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Peer2Peer Finance News | November 17, 2018

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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

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

Five ways P2P lenders can capitalise on Open Banking

August 14, 2018 |

THE POTENTIAL of Open Banking is both huge and largely untapped so the onus is on peer-to-peer lenders to capitalise on it in order to attract new customers, give more services to existing customers and grow their businesses.

The Open … Read More

Growth Street to join Starling Bank’s marketplace

July 19, 2018 |

GROWTH Street is joining Starling Bank’s marketplace, enabling customers to access its flagship finance product through the mobile-only bank.

The peer-to-peer business lender will be the first small- and medium-sized enterprise finance provider to go live on Starling’s marketplace, which … Read More

Most North West SMEs unaware of alternative funding options

June 6, 2018 |

ALMOST three quarters of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the North West lack of awareness of alternative finance providers, according to new research.

Furthermore, 75 per cent of those businesses have never looked beyond their bank for funding, according to … Read More

Growth Street aims to boost Midlands SMEs with Birmingham launch

May 17, 2018 |

GROWTH Street has appointed a business development director for the Midlands as it officially launched its lending services in the region this week.

The peer-to-peer business lender has named Richard Steele as business development manager for the Midlands as part … Read More

Growth Street gains FCA approval as it ups borrowing limits

April 24, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER business lender Growth Street has been granted full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

The London-based platform launched in 2015 and had been operating as an appointed representative of Resolution Compliance but is now its own regulated entity.

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