new zealand

P2P fashion platform raises $1.7m on Snowball Effect

P2P fashion platform raises $1.7m on Snowball Effect

New Zealand fashion marketplace Designer Wardrobe announced this week it has successfully completed a $1.7 million capital raise through online private equity marketplace Snowball Effect. More than 150 members of the general public joined Stephen Tindall’s K1W1, venture capital investor ...

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Newest NZ P2P offers up to $200K to SMEs

Newest NZ P2P offers up to $200K to SMEs

New Zealand’s newest marketplace lending platform comes with a few twists it hopes will differentiate it from the competition. Lending Crowd becomes the first P2P platform to offer up to $200,000 to the 400,000 New Zealand companies employing less than ...

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The Daily Dig for Sunday, June 14

The Daily Dig for Sunday, June 14

Feds take action against dubious Kickstarter project You knew it was only a matter of time before the feds took action against a failed crowdfunding campaign. Looks like they found a good guinea pig. Joe Mullin reports. Many New Yorkers ...

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The Daily Dig for Tuesday, May 12

The Daily Dig for Tuesday, May 12

Today’s Daily Dig illustrates what a truly global phenomenon alternative finance has become.   LendMe becomes first first New Zealand P2P to specialize in secured lending LendMe has received a licence from the Financial Markets Authority and will offer loans ...

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The Daily Dig for Friday, September 12

The Daily Dig for Friday, September 12

New Zealand government supporting SME’s via P2P New Zealand’s small and medium businesses are being revitalized with government funds which are being channeled through peer-to-peer lenders.  Kalyan Kumar explains. Fitch:  Lending Club IPO could be industry catalyst The looming Lending ...

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The Daily Dig for Thursday, July 31

The Daily Dig for Thursday, July 31

Japanese P2P launches up front pay service Exchange Corporation has launched Paidy, an up front pay service which takes advantage of the work Exchange Corporation has done to identify credit-worthy borrowers.  Jonathan Shieber has more. P2P Privlo set to expand ...

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