What is alternative finance? Making Alternative Finance easy…

October 24th, 2015|

Alternative finance covers various forms of finance outside of the control of traditional financial institutions. For centuries, these established firms have made considerable amounts of profits by charging extremely high fees and not suffering from any real competition until now. Over recent years there has been considerable growth of the alternative finance industry offering diverse […]

Zopa doubles revenue in peer-to-peer boom

September 20th, 2015|

The P2P lender is making heavy losses as it hires more staff, but hopes to turn profitable in 2017.

Peer-to-peer lender Zopa saw its revenues double last year as more savers and borrowers used its platform – but its losses also doubled as the business hired more staff to prepare for its planned future growth.

Revenues jumped […]

Peer to Peer Lending Providers – Haven Investor Review for Investors

August 23rd, 2015|

The Haven Investor team reviews all our providers based on history, financials, economic stability, team & company background, location & customer service.

You can find a detailed high level […]

Including P2Plending in the new innovative finance ISA will provide boost for millions of Brits

July 26th, 2015|

According to Giles Andrews, CEO and co-founder of Zopa (one the UK’s larges P2P lending platforms), something momentous has happened to the UK peer-to-peer lending industry, as the government finally confirmed its plans to introduce a new type of Isa covering peer-to-peer loans. This boost for the sector comes a decade after his company Zopa pioneered the […]

Peer to Peer Lending – The pro’s and con’s | FT Business

July 25th, 2015|

Emma Dunkley, FT retail banking correspondent, examines the risks and benefits of alternative peer-to-peer lending platforms, which use technology to match lenders to borrowers directly in an easier and more efficient way than traditional banking.

New Lativan P2P Lending Platform – Twino, offers 20% ROI

July 25th, 2015|

TWINO (www.twino.lv) is a new Latvian based peer-to-peer lending platform that connects mainly Latvian borrowers with European investors. TWINO was founded by FinaBay – a trend leader in financial innovations. It is a company that believes that new technology can bring a turning point in our perception of even the most conventional financial products, by making […]

Sage partners with MarketInvoice & Funding Circle to expedite P2P finance!

July 25th, 2015|

Sage, a UK business software and services provider, has announced two significant partnerships within the UK’s fast growing alternative finance industry by unlocking finance for SMEs. Lack of finance remains a critical issue for UK companies, with almost 40 per cent stating it holds them back from growing, according to UK Bond Network.

Integrating with one of […]

The UK’s small business owners expect alternative finance demand to surge

June 6th, 2015|

Britain’s alternative finance sector is set to receive an increased amount of attention in the next two years, as 64 per cent of small business owners across the country expect demand to grow.

The most popular form of alternative finance is crowdsourcing, such as crowdfunding and P2P lending.

The findings from lending from Amicus revealed that just eight […]