Category: Background

Download P2P lending guide

May 9th, 2012
You can download a very informative peer-to-peer lending guide from MarketViews, written by Jenifer Hill, which covers background on P2P lending with some detailed information on Zopa, Funding Circle and RateSetter.  This is a very good introduction to… more »

New forum for peer-to-peer lending and borrowing

April 29th, 2012
P2P Money
P2P Money has launched a new forum.  It isn't our intention to duplicate the existing forums, such as Zopa Talk or the independent Funding Circle Forum, but to provide a central link to each of these valuable resources of knowledge. Where an existing fo… more »

Is Funding Circle squeezing out the genuine lender ?

March 23rd, 2012
Funding Circle
Today I received an intersting email from Dave, one of the blog's readers concerning recent events on Funding Circle.  These thoughts have been echoed elsewhere on the Zopa forums, so it certainly isn't unique.  I've published this email removing any pe… more »

Predictions for 2012

January 10th, 2012
P2P Money have now published their predictions for 2012. more »

Happy new year

December 31st, 2011
2011 has seen major progress with peer-to-peer lending as it surpassed £100million in current loans, with the major players - Zopa, RateSetter and Funding Circle - all experiencing large year on year growth.  We predict that 2012 will see further progre… more »