Alternative Finance

Wolters Kluwer’s Lien Solution Launches Portfolio Sync

Wolters Kluwer’s Lien Solutions has launched Portfolio Sync, a first-of-its-kind lien management solution designed for lenders who use multiple methods of submitting Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) filings. Read more »

BANKEX, Fusion Foundation to Provide Digital Funding Platform for SMEs

Fusion Foundation, the non-profit open source organization building the next ge Read more »

P2P Investors Increase the Investment Size by 30% After the First Month

The European P2P platform Robo.cash has analyzed the average investment made within the first months of investing. The results show that the average investment increases by 30% after the first month of investing on the platform and by another 10% - after the second one. Read more »

Trade Ledger wins place in the inaugural Hong Kong-UK FinTech Bridge Program

 The world’s first open banking business lending platform, Trade Ledger, has won a place in the inaugural Hong Kong-UK FinTech Bridge Program announced last night (29th April 2019) at a special event hosted at Mansion House by the Lord Mayor of London.  In just three years Trade Ledger has established its ground-breaking business lending platform on three continents. This latest achievement means Trade Ledger is the first global technology... more Read more »

Esme Loans Hits £50 Million of Lending to UK Businesses

Esme Loans, the standalone digital lending platform for SMEs and scale up businesses has today announced that it has now lent over £50million to UK businesses. The lender has seen a continued period of strong growth in the run up to today’s announcement, following an uplift in lending of 337% between 2017 and 2018. Read more »

TurnKey Lender Receives an Accreditation From IMDA Singapore

TurnKey Lender, the market’s leading provider of lending automation solutions and services, has received accreditation from IMDA Singapore - a statutory board in the Singapore government. The Accreditation@SGD program is focused on accelerating the growth of innovative technology companies by selecting the best ones and helping them establish credibility in the eyes of local and international partners. Read more »

Assetz Capital springs into ISA season with new 2% cashback offer

Assetz Capital is kicking off the new ISA season by boosting returns for new and existing investors with up to 2% cashback on all new investments. Terms and conditions apply. To benefit from the cashback offer, users simply have to lend new funds through any of the peer-to-peer business lender’s investment accounts between 6th April and 31st May 2019. Read more »

Esme Loans to begin offering loans to sole traders

Digital lending platform Esme Loans, has today announced that it will now offer its loans to UK businesses operating as sole traders. Under its extended proposition, sole traders will be able to obtain loans from £25,500 - £150,000, for up to five years. Read more »

TurnKey Lender Launches Psychometrics: the New Word in Credit Decisioning

TurnKey Lender, a provider of intelligent lending automation, decision management, and risk mitigation solutions, announces the launch of a new app called TurnKey Lender Psychometrics. It allows lenders worldwide to safely evaluate borrowers even in cases when there’s no access to their credit history, bank accounts or other relevant personal data.  Read more »

Kontomatik enters Southeast Asian market

Kontomatik starts operating in the Philippines and Indonesia, with further expansion plans in the SEA region, as the first Polish company delivering new data source for alternative credit scoring based on financial transaction data to consumer finance and micro-lending companies in SEA. Read more »

FICO Survey: UK Car Buyers Shifting Toward Online Financing

Car buyers in the UK are finding more of their financing online. That data comes from the second annual survey on auto financing conducted by leading analytic software firm FICO, which showed that: Read more »

TurnKey Lender partners with Refinitiv

TurnKey Lender, an award-winning provider of decision management and lending automation solutions for lenders, has signed a partnership agreement with global financial data provider Refinitiv – formerly the Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters. As the teams cooperate to develop global cross-promotional marketing and sales campaigns both companies expect to see significant benefits for their clients. The ultimate goal of the partnership... more Read more »

Fintech helps the informally employed to access to finance

The real scale of informal employment in developing countries is incomparably higher than the volume of goods and services produced in the informal sector. The longer traditional methods of assessing the real earnings of the population fall behind, the more customers alternative lending can expect, found Robocash Group.   Read more »

Esme Loans teams up with Microsoft to accelerate growth

Esme Loans, the end to end digital lending platform that provides unsecured business loans between £10,000 - £150,000 has today announced that it has enlisted Microsoft to build a new cloud based data warehouse, enabling the lender to make faster and better targeted lending decisions and to provide automated service assisted by artificial intelligence (AI). Read more »

P2P lender Beehive raises $4 million

Beehive, MENA's leading peer to peer lending platform, has secured $4m of follow on investment from Riyad TAQNIA Fund (RTF) as part of a Series B funding round.  This latest round brings the total raised by Beehive to $15.5m since its launch. Craig Moore, Beehive Founder and CEO said, "This investment is testament to the success of the Beehive digital model and demonstrates RTF's continued commitment to our growth. The investment will help us... more Read more »

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