P2Binvestor, the Denver-based crowdfunding platform, announced today that it reached two major milestones this week. The receivables-secured SME lender has originated more than $10.5 million in lines of credit to 19 clients, and purchased more than $24 million in invoices since May.
At this pace, P2Binvestor believes it will reach $35 million in credit lines extended by the middle of next year. “Crowdlending is perfect for younger, fast-growing companies that need a good chunk of working capital to get to the next growth stage,” said P2Binvestor President Krista Morgan.
P2Binvestor offers SMEs four different financing produts: an asset-backed line of credit, a future contractual revenue-secured line of credit, a purchase order product and receivables-purchase financing. Borrowing amounts range from $25,000 to $5 million, and eligible companies are B2B, with at least one year of operating history and a minimum of $1 million in annual revenue. Rates range from 1-2%.
“We can provide larger credit lines and better rates and terms than typical online lenders,” Bruce Morgan, CEO and co-founder said. He added that at the same time P2Binvestor has great relationships with banks because they help their clients become better clients. “We finance their clients when they cannot, then release those clients from our contract with no penalties when the bank is ready for them,” he explained.
Founded in February 2012, P2Binvestor funds a wide range of businesses. A June funding announcement
from the company, for example, featured an education software company, a field services provider for companies in the oil and gas industries, and a natural foods maker. “Even good companies may not qualify for bank financing,” Morgan said. “We have products to help you grow to the point where you are bankable.”