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Peer2Peer Finance News | April 27, 2017

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Posts By Kathryn Gaw

Covering all bases

April 25, 2017 |

Insurance has never had much of a place in the P2P sector, but credit insurance promises to deliver that elusive prize: high returns without the risk. Is the P2P sector ready to upend its business model?

Insurance is the enemy … Read More

Blockchain: Building blocks

March 19, 2017 |

Blockchain is the latest trend in the fintech community, attracting hundreds of millions of dollars in new investment. Is the peer-to-peer lending sector missing a trick?

In the vast and diverse world of fintech, innovations come and go. But a … Read More

Business appetite for P2P loans has fallen, says NACFB chair

February 16, 2017 |

UK BUSINESSES are using less peer-to-peer funding as awareness of the sector has “started to plateau”, according to the head of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB).

Data from the trade body found that business financing from P2P … Read More

LendingCrowd lenders show appetite for growth IFISAs

February 15, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders are primarily interested in growth Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISAs) rather than income ISAs, a LendingCrowd survey has found.

Eight in 10 (83 per cent) of the platform’s existing investors said that they would consider opening an IFISA and … Read More

Strictly business

February 13, 2017 |

Peer-to-peer lending is often associated purely with consumer lending and borrowing, but the enormous potential of the business lending market could spell huge growth for the industry. Just as long as platforms are prepared to do a bit of hard … Read More

Join the crowd

February 1, 2017 |

P2P aggregators are a growing trend, offering consumers access to multiple platforms at the click of a button. But is there a real need for this service or is it moving away from the essence of P2P?

For savvy consumers, … Read More

US P2P vs UK P2P: A Tale of Two Countries

January 12, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending is rapidly growing in popularity in both the US and the UK.  However, there are some significant differences between the two countries, which may affect the way investors act towards them in the year ahead.

For a start, … Read More

Using your assets

January 9, 2017 |

Secured and unsecured loans are plentiful within the P2P sector. Peer-to-Peer Finance News investigates the benefits of both

Deep down, even the most risk-aware investors want some level of security. While they may be able to tolerate some losses, they … Read More

How to prepare financially for 2017

January 6, 2017 |

THE NEW year is the perfect time to make a fresh start, particularly when it comes to your finances. After the excesses of the Christmas period, most of us will be significantly poorer than usual and pledging to be better with … Read More

A look back – the key P2P events of 2016

January 4, 2017 |

NO-ONE could have predicted half of the events which 2016 had in store for the peer-to-peer lending sector.

Company scandals, international trials, unexpected elections and evolving regulations made for an interesting year, and contributed towards the stunning growth of the … Read More