Archives for: November 2016

Reaction to Zopa launching a bank

November 18th, 2016
Zopa
P2P money was the first to break the news that Zopa was launching a bank on Wednesday. The reaction from experienced lenders on the P2P Independent Forum has been mixed, with some accusing Zopa of going over to the dark side. The user hendragon wrote:… more »

Zopa to launch a bank

November 16th, 2016
Zopa
The world's first peer-to-peer lending platform - Zopa - is planning on launching a bank in 2018.  Zopa has come full circle, having started in 2005 as an alternative to banks, and it is now launching its own bank, in addition to its current peer-to-pee… more »

LendingCrowd receives full FCA authorisation

November 4th, 2016
LendingCrowd
LendingCrowd has become the peer-to-peer business lending platform to receive full FCA authorisation moving on from interim permission. Here is the email sent to lenders today: Hot on the heels of our recent funding partnership with Scottish Investm… more »