Archives for: February 2014

My peer-to-peer story

February 27th, 2014
I was really looking forward to speaking at the P2P Finance Association conferance on Tuesday, but unfortunately the flu had other plans for me! My peer-to-peer story began in 2005 when I read an article about a new website where you could lend direc… more »

Earn cashback with peer-to-peer lending

February 17th, 2014
P2P Money
The P2P money website is pleased to announce that there are now five cashback schemes for new lenders, and four cashback schemes for new borrowers.  Lenders are able to earn up to £40 with Funding Circle, and personal borrowers are able to earn up to £2… more »

When lending goes wrong

February 16th, 2014
Funding Circle
There has been an interesting discussion on the independant P2P forum about a loan recently made by Funding Circle.  Without naming the company concerned, they already had a loan arranged though the platform and applied for a second loan.  When companie… more »

The case for lending to professional service firms

February 7th, 2014
Evolutis, one of the latest peer-to-peer providers, specialises in lending to "professional services".  They have produced a white paper entilteled "the case for lending to professional service firms" and it is an interesting read for lenders looking at… more »

Earn £40 cashback with Funding Circle

February 5th, 2014
Funding Circle
New lenders who sign-up to Funding Circle - through the P2P money cashback site - can earn themselves £40 if they lend £1000 by end of April.  This is a time limited offer and new lenders need to sign-up by end of February.  Terms and conditions apply. more »