealed that most of the unregistered lending platforms …

Lu Lindi became an avid online shopper during China’s coronavirus lockdown earlier this year, using the Alipay app on his smartphone to pay for everything from powdered milk to Chinese medicines. But the 54-year-old didn’t realize for weeks that instead of debiting his account, Alipay was actually funding his shopping spree by issuing him a …

Cash App, Square Inc.’s mobile payment app, has launched a pilot program to offer short-term loans of up to $ 200, TechCrunch reported. “We are always testing new features in Cash App and recently started testing the ability to borrow money with approximately 1,000 customers,” a Cash App spokesperson said in a statement. “We look …

Author: Jennifer Chan With the health of stocks at stake, the company formerly known as China Rapid Finance Ltd completed an “asset injection” in late July with Yao Bao Two Ltd., the parent company of SOS Information Technology. The “new” company, which trades under the symbol (NYSE: SOS), now focuses on the healthcare and emergency …

The Fintech company 5paisa.com has launched “5paisa Loans”, a peer-to-peer lending platform where you can lend between 500 and 50 lakh to several borrowers and earn interest of up to 36% per year. 5paisa Loans, an RBI-registered NBFC, aims to address the short-term cash flow needs of borrowers from all walks of life, while giving …

From left to right: Miss Onyinyechukwuka Okonji (Chief Marketing Officer), Mr. Tunde Akin-Moses (Chief Executive Officer) and Mr. Mayowa Adeosun (Chief Operating Officer), all from Sycamore By Kingsley Adegboye To face the difficult and tedious process of financial empowerment, Sycamore.ng is poised to advance the credit culture in Nigeria, providing secured loans to individuals, micro, …

BEIJING — China’s peer-to-peer lending industry, once the world’s number one, is at the end of its rope. The entrepreneurs hoped to fill a loophole in China’s financial system ignored by state-backed banks. Thousands of peer lenders have thrived, raising funds from small investors and providing credit to family restaurants, parents with tuition to pay, …

Lenmo, an alternative lender that is a marketplace for investors to fund loans on an app, is raising up to $ 3 million on SeedInvest. Lenmo is a low dollar lender who will provide credit when banks decline, accepting subprime borrowers – ostensibly at a better rate than some other lenders. For borrowers, you choose …

Julo, a peer-to-peer lending platform in Indonesia, said on Wednesday it has increased its $ 5 million Series A raise to $ 15 million as it seeks to expand its business in the key market of South East Asia. The $ 10 million Round A2 round for the Jakarta-based startup was led by Quona Capital, …

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Fintech Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story and other information each morning, click here. Lufax, one of the largest Chinese fintechs, is considering exiting the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending business, through Reuters citing sources with direct knowledge of the matter. Business Insider …

Sources say Paytm has registered with Reserve Bank of India to operate P2P lending platform The subjectsPayment | P2p loan | Clix Capital Clix Capital is in advanced talks with One97 Communications, which controls Paytm, for a strategic stake in its peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform. AION Capital, which owns an 85 percent stake in Clix …

Sufficient capital is necessary for the proper functioning of any business. However, various small business entrepreneurs find it difficult to obtain loans. Although there are various MSME financing programs and platforms for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, not all entrepreneurs are able to obtain low-interest, collateral-free loans. With the rise of fintech platforms, obtaining business …

The Manchester-based House Crowd has surpassed £ 100million in capital invested through its platform. The peer-to-peer lending platform allows people to invest in secured home loans. “I am delighted to cross the £ 100million mark,” said Frazer Fearnhead, CEO of The House Crowd. “This shows that our investors have confidence in our mission to generate …

Investment opportunities have become more advanced with the introduction of peer-to-peer lending and Malaysia has no shortage of P2P lending platforms. In this article, I compared the work of two lending platforms (Fundaztic and Funding Societies) and their benefits. As a newbie who has just started to dive into the world of investing with my …

Zopa, the UK peer-to-peer lending company that aims to become a bank, has obtained a banking license from UK financial regulators, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA). The company wants to expand beyond P2P loans and investments to offer things like savings accounts and credit cards. Technically, however, this is …

Obtaining a banking license and then launching a real new retail bank requires capital. Lots of capital. Enter Zopa, the British peer-to-peer lending company that wants to become a bank, which today announces that it has closed £ 60million in additional funding. Only £ 16million is actually new New money, already having disclosed £ 44million …

