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Peer2Peer Finance News | January 18, 2019

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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

P2PFA member lending exceeds £10bn

December 12, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER Finance Association (P2PFA) platforms have cumulatively lent out more than £10bn, according to the trade body’s latest data.

The biggest growth came from lending to small businesses, the quarterly figures revealed.

Read more: P2PFA associate TLT names Andrew Lyon as … 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

P2P lenders target a new generation of investors

October 17, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders are expanding their investor demographic through new advertising campaigns and products that appeal to younger people.

P2P lending has previously been the preserve of the over-50s, predominantly male and living in the South East, but this is starting … Read More

Strong appetite for P2P sector’s equity crowdfunding campaigns

October 9, 2018 |

THIS week has seen the latest equity crowdfunding campaign launch in the peer-to-peer lending sector, as LandlordInvest looks to raise £600,000.

LandlordInvest joins P2P platforms Propifi, Crowdstacker, Landbay and P2P investment manager Orca, who have all decided to raise money via … Read More

Crowdstacker passes £800k fundraising target on Seedrs

September 19, 2018 |

CROWDSTACKER has passed its fundraising target of £800,000 on Seedrs, which is its first major external investment into the business.

The business peer-to-peer lender has been running a private fundraise on the equity crowdfunding platform, offering 3.93 per cent of … Read More

The next stage

September 14, 2018 |

Crowdstacker was one of the first platforms to launch an Innovative Finance ISA, but it is not resting on its laurels, as chief executive and co-founder Karteek Patel explains…

CROWDSTACKER may represent one of the smaller members of the Peer-to-Peer … Read More

P2PFA members confirm plans for loanbook data

September 7, 2018 |

SEVERAL platform members of the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) have confirmed their intention to keep publishing full loanbook data, despite a relaxation of the rules by the industry trade body.

The P2PFA previously required its members to make their entire … Read More

Crowdstacker to develop cash and stocks and shares ISAs

September 3, 2018 |

CROWDSTACKER is planning to launch cash and stocks and shares ISAs to offer greater diversity to its customers.

The peer-to-peer business lending platform, which was one of the first P2P firms to launch an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA), is currently … Read More

P2P platforms record £300m IFISA intake since launch

July 30, 2018 |

THE UK’s largest peer-to-peer platforms have seen 28,000 Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISA) opened with more than £300m invested since the tax wrapper launched in 2016.

Data from the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) shows that six of its members – Crowdstacker, … Read More