Crowd-lending portfolio review for December 2020

Website changes Happy new year ! 2020 has been a challenging year for all of us, both in terms of investments and personal / professional life. In the long run, the vaccine against Covid-19 offers a great hope to return to a normal life; however, the first semester will still be challenging.I plan to work … Read more

Moncera review

Moncera’s overview Moncera offers medium and long-term P2P loans; their interest rates vary from 8% to 12.5%. A buyback guarantee is provided by the loan originator. My opinion on Moncera I appreciate the opportunity to build a diversified portfolio by investing directly in loans from a reliable originator without using . As such, Moncera is … Read more

My favorite crowd-lending platforms – June 2020 update

A challenging environment for crowdlending platforms The least we can say is that 2020 turns out to be a challenging year for crowdlending platforms. As several P2B (peer-to-business) platforms proved to be scams, investors started to seriously question the safety of their funds. The situation worsened with the covid-19 crisis : many people lost their … Read more

Risk of scam

Risk of scam when investing in loans In my article regarding borrower’s default, I stated that borrower’s default was the main risk when investing in loans. After many platforms turned out to be scams in early 2020, I’m unfortunately starting to reconsider this statement. Kuetzal and Envestio indeed turned out to be scams in January, … Read more

Lendermarket review

Lendermarket’s overview allows to invest in short-term individual loans yielding at least 14% annually; they’re secured by a buyback guarantee. My opinion on Lendermarket Thanks to a great financial performance, seemingly reliable loan originators and a simple but effective website, I used to rate four stars. Unfortunately, the lack of a serious audit as well … Read more

Debitum Network review

Part of Debitum Network's loans list

Debitum Network’s overview offers to invest in business loans and invoice financing; the interest rates vary between 6% and 11%, with durations from a few days to two years. Most loans are secured by a buyback guarantee. My opinion on Debitum Network ‘s solid risk management will strongly appeal to conservative investors. I tend to … Read more

PeerBerry review

PeerBerry's loans list

PeerBerry’s overview PeerBerry allows to invest in individual loans, with interest rates around 10%. These loans are secured by a buyback guarantee. My opinion on PeerBerry Thanks to the large selection of reliable loan originators A loan originator is the firm that originally provides the loan to the borrower. They usually lend a small percent … Read more

Viventor review

A sample of Viventor's loans

Viventor’s overview is a P2P marketplace offering loans with interest rates up to 16%, for durations between one month and five years. Most of them are secured by a buyback guarantee. My opinion on Viventor I was initially thrilled by Viventor’s high interest rates as well as by the website’s great ergonomics. Unfortunately, after more … Read more