Tima has 23,775 lenders and 2,133,405 borrowers on its platforms. – Photo Tima News from Viet Nam HÀ NỘI – Tima, Việt Nam’s financial center and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform, has raised US $ 3 million in Series B funding from Belt Road Capital Management (BRCM), a Greater Mekong-focused private equity fund, Tima said on …

Editor’s ChoiceAlternative loans This decision brings the number of members of the organization down to nine. CrowdProperty has become the newest member of P2PFA, the UK’s leading peer-to-peer lending industry. P2PFA was originally set up by founding members Funding Circle and Zopa to help lobby the government for industry-specific peer-to-peer regulation. CrowdProperty, specializing in property-backed …

Walnut founders Patanjali Somayaji and Amit Bhor will join the management team Approximately 35 Walnut employees will also join Capital Float Capital Float wants to increase its total assets under management to $ 717.4 million within a year Amazon and Sequoia-backed online lending platform India Capital Float has acquired personal finance management start-up Walnut for …

Alternative loansSavings and investment Lendingblock co-founder Steve Swain talks to AltFi about his plans for the exchange. Lendingblock co-founder Steve Swain (pictured) talks to AltFi about his plans for the exchange. Many of the hottest companies in the blockchain and cryptocurrency world are ‘choice and shovel’ companies – those that are concerned with supporting the …

Square‘s (NYSE: SQ) the core business is making credit and debit card transactions easier for small businesses, but the business isn’t just limited to that. A relatively new part of Square’s small business ecosystem is its Square Capital lending platform, which has grown 68% in the past year alone and may only scratch the surface …

Rupaiya Exchange, a P2P lending platform, was launched a year ago with the aim of facilitating the shared economy and lending in India. Kumar, 32, was looking to buy a used two-wheeler. Although he had many options, he was short of Rs 20,000. So he resorted to the one thing he was sure he could …

A former Minister of Transportation came to the county to cut the ribbon for a new head office for a peer-to-peer lending company. Stephen Hammond, who is the MP for Wimbledon, has been invited by Gravesham MP Adam Holloway to officially open the new Kuflink group base. It has moved into the old 4,500 square …

FRANKFURT, June 21 (Reuters) – Germany’s Commerzbank has launched a peer-to-peer lending platform to match small businesses seeking finance with institutional clients seeking better returns on their investment. The service will allow small businesses to borrow up to 10 million euros ($ 11.3 million) with maturities of up to five years, Germany’s second-largest lender said …

Last week, BetaKit wrote about Toronto-based FinTech startup Lending Loop’s decision to voluntarily suspend new loan applications on its platform. The company, which describes itself as Canada’s first and only peer-to-peer lending marketplace for small and medium-sized businesses, has also begun talks with unnamed securities regulators. The company previously told the Financial Post that …

Some Harmoney investors complain about a lack of transparency. Photo / Getty Images Some people are unhappy with the billing model of peer-to-peer companies. Investors fall in love with New Zealand’s leading peer-to-peer (P2P) lender. Harmoney was launched last year and investors have appreciated the opportunity to earn higher returns than bank loans. But many …

Mohamed El-Erian YouTube / TEDx conferences Mohamed El-Erian is entering the peer-to-peer lending sector. The former PIMCO CEO is the main investor in the first $ 12 million fundraiser for a new Orange County-based peer-to-peer lending company called Payoff, according to the Financial Time. Payoff says it will grant loans online more efficiently than traditional …

Confirming our previous report, peer-to-peer lender Social Finance said it closed $ 80 million in new financing as it looked to expand its lending operations to mortgages and personal loans. The new round was led by the hedge fund Discovery capital management and included engagements from Wicklow Capital and billionaire investor Peter Thiel – who …

Small businesses have been called the lifeblood of our economy, and today a financial services startup has secured significant funding to help it run better. Funding Circle, a UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform that allows individuals and institutions to lend money to small businesses, has secured $ 37 million in funding. At the same time, it …

John Shinal, USA Special TODAY | USA TODAY SAN FRANCISCO – In the brief history of the Internet, the global network has yet to meet a large retail industry from which it cannot extract much value. Think about how we all bought music, books, movies, fashion, and travel services. Today, these industries provide a large …