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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 18, 2019

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Crowdcube reveals “Funding the Wonderful” branding

August 6, 2019 |

CROWDCUBE has unveiled its new “Funding the Wonderful” rebrand, which aims to shine a light on ambitious businesses wanting to leave a mark on the world.

A number of peer-to-peer lenders have raised money on equity crowdfunding platforms such as … Read More

Surveyors eschew P2P property lenders on insurer concerns

May 2, 2019 |

SURVEYORS are avoiding working with peer-to-peer property lenders due to fears of multiple negligence claims.

Peer2Peer Finance News understands that professional indemnity (PI) insurers are reticent to issue policies for surveyors working with P2P property lenders, due to concerns that … Read More

Customer happiness

March 1, 2019 |

Customer satisfaction is an often-overlooked part of running a successful P2P platform. LandlordInvest’s chief executive Filip Karadaghi explains why he makes it a priority…

THERE IS NOT ONE typical type of LandlordInvest customer. Thanks to its low investment threshold of … Read More

A guide to buy-to-let IFISAs

January 28, 2019 |

THERE are a number of peer-to-peer platforms enabling people to earn money from buy-to-let investments without buying a property.

These investors can now enjoy tax-free earnings as well, thanks to the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA).

Here are a few of … Read More

LandlordInvest turns to private investors after missing crowdfunding target

November 23, 2018 |

LANDLORDINVEST has failed to reach its fundraising target on Crowdcube.

The peer-to-peer buy-to-let mortgage lender had been looking to raise £300,000 but only hit 40 per cent of its target by the end of the campaign this week.

Crowcube runs … Read More

Abundance hits £1.2m crowdfunding target

November 6, 2018 |

ABUNDANCE has hit its £1.2m crowdfunding target just 13 days after it was made available to the wider public.

The ethical crowd bonds platform had already raised more than half of its target through a private Seedrs fundraise for existing … Read More

Are P2P investors better off selling bad loans or relying on recovery?

November 6, 2018 |

LENDY is reportedly in talks with distressed debt investors to sell some of its defaulted loans so investors can get repaid. How common is this approach or should it be considered as another risk of peer-to-peer lending?

P2P property platform Lendy … 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 firms urged to be cautious about borrower litigation risks

October 25, 2018 |

LENDY’S legal dispute with a borrower is predicted to make other peer-to-peer lending platforms more aware of the risks of counter claims as part of the recovery process.

It emerged this week that Lendy and its investors are facing a possible £10m … Read More

Strong appetite for P2P sector’s equity crowdfunding campaigns

October 9, 2018 |

THIS week has seen the latest equity crowdfunding campaign launch in the peer-to-peer lending sector, as LandlordInvest looks to raise £600,000.

LandlordInvest joins P2P platforms Propifi, Crowdstacker, Landbay and P2P investment manager Orca, who have all decided to raise money via … Read More