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P2P Lender ArchOver Announces IFISA

ArchOver, the UK P2P business lending platform, announced this week the launch of its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA)to both new and existing lender. ArchOver reported that the IFISA allows individuals to earn tax-free returns by investing over P2P lending platforms using their annual ISA allowance of… Read More

P2P Lender RateSetter Has Now Topped £2.5 Billion in Loan Originations.

UK based peer to peer lending platform RateSetter has topped £2.5 billion in loan originations, according to a note from the company. The online lender provides credit to both individuals and UK SMEs. The milestone comes just as RateSetter announced that it had generated £100… Read More

RateSetter Milestone: £100 Million in Investor Returns

UK Peer-to-peer lending platform RateSetter has topped the milestone of returning £100 million in pre-tax interest payments to its investors. RateSetter reports accomplishing this without any individual investor losing a penny. Launched in October 2010, RateSetter now claims over 500,000 customers. From the investing side, more than… Read More

Specialist Property Peer-to-Peer Lender CrowdProperty Appoints Mike Bristow As New CEO

Specialist property peer-to-peer lender, CrowdProperty announced on Tuesday it has appointed Mike Bristow as its new CEO. Bristow is the co-founder of the lending platform and has been on the Board as a Non-Executive Director since it was established in 2013. He is now taking on… Read More

Madoff Like: Shanlin Finance Cons $9 Billion in Ponzi Scam in China

According to a report in Xinhua, eight people were arrested in Shanghai for an astounding Ponzi scheme that rivals the Ezubao fraud and the Madoff scandal. Allegedly, more than 60 billion yuan ( or US $9 billion) was stolen from investors by Shanlin Finance a peer… Read More

Update: Landbay is Set to Close Latest Seedrs Funding Round After Securing More Than £1.6 Million

UK-based peer-to-peer lender Landbay is set to close its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs later this evening with more than £1.6 million from nearly 285 investors. The funding round was launched last month and quickly secured its initial £1.25 million funding target. This is the seventh equity… Read More

Landbay Surpasses £1.4 Million Through Latest Seedrs Campaign & Announces Funding Round Closing Date

UK-based peer-to-peer lender Landbay announced on Thursday it is set to close its latest equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs next Tuesday (April 17th). The campaign quickly secured its initial £1.25 million and has successfully raised more than £1.4 million thanks to over 250 investors. As previously reported, Landbay was… Read More

Lendio’s Lender Turndown Program Has Provided $60M to SMEs

Online lender Lendio has reportedly facilitated nearly $60 million in loans through its lender turndown program. Lendio’s lender turndown program allows lending partners to offer a marketplace of loan options to customers that do not fit the lender’s credit box; this allows lenders to turn a… Read More

India P2P Lender Finzy Secures $1.3 Million Through Pre-Series A Funding Round

Finzy, an India-based peer-to-peer lending platform announced on Wednesday it secured $1.3 million through its Pre-Series A funding round. Founded in 2016, Finzy describes itself as a premier peer-to-peer lending solution that connects borrowers looking for quick personal loans with low-interest rates to investors who… Read More

MobiKwik & Yes Bank Tapped for Microsoft Kaizala Digital Payments; MobiKwik’s Vineet Singh Resigns

Digital payments services are now live on India’s Microsoft Kaizala. By integrating the payment and both organizations’ mobile payment infrastructure services of Yes Bank and MobiKwik, Microsoft Kaizala users may swiftly send or receive money without having to leave the Kaizala mobile app. With Microsoft Kaizala, users will… Read More

BondMason Relaunches: Unveils New Website

BondMason, an online savings and investments platform that sources investments from across the peer-to-peer (P2P) market for its clients, announced earlier this week it has relaunched its website. The company reported taken on board feedback from its clients and partners to ensure the new website is easier… Read More

Landbay Returns to Seedrs & Quickly Raises £1.2 Million in Funding

UK-based peer-to-peer lender Landbay has launched another equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs and quickly secured more than £1.2 million in funding. This news comes less than a month after the online lending platform announced it hit its £100 million in lending milestone. Landbay, which was founded in… Read More

One Infinite Loop: Apple App Store Said to be Blocking Chinese Peer to Peer Lenders from Updating Apps Due to Regulatory Disconnect

We have received some information from an insider regarding Chinese peer to peer lending platforms being unable to update their Apps in the Apple App store due to a regulatory disconnect. From what we have been told, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is enforcing a rule that requires… Read More

P2P Research & Data Provider Orca Launches Investment Platform Providing Investors with Access to a Diversified P2P Portfolio

Orca, an independent data, research and analysis provider targeting the the UK peer-to-peer (P2P) lending market, has launched its premier investment platform. The new platform will allow investors to easily diversify across multiple P2P lending platforms from a single P2P investment portfolio. Orca seeks to… Read More

Lendy Announces 20,000 Investor Milestone & Repays Five Loans in February 2018

Lendy announced this week it has attracted its 20,000th investor to its peer-to-peer lending platform. This news comes just days after the online lender announced it repaid five loans in February 2018. According to P2P Finance News, the lender reported that about 7,000 new investors have joined… Read More

BondMason Secures £1.85 Million Through Latest Funding Round to Drive Growth

BondMason, an online savings and investments platform that sources investments from across the peer-to-peer (P2P) market for its clients, announced on Tuesday it secured £1.85 million through its latest funding round to drive the growth of the business and fulfill the company’s vision to enable more investors to… Read More

Overfunding: Estonian P2P lender Investly Secures £500,000 Through Seedrs Campaign

Estonian peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Investly has successfully secured its initial £500,000 funding target through Seedrs. The equity crowdfunding round has so far attracted more than 375 investors.  As previously reported, Investly reportedly provides an invoice finance platform that allows users to upload invoices and get them paid with… 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

Collateral Shut Down: UK P2P Lender Has Gone Into Administration

Collateral, a UK-based peer to peer lending platform, has reportedly gone into administration after trading without a proper license. According to various reports, a letter was sent to investors from the company’s administrator, named Gordon Craig, that stated the company was operating in the belief that… Read More

Folk2Folk Lenders Provide £200 Million to Rural Businesses in the UK

Folk2Folk, a peer-to-peer (P2P0 lending platform for local and rural businesses, announced on Monday it has now lent £200 million, providing a valuable source of capital to hundreds of local businesses across the UK. According to the online lending, this milestone demonstrates the strong demand… Read More