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Peer2Peer Finance News | November 17, 2018

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MarketInvoice showcases platform at Xerocon

November 14, 2018 |

MARKETINVOICE is showcasing its new online platform to accountants, financial directors and entrepreneurs at Xerocon 2018 this week.

The platform will give Barclays business banking customers direct access to MarketInvoice funding solutions.

The platform’s integration with Xero enables businesses to … Read More

Added assurance

November 5, 2018 |

Why are peer-to-peer lenders split on the attractions of credit insurance? Andrew Saunders investigates…

ON THE face of it, peer-to-peer lenders and insurance companies make slightly uneasy bedfellows. Rather like the high street banks, traditional insurance companies are seen 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

MarketInvoice on scale-up drive after kicking off series B fundraising

September 27, 2018 |

MARKETINVOICE embarked on in its latest fundraising round over the summer, as it eyes new strategic partnerships to scale up the business.

The peer-to-peer business and invoice finance platform, which unveiled a partnership with Barclays last month, said in its … Read More

The might of the Square Mile

September 18, 2018 |

The attractions of the peer-to-peer lending sector are obvious to retail and institutional investors alike. But will the latter’s financial firepower push out the former as platforms look to scale up?

THE PEER-TO-PEER lending sector was borne out of a … Read More

Barclays to fund £1bn of invoices via MarketInvoice in coming years

September 13, 2018 |

A SIGNIFICANT proportion of MarketInvoice’s business is likely to be funded by Barclays in the future, rather than by peer-to-peer investors.

Bilal Mahmood, spokesperson for the business finance platform, told Peer2Peer Finance News that its recently-unveiled strategic partnership with Barclays … Read More

High street lenders react to altfin threat

August 9, 2018 |

FIERCE competition from alternative lenders is thought to have driven Barclays’ decision to double its unsecured business lending limit to £100,000.

“There is growing competition in that segment and to be fair Barclays is not the only major bank to … Read More

Barclays takes stake in MarketInvoice in SME drive

August 2, 2018 |

BARCLAYS has taken a minority stake in business finance provider MarketInvoice – a move that will allow the bank to offer its small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) clients access to MarketInvoice’s technology.

The high street bank hopes the strategic partnership … Read More

Funding Circle fund extends Citibank facility

July 26, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle’s dedicated investment trust has expanded its existing facility with Citibank from £50m to approximately £66m.

The Funding Circle SME Income Fund (FCIF) said in a stock market update that the additional £16m would be drawn down during August … Read More

P2PGI writes off exposure to closed Urica platform

July 24, 2018 |

P2P GLOBAL Investments (P2PGI), the peer-to-peer lending-focused investment fund, has written off a holding in Urica after the supply chain funding firm closed this week.

Urica, which has in the past received government funding to help boost small- and medium-sized … Read More