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Peer2Peer Finance News | March 21, 2019

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Lee Birkett

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

JustUs software to underpin global crypto token network

October 24, 2018 |

JUSTUS founder Lee Birkett is set to launch a new crypto token network that will allow users to transfer funds using blockchain technology to each other around the world.

The network will use the same software behind the JustUs peer-to-peer … Read More

JustUs investors fund £188,000 bridging loan in 60 seconds

October 5, 2018 |

A £188,000 peer-to-peer bridging loan listed on the JustUs platform has been fully funded within 60 seconds of going live.

This marks a record for the P2P property lender, which was formerly eMoneyHub before being re-launched in September 2017.

Lee … Read More

JustUs enhances lender toolkit with borrower ratios

August 15, 2018 |

JUSTUS has introduced borrower financial ratios as it aims to expand the toolkit that its lenders can use to make informed decisions.

The peer-to-peer property lender said that the new feature would enhance the borrower information available to its platform … Read More

P2P lenders mull bids for Countrywide’s mortgage arm

August 3, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders are among the firms encircling the mortgage brokerage arm of troubled estate agency group Countrywide.

Britain’s biggest estate agent has issued four profit warnings in eight months and seen its share price plummet by two thirds since the … Read More

FCA home finance proposals are a “vindication” for P2P property space

August 1, 2018 |

NEW proposals to oversee peer-to-peer lenders under home finance rules if they start offering residential secured loans have been hailed as a “vindication” of the P2P property sector.

In a consultation paper on the P2P sector released last week, the … Read More