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Peer2Peer Finance News | November 17, 2018

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Funding Circle reveals 5.6pc quarterly growth in lending

November 16, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle lent £377m to small businesses over the three months to September, a 5.6 per cent increase from the previous three-month period.

Figures from the newly-listed peer-to-peer business lender showed that investors backed 4,892 firms and helped to create 3,540 … Read More

Funding Circle IPO will set the tone for future P2P market valuations

November 12, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle’s stock market debut is predicted to influence the pricing of future peer-to-peer initial public offerings (IPOs).

The P2P business lender floated on the main market of the London Stock Exchange on 3 October after closing its £300m IPO … Read More

Funding Circle cuts minimum loan part size to £10

November 1, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle has lowered the minimum amount that investors can lend to individual businesses from £20 to £10.

The peer-to-peer business lender, which recently floated on the London Stock Exchange, said this would give investors greater diversification to their portfolios.

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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

Funding Circle backs independent alternative to Black Friday

October 31, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle has teamed up with small business campaign group Just A Card to provide an alternative to the annual Black Friday shopping event.

The peer-to-peer business lending giant will help promote the Just A Card campaign – run by … Read More

Funding Circle originations hit record high

October 19, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle saw new originations grow by 45 per cent in the third quarter of this year globally, as it revealed its UK broker channel has facilitated more than £1bn of lending.

The newly-listed peer-to-peer business lender, which has operations … Read More

Funding Circle launches ‘free iPad’ incentive

October 17, 2018 |

LISTED peer-to-peer platform Funding Circle is enticing new investors by offering a free iPads. But there’s a catch – they have to add at least £30,000 to their Funding Circle accounts before 16 November.

The P2P platform is also offering … Read More

Funding Circle IPO could trigger wave of sector consolidation

October 16, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle’s initial public offering (IPO) could spark a flurry of mergers and acquisitions in the peer-to-peer lending sector.

Industry onlookers have told Peer2Peer Finance News that the IPO gives much-needed clarity on the value of P2P platforms, thus enabling … Read More

Funding Circle’s Desai makes top 10 of ‘Tech 100’ list

October 4, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle’s chief executive Samir Desai has been named as one of the top 10 most influential people in the British tech industry.

The peer-to-peer pioneer appears alongside fellow fintech leaders such as Starling Bank chief executive Anne Boden, and … Read More

Funding Circle shares slide on first day of official trading

October 3, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle saw its share price fall by up to a quarter on its first day of full trading on the London Stock Exchange.

The peer-to-peer lender made its official stock market debut on Wednesday morning (3 October) after closing … Read More