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Peer2Peer Finance News | May 26, 2019

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Uma Rajah

CapitalRise secures £30m City funding line to boost lending

May 13, 2019 |

CAPITALRISE has secured a £30m institutional funding line from an unnamed financial institution.

The peer-to-peer property lender said on Monday that the “major financial institution” would fund loans alongside other investors and underwrite larger projects.

It comes as the platform’s … Read More

CapitalRise smashes Seedrs fundraising target by more than 50pc

April 5, 2019 |

CAPITALRISE has exceeded its £1.5m target on its first equity crowdfunding campaign, raising £2.27m in just three weeks.

The Seedrs fundraise attracted 723 individual investors from 42 different countries, who together hold 8.57 per cent of equity, valuing the business … Read More

CapitalRise looks to build on £1.5m crowdfund raise

March 11, 2019 |

CAPITALRISE has raised more than £1.5m in a private crowdfunding round on Seedrs and is now looking to attract more funds.

The peer-to-peer property lending platform – which had been running a private fundraising with pre-registered investors – has now put … Read More

Quality doesn’t happen by accident

December 3, 2018 |

Uma Rajah, chief executive and co-founder of CapitalRise, explains how the platform chooses its loans…

IT’S NOT EASY maintaining a loanbook which has no defaults or losses to date. But prime property lender CapitalRise has turned loan selection into … Read More

CapitalRise unveils two new senior appointments

November 6, 2018 |

CAPITALRISE, the online property finance marketplace, has announced two new appointments to lead its lending and marketing activities.

Nick Oakley (pictured) has joined CapitalRise from real estate financiers Castle Trust as head of lending, while Lior Zaidner has been named head of … Read More

Experience is everything

November 1, 2018 |

Uma Rajah, chief executive of CapitalRise, explains why expertise is non-negotiable when it comes to property finance…

EVERY marketplace lender has its own unique selling point – the one thing that distinguishes them from the competition. At CapitalRise, the key … 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

P2P lenders target a new generation of investors

October 17, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders are expanding their investor demographic through new advertising campaigns and products that appeal to younger people.

P2P lending has previously been the preserve of the over-50s, predominantly male and living in the South East, but this is starting … Read More

Hey big spender

September 4, 2018 |

Institutional investing is on the rise in the P2P property space. Uma Rajah, chief executive of CapitalRise, explains how big-name investors are finding their place in marketplace property lending…

PEER-TO-PEER investing has not always been closely associated with institutional investors. … Read More

CapitalRise secures £2m seed funding from Indian family office

May 4, 2018 |

CAPITALRISE, the online prime property lending and investment platform, has raised £2m in seed funding from the family of an Indian banking entrepreneur.

The investment was provided by Raakhe K Tandon, who is the daughter of Rana Kapoor, founder of … Read More