Crowd-lending portfolio review for June 2019

Website changes In spite of a sometimes capricious internet connection, I managed to publish two new reviews. In addition, I have decreasing ratings for several platforms (Robocash, Swaper and Bondora); more rating changes should follow. Finally, I resumed working on the back-end of the site in order to improve reviews layout; expect small changes in … Read moreCrowd-lending portfolio review for June 2019

Crowd-lending portfolio review for May 2019

Website changes In May, I published not one but two reviews ! FinBee The long-awaited review of FinBee is finally here ! While I appreciate the platform, I’m still searching for the optimal auto-invest configuration; my current returns are slightly below my expectations. Flender I also reviewed Flender, a crowdlending platform financing Irish SMEs. In … Read moreCrowd-lending portfolio review for May 2019

Crowd-lending portfolio review for April 2019

Website changes I found the time to publish a new review. True to my tradition of not reviewing platforms in a chronological order, it’s a platform I didn’t mention previously : Bondster. This peer-to-peer lending platform looks like a great complement to Mintos; for beginners, it’s much more easier to use so it could be … Read moreCrowd-lending portfolio review for April 2019

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 moreCrowd-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 has changed since, it’s time for another update ! The main change since last summer is overall decreased rates for peer-to-peer loans, while at the same time several new platforms provide business and … Read moreMy 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 moreCrowd-lending portfolio review for February 2019

Crowd-lending portfolio review for January 2019

Website changes​​ In January, the main addition to the website were Kuetzal and Ekassa reviews.I already mentionned Kuetzal last month; it’s a business crowd-lending platform similar to Envestio or Crowdestor. Ekassa offers a very simple way to invest in peer-to-peer loans, with simpler terms than DoFinance.Both are definitively worth a look; Ekassa is more geared … Read moreCrowd-lending portfolio review for January 2019

Ekassa : extra-simple and profitable investments

Table of contents Ekassa's overview My opinion on Ekassa Detailed ratings Ekassa's pros & cons Loans characteristics Platform's features Website's ease of use Actual performance of my Ekassa portfolio Ekassa's main competitors Ekassa's facts and figures Disclosure Ekassa’s overview Ekassa features two very simple strategies for durations ranging from 1 to 6 months. One offers … Read moreEkassa : extra-simple and profitable investments

P2P lending platforms comparison

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. There are currently 12 peer-to-peer lending marketplaces reviewed on Alternative investments; choosing between them may be a daunting task. While my list of favorite … Read moreP2P lending platforms comparison