Archives for: August 2012

Updated Zopa lending screen

August 29th, 2012
As we reported recently, Zopa have redefined their zone of possible agreement.  We take a look at the updated lending screen. The "In the zone" image will indicate the lending offer is within the new ZOPA - zone of possible agreement - but some even… more »

Zopa redefine their ZOPA

August 24th, 2012
Zopa are redefining their ZOPA - zone of possible agreement - definition.  In summary this is the region where you will be included in between 20% and 99% of loans over a similar period.  While this is slightly asymmetric (I would probably define it as… more »

Happy birthday to Funding Circle

August 21st, 2012
Funding Circle
As Funding Circle celebrate their second birthday - happy birthday from us too - they announced their cashback offer is to be extended at a rate of 1% (rather then 1.5% currently).  This is still an excellent deal for lenders as rates have risen due to… more »

YES-secure website down

August 16th, 2012
The YES-secure (Encash) website has just been recovered after approximately 18 hours of unplanned downtime.  We don't believe any individual loan requests were affected by the downtime, but there was one loan auction finishing yesterday.  There are curr… more »

RateSetter increase net lending to £20million

August 1st, 2012
After mentioning that peer-to-peer lenders in the UK have arranged more than £300million in loans, RateSetter have now passed the £20million mark in current loans.  It was only back in April when we announced RateSetter had arranged £20million in loans,… more »