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The Monthly P2P Funding Report in February 2021 by P2PMarketData
Markets
The Monthly Funding Report February 2021
What happened last month in P2P finance and crowdfunding? We take a look at numbers reported to P2PMarketData in February 2021 and dive deeper into this month’s special focus: platforms’ performance during the COVID downturn.
Jan Bednorz   •   March 15th, 2021
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Peer to Peer Lending
DoFinance Review
DoFinance does not have a very long track record or impressive funding volumes and has gone through some serious trouble during the COVID crisis. There are reasons to hope following a set of deep reforms to their business structure.
Jan Bednorz   •   March 14th, 2021
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Peer to Peer Lending
AxiaFunder Review
AxiaFunder offers equity in carefully selected legal cases, which bring incredibly high returns in a reasonable time but come with proportionately high risk and investment barriers. Is litigation crowdfunding worth your money?
Jan Bednorz   •   March 14th, 2021
Logo of SME Business lending platform Flender
Peer to Peer Lending
Flender Review
Flender is a well-established platform (as for the P2P lending upcoming sector standards at least) that offers carefully selected business loans with varied risk-return ratios. Does it compensate for the lack of secondary market? Let’s find out.
Jan Bednorz   •   March 11th, 2021
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Peer to Peer Lending
Interview with TWINO CEO – Anastasija Oļeiņika
In this interview, you can learn more about the TWINO company ownership structure, how TWINO is trying to mitigate investor risk, and essentials about investing on TWINO, explained directly by CEO Anastasija Oļeiņika.
Jonas Schmidt   •   March 11th, 2021
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Peer to Peer Lending
Is P2P Lending Safe? Peer-to-Peer Lending as an Investment
Like all investments, p2p lending carries some risk. And with that risk, a certain potential expected return. Every investment is somewhere on the risk/return scale. So where is p2p lending on the risk/return scale? Is P2P lending safe at all?
Stu Lustman   •   March 9th, 2021
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Peer to Peer Lending
The Best P2P Lending Sites in Europe 2021
Choosing the right P2P lending platform might be harder than it seems. The first problem is the number of available sites: P2PMarketData registers over 150 platforms in Europe alone – here is a list of the best P2P Lending sites in Europe.
Jan Bednorz   •   March 8th, 2021
Logo of SME business p2p lending platform Raizers
Peer to Peer Lending
Real Estate Crowdfunding
Raizers Review
Raizers is a regulated French real estate crowdfunding platform with a proven track record and a steady and solid growth since its launch in 2014. It offers a limited number of lending and equity deals with, so far, zero definitive loss rate.
Jan Bednorz   •   March 3rd, 2021
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Peer to Peer Lending
Interview with Mintos CEO – Martins Sulte
In this interview, we ask CEO Martins Sulte how Mintos is handling the Covid-19 pandemic, what Mintos does to minimise the investors’ risk, his views on the alternative investment industry, and much more. Learn about Mintos directly from the CEO.
Martin Christensen   •   March 2nd, 2021
How to earn interest from crypto lending
Crypto Lending
Crypto Lending: How to Earn Interest on your Cryptocurrency
Crypto P2P lending allows you to earn an interest on cryptocurreny and tokens. Compared to traditional p2p platforms you get the added benefits of digital, programmable money that are cryptos like Bitcoin or Ethereum. How do you do crypto lending?
Stu Lustman   •   February 19th, 2021
Logo of the P2P Lending marketplace GetIncome.com
Peer to Peer Lending
Income Marketplace Review
Income Marketplace has just launched as a “next-generation” Peer-to-Peer Lending platform with a sharp focus on investor safety, stakeholder engagement and transparency. Let’s take a look at what GetIncome.com business model has to offer.
Jan Bednorz   •   February 16th, 2021
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Peer to Peer Lending
Interview with Income Marketplace CEO – Kimmo Rytkönen
Income Marketplace is a new, upcoming peer-to-peer platform with great ambitions. The platform want to provide highly-secured loans from emerging markets, and strives to make investor safety their trademark. We had a talk with CEO Kimmo Rytkönen.
Jonas Schmidt   •   February 16th, 2021