Alternative Finance

Twilo unveils API for processing payments securely over the phone

Twilio (NYSE: TWLO), the leading cloud communications platform, today announced <Pay>, a new API that enables developers to easily process payments securely over the phone With just one line of code companies can quickly and easily accept payment via automated Interactive Voice Response (IVR) interactions or in contact centre environments. Read more »

Kasasa Loans tech partners with CUneXus cpIXpress platform for fast and secure loan services

Kasasa, an award-winning financial technology and marketing provider, announced today that it has partnered with CUneXus, a provider of advanced loan acquisition and automation technology for banks and credit unions.  Read more »

IHS Markit Creates First One-Stop Data Solution for Syndicated Loan Market

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions today announced the launch of a portal that consolidates critical data for participants in the $1 trillion syndicated loan market. Read more »

Mentality of borrowers affects lending business

Over 26 million euro loans were financed through the European P2P platform Robo.cash in eight months in 2018 that is 223% more than in the same period a year earlier. Operating according to the ‘peer-to-portfolio’ model, the platform brings together private investors and legal entities with the loan originators in Kazakhstan and Spain. This dynamic is believed to be facilitated by continuous development of the IT system and robotic scoring... more Read more »

Sageworks rolls out new Loan Automation tool

Sageworks, a financial information company that offers lending, credit risk and portfolio risk solutions to banks and credit unions, today announced the launch of the Sageworks Loan Automation tool to help financial institutions increase the speed and ease of their lending processes. Read more »

Assetz Capital celebrates success with cashback offer

Leading peer-to-peer business lender, Assetz Capital, has launched a new promotion which rewards its investors with a 1% or 2% cashback bonus on newly lent funds. To benefit from the cashback offer investors simply need to invest new cash and leave it on the platform until 17th December 2018 – resulting in a 1% cash back on those funds – and if they leave those funds invested until 17th June 2019 they will receive an additional 1% cash back.... more Read more »

Assetz Capital Rewards Investors with New Refer-a-friend Scheme

Leading peer-to-peer business lender, Assetz Capital, is launching a refer-a-friend scheme designed to reward its new and existing investors. The scheme, which is exclusively available now to all Assetz Capital existing investors, pays £75 when they recommend a friend or family member who goes on to invest £1,000 or more. As well as this, the new investor will receive a £50 cash bonus after just 12 months on the platform if they continue to... more Read more »

Colendi Card Launches to Empower Financial Inclusivity and Seamless Transactions

Colendi, the microfinance and credit scoring protocol for the unbanked and underbanked, today announced the release of the Colendi Card, a debit loan card for spending and repayments. Read more »

SimpleFinance Attracts $15M in Second Round with SBI Investments

SF Holdings Company Plc, parent of MCC SimpleFinance LLC (“SimpleFinance” or the “Company”), a fintech platform providing accessible lending to small and medium-sized Russian businesses, has completed a USD 15 million equity fundraising round with an investment from the SBI Group (“SBI”). Read more »

SimpleFinance named the largest microfinance lender to SMEs in Russia

MCC SimpleFinance LLC (hereafter, “SimpleFinance” or the “Company”), a high-tech Russian company specialising in providing accessible lending to small and medium-sized Russian businesses, announces that the Company has topped the National Rating Agency’s (“NRA”) ranking of organizations in the microfinance sector.  Read more »

Spotcap Issues Quarter of a Billion in Credit Lines to Businesses

Global fintech lender Spotcap has issued more than EUR 250 million in credit lines since its launch in 2014. The company combines robust credit assessment principles with innovative technology to offer a smooth and straightforward loan experience. The fintech undertakes cash flow based, rather than credit-score based underwriting, resulting in a fair assessment of the real-time performance of a business. Read more »

Esme Loans Partners with Validis for Secure Financial Data Sharing to Help Streamline its SME Loan Applications

Esme Loans, the digital lending platform backed by NatWest for SMEs and scale up businesses, today announced that it has entered in to a partnership to use Validis’ unique data sharing API (DataShare). DataShare enables a secure, high-speed connection between Esme’s lending platform and the most utilised offline and online SME accounting packages. Read more »

Unity Bank streamlines lending processes with Finastra

Unity Bank, whose holding company is based in Augusta Wisconsin, and which has branches in Minnesota, has selected Finastra’s Total Lending solution to streamline its commercial lending and consumer lending processes, including its agricultural lending business. Read more »

Roostify Reveals Roostify Adapt

Roostify, a leading digital lending platform provider, today announced the release of Roostify Adapt™. An easily configurable feature for lenders with complex workflows, Roostify Adapt allows for real-world process management while maintaining the power of primary and secondary (“parent/child”) accounts within the Roostify digital lending environment.  Read more »

Qudian Inc. Provides Business Update

Qudian Inc. ("Qudian" or the "Company") (NYSE: QD), a leading provider of online small consumer credit products in China, today provided an update of its business.   Read more »

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