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Changes in Lendo’s “skin in the game”

09.01.2017

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We would like to inform you that Lendo, loan originator which offers short-term unsecured loans from Georgia on the Mintos marketplace, will decrease its “skin in the game” from 15% to 10% starting January 19, 2017.

Lendo, founded in 2016, has had a very strong growth, reaching more than EUR 10 million in outstanding loan portfolio as at September, 2016. In one year, Lendo has significantly expanded and now issues loans in 40 branches across Georgia’s largest cities – Tbilisi, Batumi, Gori, and Rustavi. All loans are issued face to face at company’s branches. The company has already 220 employees…

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Mintos launches multi-currency investment opportunities

22.12.2016

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We are very excited to announce multi-currency investment opportunities on the Mintos marketplace. Starting today, investors will have the opportunity to invest in loans denominated in Czech koruna. Loans in other currencies will be available soon. By facilitating investments in multiple currencies, we are helping investors and loan originators to eliminate one of the most significant financial risks – currency risk.

Our goal at Mintos is to facilitate the free movement of capital globally, which enables integrated, open and efficient financial markets and services that work for the benefit of both investors and borrowers. Introducing…

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First Bulgarian loan originator joins Mintos

20.12.2016

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We are pleased to announce that ITF Group has joined the Mintos marketplace and, starting today, will place short-term consumer loans issued in Bulgaria on the platform.

ITF Group is regulated by the Bulgarian National Bank. The Company offers a range of consumer loans and will place loans issued under two brands on the Mintos platform: consumer loans with repayments in single and multiple installments issued under the Smile Credit brand, and short-term consumer loans with repayment in several installments issued under the Get Cash brand.

ITF Group loans placed on the marketplace will range in size from EUR 25…

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Hipocredit expands their footprint to Lithuania

07.12.2016

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We are very excited to announce that non-bank loan originator Hipocredit is expanding to Lithuania. Starting today, you can find mortgage backed loans issued in Lithuania on the Mintos marketplace.

The Mintos marketplace will host Hipocredit loans averaging from EUR 1 000 to EUR 100 000 with a loan term of 3 to 60 months. The annual net return to investors is expected to reach 13% per annum. Loans placed on the platform are expected to average Read more

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Behind the scenes: responsive tables made simple

05.12.2016

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We have finished implementing responsive web design for mintos.com. All the pages on our website are now fully user friendly on all devices.

Our Front-End Developer Andrejs Abrickis has written an insightful article about developing responsive design for the Mintos marketplace to ensure an even better investing experience on multiple devices.

Dig deeper into our “behind the scenes” work here.

 

Andrejs Abrickis is a Front-End Engineer at Mintos.
He is working on various tasks…

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Security measures for Hipocredit loan investments

17.11.2016

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We would like to inform you that we have introduced additional security measures for investments in Hipocredit-issued loans made in accordance with new Mintos policies (read more about these new policies here). These new security measures have been introduced to give investors additional protection against Hipocredit insolvency or default on their obligations.

What type of security measures are being introduced?

Mintos Finance has registered commercial pledges on the Hipocredit loans in which investors can invest according to our new policies. The pledges are registered in the

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Mintos marketplace – loan originator’s perspective

02.11.2016

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By Eerik Oja, Country Manager of MOGO Estonia (eerik@mogo.ee) | October 2016

Quite a few of the most active Mintos investors have shown interest in MOGO’s business, asking questions on Facebook groups and approaching me directly. This blog post aims to answer the most frequently asked questions.

Please note that even though the MOGO business model is similar in all countries in which we operate, there are also many differences, mainly due to regulatory requirements. Because of this, the information provided below does not necessarily apply to other countries in which MOGO operates, or to other loan originators.

Background

MOGO Estonia offers…

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Participation in LendIt Europe 2016

01.11.2016

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The Mintos team participated in the world’s largest online lending event, the LendIt Conference 2016 in London.

Our CEO and Co-founder Martins Sulte shared his insights on a panel entitled “Marketplace Lending Leaders in Continental Europe.”

Watch the panel discussion here.