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Originator Spotlight/Lenderwize

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A fast-growing trade finance platform, Lenderwize specialises in invoice financing in the digital economy. Currently its platform provides its services to the telecommunications industry, financing invoices for the voice telecom wholesale industry, the SMS industry, the data industry, and the direct carrier billing industry. Lawrence Gilioli, founder at Lenderwize, [...]

Originator Spotlight/Tessin

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Founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2014, Tessin AB offers construction and bridge loans to property companies and property developers. While the company started using traditional crowd-funding methods, it has steadily expanded its capital base to encompass institutions and family offices, while moving further down the capital stack of the [...]

Originator Spotlight/ creditshelf

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Founded in 2014, creditshelf is a lending platform focused on the German Mittelstand, supporting the capital needs of businesses while allowing institutional investors to gain exposure to this segment. With many German banks becoming increasingly risk averse, demand for financing among SMEs, including working capital, is set for steady [...]

Originator Spotlight/Mozzeno

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One of Belgium’s largest peer-to-peer lending platforms, mozzeno, saw solid growth in 2021, with origination volumes exceeding 30 million euros. That growth was in part enabled by signing on new institutional investors in 2019. The platform caters mainly to consumer financing, though it also added business lending in 2021. [...]

Originator Spotlight/ Finora Capital (Lithuania)

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Based in Vilnius, Lithuania, Finora Capital is a fast growing digital lender focused on providing working capital loans to small and micro enterprises. With origination volumes of 9.5 million euros in 2021, the company recently signed a guarantee agreement with the European Investment Fund (EIF) that should help it [...]

Originator Spotlight/ Fellow Finance

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In the landscape of alternative lenders in Europe, Fellow Finance is a notable success story. Founded in Helsinki, Finland in 2013, its focus is on consumer finance and SME lending (primarily invoice factoring), with operations in Finland, Denmark, Poland, and Germany, though its native Finland is its largest market. [...]

Originator Spotlight/ Nestr Smart Finance

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Dutch originator Nestr Smart Finance has distinguished itself by offering faster loan approval than mainstream banks. Nestr’s business is focused on high quality borrowers and assets. The company competes on reliability and speed of approval - but never rates. Robust underwriting processes are key to minimising credit risk and [...]

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