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UK Peer to Peer Lender Lending Works Raises £2.8 Million in New Funding Round

Lending Works has received £2.8 million in funding in a round led by Maven Capital Partners, with £800,000 of backing from Pollen Street Capital and NVM Private Equity. The UK peer to peer lender said proceeds will be used to fuel growth including loan customer acquisition… Read More

Lending Works Analyzes Economy, Fintech, & P2P Two Years After Brexit Vote

Following the two year anniversary of Brexit, UK peer-to-peer lender Lending Works analyzed the economy, fintech, and peer-to-peer lending industry following the historic EU referendum. The online lender revealed: “Last week marks two years since the historic EU referendum, which saw the British people stun… Read More

Lending Works Surpasses £100 Million in Online Lending

UK-based peer-to-peer lender Lending Works announced this week it surpassed £100 million in online lending. According to Lending Works, the milestone comes just a little over a year after the platform surpassed £50 million. The lender also reported that 20,000 customers (over 16,000 borrowers and nearly 4,000 lenders)… Read More

Lending Works Selects Credit Kudos to Power New Open Banking Initiative

On Monday, Credit Kudos, a challenger credit bureau, and Lending Works, a fast-growing peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform, announced they were teaming up to launch a new Open Banking initiative, which is described as a secure way for banking customers to take control of their financial data. According… Read More

UK P2PFA: Peer to Peer Lending Tops £3.1 Billion in 2017, Q4 Sees Considerable Growth as Borrowers Shift to Online Lending

The UK Peer to Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) has published aggregate fourth quarter data for of 2017 for its member platforms. The P2PFA shows that during 2017 £3,145,098,842 in peer to peer loans were facilitated. Cumulative lending transacted through P2PFA member platforms exceeded £8 billion…. Read More

Lending Works Celebrates Fourth Birthday

On Thursday, UK-based peer-to-peer lender Lending Works celebrated its fourth birthday. Founded in January 2014, Lending Works describes itself as a peer-to-peer lending platform that matches people looking for a better return on their money with sensible borrowers looking for a low-cost, flexible personal loan…. Read More

Lending Works Celebrates 2017: The Year That Was

Last week, UK-based online lending platform Lending Works celebrated 2017 by looking back at all its successes. The online lender revealed in a blog post: “2017 is a year which we will look back on with great pride. In 2016, a lot of groundwork was… Read More

Lending Works News: Now Offering Bonus For Lenders

Lending Works recently announced it is now offering bonuses for lenders on its peer-to-peer lending platform. Starting today, lenders may earn a bonus of £50 for each calendar week, up to £200 in bonus. This is assuming that the lenders lend out £5,000 or more in each of the calendar weeks. While… Read More

Lending Works Announcement: £8.8 Million Has Been Invested In ISA Account Since February 2017 Launch

UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform Lending Works announced on Wednesday £8.8 million has been invested into the company’s Individual Savings Account (ISA) since its launch on February 8th. The online lender claims to be the first member in the peer-to-peer lending industry to launch its ISA. Lending Works… Read More

Founder Nikolay Storonsky Says Challenger Bank Revolut is Going Global as it Crowdfunds on Seedrs

Revolut is a prominent member of the growing legion of digital only challenger banks.  The app-based bank previously crowdfunded £1 million on Crowdcube as part of a larger funding round in 2016. Revolut has raised about £15 million to get the platform up and running… Read More

A World Beyond Banking: Revolut Offers Premium Membership, Preps for Crowdfunding Offer on Seedrs

If Amazon built a bank, would it aspire to be like Revolut? I don’t know about that, but the Revolut Premium Membership is something I want. Now. London-based Fintech startup Revolut has launched its vision of Premium Membership in a world populated by stiff and… Read More

Challenger Bank Revolut & Lending Works Partner Up to Provide Instant Credit Anywhere

Revolut is a digital only challenger bank that does far more than a traditional bank at a lower cost. Lending Works is a new world online lender that streamlines the borrowing process at a lower cost without having to stomp down to your corner branch…. Read More

Lending Works Reopens Window for ISA Contributions

UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform Lending Works announced on Friday it has reopened the window for ISA contributions. The platform claimed it is the first P2PFA member to launch an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) last week and filled its first ISA tranche of £2.5 million within 24… 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

P2P Platform Lending Works Receives Full FCA Authorization

Lending Works, a consumer peer to peer lending platform, has received full authorisation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).  Lending Works said it had originally applied for FCA approval in October of 2015 and had undergone a “stringent review process”. Lending Works has been operating… Read More

Lending Works Reflects on the Brexit Economy Two Months Later

On Thursday, UK-based peer-to-peer lender, Lending Works, took to its blog to reveal the status of UK’s economy since voters made the Brexit decision, to depart from the European Union (EU),  just two months ago (June 23rd). The lender stated: “Depending which newspaper you’re inclined to… Read More

Lending Works Says Investors Plan to Maintain or Increase P2P Investments Following Brexit Decision

P2P platform Lending Works has taken an internal poll of 1600 investors and the results indicate that a majority of investors intend on maintaining or increasing their P2P investments.  Lending Works is describing this as indicative of steady faith in P2P lending following the Brexit… Read More

Lending Works Secures £3M During Series A Investment Round

Lending Works, a UK-based peer to peer lender, announced on Thursday it attracted £3 million during its Series A Investment Round. The website confirmed NVM Private Equity (NVM), an independently-owned private equity firm that specializes in SME investments typically between £2m and £10 million, invested £2 million in early… Read More

Lending Works Offers Pension Advice Post-Brexit Decision

Just a little over a week after the UK voted to depart from the European Union (EU), Lending Works offered pension advice to the country’s retirees (or soon to be) following the surprising decision. The peer-to-peer lending platform shared: “Less than a week in, and the… Read More

Lending Works Named Moneywise Customer Service Awards Best Peer-to-Peer Platform for Savers Winner

Lending Works, a UK-based peer to peer lender, announced this week that it has been named Best Peer-to-Peer Platform for Savers Winner at the 2016 Moneywise Customer Service Awards, which is described as the “authoritative stamp of approval by the UK consumer,” recognition is given to… Read More

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