Latvia

Latvia Pushes Fintech Innovation

Latvia is home to a nascent but rapidly growing startup scene. Though still trying to catch-up with neighboring Estonia, which benefited from the early successes of the likes of Skype and TransferWise, the country is starting to build a reputation

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P2P Lending is Being Taken Over by Millennials

Alternative lending observes a continuously increasing number of Millennials and Generation Z. According to the Latvian P2P platform Robo.cash, this tendency is supported by the interest of young investors in a simple and comfortable source of additional income and the

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4 Promising P2P-Lending Countries

According to the study of the growing market of the alternative finance, conducted by the European P2P platform Robo.cash, Switzerland, Latvia, Russia and Argentina are expected to join the global alternative lending market in the coming 2-3 years. According to

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VIAINVEST Reaches Milestone of 10 Million EUR Loans Funded Through its Platform

Merely seven months after the launch, peer-to-peer lending platform VIAINVEST has reached a milestone of 10 million EUR loans funded through its platform. Listed consumer loans issued by the alternative financial services provider VIA SMS Group in Czech Republic, Poland,

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New P2P Platform Viainvest Aims to Become a Leader in the Baltics

Launched in late-2016, VIAINVEST is a new peer-to-peer lending marketplace provided by Latvia-based VIA SMS Group. The platform allows both individuals and companies to invest into loans originated by non-banking lenders. Commenting on the launch, Eduards Lapkovskis, Member of the

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