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Peer2Peer Finance News | November 14, 2018

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Posts By Anna Brunetti

TWINO becomes Europe’s first P2P lender to Kazakhstan

July 6, 2017 |

TWINO has started offering Kazakhstan-based loans to investors, becoming the first European lending platform to offer peer-to-peer investment in the Central European country.

The short-term consumer loans will offer an average yield of 11 per cent per year and benefit … Read More

Lendy steps up safety controls following Grenfell Tower fire

July 5, 2017 |

Lendy has tightened building regulation controls on its investment offering following the Grenfell Tower fire.

The peer-to-peer property platform kicked off a review of its existing loan portfolio and stepped up valuation criteria for future development and bridging investments to … Read More

SMEs’ financial health falls to lowest level in three years

June 26, 2017 |

THE CONDITIONS for UK small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) deteriorated to the worst level in three years in the first quarter, new research has shown.

The inflation rate is outstripping wage growth and hampering consumer spending, while the weak pound … Read More

Alternative finance could address rising restaurant cash flow woes

June 19, 2017 |

UK RESTAURANT owners risked more than £200m of their own money last year to keep their business afloat and should consider alternative finance options, new research from Funding Options claims.

The alternative finance aggregator platform found that the value of … Read More

Zopa launches IFISA with charge-free July offer

June 16, 2017 |

ZOPA officially unveiled its Innovative Finance ISA on Thursday, which is initially available solely to existing investors to head off a lender-borrower imbalance.

The UK’s oldest peer-to-peer platform is soft-launching its new tax-free-wrapper, which marks the debut foray of a ‘big … Read More

Proplend plans IFISA extension but warns of bank-like inefficiencies

June 15, 2017 |

PROPLEND is planning to extend its recently-launched Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) to more investors after successfully bringing pre-registered clients on board.

The commercial property peer-to-peer platform is looking to make a decision at the end of the month, as demand … Read More

This time it’s personal: the state of consumer lending in P2P

June 14, 2017 |

Consumer lending is the essence of peer-to-peer finance, but low interest rates and warnings of a debt bubble have taken the gloss off the sector. Can personal loan-focused platforms continue to thrive in the current climate?

In the peer-to-peer industry, … Read More

ArchOver partners with SME debt specialist Escalate

June 14, 2017 |

ARCHOVER has clinched a partnership with dispute resolution firm Escalate, a move that it said will boost its ability to offer both borrowers and lenders a ramped-up level of security on repayments and debt settlement.

The small-and medium-sized enterprises (SME) … Read More

MoneyThing posts record month ahead of 2017 IFISA launch

June 13, 2017 |

MONEYTHING is on track to boost its loan origination ahead of an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) launch later this year, after delivering its highest new loan monthly level to date in May.

The peer-to-peer lending platform launched £7.7m of new … Read More

Four in 10 Brits shunning savings, RateSetter warns

June 12, 2017 |

ALMOST four in 10 Brits failed to save a penny in the three months to April, RateSetter research has found, with the peer-to-peer lender warning that this could lead to financial difficulties down the line.

37 per cent of UK … Read More