Favorite crowdlending platforms – April 2022 update

2022: New year, new risks After the Covid in 2020, the war in Ukraine as well as the worldwide inflation are guaranteed to give investors headaches. The good news is that after the war broke out in Ukraine, the downtrend in interest rates reversed course. Changes overview Here’s a quick overview of the three platforms … Read more

Favorite 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

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

Real-estate and business crowdfunding platforms

An much reduced number of P2B platforms In early 2020, many platforms offering P2B (peer-to-business) loans proved to be scams : Kuetzal disappeared first in January, shortly followed by Envestio. The bad news weren’t over for investors as in April, Monethera announced its wind-down. Finally, Grupeer proved to be at least partly a scam, as … Read more

P2P lending platforms comparison

Peer-to-peer marketplaces in a nutshell While 2019 saw marketplaces for real-estate and business loans gain a lot of traction, P2P loans are still the most obvious way to invest in loans. Moreover, as in early 2020 several P2B (peer-to-business) platforms proved to be scams, I expect that many investors will return to less risky, more … Read more

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