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Peer2Peer Finance News | March 21, 2019

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The IFISAs you can open for £100 or less

March 13, 2019 |

ISA SEASON is upon us, and according to multiple peer-to-peer lending platforms, Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) inflows are growing fast.

However, amid the rush to take advantage of the IFISA’s tax-free savings, it is easy to forget the very real … Read More

Navigating the tax landscape

February 15, 2019 |

The maze of UK tax legislation can be tricky for peer-to-peer investors to navigate, but Andrew Saunders is here to guide you…

IT’S UNLIKELY THAT Benjamin Franklin – 18th century polymath and one of the founding fathers of the USA … Read More

IFISAs: Plenty to play for

February 8, 2019 |

The Innovative Finance ISA has been boosted by the ‘big three’ lenders unveiling their tax-free products, but are they now helping or hindering the competition? 

THE MAJORITY OF peer-to-peer lenders now offer tax-free earnings through the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) … Read More

Abundance investors fund largest ever project

January 10, 2019 |

ABUNDANCE has closed its largest ever project, raising £7m for Scottish tidal energy company Orbital Marine Power.

The renewables crowd bonds platform attracted around 2,300 investors who lent an average of £3,000 each, with more than half investing through the … Read More

Seedrs reports record year after flurry of P2P fundraises

January 7, 2019 |

CROWDFUNDING platform Seedrs raised a record-breaking £195m in 2018, during a year which saw the equity investment site become more and more popular with peer-to-peer lenders.

Seedrs reported that it saw 186 successful pitches in 2018, including 28 fundraises in … Read More

P2P set for fundraising boom in 2019

January 2, 2019 |

INVESTORS could be set to benefit from another bumper year of equity fundraisings in the peer-to-peer lending sector.

P2P lenders raised more than £10m through crowdfunding platforms last year to boost their technology and operations, while almost £2bn was ploughed … Read More

Forget me not? Why Zopa’s P2P roots will still be important for its bank

December 6, 2018 |

ZOPA’S long-awaited banking licence has finally come through, but what does this mean for the wider peer-to-peer lending sector?

The world’s oldest P2P lender has, in some ways, gone full circle with its plans to launch a bank.

It was … Read More

Abundance hits £1.2m crowdfunding target

November 6, 2018 |

ABUNDANCE has hit its £1.2m crowdfunding target just 13 days after it was made available to the wider public.

The ethical crowd bonds platform had already raised more than half of its target through a private Seedrs fundraise for existing … Read More

The Peer2Peer Finance News Power 50 2018

November 1, 2018 |

The 2018 Peer2Peer Finance News Power 50 demonstrates just how much this multi-billionpound industry has achieved over the past year.

Our definitive annual list of the 50 most influential people in the UK’s P2P sector includes the head of the … Read More

Abundance opens £1.2m crowdfunding round to wider public

October 24, 2018 |

ABUNDANCE has opened its £1.2m crowdfunding campaign to the wider public after reaching more than 50 per cent of its target in a private fundraising round on Seedrs.

The ethical investment peer-to-peer platform will use funds raised to expand its … Read More