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Peer2Peer Finance News | January 18, 2019

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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

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