Monthly ICO portfolio review

As I mentioned in this post, I started investing a small sum in crypto-currencies through ICOs (initial coin offerings) at the end of 2017. This portfolio is extremely small compared to my P2P lending portfolio. From now on, I’ll report on the fluctuations of the tokens price on a monthly basis. Portfolio structure I invested … Read moreMonthly ICO portfolio review

P2P lending portfolio review for December 2017

First of all, I wish all readers of Alternative Investments a happy new year ! Overview of the month The only change to my P2P lending portfolio allocation in December was a size increase for CrowdEstate and BulkEstate. Returns for most sites are stable or higher than last month, with the notable exception of Bondora. … Read moreP2P lending portfolio review for December 2017

P2P lending portfolio review for November 2017

Overview of the month Not much has changed on my P2P lending portfolio this month. I moved some funds out of Omaraha and into CrowdEstate and mostly Finbee. I’m still writing the review for the latter, which takes time as the website offers many features. The most important change is that I’m now tracking my … Read moreP2P lending portfolio review for November 2017

XIRR computation for your P2P lending portfolio

Several P2P lending sites display the XIRR (extended internal rate of return) of your portfolio. However many of them don’t provide this information. Here I will show you how to easily compute it yourself using Google Sheets. It will allow you to easily compare returns between your different P2P lending portfolios. You could also use … Read moreXIRR computation for your P2P lending portfolio

Crypto20 ICO : investing in crypto-currencies

So, finally, Crypto20 ICO will be my entry point to the scary world of crypto-currencies. I’ve been interested in this topic for a while, but never dared to start investing. There were several reasons to this : a lack of trust towards most platforms, the apparent complexity of crypto-currencies world, and finally the crazy rise … Read moreCrypto20 ICO : investing in crypto-currencies

P2P lending portfolio review for October 2017

Overview of the past 2 months So, first, I have to apologize for the lack of posts. I had time to write new reviews (for Investly and CrowdEstate), but I’ve been lagging behind on portfolio reviews and other topics. This is due to a large change in my personal life, which took a long time … Read moreP2P lending portfolio review for October 2017

Investly review : let’s invest in invoice finance

Overview of Investly Investly is a P2P lending company focusing on invoice finance. The principle is very simple : when a firm is waiting to be paid by a costumer (often 1 or 2 months later), Investly loans them the money for this duration. It allows the creditor to keep investing instead of waiting to … Read moreInvestly review : let’s invest in invoice finance

CrowdEstate review : real-estate crowdfunding at its finest

CrowdEstate’s overview is a leading platform for real-estate and business loans. They feature speculative long-term business loans offering 16% returns; their real-estate projects recently became more conservative, yielding around 12% yearly. ¬† Visit CrowdEstate’s website My overall opinion on CrowdEstate Detailed ratings Interests rate The interest rates are great but the loans are not guaranteed. … Read moreCrowdEstate review : real-estate crowdfunding at its finest