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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 18, 2019

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Ed Pearce

MoneyThing readies for IFISA launch in current tax year

January 18, 2018 |

MONEYTHING has begun accepting pre-registrations for its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) ahead of a soft launch in early March.

The peer-to-peer business lender said it will be accepting pre-registrations for the tax wrapper from existing lenders only at first.

There … Read More

The P2P Power 50

October 2, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending has rapidly grown into a multi-billion-pound industry, bringing together the best in banking and technology as well as lawyers, regulators, analysts and fund managers.

So, who are the key players influencing the UK’s P2P sector? The inaugural Peer2Peer … Read More

Industry urges for standard default definition

April 6, 2017 |

Peer-to-peer lenders are backing calls for a standardised definition of defaults in the sector.

Although actual default rates are low, the definition of when a loan has failed is not consistent across all platforms, making it harder for investors to … Read More

MoneyThing gains FCA approval after tweaking business model

March 24, 2017 |

MONEYTHING has gained full authorisation from the City regulator after tweaking its business model, paving the way for the launch of its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA).

“This is a significant milestone for our business and the result of just over … Read More

Lenders work to prevent autobots

March 9, 2017 |

MONEYTHING is planning to introduce velocity checks and lock outs on its peer-to-peer lending platform, to prevent autobots gaming the new and secondary market.

Ed Pearce, managing director of MoneyThing, said investors had raised issues about its new and secondary … Read More

MoneyThing to allow pre-bids on loans

March 1, 2017 |

MONEYTHING is planning to allow investors to pre-bid on its loans, to address concerns that some were missing out on opportunities.

The asset-backed peer-to-peer lender currently launches new loans at 4pm. Founder Ed Pearce said that some investors feel they are missing out if … Read More