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Landbay Exits P2P Lending as Institutional Money Takes Over

Yesterday in a blog post, Landbay founder and CEO John Goodall announced that his property crowdfunding platform will no longer serve as a peer to peer lender as institutional money has taken over. Landbay said that a UK bank will now handle the current retail… Read More

P2P Property Lender Landbay Signs £1 Billion Funding Agreement

A “leading financial institution” has committed to funding £1 billion in buy to let mortgages originated on the Landbay platform, according to a post by CEO John Goodall. The company did not disclose the name of the institution. Landbay is also a member of the… Read More

Seedrs Says Andy Murray is Back in the Game with First Investments of 2018 in Two UK Fintechs

  Fintechs Investly and Landbay have received the backing of British tennis champion Andy Murray, according to investment crowdfunding platform Seedrs. Murray has backed these two early-stage firms as part of his relationship with Seedrs, today investing with undisclosed amounts. The platform shares that Murray’s… Read More

Landbay Milestone: Hits £100 Million in Lending

UK-based peer-to-peer lender Landbay announced this week it has hit its £100 million in lending milestone. The online lending platform achieved its half-way point in lending this past September and revealed that since then momentum has accelerated to result in near-on double of lending volumes… Read More

LandBay Announces Record-Breaking September & Five New Hires

Earlier this week, UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform Landbay announced its September saw a total of £6.31 million lent across 31 mortgages and it announced five new hires.  According to Financial Report, last month’s lending levels were higher than the previous two months combined.  Among the new… Read More

Landbay Completes Latest Seedrs Funding Round With More Than £2.4 Million in Funding

On Friday, UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform Landbay announced the completion of its latest crowdfunding round on Seedrs, which attracted a grand total of £2,440,266. Gray Stern, co-founder and chief commercial officer at Landbay, revealed to UKTN (formerly Tech City News): “This was a bridge round funded by… Read More

Happy Birthday, Landbay!: P2P Platform Celebrates Three Years of Online Lending

On Friday, UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform Landbay celebrated its third birthday. The online lender revealed that in the past three years, it has lent a total of £47.31 million, which is funding buy-to-let mortgages throughout the UK. CEO and co-founder, John Goodall shared details about the… Read More

Landbay Launches Property-Backed ISA

UK peer-to-peer lending platform, Landbay, has officially launched its property-backed ISA investment. This news comes just a little over a month after the lender was granted ISA manager status by HMRC. The Landbay team stated: “The Property‐Backed ISA is the latest in our line of… Read More

Landbay Kicks Off 2017 By Launching New Professional Landlord Products

Landbay, a peer-to-peer lending platform, is now offering new products for professional landlords. The lender will now offer standard term tracker at 3.88% to 65% loan-to-value, along with offering fixed rate products from 4.2%, an HMO tracker starting at 3.98% and an expat tracker starting… Read More

Landbay Receives Full FCA Authorization

On Thursday, peer-to-peer lending platform Landbay announced it was granted full authorization from the FCA for peer to peer lending. The lender stated the new authorization is paving the way for the launch of its Innovative Finance ISA in the upcoming year. John Goodall and Gray Stern… Read More

Landbay: From Prelaunch to Established Platform, How Crowdfunding Fueled Business Growth

  John Goodall and Gray Stern launched their company, Landbay, with the help of Seedrs.  Before their website was even live, Goodall and Stern were raising seed capital on the crowdfunding platform for their vision of mortgage finance.  Their first funding round was for only £50,000… Read More

Landbay’s Gray Stern Discusses the Importance of Transparency in the Fintech Industry (Video)

This week, co-founder and chief commercial officer of Landbay, Gray Stern, sat down with The Asian Banker to discuss the peer-to-peer lender’s growth along with the importance of transparency in the fintech industry. Landbay, which founded by Stern and John Goodall, allows individuals to invest in… Read More

Zoopla Invests in Landbay. Equity Purchase Combined with Strategic Partnership

Zoopla (LSE:ZPLA) has invested an undisclosed sum in peer to peer mortgage lender Landbay.  The announcement was revealed in a corporate filing by Zoopla as well as a statement on the Landbay site.  Zoopla also announced partnership/investments in PropertyDetective, FixFlo and Trussle, each representing an important vertical… Read More

Landbay Forms Partnership with My Home Move

Fast growing peer to peer lender Landbay has announced a new partnership with My Home Move. Landbay was said to be pleased to have found a conveyancing partner who shares their same vision of using technology to disrupt the incumbent mortgage market. My Home Move… Read More

Landbay Joins Council of Mortgage Lenders. First Full Member for P2P Platform

Landbay, a UK based peer to peer lending platform that finances buy-to-let mortgages, has been invited to join the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) as a full member. This is a first for a P2P platform and comes at a time when the FCA is… Read More

Brief: Landbay Hires Paul Clampin From Paragon Group

Landbay has announced a new hire in Paul Clampin appointed as Chief Lending Officer. Clampin joins the peer to peer lending platform from Paragon Group and is said to have over 30 years of industry experience. While at Paragon, Clampin was Director of Mortgage Underwriting. Landbay states… Read More

P2P Lender Landbay Takes Bank of England Stress Test & Shares Solid Results

Landbay, a peer to peer lender in the mortgage sector, has voluntarily taken the Bank of England stress test, provided by MIAC Acadametrics, and the results are said to be quite  positive. Landbay states it is the first direct lending platform to go through the… Read More

P2P Lender Landbay to Fund Keystone Buy to Let Mortgages. Expects to Lend £200 Million through 2016

Yesterday Keystone announced its three-year funding agreement with Aldermore Bank, had ended. Today it has formed a partnership with Landbay to lend and estimated £200 million through Keystone in 2016. This is significant boost for Landbay, a company that has been in operation a bit over… Read More

Landbay Lands Largest Institutional Finance Credit Line to Date in UK in P2PLending at £250 Million / Year

Landbay is leapfrogging other, more senior, peer to peer lending platforms in the UK by lining up a sizable credit line. According to company representatives, the young P2P lender that focuses on mortgage lending has negotiated an impressive £250 million wholesale funding line to be… Read More

Landbay Hires New COO as P2P Lending Business Grows

Peer to peer mortgage lender Landbay has appointed Julian Cork as Chief Operating Officer. Julian has been hired aid in the rapid growth being experienced by the funding platform. He will be joining co-founders John Goodall and Gray Stern in the buy to let focused… Read More

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