Crowd-lending portfolio review for January 2020

Website changes As both and proved to be scams, this portfolio review is the most painful one I’ve had to write in three years or so.After a lot of thinking, I’ve decided to make several editorial changes in order to focus more on investments safety. While the first iteration of my article on lessons from … Read more Crowd-lending portfolio review for January 2020

PeerBerry review

PeerBerry's loans list

PeerBerry’s overview allows to invest in individual loans, with interest rates around 12%. 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 of … Read more PeerBerry review

TFGcrowd review

One business financed through TFGcrowd is a cosmetics firm

Warning ! This platform is currently in my blacklist After both Kuetzal and Envestio proved to be scams, I became much more cautious and decided blacklist several platforms; is one of them. Initially, as this platform received much less bad press than or , I was giving it the benefit of the doubt. Unfortunately, a … Read more TFGcrowd review

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 Thanks to the high interest rates and great website’s ergonomics, is an excellent complement to . Moreover, as Viventor’s auto-invest … Read more Viventor review

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 Bondster review

Crowd-lending portfolio review for March 2019

Website changes I updated many articles, mostly reviews of business and real-estate crowd-lending platforms. I especially tried to clarify the conditions of buyback guarantee. Noteworthy changes in the crowdlending world In case you missed them, here’s a summary of the important news you should be aware of. Kuetzal This Spring every new Kuetzal investor has … Read more Crowd-lending portfolio review for March 2019

My favorite crowd-lending platforms – March 2019 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

Crowd-lending portfolio review for February 2019

Website changes​​ I had very little time to work on the website in February, and even the Facebook page for Alternative Investments saw very few updates. Noteworthy changes in the crowdlending world In case you missed them, here’s a summary of the important news you should be aware of. Crowdestor The platform has created a … Read more Crowd-lending portfolio review for February 2019

Fast Invest review

Part of Fast Invest's loans list

Warning ! This platform is currently in my blacklist After both Kuetzal and Envestio proved to be scams, I became much more cautious and decided to blacklist several platforms; is one of them. I will keep on updating this review, but don’t recommend investing them anymore. More details regarding blacklisted platforms can be found on … Read more Fast Invest review

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 Iuvo review