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Peer2Peer Finance News | June 26, 2019

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P2P lenders show there’s life outside London

June 4, 2018 |

LONDON might be the financial capital of Europe but the peer-to-peer lending sector is showing that there is life beyond the UK’s biggest city.

P2P lenders headquartered around the UK’s regions are demonstrating impressive growth, while helping create employment in … Read More

LendingCrowd hits record month for loans

June 1, 2018 |

LENDINGCROWD recorded its best-ever month for completed loan deals in May.

The peer-to-peer business lender said on Friday that it facilitated £3m of lending last month, securing loans for 36 borrowers across a range of sectors.

The Edinburgh-based firm is … Read More

LendingCrowd secures £2m of institutional funding

March 28, 2018 |

LENDINGCROWD has secured external funding of £2m that will help ramp up its sales and marketing activities.

The peer-to-peer business lender said on Wednesday that the funding round had come from previous backers in angel syndicate Equity Gap, the Scottish … Read More

LendingCrowd IFISA trounces return target on first birthday

March 9, 2018 |

LENDINGCROWD has marked the first anniversary of its original Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) product, with fewer bad debts than expected ramping up returns to an average of 8.5 per cent.

LendingCrowd’s Growth ISA, which invests in peer-to-peer business loans, has … Read More

A credible choice

February 1, 2018 |

Stuart Lunn, chief executive and co-founder of LendingCrowd, explains why investors are flocking towards the peer-to-peer business lender’s Innovative Finance ISA

“IT’S AN exciting time for us,” asserts Stuart Lunn, chief executive and co-founder of peer-to-peer business lender LendingCrowd.

“There’s … Read More

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