Alternative Finance

State Street Announces New Partnership With iCapital Network

State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) today announced it has entered into a new partnership with iCapital Network[1], the financial technology platform setting the industry standard for delivering access and efficiency in alternative investing. Read more »

Robo.cash doubles funding volumes in 2019

The fully automated P2P lending platform Robo.cash has summed up the results of its operation in the previous year. For the whole time, the platform has financed €140 million of loans. Out of them, €80 million were funded in 2019. Compared to 2018, it was a double increase in the financing volumes on Robo.cash.     Read more »

Robo.cash suspends investment into the loans of Robocash Finance Corp.

Securities and Exchange Commission in Philippines (SEC) has issued a press release that it has stripped Robocash Finance Corp.’s (Company) authority to operate as a financing company for running several branches without the necessary license. The Corporate Governance and Finance Department (CGFD) of the SEC issued the order of revocation on 12 December 2019 after establishing that Robocash violated the Implementing Rules and Regulations of... more Read more »

Robocash attracts European P2P investments for Singapore

The fintech holding Robocash Group has just integrated its in-house P2P lending platform Robo.cash in Europe with its Singaporean company Robocash PTE. LTD. The latter will provide the European P2P investors with an opportunity to invest in the business development of the group in Southeast Asia. Moreover, this is the first opportunity in Europe to invest in Singapore through a P2P lending platform.   Read more »

5 ways that digital technology can help small businesses

5 ways that digital technology can help small businesses Technology is growing fast and ever-changing. Processes are becoming more efficient and many companies are reaping the rewards through increased efficiency and better system monitoring. It is not just large businesses that can benefit. Here are 5 ways in which digital technology can help small businesses. Time tracking Read more »

Investors’ confidence in P2P lending is growing in Europe

According to a survey by the platform Robo.cash, 64.9% of the European P2P investors have full confidence in P2P lending. Remarkably, 52.3% of respondents mentioned that P2P loans take a considerable share of their investment portfolio - over 25%.   Read more »

Online banking, payments and money transfers are TOP-3 fintech products used by P2P investors

These are the findings of the P2P platform Robo.cash based on a survey among European P2P investors. Respondents show positive attitude towards digital services in general, which in large part is due to the age aspect. Most of them are Millennials and Gen Z who have grown together with the digital environment.      Read more »

Robocash Group reached the milestone of $ 500 million issued loans

In the third quarter of 2019, the cumulative volume of consumer financing granted by lending companies of the financial holding Robocash Group amounted to $ 500 million. The group continued to strengthen its position in the Asian market. Read more »

Every eighth P2P investor in Europe spends the most on travelling

Along with everyday expenses, such as housing and food, European investors spend a lot on trips. Thus, travelling is the largest expense in the budget for 12.3% of them. These are the findings of a recent survey conducted by the P2P platform Robo.cash.   Read more »

More than a third of European p2p investors prefer active lifestyle

According to the analysts of the company, the tendency of investors to do sport is explained by their intention to keep a healthy lifestyle. The results of another survey conducted by Robo.cash earlier this year confirm the assumptions. The largest number of P2P investors (37.7%) then called health their life priority. Also, the majority of respondents said expenses for health take only a small share of their budget, which suggests that they... more Read more »

P2P lending in Spain is gaining momentum

A study conducted by the P2P platform Robo.cash has shown that the number of search requests associated with P2P lending in Spain grew from 9,400 in July 2015 to 12,000 in June 2019. A significant increase of the queries in 2017 with a peak in March correlates with the growth of Spanish alternative finance market by 23% compared to 2016.    Read more »

Popularity of P2P lending in Germany has increased 6.5 times since 2015

These are the findings of a study conducted by the European P2P platform Robo.cash with the help of search analytics services. Thus, in August 2015, the monthly number of requests related to P2P lending in the country was less than 1,000, and in January 2019, it reached 6,550. Read more »

Interest in P2P lending is growing steadily in Eastern Europe

Analysts of the P2P platform Robo.cash have studied the search activity associated with P2P lending in Europe. The results show that its relative popularity is nearly 5 times greater in Western than in Eastern Europe. Remarkably, while the interest in this segment in the East has been increasing steadily, it has remained almost the same in the West. Rapidly growing volumes of the East European market confirm the tendency - from 2015 to 2017 they... more Read more »

Lending specialist B-North appoints British Business Bank founding Chair

B-North, the Manchester-based firm building an SME lending bank for the UK, has announced the appointment of Ron Emerson CBE as its Chairman, effective from 16 September. Ron was the founding Chairman of the British Business Bank (BBB), the UK government's economic development bank aimed at improving access to finance for the small and mid-sized business sector. Read more »

60% of European investors learn to manage finances on their own

A survey by the European P2P platform Robo.cash showed that 60.4% of P2P investors gain knowledge in finance on their own. In overall, 89.2% of respondents have some form of financial background, which allows them to make informed investment decisions independently.   Read more »

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