Lending

Apr
17

Federal Election is no Easter treat for Australia’s small business community

New research commissioned by OnDeck, a leading online SME lender, confirms that Anzac Day’s proximity to Easter combined with the upcoming Federal election will negatively impact many SMEs. The stars have aligned for the nation’s employees, who can look forward to a 10-day holiday at the cost of just three days’ annual leave, thanks to [...]
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Apr
16

Australian FinTech company profile #6 – Crowd Property Capital

Company Name: Crowd Property Capital Website: www.crowdpropertycapital.com.au Key Staff & Titles: David Lovato - Founder Location(s): Sydney In one sentence, what does your fintech do?: CPC is a prop tech introducer, our platform allows superior reach resulting in better deals for developers looking for non bank development funding solutions. How / why did you start [...]
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Apr
15

Rejected by banks: SMEs struggle to secure finance

Research commissioned by OnDeck, a leading online SME lender, highlights the problems that small businesses face trying to secure finance. Two out of five SMEs surveyed have sought finance in the past. However, almost one in four (23%) have been knocked back by their bank. Rejection rates rise to 37% among businesses that have been [...]
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Apr
15

P2P borrowing up 45% year on year

Recent surveys conducted by ASIC have made it clear that the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending marketplace is continuing to grow in conjunction with the increasing demand for alternative funding sources. During the 2017-18 financial year, new P2P borrowing increased 45% to $433m, and outstanding loans were up 59% to $518m. While these numbers have “increased significantly” [...]
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Apr
12

Champion lender Jacaranda Finance sets a new pace for the fintech industry

Milton based lender Jacaranda Finance has been named the Champion of Financial Services at the Australian Small Business Champion Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony on Saturday the 6th of April. Held at Sydney’s The Star Casino, with over 1,100 guests in attendance, Jacaranda was publically recognised as a champion small business, and an up and [...]
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Apr
12

HashChing outlines new funding plans

The COO of digital mortgage marketplace HashChing has revealed the company is repeating last year’s fundraising exercise after failing to achieve its $5m target. Last May, HashChing attempted to use equity crowdfunding space Equitise to raise $5m in a month and a half. Interested investors could back the fintech for as little as $250. However, [...]
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Apr
11

KPMG: Australia’s AltFin sector worth $1B

KPMG, an advisory and audit company, has released numbers that say Australia has a 32 percent share of the APAC alternative finance market, according to reports. The market has grown 88 percent year over year and it’s worth a total of $1 billion, the company said. This news comes in advance of the fourth edition […]

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Apr
11

Unique marketplace driving alternative finance

The fourth annual AltFi Australasia Summit is approaching, with alternative finance leaders convening to discuss the future of the industry on 15 April. “Alternative lenders are currently facing a unique convergence of market happenings: reduced trust in traditional lenders, the upcoming shift to open banking, and the impending introduction of comprehensive credit reporting,” said the […]

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