P2P Lending

Articles, news and analysis on Peer-to-peer lending (P2P)  and finance.


Funding Circle kicks off US operations following $37 million Series C

Peer-to-peer lending platform Funding Circle is taking on the American market having been charged for growth through a deal led by Accel Partners.


Peer-to-peer lending service auxmoney attracts funding from Index Ventures

Index Ventures has teamed up with Union Square Ventures to provide $12 million (£8 million) of growth capital to peep-to-peer loan service auxmoney.


Funding Circle and Zopa revealed as peer-to-peer lenders receiving portion of Business Finance Partnership cash

Peer-to-peer lending platforms Zopa and Funding Circle are set to receive a share of government capital aimed at stimulating lending to small businesses.


Zopa attracts Augmentum and Forward Venture as equity backers to boost crowd lending

A peer-to-peer lending company which pairs borrowers and savers has been invested in by Augmentum Capital.


Government regulation to be brought in for peer-to-peer lending in the UK to formalise crowdfunding

Peer-to-peer lending in the UK is set to receive its own tailored regulation after the government announced it would be making the move.


RateSetter adds £600,000 for marketing

Peer-to-peer lending business RateSetter has raised £600,000 from existing and new investors in a fundraising round that will support marketing campaigns.


LDC sees more P2P deals this year

Public-to-private deals are set to increase this year as acquirers take advantage of lower valuations, according to the MD of Lloyds' private equity arm.