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 My favorite crowd-lending platforms – June 2020 update
Changes overview My previous post about my favorite platforms was published in August 2018. As many new platforms appeared and a lot had changed since, I published a large update in March 2019. The main change since last summer is overall decreased rates for peer-to-peer loans, while at the same time several new platforms provide … Read more My favorite crowd-lending platforms – March 2019 update
The drawbacks of P2P loans marketplaces Investing in loans may be confusing at first. As highlighted in our documentation, an essential part of the investment process is determining your investor’s profile. Which kind of loans do you want to invest in ? For how long ? And even more important, how much risk are you … Read more One-click investing : P2P loans the easy way !
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, followed by Grupeer. With two additional platforms currently in my blacklist, … Read more Real-estate and business crowdfunding platforms
Peer-to-peer marketplaces in a nutshell While 2018 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 two P2B (peer-to-business) platforms proved to be scams, I expect that many investors will return to less risky, more … Read more P2P lending platforms comparison
ViaInvest’s overview focuses mostly on short-term, secured loans offering an uniform 12% interest rate. My opinion on ViaInvest Compared to their main competitors such as , or , interest rates at are not really competitive. Moreover, the website’s ergonomics could be improved. However, the platform is part of a large group which is regarded as … Read more ViaInvest review