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Peer2Peer Finance News | January 16, 2018

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LendingCrowd funds 33 Scottish SMEs after partnership deal

November 7, 2017 |

LENDINGCROWD has completed 33 loan deals to companies in Scotland after forming a partnership with economic development agency Scottish Enterprise a year ago.

The Edinburgh-based peer-to-peer lender said the deals amounted to a total of £3m.

Last October, Scottish Enterprise’s … Read More

Natural evolution

November 1, 2017 |

Stuart Lunn, co-founder and chief executive of peer-to-peer business lender LendingCrowd, explains why there is a place for both active and passive investing in P2P

THE ACTIVE versus passive debate was thrown into the spotlight recently when Funding Circle withdrew … Read More

Could this platform satiate investor appetite for manual lending?

October 27, 2017 |

LENDINGCROWD has been ranked as an alternative to Funding Circle for investors looking to continue with manual lending, as they both offer similar interest rates and borrower profiles.

Peer-to-peer analyst Orca said that before Funding Circle shifted to manual lending … Read More

LendingCrowd tops 200 cumulative loan deals after record month

September 20, 2017 |

LENDINGCROWD announced that it has completed more than 200 loan deals since launch, following a record month for the platform.

The Edinburgh-based peer-to-peer lender said on Wednesday that it saw £2.5m of funds flow into the platform in August and … Read More

Show me the money! P2P investor incentives currently on offer

September 1, 2017 |

AS IF peer-to-peer investing weren’t attractive enough in a low-interest-rate environment, a number of platforms have added a little extra sweetener. Here is a round-up of some of the current promotions on offer. Please note that terms and conditions apply … Read More

LendingCrowd extends £150 cashback offer after record month

August 30, 2017 |

LENDINGCROWD is extending August’s £150 cashback offer until the end of September, after a record month in which it attracted more than £2.25m of investments.

The peer-to-peer business lender originally introduced the cashback offer at the start of August, for … Read More

LendingCrowd offers cashback incentive

August 4, 2017 |

LENDINGCROWD has launched a £150 cashback offer to investors when adding £2,500 or more amid surging demand from borrowers for business loans.

The offer, which runs until 31 August, is available to new and existing investors and can be used … Read More

P2P lenders stay away from apps

June 8, 2017 |

APPS may be seen by some as a vital tool for any fintech business but peer-to-peer lenders have largely avoided this area so far.

Of the biggest UK P2P players, only Funding Circle has an app for investors, while Zopa … Read More

Revealed: The top rates for P2P lenders and borrowers

March 6, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders are now offering rates of almost six times the rate of inflation, research shows.

Investors can access targeted returns from three per cent to 12 per cent across the more established peer-to-peer platforms and those offering Innovative Finance … Read More

LendingCrowd lenders show appetite for growth IFISAs

February 15, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders are primarily interested in growth Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISAs) rather than income ISAs, a LendingCrowd survey has found.

Eight in 10 (83 per cent) of the platform’s existing investors said that they would consider opening an IFISA and … Read More