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Peer2Peer Finance News | December 14, 2018

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Nadeem Siam

One in six households apply for loans to cover household bills

November 9, 2018 |

FIFTEEN per cent of short-term loan applications are being made to cover household bills, new research has revealed.

Of the 35,000 loans peer-to-peer lender Welendus has received this year, 5,000 have been to meet the cost of regular bills.

The … 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

Welendus launches IFISA offering 15 per cent returns

September 6, 2018 |

WELENDUS is the latest peer-to-peer platform to launch an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA).

The short-term P2P lender is offering investors tax-free annual returns of up to 15 per cent within the product.

Investors are matched with a range of loans … Read More

Welendus launches third crowdfunding round

August 20, 2018 |

WELENDUS has launched a new crowdfunding round on Seedrs to raise £850,000.

The peer-to-peer short-term loans platform has already raised 95 per cent of the target privately and now has made its listing public.

It is the third Seedrs fundraising … Read More

Welendus slams “extortionate rates” on emergency cash

July 27, 2018 |

WELENDUS has hit out at “extortionate interest rates” in the short-term loans market.

The peer-to-peer lender, which is aiming to shake up the short-term loans market with lower interest rates and no fees for borrowers, shows that finance from rivals … Read More

Welendus loanbook hits £100,000 in just three months

April 5, 2018 |

WELENDUS investors have funded £100,000 of short-term loans in just three months of its beta stage, the platform has announced.

Nadeem Siam (pictured), founder of the platform, says a full launch of the product is planned soon but Welendus has … Read More

Welendus goes live with interest-free loan offer

March 20, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER payday lender Welendus has launched its first product, offering borrowers an interest-free loan if the debt is repaid in one day.

Individuals can borrow up to £500 using the new facility, which is aimed at those faced with unexpected … Read More

Welendus exceeds Seedrs fundraising target

December 13, 2017 |

WELENDUS, the peer-to-peer payday loan provider, has announced that its latest crowdfunding round on Seedrs has reached over 130 per cent of its target.

The firm had been seeking £150,000 but has already raised £197,991, according to Seedrs’ website.

Welendus … Read More

Welendus launches new £150,000 crowdfunding campaign

November 24, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER payday loan platform Welendus has launched a new crowdfunding round on Seedrs this morning to raise an additional £150,000.

The lender, which raised £100,000 from investors during a Seedrs fundraise in March, has already reached … Read More

Payday P2P lender Welendus receives full FCA approval

October 16, 2017 |

WELENDUS, the peer-to-peer payday lender, has received full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA.)

The milestone comes a year after the company was formed.

The platform, which wants to shake-up the payday lending market by offering more reasonable interest … Read More