Lemonero launches within the Netherlands


Ecommerce lending startup Lemonero is launching its platform within the Netherlands. It’s the second growth after a launch in Central and Jap Europe final yr. It already introduced plans to increase into the DACH area, subsequent yr.

After being based in 2019 within the Czech Republic, the corporate expanded into Slovakia. Earlier this yr, it raised over 10 million euros to speed up its growth plans. Now, Lemonero is launching within the Netherlands.

Information-based financing

Lemonero gives funds to small and medium-sized ecommerce companies. Firms who want additional funding rapidly to buy stock can apply for a mortgage of as much as 40,000 euros with the lender. In response to the corporate, it’s simpler and faster to use for a mortgage via the platform than with a financial institution. Clients can add their paperwork and signal the contract on-line via the platform. The applying takes a complete of 10 minutes.

‘Companies don’t obtain a better mortgage than they will afford.’

Mortgage functions are judged with a proprietary AI-tool. The algorithm makes positive that companies don’t obtain a mortgage increased than they will afford. Along with on-line shops, the lending startup additionally works with companions equivalent to marketplaces or fee suppliers. They will combine Lemonero’s software program and provide funding to retailers.

Growth in Europe

After working with companions within the Netherlands, the corporate determined to launch its providers there for on-line shops. “The Netherlands is our first cease in our growth to Western Europe. We have already got plans of launching within the DACH area and Spain subsequent yr”, says Eva Vašutová, partnership supervisor at Lemonero.

‘Lemonero will make investments over tens of thousands and thousands of euros in Dutch companies by the top of this yr.’

Within the subsequent couple of years, Lemonero is planning on launching in France, Spain and the Nordics. The corporate plans to have invested over tens of thousands and thousands of euros in on-line shops within the Netherlands by the top of this yr.

Income-based financing

The corporate is already serving hundreds of on-line shops in Czech Republic and Slovakia. It additionally has partnerships with well-known platforms like GoPay, Mall and Alza. These platforms can provide Lemonero’s embedded financing to on-line shops.

‘Over 84% of all requests are accepted’

The lender expects to develop its buyer base in the remainder of Europe rapidly, with its revenue-based financing. In response to Lemonero, over 84 p.c of all mortgage requests are accepted. Repayments are primarily based on a share of an ecommerce enterprise’ income. Which means the loans don’t affect an organization’s cashflow. As a result of companies don’t want to present any collateral, this financing answer is especially fashionable with on-line shops.


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