Moratoriums end in many countries

13.04.2021

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Slower economic growth expected amidst the global vaccination race

We’re sharing an overview of the state of moratoriums for borrowers that were introduced in 2020 across geographies of lending companies on Mintos, summaries of the state of emergency in these countries, and their projected economic growth after one year of the pandemic (more…)

Funded loans volume on Mintos grew 26% in Q1, fueled by investors’ increasing confidence

13.04.2021

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It’s now one year since the Covid-19 pandemic began and, for the first time, the crowdlending industry experienced a major crisis. Some lending companies and platforms went out of business, while investors shifted from investing in loans to other asset classes. 

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Mexico market overview: A combined loan book of $57.2 billion across 1 750 SOFOMs

09.04.2021

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After the market overviews for Kenya and Uzbekistan, we’d now like to share insights about Mexico. We’ll look at the overall picture of Mexico, as well as cover how the country and the local lending companies have handled the pandemic. In addition to official sources, we’re adding our due diligence findings to the market overview. (more…)

Updated: We’re updating custom automated strategies

09.04.2021

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Updated: April 14, 2021

Step 1 of the update is now live. Investors can now create custom automated strategies with investment settings based on individual lending companies. 

It is important to note that between 10 May 2021-14 May 2021, all custom automated strategies created before 12 Apr 2021 will be automatically updated to show individual lending companies. Any strategy created after 12 Apr 2021 will remain the same.


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Market overview: Uzbekistan

06.04.2021

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With the arrival of some new lending companies on our platform, investors will now be able to explore a new geographical opportunity – Uzbekistan. In this article, we’ll be taking a closer look at the country to give investors a better idea about its industries and economy.

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Mintos working hours during the Easter holidays

01.04.2021

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Easter is just around the corner, and many people will have some time off to enjoy the holidays.

We wanted to let you know that from Friday, 2 April to Monday, 5 April, Mintos Investors Service will be available via email only. Also, please note that money transfers may be delayed as these days are bank holidays, too. 

We wish you a happy and healthy Easter!

All the best,

Your Mintos team

The latest quarterly Mintos Risk Score update is live 

25.03.2021

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We’re sharing the Mintos Risk Score updates based on monitoring and evaluating data from Q4 2020. On the Mintos Risk Score updates page, you will find information about all changes made to Mintos Risk Scores and subscores for particular loans, and you can download a spreadsheet that contains all quarterly changes.  (more…)

Update: Mintos launches Community Forum

23.03.2021

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Updated: 31 March 2021

We’re kindly reminding that as of today, all discussions move from the comments section to the Mintos Community forum.  


Original: 23 March 2021

As we’ve grown over the years, Mintos has become a place for investors from all around the world. Being part of an international investor community means lively discussions on our social media and blog channels, and we appreciate this engagement. To address the fact our investors have questions and opinions to share, we’re launching our new Mintos Community Forum to give discussions…

Increasing account security with SMS two-factor authentication

23.02.2021

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Credential theft is one of the leading causes of security breaches. With the financial sector being a favorite target for criminals, lawmakers have strengthened requirements for online authentication over the last few years. In the EEA, electronic payments must be performed with two-factor authentication as part of the Revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2) that came into force in 2015. As we are working on becoming licensed, Mintos will become subject to these requirements in the coming months. (more…)

We’re making the Conservative strategy even more conservative

22.02.2021

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Great news for security-minded investors: We’ve heard your feedback and made adjustments to our Conservative strategy. As of today, it will only invest in loans issued by lending companies with less than 3% pending payments (previously 10%).  (more…)

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