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Peer2Peer Finance News | August 20, 2017

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Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance

UK P2P platforms lent £2.6bn over the last year, new index reveals

November 15, 2016 |

EIGHT of the UK’s largest peer-to-peer platforms lent £2.6bn over the last year, at an average of £197m per month, according to a new index from online aggregator OFF3R.

September 2016 was the strongest month for P2P lenders, with almost £234m … Read More

Lack of trust in banks creates opportunity for fintech

October 17, 2016 |

LACK of trust in the financial sector will create an opportunity for fintech companies, according to a leading academic.

Robert Wardrop, executive director of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, argues that the increasing … Read More

Global P2P market worth over £106bn

October 12, 2016 |

THE GLOBAL peer-to-peer lending market grew by a whopping 271 per cent to more than $130bn (£106.4bn) last year, according to new research.

The market was valued at $35bn in 2014, according to the joint study by accountancy firm KPMG … Read More

FCA and Cambridge University join forces on P2P research

September 29, 2016 |

THE FINANCIAL Conduct Authority (FCA) is working with the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) to carry out research into the peer-to-peer finance and equity crowdfunding industry.

Plans for a joint study between the City regulator and the research unit, … Read More