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Peer2Peer Finance News | June 22, 2017

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Investor profile: Spread your bets

June 19, 2017 |

In some ways, Matthew Dodd is not your typical peer-to-peer investor. Many of the industry’s earliest adopters were nearing retirement age, attracted to the higher yields that P2P could offer as a means of boosting their pension pots.

But Dodd, … 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

City slickers

May 23, 2017 |

Institutional money already dominates the US peer-to-peer lending market and now it’s making waves in the UK. Is this a natural evolution or is it eroding the true essence of P2P?

There was a time when marketing peer-to-peer lending … Read More

A helping hand

May 22, 2017 |

Brokers and financial advisers have the power to send millions of new lenders and borrowers into the P2P sector, so what’s holding them back?

Depending on who you ask, financial intermediaries are either utterly essential or completely irrelevant to the … Read More

Credit where it’s due

May 18, 2017 |

Commercial finance veteran Adam Tyler speaks to Peer2Peer Finance News about his time at the helm of an industry trade body, his new venture and why small businesses have never had it so good…

Adam Tyler lives and breathes commercial … Read More

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

Investor profile: Calculated risk

April 19, 2017 |

Former pharmaceuticals professional Phil Sloan (pictured), based in the Peak District, invests in over a dozen peer-to-peer lending platforms. He talks to Peer-to-Peer Finance News about when, how and why he become an enthusiastic advocate of the sector…

Phil Sloan’s … Read More

It’s the economy, stupid

April 1, 2017 |

Peer-to-peer lending has thrived on both sides of the Atlantic, in an era of low interest rates and solid economic growth. But how will the sector hold up if conditions change?

Peer-to-peer lending platforms have built a global following off … 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

Making capital work

March 14, 2017 |

MarketInvoice’s co-founder and chief executive Anil Stocker tells Peer-to-Peer Finance News how the platform plans to double its lending this year and team up with banks while beating them at their own game…

2016 was a good year for MarketInvoice. … Read More