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Peer2Peer Finance News | June 26, 2019

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A look back – the key P2P events of 2016

January 4, 2017 |

NO-ONE could have predicted half of the events which 2016 had in store for the peer-to-peer lending sector.

Company scandals, international trials, unexpected elections and evolving regulations made for an interesting year, and contributed towards the stunning growth of the … Read More

BBB-backed tech funding platform open to P2P startups

November 30, 2016 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders are among the digital technology firms eligible to apply for a new venture platform backed by the British Business Bank (BBB), which will aim to invest more than £200m every year into UK startups and scaleups.

The … Read More

Autumn Statement: What does it mean for SME funding?

November 28, 2016 |

FUNDING for start-ups, corporate tax cuts, and high-speed broadband – at first glance, the Autumn Statement seemed to be full of good news for small- and medium-sized (SME) businesses. But zoom in on the fine print and a different story … Read More

BBB extends funding programme to P2P lenders

November 25, 2016 |

THE BRITISH Business Bank (BBB) has expanded its Enable Funding Programme to include peer-to-peer lenders for the first time.

The scheme, which gives lenders access to capital market funding, had previously been open only to UK-based banks which lend, or … Read More

Autumn Statement: Fintech front of queue for £2bn innovation investment

November 23, 2016 |

CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has pledged a further £2bn for research and development, alongside £400m to support scale-ups, with fintech firms understood to be at the front of the queue.

Introducing the Autumn Statement to Parliament on Wednesday, the chancellor said that the innovation investments would … Read More

Brexit weighs on UK fintech investment

November 16, 2016 |

THE IMPACT of Brexit on UK fintech was laid bare, after new figures showed a 26 per cent slump in investment in the sector’s start-ups in the months following the vote.

Research from trade body Innovate Finance showed that … Read More

New referral scheme gives P2P lenders access to more borrowers

November 1, 2016 |

PEER-TO-PEER finance platforms will have access to thousands more businesses seeking loans, thanks to a new bank referral scheme that launches today.

Under the government initiative, nine of the UK’s biggest banks will pass on the details of small businesses … Read More