Lande* was the first P2P lending company in either the eurozone or continental Europe to earn a 4thWay PLUS Rating, as well as being the first in that region to earn the very top rating. What does Lande do? Lande’s borrowers are Latvian, Lithuanian and…
We’ve had to temporarily take Lande’s 4thWay PLUS Rating down. Unfortunately, due to illness, Lande’s not been able to provide us with the data we need to keep assessing it on anything like the regular basis that we require. I’ve been informed that Lande will…
What does LEND do? LEND* offers loans to borrowers in Switzerland usually fixed for one year to six years. It mostly does unsecured personal loans and business loans, repaid monthly, and some real-property loans for a variety of purposes that are repaid at the end….
I’m going to explain some more details about Klear’s 2/3 Hidden Gem 4thWay PLUS Rating and its 4thWay Risk Score, but also take the opportunity to cover some other important aspects that came up in my team’s investigations. What does Klear do? Klear* offers personal…
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