ViaInvest review

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An excerpt of ViaInvest's loans list

ViaInvest's overview focuses mostly on short-term, secured loans offering an uniform 12% interest rate. In addition, the platform also offers a very small number of real-estate or business loans with very specific characteristics. My opinion on ViaInvest It’s a pity that ‘s offer is relatively complex when it comes to business or real-estate loans. In … Read more

Crowd-lending portfolio review for August 2021

Website changes Believe it or not, I finally managed to write ‘s review. It’s basically two years overdue but as CreditStar would say, better late than never (see below for the explanation for this somehow cryptic joke). I don’t think I ever spent so much time reviewing a platform, but as the concept is different … Read more

ReInvest24 review

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One of ReInvest24's rental projects is located inside this Kadrioru Plaza building

ReInvest24's overview Like or , ReInvest24 allows to invest in real-estate backed loans. What sets this platform apart is that they also list their own development or rental projects. Most investments on the platform are medium or long-term (6 months to one year), and the expected returns stand around 14% annually. My opinion on ReInvest24 … Read more

Crowd-lending portfolio review for July 2021

Website changes I’m very busy on a totally unrelated project, which basically takes all my time. Work on Alternative Investments has thus been rather limited ! However, I took the time to update several reviews, as well as write a review for . On the other hand, ‘s review isn’t written yet… I realize it’s … Read more

My favorite crowdlending platforms – August 2021 update

2020, the year where everything changed for P2P investors As the P2P landscape has changed a lot in 2020 and early 2021, it’s more than time for me to update my list of favorite crowdlending platforms ! Indeed, in roughly one year, many things happened : Covid-19 has shaken the world economy. No country was … Read more

Afranga review

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Afranga's overview was founded by Bulgarian loan originator StikCredit. This peer-to-peer lending platform provides medium and long-term consumer loans with 14% annual interest rate – a figure much higher than most competitors -. A buyback guarantee A buyback guarantee is a guarantee provided by the platform or a loan originator. If repayment of a loan … Read more

Investing in loans : the complete guide

Investing in loans isn't as easy as it seems At first glance, investing in loans seems easy and safe. They indeed look like an investor’s dream made true, promising a low risk combined to high returns. Imagine… you invest € 1,000 for a year in a loan with 12% interest rate; after one year you … Read more

Bondster review

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Bondster’s overview is a P2P marketplace; the individual Euro loans currently offer an annual interest rate up to 13.5%, for a duration between one month and one year. In addition to these, the platform also features a few real-estate and business loans, but they’re less interesting. My opinion on Bondster While ‘s interest rates are … Read more

Iuvo review

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Part of Iuvo's loans list

Iuvo’s overview Iuvo is a marketplace for peer-to-peer loans. It focuses on investments safety, as the loan originators A loan originator is the firm that originally provides the loan to the borrower. They usually lend a small percent of the amount using their own funds, while the remaining is put on sale on loans marketplaces. … Read more

Why I use neither Bondora’s Go & Grow nor Mintos Strategies

A very quick overview of Bondora’s Go & Grow and Mintos Strategies Both Go & Grow and Strategies are designed to make investing easier. There’s no need to spend time picking up loans manually or to configure the auto-invest feature. Indeed, all that’s required is the amount to invest in the portfolio. This simplicity makes … Read more