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The funding volumes of p2p lending & equity crowdfunding platforms in December 2021
Markets
The Monthly Funding Report: December 2021
What happened last month in the crowdfunding and marketplace lending market? We take a look at numbers reported to P2PMarketData in December 2021 and dive deeper into this month’s special focus: property investing during the pandemic.
Jan Bednorz   •   January 13th, 2022
Picture of Ņikita Gončars as CEO of LendSecured
Crowdfunding
Peer to Peer Lending
Interview with LendSecured CEO - Ņikita Gončars
In this interview you can read about the CEO of LendSecured Nikita Gončars tell the story of LendSecured, what it was like to launch a platform during Covid, how it is to invest on their platform and much more.
Jonas Schmidt   •   December 17th, 2021
The Monthly Funding Report November 2021 by P2PMarketData
Markets
The Monthly Funding Report: November 2021
What happened last month in peer-to-peer lending and real estate crowdfunding? We take a look at numbers reported to P2P Market Data in November 2021 and dive deeper into this month’s special focus: The two main Marketplace Lending models.
Jan Bednorz   •   December 15th, 2021
Picture of Aleksandrs Pirhs as CEO of Tribe Funding
Crowdfunding
Peer to Peer Lending
Interview with Tribe CEO - Aleksandrs Pirhs
A very thoughtful interview with the CEO of Tribe Aleksandrs Pirhs about the newly launched peer-to-peer lending aggregation platform Tribe Funding.
Martin Christensen   •   December 13th, 2021
The Monthly Funding Report October 2021 by P2PMarketData
Markets
The Monthly Funding Report: October 2021
What happened last month in peer-to-peer lending and real estate crowdfunding? We take a look at numbers reported to P2P Market Data in October 2021 and dive deeper into this month’s special focus: European largest p2p platform.
Jan Bednorz   •   November 12th, 2021
Picture of Claire Cheung as CEO of Mocasa
Peer to Peer Lending
Interview with Mocasa CEO - Claire Cheung
Hear the CEO of Mocasa talk about why the platform was launched, what investment products they offer, how they handle risk, their future ambitions, and much more.
Jonas Schmidt   •   November 9th, 2021
Logo Symbol of Loan Resale Marketplace Mocasa
Peer to Peer Lending
Mocasa Review
Mocasa is a newly launched resale marketplace lending platform by the conglomerate Thor Group operating mainly in the Asian markets.
Jan Bednorz   •   November 9th, 2021
The monthly funding report of September 2021
Markets
The Monthly Funding Report: September 2021
What happened last month in peer-to-peer lending and real estate crowdfunding? We take a look at numbers reported to P2P Market Data in September 2021 and dive deeper into this month’s special focus: A spike in Student Lending.
Jan Bednorz   •   October 10th, 2021
Picture of Marcis Gogis as Head of Product for Mintos
Peer to Peer Lending
Real Estate Crowdfunding
Interview with Mintos Head of Product - Marcis Gogis
Hear Head of Product Marcis Gogis talk about where Mintos is heading in the future, upcoming products, the decision to remove discussions with investors from the comment section, automatisation, competitors, DeFi, and much more.
Martin Christensen   •   October 3rd, 2021
The monthly funding report August 2021 international funding volumes
Markets
The Monthly Funding Report: August 2021
What happened last month in peer-to-peer lending and real estate crowdfunding? We take a look at numbers reported to P2P Market Data in July 2021 and dive deeper into this month’s special focus: A spike in Student Lending.
Jan Bednorz   •   September 13th, 2021
NFT's being used to borrow or lend against
Crypto Lending
NFT DeFi: Lending and Borrowing with NFT as Collateral
NFT Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Crypto lending explained. A new niche in the Peer-to-Peer lending industry has emerged. How can you borrow against your NFT's? And is it worth investing in loans with NFT's as collateral?
Eugene Ohotnikov   •   September 1st, 2021
The monthly funding report in July 2021
Markets
The Monthly Funding Report: July 2021
What happened last month in peer-to-peer lending and real estate crowdfunding? We take a look at numbers reported to P2P Market Data in July 2021 and dive deeper into this month’s special focus: the exponential growth of peer-to-peer lending in Italy.
Jan Bednorz   •   August 13th, 2021