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Peer2Peer Finance News | August 21, 2018

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Crowd for Angels investors get early access to cybercrime ICO

July 4, 2018 |

CROWD for Angels investors are being invited to take part in the early stage of an initial coin offering (ICO) to build a platform that helps spot and prevent online scams.

Users of the crowd bonds platform are being invited … Read More

Revolut adds new cryptocurrencies to its savings platform

May 24, 2018 |

MONEY management app Revolut has added two new cryptocurrencies to its platform.

The current account app, which lets users conduct a range of transactions such as applying for a Lending Works loan or transferring currencies and moving money abroad, will … Read More

P2P lender urges social media firms to allow crypto ads

May 18, 2018 |

A BAN on cryptocurrency adverts will do more harm than good, a crypto-backed peer-to-peer lender has warned.

Lendingblock, which lets individuals lend in a range of digital currencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple, said rather than Google, Facebook and … Read More

HMRC updates crypto investors on tax confusion

May 14, 2018 |

CRYPTOCURRENCY investors have been warned by experts that they may face an unexpected tax bill if they sell out of the market at a profit.

However, a HMRC representative has told Peer2Peer Finance News that the tax office will deal … Read More

Cryptocurrency lobby group calls for regulation based on P2P model

May 1, 2018 |

A GROUP of the UK’s leading cryptocurrency platforms want the regulator to use peer-to-peer finance legislation as a framework for their own sector.

CryptoUK, a self-regulatory trade association with eight members, has set out new plans for the Treasury to … Read More

Digital bank Revolut becomes London’s latest fintech unicorn

April 26, 2018 |

DIGITAL banking alternative Revolut has raised $250m (£179.3m) in new funding, taking its overall valuation to $1.7bn, or £1.22bn.

This makes the London-based platform one of the fastest fintech firms in Europe to reach unicorn status.

The digital bank, which … Read More

Assetz Capital investors predict cryptocurrency collapse

March 28, 2018 |

ALMOST half of Assetz Capital’s investors believe the cryptocurrency market is on the brink of collapse.

The peer-to-peer business lending platform’s latest investor barometer, which incorporates the views of more than 1,000 lenders, found 43 per cent believe digital currencies … Read More

Crowd for Angels offers new investors free cryptocoins

March 27, 2018 |

CROWD for Angels is offering free ANGEL tokens to new investors who sign up, as its initial coin offering (ICO) approaches the end of its offer period.

The peer-to-peer lender is looking to raise £50m for a Liquid Crypto Bond … Read More

ETHLend to reward active P2P users with LEND tokens

March 16, 2018 |

CRYPTOCURRENCY-BACKED peer-to-peer lending platform ETHLend has set up a reward scheme for its most active lenders and borrowers using its own digital coin.

Lenders who have funded loans on the platform and borrowers who have managed to fund requests and … Read More

CryptoLoan launches in Sweden ahead of European roll-out

March 12, 2018 |

VIA SMS Group, the European alternative finance provider, has launched a new cryptocurrency-backed peer-to-peer lending platform called CryptoLoan.

The loans are issued in fiat currencies such as US dollars or euros, but cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoins are used as collateral. … Read More