Tagged: innovative finance isa

LendingCrowd Launches Innovative Finance ISA

LendingCrowd, one of the UK’s fastest-growing alternative finance lenders to the SME market, announced on Thursday it launched one of the first Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISAs) by a peer-to-peer lender with a target rate of return of 6% a year. The online lender revealed that with… Read More

Lending Works Launches Innovative Finance ISA

Lending Works has launched its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA). The peer to peer lender says it is the “first: major UK platform to offer the IFISA. The IFISA is a new category of ISA set up exclusively for peer to peer lending investment. The IFISA… Read More

Will the UK Retain the Fintech Crown? Gillian Roche Saunders Provides Unique Update on Regulatory Review & UK Fintech Ecosystem

The United Kingdom has dominated the Fintech sector globally.  Starting with innovations in capital formation from crowdfunding and peer to peer lending platforms, the UK has fostered an impressive ecosystem of Fintech entrepreneurs. While a culture of innovation and risk-taking has been vital to this… Read More

UK Bond Network Receives FCA Approval to Offer IFISAs

UK Bond Network, an alternative finance provider that specializes in structuring and distributing investment opportunities in secured corporate bonds has been authorized by the FCA and HMRC  as an ISA manager. The approval now allows the platform to offer the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA). Announced in… Read More

Abundance’s First IFISA Offer Already at 82% of its Goal for Swindon Solar Project

Abundance Investment (formerly AbundanceGeneration) has been partnering with Swindon Chapel Farm Solar since early last month to offer individuals a way to invest in renewable energy.  The Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) option also offers folks looking for an alternative savings account an option to earn higher… Read More

P2P: CEO & Founder Maule Comments on UK Bond Network’s FCA Approval

The P2P bond platform UK Bond Network received full authorization as a financial services provider from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The approval marks the end of a several months’ review in which the company’s processes, systems, policies, levels of compliance and risk management have undergone… Read More

The Innovative Finance ISA is Available Today, Meanwhile Some Large P2P Platforms Wait for FCA Approval

The UK peer-to-peer (P2P) lending industry has been waiting for this day for quite some time. The Innovative Finance ISA (IF ISA) is now available to savers across the country representing a new investment option promoted as driving superior risk adjusted returns for investors.  With… Read More

Crowdstacker Releases Innovative Finance ISA Details for April 6 Launch

Crowdstacker is one of the elite few peer to peer lending platforms that has received the stamp of approval by the FCA as a fully regulated platform.  While other P2P platforms will follow, Crowdstacker will be ready to go next week as the Innovative Finance… Read More

Assetz Capital Updates on Innovative Finance ISA Plans

The Innovative Finance ISA (IF ISA) becomes actionable for all UK savers next month and the peer to peer industry is moving rapidly to embrace the new investment vehicle. Assetz Capital, has announced its plans for the IF ISA. According to Assetz Capital management, both… Read More

Officially Launched: Goji is Ready for IF ISA, Receives Funding from Cocoon Wealth

Goji, a platform that aggregates peer to peer lending investment opportunities including the forthcoming Innovative Finance ISA, has announced its “official” launch as the new IF ISA is set to hit hit the marketplace. Goji states that P2P lenders Landbay, ArchOver and Assetz Capital are… Read More

Making the CutOff: Abundance is Approved to Offer Innovative Finance ISA

While many of the larger peer to peer lending platforms remain in limbo as to whether or not they will make the April 6th launch date for the Innovative Finance ISA (IF ISA), Abundance will be one of the first to offer the newly minted… Read More

Lending Works Prepares for April 6th Innovative Finance ISA. Sees Crucial Investment Opportunity for Savers

Lending Works is hoping to launch their IFISA product on April 6th, just like most other peer to peer lending platforms. They too, like many others, are awaiting final approval by the FCA to offer the new saving vehicle. According to Lending Works, current regulation… Read More

Will Big P2P Lenders Be Regulated in Time for the Innovative Finance ISA?

The forthcoming Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) launches on April 6, 2016.  This new savings vehicle is expected to drive value for both investors and peer to peer lenders alike.  For investors, the benefit is a better risk-adjusted return. All peer to peer lenders deliver far… Read More

Zopa Preps for Innovative Finance ISA

The godfather of peer to peer lending Zopa, has published some information on the forthcoming Innovative Finance ISA.  The long awaited update to ISAs will finally take place this coming April. At that time, savers will be able to add P2P / marketplace lending assets… Read More

P2P ISA Challenge: “We Recognize that We as an Industry Need to Work to Persuade Advisers to Embrace P2P Lending”

The Innovative Finance ISA is a huge opportunity for the peer to peer lending industry.  Yet the introduction of the new ISA also highlights an ongoing issue for P2P platforms: The profound need to inform and educate potential investors and advisors of their services. Sure… Read More

ThinCats: 1 in 4 to Consider New P2P ISA

Research conducted by peer to peer lender ThinCats indicates that one in four investors over 55 will consider leveraging the new Innovative Finance ISA that launches this coming April. This contrasts to 4.5% of investors in this age group that use P2P lending platforms as… Read More

Lending Works Expects to More than Double in Size in 2016

Lending Works, a London-based peer to peer lending platform, states it tripled its business in 2015 and expects to double that number over the next 12 months. According to the 2 year old platform, in 2015 the company facilitated £20 million in loans and forecasts… Read More

InvestUp CEO James Tuckett Talks Crowdfunding: “2015 is a Watershed Year”

This week Crowdfund Insider featured Chris Tyrell’s post “Crowdfunding is Impacting the Global Economy” and Rodrigo Niño’s post “Crowdfunding: From Impossible, to Improbable to Inevitable in less than 10 years,” James Tuckett, CEO of investUP adds to this exciting conversation below as he shares his insights in a release regarding… Read More