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Peer2Peer Finance News | March 21, 2019

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Growth Street prepares for second-quarter IFISA launch

March 7, 2019 |

GROWTH Street is planning on launching its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) in the second quarter of this year.

It will be too late for this ISA season but Greg Carter (pictured), chief executive of the peer-to-peer business lender, said the … Read More

Growth Street calls for more SME support amid Brexit pessimism

January 31, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER business lending platform Growth Street has called on the government to offer more support for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), after a new survey found that business optimism is waning due to Brexit fears.

In the latest quarterly CBI … Read More

Growth Street secures £7.5m of financial backing

January 23, 2019 |

GROWTH Street has received £7.5m of financial backing to scale up the peer-to-peer business lending platform.

The funding round was led by investment trust Merian Chrysalis and backed by Deutsche Bank’s former co-head of corporate banking and securities Rob Rankin … Read More

Growth Street sees larger investments from women

December 21, 2018 |

GROWTH Street has revealed that women invest more via its platform than their male counterparts.

The peer-to-peer business lender said on Friday that the average female investor puts £9,295 on the platform, which is 12 per cent higher than the … Read More

Technology and sales focus provide boost to Growth Street returns

November 29, 2018 |

INVESTORS on the Growth Street peer-to-peer lending platform have seen a 16.7 per cent annual boost in returns so far in 2018.

The business P2P lender has revealed its effective annual rate – the average investors can earn when taking into … 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

Growth Street calls for “passable” Brexit plan

October 8, 2018 |

GROWTH Street is calling for more investment in research and development, as it urges the government to “get a handle on Brexit negotiations” to support the UK economy.

Greg Carter (pictured), chief executive of the peer-to-peer lender, said a “passable … Read More

Growth Street addresses liquidity demand after student feedback

October 2, 2018 |

GROWTH Street has made improvements to its liquidity demand management processes following feedback from postgraduate students from University College London (UCL).

The peer-to-peer finance marketplace has been collaborating with UCL for two years, giving students access to three years of … Read More

Funding Circle confirms more details of IPO

September 10, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle has unveiled more details of its plan to raise £300m through a listing on the London Stock Exchange’s main market in October.

The peer-to-peer lending platform said retail investors will be able to apply for shares via intermediaries such as Hargreaves … Read More

Rise of the ‘balloon businesses’: SMEs adapt to cope with changing demand

August 29, 2018 |

ALMOST three quarters of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK are adopting increasingly flexible business models to deal with fluctuating customer demand, new research has found.

The report from Direct Line Business surveyed 505 SME decision makers, revealing … Read More