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Peer2Peer Finance News | August 19, 2019

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Posts By Andrew Saunders

Blockchain benefits

August 9, 2019 |

Blockchain has been touted as the technology set to transform financial services as we know it – but could it do the same for peer-to-peer lending? Andrew Saunders investigates

GIVEN THAT ITS MOST famous – or infamous – application is … Read More

Serving the industry

August 2, 2019 |

Alison Harwood, head of Varengold’s London branch, tells Andrew Saunders what the German bank is doing for UK peer-to-peer lenders

UNLIKE MANY LARGER, better known rivals, Varengold has no UK branch network and doesn’t indulge in slick advertising, but despite … Read More

Streets ahead

July 15, 2019 |

THE BIG GUNS IN peer-to-peer small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) lending have been pretty successful at opening up the price and availability of both secured and unsecured loans over the past decade or so. Now, says Greg Carter, chief executive … Read More

Untapped potential

June 6, 2019 |

Mansour Bouaziz, founder of new P2P consumer lender Elfin Market, tells Andrew Saunders how he’s going to revolutionise the credit card market…

THE CREDIT CARD IS one of the most successful consumer finance products of all time – there are … Read More

David and Goliath

May 16, 2019 |

David Bradley-Ward isn’t content with just developing his own P2P platform, he’s now set on transforming the market with new technology. He tells Andrew Saunders about his plans for a global P2P ecosystem…

HAVING spent four years as an RAF … Read More

In the beginning

May 15, 2019 |

CONSUMER lending is the oldest segment of P2P, but can it retain its competitive edge against newer and bigger types of P2P finance? Andrew Saunders reports…

Consumer loans may have been the original peer-to-peer product, but are they still the … Read More

Keeping one step ahead

April 10, 2019 |

What’s the next move for the world’s oldest peer-to-peer lending business? Zopa’s new P2P chief Natasha Wear talks to Andrew Saunders about growing the P2P division alongside the bank, keeping on top of tech and the feelgood rebrand…

NOW THAT … Read More

Leading the charge

March 22, 2019 |

Funding Options founder Conrad Ford talks to Andrew Saunders about his motivations for setting up the business finance aggregator, the future of peer-to-peer lending and his overseas ambitions…

SOME ENTREPRENEURS are born, while others have entrepreneurship thrust upon them, as … Read More

New wave of innovation

February 18, 2019 |

Crowd2Fund founder and chief executive Chris Hancock has grand ambitions for his SME lending platform. He talks to Andrew Saunders about how he’s helping entrepreneurs while disrupting the disruptors…

ONLY FIVE YEARS OLD and with a modest £25m in loans … Read More

Navigating the tax landscape

February 15, 2019 |

The maze of UK tax legislation can be tricky for peer-to-peer investors to navigate, but Andrew Saunders is here to guide you…

IT’S UNLIKELY THAT Benjamin Franklin – 18th century polymath and one of the founding fathers of the USA … Read More