Ecrowd and Arboribus: Crowdlending platforms get funding

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BY : Diego GutiérrezJuly Thu, 2015
Financing through crowdlending platforms is growing in Spain and the rest of the world due to the advantages it offers. According to a worldwide corporate study of the sector published in 2015 by Massolution, crowdlending has grown by 233% with 11,080 million dollars raised in 2014. Moreover, crowdlending platforms are growing. Recently two Spanish crowdlending platforms: Ecrowd and Arboribus have received funding.


Arboribus realiza su tercera ronda de inversión

 Arboribus ha realizado su tercera ronda de inversión por importe de 650.000€.En esta ampliación de capital han participado Business Angels, Family Offices y fondos de capital riesgo como Ona Capital y otros inversores privados. Esta ronda se realiza cuando se cumplen dos años desde que Arboribus salió al mercado otorgando el primer préstamo a través del crowdlending, y desde este momento no ha parado de crecer. Arboribus mantiene un crecimiento exponencial y su volumen de préstamos trimestrales es ahora 8 veces superior al 2013. Para los más de 2.600 inversores registrados en la plataforma, los resultados siguen siendo muy atractivos: 7% de rentabilidad neta (antes de impuestos).

Ecrowd amplia capital a través de su plataforma

La plataforma de financiación colectiva Ecrowd de tipo crowdlending ha ampliado capital para cumplir con la reciente regulación del crowfunding que obliga a las plataformas a  tener un capital social superior a 60.000€ desembolsado íntegramente en efectivo, además cuando los   prestamos intermediados en la plataforma de Crowdlending suba más de 2.000.000€ la empresa de Crowdlending deberá ampliar su capital a un importe igual o superior a 120.000€.

Para hacerlo, y como reflejo de su filosofía lo está haciendo mediante una campaña de equity crowdfunding en la plataforma Crowdcube. Ecrowd busca una inversión de 100.000 euros por un 9’10% del capital de la empresa, lo que supone una valoración de la misma superior a un millón de euros.

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