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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 21, 2019

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JustUs founder launches pre-paid crypto card

July 16, 2019 |

LEE BIRKETT, founder of peer-to-peer platform JustUs, is set to launch a new pre-paid cryptocurrency card via online adviser Moneybrain.

Speaking exclusively to Peer2Peer Finance News, Moneybrain BiPS foundation trustee Birkett revealed that the card will be available “within weeks”.

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Crypto and bond scams singled out as fraud losses hit £197m

February 6, 2019 |

THE FINANCIAL Conduct Authority (FCA) has revealed that £197m was lost through investment fraud in 2018, with cryptocurrency and bond scams among the most common.

According to new data from Action Fraud, a total of 85 per cent of last … Read More

ETHLend in talks to provide crypto software to UK P2P lenders

December 14, 2018 |

ETHLEND is in talks with peer-to-peer lending platforms in the UK about providing technology that will enable them to offer crypto-backed finance.

The crypto P2P lender – which lets borrowers request loan amounts and post other digital currencies as collateral … Read More

JustUs-backed crypto token goes live for pre-sale

November 12, 2018 |

A FUNDRAISING campaign for a crypto-token network that uses peer-to-peer lender JustUs’s technology has launched its pre-sale for investors looking to sign up early.

The project promises “crypto with all the advantages of P2P and blockchain but with less volatility … Read More

Crypto-P2P platforms face tighter anti-money laundering rules

October 30, 2018 |

CRYPTO-BACKED peer-to-peer lending platforms could face more stringent anti-money laundering (AML) regulations, as the government mulls transferring compliance oversight to the City watchdog.

The government’s cryptoassets taskforce, which consists of the Treasury, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Bank … Read More

Crypto P2P platform Nebeus launches crowdfunding campaign

September 24, 2018 |

NEBEUS, the cryptocurrency peer-to-peer lending platform, has launched a £1.1m crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube.

Funds from the campaign, which has already raised over £400,000, will be used to obtain an e-money licence from the Financial Conduct Authority and launch Nebeus’ … Read More

Funding Circle to host cryptocurrency event to promote women in fintech

August 31, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle is to host a panel event focusing on cryptocurrency, described by the organisers as “one of the most interesting but least understood areas of fintech.”

The event is being held in connection with FinTechWomen, a London-based meet-up group, … Read More

New blockchain P2P platform to offer loans in an hour

August 24, 2018 |

A NEW global peer-to-peer platform is to launch next month, providing short-term loans to small businesses using blockchain technology.

The Debitum Network says it will offer a faster source of finance than traditional banks, with decisions made in as little as … Read More

ETHLend borrowers can now post gold-backed tokens as collateral

August 22, 2018 |

ETHLEND is to let peer-to-peer borrowers post a gold-backed DGX token as collateral when seeking funds.

The crypto-backed P2P platform has partnered with Singapore-based fintech firm DigixGlobal, which launched the DGX tokens in April 2018. Each token represents one gram of 99.99 … Read More

Property investment firm Sourced enters P2P space

August 6, 2018 |

PROPERTY investment network Sourced has entered the peer-to-peer lending sector and plans to launch an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) by the start of 2019.

The Cheshire-based firm connects individuals with property investment opportunities and also operates a franchise model, for … Read More