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Peer2Peer Finance News | December 19, 2018

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Competitive advantage

December 14, 2018 |

Peer-to-peer lenders’ innovative use of technology is what first set them apart from the banks. But as the industry matures, what are they doing to maintain their competitive edge? Danielle Levy investigates…

MORE THAN 13 YEARS have passed since the … Read More

P2PFA member lending exceeds £10bn

December 12, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER Finance Association (P2PFA) platforms have cumulatively lent out more than £10bn, according to the trade body’s latest data.

The biggest growth came from lending to small businesses, the quarterly figures revealed.

Read more: P2PFA associate TLT names Andrew Lyon as … Read More

Two P2P lenders named among fastest-growing tech firms

November 16, 2018 |

LANDBAY and Lending Works have been named among the fastest-growing technology companies in the UK.

The peer-to-peer lenders have been included in Deloitte’s UK Fast 50 – a list of the fastest-growing firms in the technology sector based on percentage … Read More

Lending Works increases lender rates to fund increased originations

November 7, 2018 |

LENDING Works has increased the rate on its five-year product in an effort to boost funds available for incoming originations.

Investors can now earn 6.5 per cent – up from six per cent previously – with the consumer peer-to-peer lender by … 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

P2P returns are “hard to argue with” amid market uncertainty

October 19, 2018 |

UNCERTAINTY across global financial markets is boosting the case for peer-to-peer investment, according to Lending Works.

The peer-to-peer consumer lender said that while markets panic over a disorderly Brexit, soaring global debt, rising American interest rates and the Italian banking … Read More

Lending Works narrows losses in 2017

October 9, 2018 |

LENDING Works narrowed its losses last year, while increasing its headcount.

Small company accounts filed by the peer-to-peer consumer lender for the year ended 31 December 2017 showed a loss of £1.41m, taking its overall cumulative profit and loss account … Read More

Orca launches £500,000 crowdfunding campaign

September 17, 2018 |

ORCA has opened its £500,000 crowdfunding campaign to the wider public, as it eyes European expansion for its investment platform.

The peer-to-peer analysis and investment firm launched a private Seedrs fundraising last month for existing customers to help fund its … 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

Lenders gear up for Open Banking revolution

August 8, 2018 |

MORE peer-to-peer lenders have revealed how they propose to capitalise on the opportunities presented by Open Banking.

David Bradley-Ward, chief executive of Ablrate, told Peer2Peer Finance News the secured business lender wants to automate some of the functions that are … Read More