Tags: funding circle

Could Zopa move into P2B lending ?

July 2nd, 2012
In Zopa's weekly email they asked an interesting question: Zopa savers currently lend money to individuals. If Zopa also allowed small businesses to apply for loans, would you be interested in lending to them? As per individual loans, we would conduc… more »

Cashback still available

June 26th, 2012
Cashback offers are still running on Zopa, Funding Circle and RateSetter for new lenders and borrowers.  These range from £10 for lending a mere £100 on RateSetter to £250 for borrowing a £100k on Funding Circle. These offers (subject to terms and cond… more »

What makes a P2P company successful ?

June 15th, 2012
You may be surprised to read that there are no less than eleven peer-to-peer or peer-to-business companies currently or previously operating in the UK.  Of these, how many could you name ?  Zopa is by far the biggest and probably best well known company… more »

News coverage of P2P lending

June 9th, 2012
There was a high profile article on the BBC news website on peer-to-peer lending today, and this has accounted for the biggest ever number of hits on the P2P Money website in a single day.  However I was concerned reading some of the comments on the art… more »

Government to give £100million to alternative lenders

May 30th, 2012
Funding Circle
The BBC is reporting that the government is planning £100million in funding for alternative lenders, including peer-to-peer lenders.  Funding Circle is named as applying for £30million which would be funding 25% to 33% of all loans. more »