Credora Announces $6M Strategic Funding Led by S&P Global and Coinbase Ventures

UTC by Steve Muchoki · 3 min read
Credora Announces $6M Strategic Funding Led by S&P Global and Coinbase Ventures
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With the recent strategic funding, Credora has raised more than $16 million in venture funding to date from notable blockchain investors.

Credora lending platform, a privacy-preserving technology that enables real-time credit analytics, announced a $6 million strategic funding to further build transparent credit markets across CeFi and DeFi markets. According to the announcement, the funding round was led by S&P Global and Coinbase Ventures as the main investors. Other participants in the funding round included Spartan, Amber Group, CMT Digital, Hashkey, GSR, KuCoin Ventures, and Paradigm.co, Pirata Capital, Breed VC, and WAGMI Ventures.

Credora Platform’s Funding

In the wake of the crypto lending collapse – led by Alameda Research, Voyager Digital, and Celsius – Credora has stepped in to fill the gap for the institutional credit business. Notably, the credit platform identified information asymmetry as the key hindrance to mainstream credit business adoption in the crypto and blockchain industry.

Moreover, borrowers were unwilling to share sensitive information to ensure sustainable lending businesses. Thereby forcing lenders to only rely on the public reputation and other ungrounded relationships to extend credit operations.

“Credora solves the information asymmetry problem by using private computation techniques on real-time data, ensuring borrowers continuously validate their creditworthiness while maintaining the privacy of their sensitive information. Credora’s technology helps create more transparent and open lending markets built on robust underwriting standards,” Darshan Vaidya, CEO of Credora, noted.

With the recent strategic funding, Credora has raised more than $16 million in venture funding to date from notable blockchain investors.

Credora and the Future Growth Prospects

According to data featured on Credora’s official website, the platform has so far facilitated more than $1 billion in loans and is currently monitoring over $3 billion. In its customers’ portfolio, the credit platform has integrated 25 CeFi and 26 DeFi projects. Additionally, the platform takes pride in more than 80 borrowers and 25 lenders.

Founded in 2019, the credit platform is poised to enter global markets with crucial financial backing. Furthermore, the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry is on the cusp of mainstream adoption through a global regulatory framework getting introduced by different markets.

“We’re delighted to have support for our mission to make credit markets more transparent and efficient, and will continue working with our partners to drive responsible data-driven lending,” said Darshan Vaidya, CEO of Credora. “Adding S&P Global as an investor strengthens our belief that privacy-preserving technology can revolutionize credit underwriting and risk monitoring.”

Charles Mounts, Chief DeFi Officer, S&P Global Ratings commented, noted that Credora is well positioned to be a market leader in the institutional credit business due to its privacy model that utilizes modern technology. The platform is primarily focused on institutional investors seeking to tap into blockchain prowess and have the potential to disrupt specific markets.

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