Tagged: p2b

investUP Announces New Partnerships with Five Equity & Peer-to-Business Crowdfunding Platforms

investUP (known as UP), the crowdfunding supermarket, today announces partnerships with five new equity and Peer-to-Business (P2B) crowdfunding sites, joining the eight crowdfunding sites already on the investUP platform. These partnerships will allow investors to search for the most suitable investments from a greater choice of… Read More

Ablrate Pushes Latest Aircraft Secured Investment Opportunity

Peer to business lender Ablrate is now offering an investment opportunity that is expected to return 11% per annum.  Ablrate, a niche P2P lending platform, is doing a refinancing on an ATR 42 500 aircraft looking to raise £2.475 million. The loan represents a 71%… Read More

P2P Lender Assetz Capital is Crowdfunding on Seedrs

Assetz Capital is going to the crowd to finance its young peer to peer lending platform.  Led by CEO and co-founder Stuart Law, Assetz Capital is seeking a raise of £2 million in a convertible offer on Seedrs.  The offer incorporates a 10% discount on… Read More

Explanation of Small Business Loan Options (Infographic)

When you are looking at getting a loan to help fund your small business you have multiple options.  If you happen to be in the decision making process right now and have some questions, this US centric infographic created by Dealstruck may help you take… Read More

Nicolas Lesur of Unilend Talks Peer to Peer Partnership with Banks

Following up on the recent announcement of the partnership between French Groupama Bank and peer-to-business lender Unilend, we spoke with Nicolas Lesur, founder and CEO of Unilend, about what makes this deal unique and how it will accelerate Unilend’s rapid growth. Peer-to-business lending platform Unilend… Read More

Ten Reasons to Add Peer to Peer Lending Assets to Your Portfolio

Peer to peer lending is all the rage these days – as it should be.  The borrower gets access to much needed capital within days at lower rates than possible via some “other” methods AND there is no trip necessary to your local bank branch…. Read More

Funding Circle Facts

Peer to peer lending is super hot right now.  The new approach to providing loans by leveraging technology to match investor with borrower had it’s genesis in the United Kingdom.  Since then it has quickly spread across the globe as compelling efficiencies have been delivered… Read More

Funding Circle Raises $65 Million; CEO of Perella Weinberg Joins Board

Funding Circle Announces $65 Million Investment to Fuel International Growth in New Markets.  Funding Circle, one of the pioneers of peer to peer lending, has released dramatic news today stating they have raised $65 million in a series D round funding led by Index Ventures…. Read More

Funding Circle: £300 Million in Under 4 Years

UK based Funding Circle shared last week that their platform has topped £300 million in loans in just under 4 years.  Over £100 million has been lent via the site during the first 6 months of 2014 alone indicating significant momentum for the company.  These… Read More

Funding Circle: Closing the Loop on the Small Business Funding Gap

In the wake of Dodd-Frank and the financial crisis, peer-to-business lending or “P2B” is stepping up to fill the funding gap for small and startup businesses. What is P2B  you may ask and how does it differ from P2P lending? Well, pretty simply, P2B is… Read More

UK & US Peer-to-Peer Regulation: Enlightened Touch vs. Square Peg Round Hole

United Kingdom & the United States See Incredible Growth in Peer to Peer Lending Industry. With all of the hype around equity crowdfunding the silent counterpart of peer-to-peer lending has been quietly growing into a significant and disruptive industry. In fact, some industry followers expect… Read More

Money&Co P2B Site by Nicola Horlick to Launch this Week

Announced late last year, Peer to Business(P2B) crowdfunding platform Money&Co is prepping to launch this week in the United Kingdom.  The site is founded by prominent business woman Nicola Horlick who has put together a team of managers that includes Luke Davis and Robin Wight…. Read More

An Education in P2P & P2B from Assetz Capital plc

London based Assetz Capital Shares Insight into Fast Growing Peer-to-Peer Lending Sector. During my time in London, in addition to touring Westminster Abbey and the National Portrait Gallery, I was fortunate enough to speak with Stuart Law and Luke O’Mahony of Assetz Capital plc who… Read More

In Equity Crowdfunding, The Redcoats are Winning


Fresh from my trip across the pond, I can tell you I have seen the light. Crowdfunding can and is working and we (the United States) are behind the eight ball on this one. When describing the US regulatory regime to crowdfunding professionals in the… Read More

Research Reveals Business Owners Use Personal Credit Cards for Financing

Data provided by Peer-to-Business (P2B) crowdfunding platform rebuildingsociety.com indicates that small business owners continue to use their personal credit cards to finance their companies.  The UK based lending platform shared their research showing: Nearly two out of five (37%) SME’s planning to borrow in next 12 months… Read More

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