Category Archives: Alternative Finance

Lending-as-a-Service Platform LendKey Deploys $800M in Capital

LendKey, the Lending-as-a-Service platform that connects borrowers with credit unions and banks, today announced several key growth milestones. The company deployed $800M in loans to over 35,000 borrowers and raised an additional $125M commitment from its network of lenders.

Lending-as-a-Service Platform LendKey Deploys $800M in Capital

LendKey, the Lending-as-a-Service platform that connects borrowers with credit unions and banks, today announced several key growth milestones. The company deployed $800M in loans to over 35,000 borrowers and raised an additional $125M commitment from its network of lenders.

Strong Growth Continues in P2P Lending Market

New figures from the P2PFA show that P2P lending industry lent more than £459 million in the first quarter of 2015, taking cumulative lending to more than £2.6 billion.

Strong Growth Continues in P2P Lending Market

New figures from the P2PFA show that P2P lending industry lent more than £459 million in the first quarter of 2015, taking cumulative lending to more than £2.6 billion.

Key step in P2P lending to transform the banking system

Citi will use the LendingCLub’s platform to supply up to $150 milion to “underserved” borrowers that its branch network is unable to reach. It is a key step in the attempt by the peer-to-peer lender to “transform” the banking system.

Key step in P2P lending to transform the banking system

Citi will use the LendingCLub’s platform to supply up to $150 milion to “underserved” borrowers that its branch network is unable to reach. It is a key step in the attempt by the peer-to-peer lender to “transform” the banking system.

Bitcoin and crowdfunding are joining forces in advancing the ideas of the P2P economy

Bitcoin and crowdfunding are not only concepts relevant in the field of FinTech that are challenging for the incumbents in the financial industry. They can also be positioned as being part of the same family of ideas that includes P2P economy initiatives like Uber and AirbnB.

Bitcoin and crowdfunding are joining forces in advancing the ideas of the P2P economy

Bitcoin and crowdfunding are not only concepts relevant in the field of FinTech that are challenging for the incumbents in the financial industry. They can also be positioned as being part of the same family of ideas that includes P2P economy initiatives like Uber and AirbnB.

JustPark breaks UK technology crowdfunding record

A large share of the global population will live in metropolitan cities. Initiatives like JustPark will prevent that these cities implode. JustPark helps to avoid that you circle around with your car, looking for a parking space. Key is that the platform gives total visibility of where you end up before you get there.

JustPark breaks UK technology crowdfunding record

A large share of the global population will live in metropolitan cities. Initiatives like JustPark will prevent that these cities implode. JustPark helps to avoid that you circle around with your car, looking for a parking space. Key is that the platform gives total visibility of where you end up before you get there.

Ubuntu launches its first smartphone

Ubuntu may be well known, but not as a manufacturer of handsets. Ubuntu is one of the most successful stories in the open source movement. It is an operating system, based on Linux. More dan 60% of the servers of

Ubuntu launches its first smartphone

Ubuntu may be well known, but not as a manufacturer of handsets. Ubuntu is one of the most successful stories in the open source movement. It is an operating system, based on Linux. More dan 60% of the servers of

Why crowdfunding and Amsterdam belong together

Crowdfunding Day 2015, the largest EU crowdfunding event, will be held in Amsterdam Crowdfunding is growing very fast. Douw&Koren recently published a report showing that in 2014 €63 Million is raised by the Dutch crowdfunding platforms. Being twice as much

Why crowdfunding and Amsterdam belong together

Crowdfunding Day 2015, the largest EU crowdfunding event, will be held in Amsterdam Crowdfunding is growing very fast. Douw&Koren recently published a report showing that in 2014 €63 Million is raised by the Dutch crowdfunding platforms. Being twice as much