Tags: p2p finance association

FCA authorisations

January 12th, 2017
FCA
As we enter 2017 P2P money can report that there are now 13 platforms - that we are aware of - that are now operating with full FCA authorisation.  These are as follows, listed by launch date: Folk2Folk Lending Works Landbay Crowd2Fund LendingCro… more »

P2P Finance Association publishes study of peer-to-peer lending

October 10th, 2016
P2P Finance Association
The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association has published an independent assessment of the economics of peer-to-peer lending sector undertaken by economic consulting firm Oxera. The study was commissioned to inform debate through the provision of an in-depth… 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 »

RateSetter over the last 6 years

October 4th, 2016
RateSetter
As RateSetter celebrates its 6th birthday this month we take a look at the company over the last years.  RateSetter was by our reakoning the 8th peer-to-peer company to launch in the UK, following Zopa and Funding Circle, and has one of the most recogni… more »

Skin in the game

August 18th, 2016
P2P Independent Forum
There has been some discussion on the P2P Independent Forum about peer-to-peer platforms having "skin in the game".  This refers to peer-to-peer companies investing some of their own funds in each loan.  Wellesley & Co became the first peer-to-peer… more »