Peer-to-Peer

Mar
01

Zopa to move into secured lending

ZOPA is looking to expand into the secured auto finance space, where it sees an opportunity to grow its borrower base. The peer-to-peer lending platform, which usually specialises in unsecured consumer loans, said it sees strong potential in the secured car finance sector as there are healthy levels of demand but typically a poor customer […]

By Reposted by International FinTech | Borrowing . FinTech . Investing . Lending . Peer-to-Peer
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Feb
24

P2P Bitcoin lender Bitbond raises $1.2 million in new funding

Peer-to-peer bitcoin loan market Bitbond has raised $1.2m in new funding. The web platform, which connects lenders and borrowers to facilitate the distribution of loans denominated in bitcoin, received the new funding largely from a group of angel investors, some of whom already have stakes in the startup. The round was led by Şekip Can […]

By Reposted by International FinTech | Bitcoin . Borrowing . FinTech . Investing . Lending . Peer-to-Peer . Venture Capital
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Feb
23

Plum announces partnership with Ratesetter

Plum, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered Facebook chatbot which allows consumers to start saving and investing without any effort, today announces its partnership with RateSetter. Plum’s smart algorithm understands spending patterns and identifies income and bills to create a unique profile for its users. It calculates the amount to save or invest and automatically transfers […]

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Feb
23

Zopa named Best Personal Loan Provider & Best Alternative Finance Provider at the 2017 British Bank Awards

Zopa, the UK’s very first peer to peer lending platform, announced on Monday it was named Best Personal Loan Provider & Best Alternative Finance Provider at the 2017 British Bank Awards. The online lender revealed in a blog post: “We’re excited to announce we’ve been named both the Best Personal Loan Provider and the Best […]

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Feb
23

Australia weathers fintech slump

Global investment in fintech companies almost halved last year as “froth” comes out of the burgeoning industry and investors wait to see if they can successfully disrupt incumbents such as banks and insurers, according to a new report. Fintech investment funding declined to $US24.7 billion ($32.17bn) last year from a bumper $US46.7bn in 2015, driven […]

By Reposted by International FinTech | FinTech . Lending . Payments . Peer-to-Peer . Venture Capital
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Feb
22

LandlordInvest’s Innovative Finance ISA is now flexible

LandlordInvest, having recently launched the first residential mortgage-backed IFISA, has made its IFISA flexible. Flexible ISA means that an investor can replace, in whole or in part, cash the investor has withdrawn, without the replacement counting towards the investor’s subscription limit for a tax year. The flexible ISA was only introduced in the current year […]

By International FinTech | Borrowing . FinTech . Investing . Lending . Mortgage . Peer-to-Peer
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Feb
22

Funding Circle hits £2bn milestone

Funding Circle became the second UK peer-to-peer lender to hit the £2bn milestone yesterday, as research showed that the sector had a strong start to the year. Funding Circle’s UK division has now lent £2bn to small businesses, the platform said on its Twitter account on Monday. The platform, which also has operations in the […]

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Feb
13

Australian FinTech launches International FinTech platform

The team behind the highly successful AustralianFinTech.com.au, this week launch their International platform, InternationalFinTech.com, aimed at connecting the FinTech industry on a global scale. Founder and CEO, Cameron Dart, says International FinTech has been born on the back of the highly successful Australian FinTech platform and growing demand from the global community to have a […]

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