Tags: funding circle

100 peer-to-peer platforms

February 7th, 2017
Zopa
Since the laucnh on Zopa in 2005, there have been over 100 lending platforms allowing individuals from the UK to become peer-to-peer lenders.  A number of these platforms no longer exist, having ceased trading, and a number of others have merged.  Looki… more »

Money&Co offer portfolio service

December 6th, 2016
Money&Co
Money&Co have contacted lenders to offer a new portfolio service.  The portfolio service will manage a lender's loan portfolio for a 1% fee, but if lenders sign-up by the end of the year they will receive a cheque for £1000.  To take advantage of th… more »

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 »

LendIt Europe 2016 Day 2

October 12th, 2016
LendIt
Following an eventful day 1 of LendIt Europe 2016, the second day stated with opening remarks by Peter Renton, CEO and Co-Founder of LendIt. Peter stated that one of the big standouts of the industry is the passion.  How true. The state of marketplace… more »

LendIt Europe 2016 Day 1

October 10th, 2016
LendIt
At the end of the first day of LendIt Europe there has been a huge amount of information to go through. We have been actively covering it on Twitter. The conference is around 15% larger than last year with over 900 delegates. Interestingly 10% of tho… more »