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

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

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

Flender review : crowdlending for Irish SMEs

Part of Flender's loans list

Flender’s overview is specialized in loans for Irish businesses. They’re usually rather long-term (1 to 3 years), and annual yields vary between 8% and 12.9% (even 15.9% for speculative loans). No buyback guarantee is provided. My opinion on Flender is a great way to finance businesses in Ireland. The returns are competitive and in spite … Read more

Bondster review

An excerpt of Bondster's loans list

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

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

EstateGuru review

Collateral for one of EstateGuru's bridge loans

EstateGuru’s overview EstateGuru focuses on real-estate loans. The projects are rather conservative, usually yielding around 10% for durations of one year or more. My opinion on EstateGuru While the interest rates offered by EstateGuru‘s projects are lower than at , or , this platform provides great investment opportunities for those who want a more conservative … 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 Mintos 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 … 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