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Peer2Peer Finance News | May 25, 2019

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How banks are benefiting from P2P tech innovation

April 11, 2019 |

TECHNOLOGICAL innovation is a hallmark of the P2P lending sector, and one of the key things that has supported its explosive growth since 2005 when the first P2P lender came to market.

In contrast, the traditional financial services sector has … Read More

P2P lender founders named among UK’s richest entrepreneurs

April 9, 2019 |

THREE founders of peer-to-peer lenders have been named among the top 100 richest entrepreneurs behind the UK’s fastest growing firms.

The Telegraph newspaper has compiled a Technology Hot 100 list of the most successful founders of Britain’s fastest-growing private companies.

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MarketInvoice joins Future Fifty list of tech leaders

March 27, 2019 |

BUSINESS finance platform MarketInvoice has made the Future Fifty, a list of the UK’s leading late-stage companies whose alumni include Deliveroo and Transferwise.

MarketInvoice joins 23 other new entrants, including challenger banks Monzo and Starling Bank, on the fintech-heavy list … Read More

Funding Options chief eschews M&A predictions

March 15, 2019 |

THE PEER-TO-PEER lending sector is unlikely to see any consolidation, according to the founder and chief executive of business finance aggregator Funding Options.

Conrad Ford, whose platform provides small businesses with a variety of finance options including P2P loans, said … Read More

MarketInvoice warns creative SMEs face £1bn payments shortfall

March 11, 2019 |

CREATIVE industries are grappling with £1bn in late payments, MarketInvoice has found.

New research from the business finance provider found that 48 per cent of firms in the creative industries admitted that they were paid late in 2018.

Last year, the … Read More

MarketInvoice confirms departure from P2PFA

March 7, 2019 |

MARKETINVOICE has confirmed it has left the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA).

The invoice finance and business loans P2P lending platform said it had decided to not renew its membership in December 2018 as its business was evolving with more institutional … Read More

P2PFA members lent out £9.5bn with unexplained absence of MarketInvoice

March 6, 2019 |

FRESH data from the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association has shown that its platform members cumulatively lent out £9.5bn by the end of 2018 – a decline on the previous quarter due to the mysterious omission of MarketInvoice.

Figures from the trade … Read More

ThinCats secures first funding line from British Business Bank

February 18, 2019 |

THINCATS has joined a select group of peer-to-peer lenders that have received funding commitments from the British Business Bank (BBB).

The peer-to-peer business lender unveiled the new £20m funding line on Monday, which will be provided by British Business Investments … Read More

How P2P created an alternative form of consolidation

February 1, 2019 |

FOR YEARS now, analysts have been predicting that a wave of consolidation is just around the corner for the UK’s peer-to-peer lending market. Yet another year has just passed without any significant mergers or acquisitions taking place.

However, a different … Read More

MarketInvoice’s CTO set to depart

February 1, 2019 |

MARKETINVOICE’S chief technology officer (CTO) is set to depart after less than a year in the role, Peer2Peer Finance News has learnt.

Rija Javed (pictured) joined the peer-to-peer business loans and invoice finance platform last June from Silicon Valley start-up … Read More