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Peer2Peer Finance News | December 14, 2018

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Ten years since the financial crisis – what have we learned?

August 14, 2017 |

It’s hard to choose a date that truly represents the global financial crisis. For some, it was 9 August 2007, when BNP Paribas suddenly froze three of its funds. For others, it was the run on the banks which led to … Read More

Female entrepreneurs outperform male peers in crowdfunding campaigns

July 12, 2017 |

FEMALE entrepreneurs financing their ventures through crowdfunding are outperforming their male counterparts at a global level, new research has claimed.

Women-led campaigns were 32 per cent more successful than men-led campaigns, a study by accountancy firm PwC and trade body … Read More

TISA lobbies for P2P inclusion in SIPPs amid advisor outreach

June 13, 2017 |

THE TAX INCENTIVISED SAVINGS ASSOCIATION (TISA) is lobbying both HMRC and the FCA to include P2P investments in self invested personal pensions (SIPPs), as it continues to reach out to financial advisors on behalf of the industry.

Jeffrey Mushens, technical … Read More

Assetz Capital launches property-backed account

June 7, 2017 |

ASSETZ Capital is officially launching its new property-secured investment account on Wednesday, tapping into growing demand from its more cautious investors.

The account is the first of two new products the peer-to-peer business lending platform will add to its range, … Read More

LendInvest launches pre-construction finance product

April 5, 2017 |

ONLINE mortgage lender LendInvest has launched a new finance product targeting property developers looking to obtain planning permission, with the additional perk of a no exit-fee structure.

The firm, which is member of the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association, will offer pre-construction … Read More

RateSetter funds SME acquisition in the South East

March 17, 2017 |

RATESETTER has channelled £140,000 to fund a small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) acquisition in the South East, as part of its focus on business lending in the region.

The peer-to-peer finance platform has arranged two loans to enable Thame-headquartered digital … Read More

Saving Stream confirms IT glitches did not spoil new deal

March 16, 2017 |

SAVING Stream has confirmed that none of its investors missed out on a major new loan that went live last week, after an IT glitch stopped new deposits showing up on certain accounts.

The property-focused peer-to-peer lender uses a high … Read More

MarketInvoice launches new invoice finance product

February 9, 2017 |

MARKETINVOICE has launched a new invoice finance product that it expects will play a “big role” in helping the platform double its lending this year.

MarketInvoice Pro offers businesses an open funding line against their outstanding invoices, in contrast … Read More

SMEs struggle to access finance as banks don’t meet their needs

November 7, 2016 |

ALMOST half of UK small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have experienced barriers in accessing finance, while only a fifth say banks’ advice always meets their needs, according to a new report.

High-street banks account for the lion’s share of SME … Read More

UK P2P set for M&A boom, says bank CEO

September 15, 2016 |

THE UK’S peer-to-peer finance sector will see a long-awaited flurry of M&A activity over the next few years, the chief executive of a technology-focused investment bank has said.

The industry has not experienced any significant consolidation yet, but … Read More