Posts Tagged: lending

Aiming to make biz loans as simple as shopping online, India's Capital Float raises $1 million

Aiming to make biz loans as simple as shopping online, India’s Capital Float raises $1 million

Started in 2013, Capital Float offers SMEs financial loans on the web. The idea is that getting a loan should be as simple as shopping onlin...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 4:42 pm
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SoftBank gets in on China’s P2P lending craze with $10 million investment in Edai

There's no shortage of peer-to-peer lending sites in China, but neither has a distinct market leader emerged.

  • May 30, 2014
  • at 4:35 pm
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Baidu rebrands online finance service, introduces loans

Baidu today officially rebranded its financial services branch changing the name from "Baidu Licai" to "Baidu Jinrong"

  • April 25, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Dianrong is first of many Chinese P2P lending sites to get funding in 2014

Chinese peer-to-peer lending service Dianrong raised “tens of millions of dollars” in a series A funding round from Northern Light Ve...

  • January 2, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Chinese startup gets $30 million investment to put all the country’s pawn shops into a single marketplace

51dang functions like a peer-to-peer lending website--a fast-growing trend in China among the under-financed--except it uses pawned goods as...

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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China’s top search engine clamps down on P2P lending sites after spate of money-stealing frauds

The new blacklist comes after a string fraudulent sites went dark and high-tailed it with lenders' money, including one just last week.

  • April 29, 2014
  • at 5:31 pm
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P2P lending service Renrendai handed $130 million to get a head start in China’s budding microfinance sector

Chinese online peer-to-peer lending service Renrendai announced its parent company, Renrenyou, received $130 million in Series A funding,...

  • January 9, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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4 ways China’s web giants will beat state-owned banks in consumer finance

In recent months, China’s web giants – namely Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), Alibaba, and Tencent (HKG:0700) – have been applying for f...

  • November 12, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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