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Peer2Peer Finance News | November 17, 2017

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The P2P Power 50

October 2, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending has rapidly grown into a multi-billion-pound industry, bringing together the best in banking and technology as well as lawyers, regulators, analysts and fund managers.

So, who are the key players influencing the UK’s P2P sector? The inaugural Peer2Peer … Read More

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