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Peer2Peer Finance News | August 20, 2018

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Five ways P2P lenders can capitalise on Open Banking

August 14, 2018 |

THE POTENTIAL of Open Banking is both huge and largely untapped so the onus is on peer-to-peer lenders to capitalise on it in order to attract new customers, give more services to existing customers and grow their businesses.

The Open … Read More

Lenders gear up for Open Banking revolution

August 8, 2018 |

MORE peer-to-peer lenders have revealed how they propose to capitalise on the opportunities presented by Open Banking.

David Bradley-Ward, chief executive of Ablrate, told Peer2Peer Finance News the secured business lender wants to automate some of the functions that are … Read More

Lenders slam rise in SME funding aggregators

July 12, 2018 |

RAPID growth in the number of small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) funding aggregator platforms has been met with scepticism by peer-to-peer lenders, who argue they are a tiny source of business and add an unnecessary extra layer of fees.

The … Read More

A guide to liquid IFISAs

June 26, 2018 |

IN THE world of finance, liquidity always comes at a cost. Instant access savings accounts pay less than fixed-term accounts, and most investment platforms deter withdrawals by charging hefty transaction fees. The world of peer-to-peer lending is not much different. … Read More

Platforms shift to auto-lending as demand for diversification rises

June 13, 2018 |

AN INCREASING number of peer-to-peer lending platforms are turning their attention to automated lending as investor demand for simpler and more diversified offerings increases.

Last September, Funding Circle stopped offering manual lending and shifted to an entirely auto-lending model, meaning … Read More

Ablrate takes equity stake in Huddle

May 18, 2018 |

ABLRATE has taken an equity stake in fellow peer-to-peer lender Huddle, as part of a wider strategic partnership between the two platforms.

Asset-backed lender Ablrate has worked with Huddle since the latter’s launch in April 2017, providing its technology and … Read More

Property P2P IFISAs vs regular IFISAs

May 1, 2018 |

EVER since the launch of the IFISA in April 2016, peer-to-peer platforms have been trying to out-do each other in a race to grab the biggest market share.

Two years later, investors have a wealth of options to choose from. … Read More

Ablrate considers buying Collateral’s loan book

March 8, 2018 |

BUSINESS lender Ablrate is considering buying the loan book of Collateral, the peer-to-peer lending platform that recently went into administration.

Ablrate’s chief executive David Bradley-Ward said he has contacted Collateral’s administrators to find out how it can help.

“If there … Read More

P2P platforms reassure investors after Collateral closure

March 2, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending firms have been reassuring their investors about the safety of their platforms in the aftermath of Collateral going into administration.

Business lenders Ablrate and MoneyThing have both sent messages to their customers detailing their stability, performance and regulatory … Read More

Ultimate guide to Innovative Finance ISAs: Part two

February 21, 2018 |

INVESTORS looking to enjoy tax-free income from peer-to-peer investments might want to check out this season’s range of business-focused Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISAs).

Lending to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has soared in recent years. Members of the Peer-to-Peer Finance … Read More