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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 21, 2019

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Lee Birkett

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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JustUs courts advisory sector to back P2P residential mortgages

July 3, 2019 |

JUSTUS is calling on family offices, discretionary funds and financial advisers to help back its impending peer-to-peer residential mortgage product launch.

The P2P lender has invited these groups to register their interest so they can offer the investments to their … Read More

FinTech Alliance aims to create go-to hub for fintech growth

June 10, 2019 |

A NEW FINTECH community platform has been launched, with plans to become “go-to destination for people working in the industry to get access to funding, knowledge, and talent.”

The FinTech Alliance was formed through a partnership with the Department for … Read More

JustUs set to launch home finance products after regulatory green light

June 7, 2019 |

JUSTUS is planning to launch residential owner-occupied mortgage products within the next three months, after a rule change came into effect this week.

In its long-awaited final rules on the sector, the Financial Conduct Authority confirmed that peer-to-peer lenders would … Read More

JustUs chooses Amsterdam for first stage of European expansion

March 29, 2019 |

JUSTUS has identified the Netherlands as its first European base as it eyes international expansion.

Lee Birkett, chief executive of the peer-to-peer lending platform, said the lender has already registered with the Netherlands regulatory authority and was waiting for Brexit … Read More

JustUs boss eyes global expansion as part of Amsterdam trade mission

March 5, 2019 |

JUSTUS chief executive Lee Birkett is hoping to expand his peer-to-peer lending platform throughout Europe as he takes part in a government trade mission to Amsterdam next week.

He is the only peer-to-peer lending boss on the list of fintech … Read More

JustUs gears up to enter P2P mortgage market

February 26, 2019 |

JUSTUS has embarked on a £4.5m fundraising campaign, as it prepares to expand its lending into residential owner-occupied mortgages.

The peer-to-peer lender, which already provides bridging and buy-to-let loans, is offering equity in its own platform and will use some of … Read More

FCA outlines regulatory approach to cryptoassets

January 23, 2019 |

THE FINANCIAL Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation outlining its regulatory approach to cryptoassets which could impact peer-to-peer lenders working in this space.

It follows a report from the government’s cryptoassets taskforce last year, which alongside the FCA, said … 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

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