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Zopa obtain full FCA authorisation

May 11th, 2017
Zopa
The world's first peer-to-peer lending company Zopa has announced it has received full authorisation from the FCA. Zopa launched the concept of peer-to-peer lending in March 2005 and remains one of the leading platforms in the UK. Zopa becomes the first… more »

Funding Circle close forum

April 28th, 2017
Funding Circle
Funding Circle announce the closure of their forum.  Funding Circle follow Zopa which closed their forum in February 2016.  They are also encouraging users to move over to the P2P independent forum. Reaction to the news on the P2P Independent Forum was… more »

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 »

Zopa reduce rates again

January 25th, 2017
Zopa
Following several reductions in rates in 2016, Zopa have announced that they are dropping lending rates again by another 0.2%. Here is the full email sent to lenders: Since I last wrote to you about our lending rates, the personal loans market has b… more »

Zopa rebrands

December 6th, 2016
Zopa
The world's first peer-to-peer lending platform Zopa has rebranded itself today. The new Zopa colour scheme is teal, dark blue, and red. The logo is remarkably similar to that of Landbay without the border. This is the first major rebrand of Zopa which… more »