US private equity-backed loan originator from Romania joins Mintos

13.09.2018

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The Mintos marketplace just got bigger as Credius now offers personal loans for investment in Romania. Credius is one of the five largest alternative lenders in Romania and it is backed by a private equity group from the United States, and you can invest in its personal loans listed in EUR now! (more…)

EBV Finance – September Newsletter

10.09.2018

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EBV Finance, the leading VAT refund provider in Central and Eastern Europe, has published its unaudited financial results for the first six months of 2018. The company was founded in 2009 in Lithuania and joined Mintos in May 2018. EBV offers its customers across the European Union (EU) very fast VAT refund services and has the largest VAT refund portfolio in the Baltics. (more…)

Mintos Reaches EUR 1 Billion Milestone in Total Loans Funded

31.08.2018

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After three and half years of operations, the Latvian-founded fintech startup Mintos has reached EUR 1 billion in total loans financed through the marketplace. This year has seen the most rapid increase in investments, with investors investing more than EUR 500 million. At this rate, EUR 2 billion will be reached already by the middle of 2019. (more…)

Kviku from Russia has just launched on Mintos

30.08.2018

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A new loan originator from Russia has just launched on the marketplace! Kviku is a leading fintech platform which currently provides instant online point-of-sale and instalment credit solutions to borrowers in Russia and Kazakhstan. In 2018, the company plans to expand its services into Spain and Poland. Kviku is the sixth loan originator with operations in Russia to join Mintos and you can now invest in its Russia-issued consumer loans listed in Euro (EUR) and Russian ruble (RUB). (more…)

Introducing Mintos Ratings

28.08.2018

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At Mintos, we are dedicated to giving you the utmost transparency. This is why we are pleased to introduce risk ratings for loan originators offering their loans on the marketplace. The Mintos Ratings are on a scale from “A+” to “D”, representing the lowest and the highest counterparty risk respectively. (more…)

Is it the loan performance or loan originator that matters?

24.08.2018

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With an unparalleled number of loans originated by many different loan originators around the world, the Mintos marketplace provides a great way to build a very well-diversified investment portfolio of loans. While diversification is the most important component for reaching long-range financial goals whilst also minimising risk, the question remains – how to pick which loans to invest in? Should one look at the loan performance, or rather, at the financial strength of the loan originator? Or perhaps both? Is loan performance important at all if the loans come with a buyback guarantee from the loan originator?

Interview with Martins Sulte: our goal is to promote the free flow of capital across country borders

22.08.2018

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There are very many people in the world with free financial means and with a desire to invest their money and earn that way; and there are also many people in the world who need money for the implementation of meaningful ideas, yet the necessary funds are not easily accessible. We wish to be a bridge uniting investors and borrowers from various countries and even continents” was underlined in the interview by the Chairman of the Board and Co-founder of Mintos, Mr Mārtiņš Šulte. Read more

New structure for investments in ID Finance loans issued in Kazakhstan

17.08.2018

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Starting from August 31, 2018, there will be a new structure for investing in Kazakhstan-issued ID Finance loans on the Mintos marketplace. The change has been implemented due to specifics of the legislation for microfinance organisations in Kazakhstan. (more…)

ID Finance is increasing its presence in Kazakhstan

17.08.2018

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A few weeks ago, ID Finance organised a conference in Almaty “The Economy of the Future: Digital Transformation of Kazakhstan’s Financial Market” dedicated to the development of the microfinance industry. The agenda included issues of the Microfinance industry development, in particular, its digitisation and security, as well as the introduction of modern solutions aimed at the interests of the end users of financial services. (more…)

The first loan originator from Ukraine has launched on Mintos!

15.08.2018

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Mintos is continuing its geographical expansion and we are happy to announce that we have just launched the first loan originator from Ukraine on the marketplace! Dinero is the fastest growing online lender in Ukraine and it specialises in short-term loans. The company now offers you the opportunity to invest in its short-term loans listed in EUR on Mintos with expected net annual returns of up to 9.5%. (more…)