The latest news about the platform Robocash and its results
70.2% of potential and actual European investors access websites of P2P platforms via desktop computers as well as laptops. Among online visitors using mobile devices, 25.0% prefer smartphones and 4.8% - tablets. These are the statistics of the European P2P platform Robo.cash.
These are the findings of a study conducted by the European P2P platform Robo.cash with the help of search analytics services. Thus, in August 2015, the monthly number of requests related to P2P lending in the country was less than 1,000, and in January 2019, it reached 6,550.
A poll conducted by the P2P platform Robo.cash has revealed that apart from loans listed in euros, European P2P investors show interest in other currencies. Thus, 21% of respondents prefer investing in Russian rubles. This currency is attractive as it has strengthened by 9% against the euro since the beginning of the year. The second most popular national currency among the P2P investors is the British pound (12.9%), the returns on which are slightly higher than in the Eurozone.
Analysts of the P2P platform Robo.cash have studied the search activity associated with P2P lending in Europe. The results show that its relative popularity is nearly 5 times greater in Western than in Eastern Europe. Remarkably, while the interest in this segment in the East has been increasing steadily, it has remained almost the same in the West. Rapidly growing volumes of the East European market confirm the tendency - from 2015 to 2017 they increased by 153%.
A survey by the European P2P platform Robo.cash showed that 60.4% of P2P investors gain knowledge in finance on their own. In overall, 89.2% of respondents have some form of financial background, which allows them to make informed investment decisions independently.
The European P2P platform Robo.cash has financed €100 mln of loans. The platform's data for the first seven months of 2018 and 2019 show an upward trend: this year, the volume of funded loans has grown by 74.5% and amounted to €41.9 mln. Along with other reasons, this can be explained by the increasing demand for online lending, which creates more opportunities for P2P investors.
According to the results of a survey conducted by the European P2P platform Robo.cash, the strategy of P2P investors depends on their mentality, socio-economic and geographic aspects. Thus, the survey revealed that investors from Central Europe tend to make long-term plans - 50% of them invest in P2P lending to prepare for retirement. In the meantime, investors from South European countries are more focused on quick results. Among them, 56% prefer investing in short-term loans compared to 47% of respondents from Central Europe.
A survey conducted by the European P2P platform Robo.cash revealed that 55.9% of female investors rely on external help when making financial decisions compared to 44.3% of men. The most popular sources of advice for both sexes are financial media and blogs, which are trusted by 23.5% of women and 22.9% of men.
The European P2P platform Robo.cash has added new investment opportunities from Southeast Asia. Within the partnership with RC Riga, the P2P platform offers to invest in the Vietnamese company of Robocash Group.
The number of loans financed through the European P2P platform Robo.cash has reached 1 million. For the first five months of 2019, the platform has shown a 26%-increase in the number of funded loans and a 54%-increase in the amount of new investors, compared to the same period last year.