Category: Background

Saving Stream offers "prefunding"

August 20th, 2015
Saving Stream
Saving Stream have launched auto-lending which they are referring to as "prefunding". Here is the email which has been sent to all lenders: We have a situation (a nice one we think) where demand is simply outstripping supply. There are a number of p… more »

FundingKnight wins Best Online Peer to Peer Provider

July 17th, 2015
Hampshire-based alternative finance platform FundingKnight has been named the Best Online Peer to Peer Provider at the Your Money Direct Awards. Your Money is a website which helps people get the most from their money with features, news and tips on in… more »

What are mini-bonds?

June 28th, 2015
There are several peer-to-peer and crowdfunding companies, including Wellesley & Co and CrowdCube offering "mini bonds".  But what are mini bonds?  Choice Loans have put together an informative infographic on the subject. View Interactive Version (… more »

Peer-to-peer better on customer satisfaction

June 28th, 2015
Peer-to-peer lending platforms such as RateSetter score more highly than the top-rated savings account providers for customer satisfaction, according to a Which? survey of 5,000 members. RateSetter is the highest-rated peer-to-peer lender, with a total… more »

Yorksire Building Society's guide to peer-to-peer lending

June 22nd, 2015
Yorkshire Building Society
On Friday the Yorkshire Building Society published their guide to peer-to-peer lending, entitled "Peer-to-peer lending explained".  The first line of the press release sets the tone for the guide: Research from Yorkshire Building Society has highligh… more »