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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 23, 2019

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Angus Dent

ArchOver among the first P2P firms to join asset finance trade body

June 23, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER secured business loans platform ArchOver has become one of the first fintech members of the Asset-Based Finance Association (ABFA).

Angus Dent, chief executive of ArchOver, said the platform’s secured lending model made it a natural fit for the invoice … Read More

P2P sector ready to take on institutional money challenge

June 2, 2017 |

THE PEER-TO-PEER sector is well equipped to head off the potential risks posed by the growing involvement of institutional money, which it needs in order to thrive, two industry executives have said.

Various sources recently voiced concerns that institutional investors could … Read More

ArchOver seals FCA approval as it closes first dual-loan

May 24, 2017 |

BUSINESS finance platform ArchOver has gained full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which it said will be a pivotal step in achieving its £500m lending target in the next five years.

The platform has so far channelled £35m to small- and … Read More

ArchOver calls for “change in mind-set” on business debt

May 8, 2017 |

ARCHOVER’S chief executive has called for a change in mind-set around debt as a tool for growth, after new data showed that poor consumer demand and rising cost pressures have weighed on British businesses.

The BDO monthly business trends … Read More

Covering all bases

April 25, 2017 |

Insurance has never had much of a place in the P2P sector, but credit insurance promises to deliver that elusive prize: high returns without the risk. Is the P2P sector ready to upend its business model?

Insurance is the enemy … Read More

Article 50: Brexit must be turned into an opportunity for UK businesses

March 29, 2017 |

WITH Article 50 kicking off Brexit proceedings, the UK government and businesses must work hard to turn uncertainty into an opportunity, firms and industry groups said on Tuesday.

A lack of clarity around the UK’s divorce from the EU could … Read More

Opportunity of a lifetime

March 15, 2017 |

There is a huge pool of potential borrowers just waiting to be unlocked by peer-to-peer lenders, says Angus Dent, chief executive of ArchOver…

Just because a business applies for a peer-to-peer loan, it should not be assumed automatically that it must … Read More

ArchOver launches new lending model to expand borrower base

January 27, 2017 |

ARCHOVER has launched a new lending model, so that it can cater to a wider range of business borrowers.

The peer-to-peer business lender specialises in a so-called “secured and insured” model, facilitating fixed-term loans for companies secured on their … Read More

Late payments are killing small businesses, warns FSB

November 16, 2016 |

A CASH flow squeeze caused by late payments is costing the UK economy £2.5bn each year and causing 50,000 small firms to go bankrupt, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has warned.

The trade body has blasted large companies … Read More