Lady looking at an expensive ring.

7 News Gold Coast recently visited Pledg (formerly Pawnbank) to report on the business’ alternative finance option that allows clients access to a short-term loan using their luxury items as collateral. The news piece talked about how Pledg has changed the game when it comes to traditional money lending and brought the industry online with […]

Article in the Gold Coast Bulletin entitled ' Online pawn goes upscale'.

Pledg (formerly Pawnbank) was featured in the city’s most prominent publication, the Gold Coast Bulletin on the 1st of June 2020. Appearing in the business section, the article explored how owner and CEO Leanne Coneybear has created a whole new space of online asset-based lending and dragged the idea of the dingy money lending into […]

Article in the courier mail about Pledg entitled: 'Need a bit of fast cash? Do some hardcore pawn'.

This article, published in the Courier Mail on Sunday the 14 th of June 2020, focused on Pledg’s (formerly Pawnbank) success as an alternative finance leader who specialise in lending money on high-end goods such as luxury cars, designer handbags and jewellery. Many clients have been able to cover wages, capital equipment purchases or pay […]

Asset-Based Lending Provides a Simple Solution in Harsh Financial Times

Forms of asset-based lending has always played a vital part in in times of economic crisis as well as times of economic stability. Since the global financial crisis hit many have been seeking assistance from private lenders as banks and credit agencies move to limit their risk exposure. There was a time when asset-based lenders […]