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Peer2Peer Finance News | March 26, 2019

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Comment & Analysis

Can Funding Circle crack the Canadian P2P market?

March 18, 2019 |

FUNDING Circle revealed in its latest annual results that it is planning to expand its peer-to-peer lending activities into Canada.

The P2P business lender is already well versed in entering new international markets, but will Canada pose its own challenges?

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IFISA providers advised to refine marketing approach

March 8, 2019 |

INNOVATIVE Finance ISA (IFISA) providers have been urged to work on their messaging and marketing techniques in order to improve mainstream awareness of the tax wrapper.

Neil Edwards, chief executive and founder of The Marketing Eye, an alternative finance and … Read More

How worried should investors be in 2019?

March 8, 2019 |

INSOLVENCIES, credit crises, economic lag and – of course – Brexit. There are many reasons for peer-to-peer investors to worry this year.

Over the past few years, P2P platforms have worked hard to win over investor confidence and the results … Read More

Revealed! The fastest growing P2P platforms by loanbook and user base

March 6, 2019 |

LENDING among Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) members is nearing £10bn – but which P2P lending platforms are growing fastest?

There are plenty of ways to measure growth, from loanbook size, to the number of investors and borrowers.

Read more: P2PFA members … Read More

Have YOU been throwing away your ISA earnings?

March 4, 2019 |

AS ISA season gets underway, many savers and investors would be forgiven for feeling a little despondent. New figures from Hargreaves Lansdown have revealed that Brits have missed out on at least £188bn in lost interest from low-yielding savings accounts … Read More

Looking beyond the target! How the big three P2P lenders have actually performed

March 4, 2019 |

TARGET returns are one of any peer-to-peer lender’s biggest weapons in the fight for Innovative Finance ISA money this ISA season, but their historical performance can also tell an interesting story.

Past performance is by no means an indication of … Read More

How do returns stack up from the big three P2P platforms?

February 25, 2019 |

WITH credit conditions getting tougher, one of the ‘big three’ peer-to-peer lending platforms, Funding Circle, recently lowered its annual return projections.

It should be noted that the ‘big three’ platforms have different business models and lending criteria so should not … Read More

Is your money safe in an IFISA?

February 20, 2019 |

THE INNOVATIVE Finance ISA (IFISA) is starting to take off after a slow start – in the last tax year, subscriptions rose more than 700 per cent – but potential investors may still be unsure about the risks involved.

It is … Read More

A quick guide to IFISA transfers  

February 19, 2019 |

THE INNOVATIVE Finance ISA (IFISA) is starting to attract more attention from savers wanting to tap into the potential returns from peer-to-peer lending while protecting their profits from the taxman.

It allows you to invest all or part of your … Read More

IFISA guide: Property loans

February 15, 2019 |

This month, we provide details on some of the property-focused IFISAs on the market.


CapitalRise provides loans for development projects, mostly in Prime Central London. Investors self-select their loans and projects and can earn average interest rates of 10 … Read More